Time for a Little R&R

Long time readers of the CCO have become accustomed to my style of writing, good or bad, I always tend to ‘report‘ just the facts and keep my personal opinion out of my articles. The main reason is because I feel there is a ton of opinionated bloggers out there, why add to it. But […]

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Pie In…Hoffpauir Out and the Other 24

According to reports from the Sun-Times and the Tribune on Tuesday night, Felix Pie was chosen over Micah Hoffpauir to take the final spot on the Cubs post-season roster. While the official roster has not been released, the Tribune indicated Hoffpauir, along with Michael Wuertz, Kevin Hart and Koyie Hill will “report to the Cubs’ […]

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In and Out….The Post-Season Roster?

With the Cubs in the playoffs there are a couple of things that are now certain. The Cubs will face the Los Angeles Dodgers and the first guy the Dodgers will see is Ryan Dempster. Carlos Zambrano, Rich Harden will also pitch as will Ted Lilly if things go beyond Game 3 this year. With […]

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NLDS Pitching Match-ups and Start Times

The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will kick off the NLDS on Wednesday evening at Wrigley Field. The Cubs won 5 of the 7 regular season games against the Dodgers, but the team that will take the field at Wrigley this week is a lot different from the one the Cubs faced in late […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/23/08

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six: Cubs (95-60) vs. Mets (86-70) Game Time – 6:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Shea Stadium, New York Sean Marshall (3-4, 3.62/1.22) vs. Johan Santana (14-7, 2.65/1.17) The Cubs will face a desperate New York Met squad tonight that saw […]

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News from the Wire….Central Division Champs Edition

As the saying goes….here is a little news you can use. Could Carlos Zambrano be slotted into the third spot of Lou Piniella’s playoff rotation? Geovany Soto and Carlos Marmol might sit out for the remainder of the Mets series. The Cubs made changes to the 40-man roster on Monday. More from the ‘First and […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/22/08

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five: Cubs (94-60) vs. Mets (86-69) Game Time – 6:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 174, 188 Location – Shea Stadium, New York Jason Marquis (10-9, 4.39/1.42) vs. Jonathon Niese (1-0, 4.09/1.73) The last week of the regular season begins tonight with the first […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/21/08

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs (93-60) vs. Cardinals (80-74) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (16-6, 3.02/1.22) vs. Braden Looper (12-13, 4.06/1.31) The 2008 National League Central Division Champions will return to work today in the final […]

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It’s A Fact Jack….The Cubs Go Back-to-Back!!! – Cubs 5 Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 5 Cardinals 4 WP – Ted Lilly (16-9) LP – Joel Pineiro (6-7) Save – Kerry Wood (32) The Chicago Cubs are the 2008 National League Central Division Champions! For the first time since 1906, 1907 and 1908 the Cubs are headed to the post season for the second […]

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