Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 05/26/15

Game Forty-Five: Cubs (24-20) vs. Nationals (27-18) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (1-1, 4.14/1.18/3.46) vs. Jordan Zimmermann (4-2, 3.52/1.27/3.02) Weather permitting … The Cubs look to put an end to […]


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Cubs First-Year Player Draft Notes

Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft is less than two weeks away (June 8-10). And it is shaping up to be a very interesting draft because there does not appear to be a clear cut No. 1 pick. The Cubs have the ninth overall pick in the first round and there are varying opinions on […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs are Night and Day Right Now and Other News and Notes

The Cubs entered play Monday ninth in ESPN’s latest power rankings. And the Cubs came out on the wrong end of another close game. The Cubs have played in 22 games decided by one-run, by far the most in baseball, and Joe Maddon’s team owns a 12-10 record in games decided by a single run. […]


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Javier Baez is Making A lot of Noise in Triple-A

Javier Baez is trying to make it difficult for the front office to leave him in Iowa. Baez has not said a word. Baez is producing at the plate. Javier Baez went hitless (0-for-3 with a sac fly RBI and a strikeout) in Monday’s 8-3 loss to Reno. Reports from the park indicated he just […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Homers, Rumors and Injury Updates than Wins

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. From the action on the field to the rumors about which player the front office could select in the first round of the draft and which players the Cubs may be interested in to improve the big league roster, there wasn’t much down time over […]


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Cubs Out Solo Homered – Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Four – Cubs 1, Nationals 2 WP – Tanner Roark (1-2) LP – Justin Grimm (1-1) Save – Drew Storen (15) Kris Bryant homered in the first inning but that was the extent of the Cubs’ scoring on Memorial Day. The Nationals hit one more solo homer than the Cubs did with the wind […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 05/25/15

Game Forty-Four: Cubs (24-19) vs. Nationals (26-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 3.86/1.07/3.35) vs. Tanner Roark (0-2, 2.66/1.38/4.46) Happy Memorial Day! Weather permitting … The Cubs open a six-game […]


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The Daily CCO: Patience with Soler, Kyle Schwarber and Cubs News on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! A tip of the cap to the men and women that have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. It is Memorial Day and for the first time this decade, the Cubs have a winning record on the last Monday in May. The Cubs enter a very difficult homestand five games over […]


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Cubs Leave Arizona with a Loss – Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (2-3) LP – Jason Hammel (3-2) Save – Brad Ziegler (2) Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the second inning and Chris Coghlan smacked a two-run homer in the fifth but Jason Hammel made two too many mistakes to Paul Goldschmidt and the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 05/24/15

Game Forty-Three: Cubs (24-18) vs. Diamondbacks (20-22) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Jason Hammel (3-1, 2.70/0.92/3.02) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (1-3, 5.52/1.57/4.61) The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel this afternoon in the series […]


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