Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/29/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (73-54) vs. Dodgers (71-56) Game Time – 8:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 105.9 FM, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Jon Lester (8-9, 3.44/1.20/3.13) vs. Mat Latos (4-9, 4.81/1.27/3.54) The Cubs look to snap […]


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Scott Boras Says Cubs Have Not Approached Jake Arrieta about a Contract Extension

Jake Arrieta has put together an excellent follow up to his breakout season. Arrieta is part of the conversation for the NL Cy Young and is consistently mentioned among the elite pitchers in the game. To put it simply, Jake Arrieta is becoming a true Ace. After missing the first month of the season a […]


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The Daily CCO: School was Back In-Session and Cubs News

The Cubs had a rough time Friday night against the Dodgers at Chavez Ravine. Clayton Kershaw was at the top of his game while several mistakes in the sixth inning led to the Cubs third straight loss. The Cubs slipped a game back of the Pirates in the NL Wild Card race. Pittsburgh scored two […]


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Cubs Host Reds and Diamondbacks During Upcoming Six-Game Homestand

Cubs to Host the Reds and Diamondbacks (Aug. 31-Sept. 6) – Joe Maddon to host Respect 90 Foundation Charity Boxing Event at Ravenswood Event Center Sept. 2 The Cubs return to Wrigley Field to host series versus the Reds (Aug. 31-Sept. 2) and Diamondbacks (Sept. 4-6). Fans can enjoy events, new food offerings and entertainment […]


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Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/28/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs (73-53) vs. Dodgers (70-56) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Jason Hammel (7-5, 3.35/1.10/3.64) vs. Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 2.29/0.92/2.12) The six-game West Coast road trip […]


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Starlin Castro Reportedly Cleared Waivers

Jon Heyman reported last Friday Starlin Castro had been placed on revocable trade waivers. Heyman’s report was not confirmed. And over the last seven days, news did not surface if Castro had been claimed, pulled back or passed through waivers. According to Jon Heyman, as expected Starlin Castro cleared waivers. The Cubs talked to teams […]


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The Daily CCO: Off to La La Land, Cubs Add Veteran to the Bullpen and Other News and Notes

Thursday was a real bum-mer for the Cubs. Not only did the Giants gain ground on the Cubs in the NL Wild Card race, but with the Pirates and Cardinals both winning as usual, the Cubs are four games back of Pittsburgh and 8 ½ games behind St. Louis in the division. The Cubs open […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for PTBNL or Cash

The Cubs announced Thursday afternoon the team acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Rodney will be with the Cubs on Friday and available for the opener of the Dodgers’ series. LHP Zac Rosscup was optioned to Iowa to make room on the active roster […]


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Cubs Have No Answers for Bumgarner – Giants 9, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 1, Giants 9 WP – Madison Bumgarner (16-6) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Starlin Castro doubled in Anthony Rizzo for the first run of the game in the second inning. The Giants scored five unanswered runs off Dan Haren in two innings. Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 […]


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