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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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/27/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (73-52) vs. Giants (67-59) Game Time – 2:45pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Dan Haren (8-8, 3.76/1.14/4.89) vs. Madison Bumgarner (15-6, 3.02/1.04/2.85) The Cubs wrap up the series and […]


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Kris Bryant Starting in Right Field, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate for Cubs in Thursday’s Finale

Kris Bryant is making his first start in right field in Thursday’s finale in San Francisco. Bryant in right field is the most notable change in Joe Maddon’s lineup, but the Cubs have a much different starting eight with Dexter Fowler getting another day off and Madison Bumgarner on the hill. Kyle Schwarber is starting […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Says Despite Recent Success Cubs are Still Learning

The Cubs dropped one to the Giants for the first time in six games Wednesday night. And the Cubs first loss in a week snapped the team’s six-game winning streak. The Cubs lost ground in the NL Wild Card race and in the division. The Pirates had an easy time in South Florida and rolled […]


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Cubs Streak Snapped by The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs 2, Giants 4 WP – Jake Peavy (4-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (6-6) Save – Santiago Casilla (31) Kris Bryant singled in two runs in the first inning with a two-out clutch hit off Jake Peavy. Kyle Hendricks settled down after a rough first inning. Hendricks ran into trouble […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/26/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs (73-51) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 9:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Kyle Hendricks (6-5, 4.03/1.23/3.45) vs. Jake Peavy (3-6, 4.35/1.29/4.03) The Cubs look for two in […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Matt Szczur, Place C David Ross on Family Emergency List

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday. The team recalled OF Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa. C David Ross was placed on the Family Emergency List. Szczur is with the Cubs in San Francisco and will be available for Joe Maddon in game two with the Giants. David Ross left the team due to personal […]


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Kyle Schwarber Batting Leadoff, Addison Russell Returns to Cubs Starting Lineup

Joe Maddon posted a different lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Giants. With Dexter Fowler getting a night off, Maddon has Kyle Schwarber leading off and playing left field. Maddon is sticking with Starlin Castro, batting him behind Schwarber and starting at second base. Addison Russell returns to the starting lineup after missing two games. Russell […]


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The Daily CCO: Twenty-Two Games Over, Starlin Castro’s Big Night and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs started the six-game West Coast trip with a win in San Francisco and improved to a season-high 22 games over .500. The Cubs are 18-4 in August have the best road record in baseball (34-25) after winning 15 of the last 20 games outside of Wrigley Field. With Tuesday’s win, the Cubs created […]


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