Cubs Hammel Out a Win Over the D-Backs – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 2

Game Nineteen: Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Jason Hammel (3-1) LP – Brandon McCarthy (0-4) Save – None Jason Hammel turned in another excellent outing and quality start on Tuesday night as the Cubs posted back-to-back wins for the first time this season. The Cubs scored eight of their nine runs on Tuesday night […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/22/14

Game Nineteen – Cubs (6-12) vs. Diamondbacks (5-17) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (2-1, 3.05/0.73/4.77) vs. Brandon McCarthy (0-3, 7.11/1.42/5.60) The Cubs will try to post back-to-back wins for the first time this […]

Arrieta Could Be Done Rehabbing and Other Cubs News and Notes

Jake Arrieta made his fourth rehab start on Monday night, but it might not be his last. After three very good outings for Double-A Tennessee (0.73 ERA, 0.81 WHIP, six hits, four walks and nine strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings), Arrieta was roughed up for five runs, three earned, on five hits in 5 2/3 […]

All the Cubs Need is Wood – Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighteen: Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Travis Wood (1-2) LP – Bronson Arroyo (1-2) Save – None Travis Wood took matters into his own hands on Monday night. Wood not only put together an excellent outing on the hill, Wood also drove in four of the Cubs five runs as the Cubs took […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/21/14

Game Eighteen – Cubs (5-12) vs. Diamondbacks (5-16) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (0-2, 3.00/1.39/2.52) vs. Bronson Arroyo (1-1, 9.95/1.97/7.42) Weather permitting … The Cubs begins a four-game series tonight against the struggling Arizona […]

Rizzo Gets Territorial, Trade Chips and Other Cubs News and Notes

Anthony Rizzo left Saturday’s game before the eighth inning with back spasms and his start on Sunday at the time was in doubt. The Cubs had Mike Olt take grounders at first base on Sunday morning in the event Rizzo could not play. Rizzo told the beat writers he jokingly said to Olt not to […]

Javier Baez Activated from the Disabled List

A week after being placed on the 7-day DL with a left ankle sprain, the Iowa Cubs activated Javier Baez from the disabled list and he was in Iowa’s starting lineup on Easter Sunday. The I-Cubs put Baez on the DL with a left ankle injury that he suffered taking infield practice on Friday, April […]

Wrigley Continues to Be Reds Home Away from Home – Reds 8, Cubs 2

Game Seventeen: Cubs 2, Reds 8 WP – Homer Bailey (1-1) LP – Carlos Villanueva (1-4) Save – None The Reds domination over the Cubs at Wrigley Field continued Sunday as Cincinnati beat the Cubs for the 17th time in 19 games (2-17) in their home park. The Reds scored all five of the runs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/20/14

Game Seventeen – Cubs (5-11) vs. Reds (7-10) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Villanueva (1-3, 11.57/2.14/4.89) vs. Homer Bailey (0-1, 8.16/2.02/7.19) Happy Easter The Cubs have a shot today to do something the team has not […]

Arrieta’s Rehab Moved to Daytona, Baez Could Return Sunday and Other Cubs News

Happy Easter The Cubs announced Saturday that Jake Arrieta will make his next, and hopefully last, rehab start with the D-Cubs in Clearwater on Monday and not with the I-Cubs as previously reported. Monday forecast in Des Moines did not look favorable, so Arrieta will put on a D-Cubs jersey and face the Threshers (Philadelphia […]