The Big RBI Machine – Cubs 6 Reds 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 6 Reds 4 WP – Jeff Stevens (1-0) LP – Justin Lehr (4-2) Save – Carlos Marmol (12) The Chicago Cubs won their fourth game in a row and improved to five games above .500 behind a perfect day at the plate by Aramis Ramirez. Ramirez went 3-for-3 on […]

In a Longball State of Mind – Cubs 5 Mets 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 5 Mets 3 WP – Rich Harden (9-8) LP – Nelson Figueroa (2-4) Save – Carlos Marmol (9) The Cubs ended their two-game losing streak on the strength of three home runs … one by Aramis Ramirez and two monster shots by Derrek Lee. All five of the Cubs’ […]

A Fitting End to an Awful August – Cubs 3 Astros 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 3 Astros 5 WP – Roy Oswalt (8-5) LP – Rich Harden (8-8) Save – Jose Valverde (20) The Chicago Cubs began August a half game back of the Cardinals in the division and seven games over .500. After their fourth loss in seven games on this homestand, Lou […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 08/31/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs (65-63) vs. Astros (62-68) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (8-7, 3.99/1.25) vs. Roy Oswalt (7-5, 3.86/1.21) The Cubs enter play on the final day of August ten games back in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/30/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (65-62) vs. Mets (58-72) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (7-5, 3.80/1.38) vs. Nelson Figueroa (1-3, 5.40/1.80) Can the Chicago Cubs win three in a row? The last time Lou Piniella’s […]

Jake Rakes Against the Mets – Cubs 11 Mets 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 11 Mets 4 WP – Ryan Dempster (8-7) LP – Bobby Parnell (3-7) Save – None Jake Fox told Lou Piniella before the game, “I’ve got your back today skip” and the Cubs’ rookie delivered with a career day at the plate. Jake Fox broke a 4-4 tie in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/28/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (63-62) vs. Mets (58-70) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (9-8, 3.40/1.11) vs. Pat Misch (0-1, 4.09/1.68) Weather permitting … When this season began, none of the ‘experts‘ forecasted theses two […]

Harden and Heilman Claimed Off Waivers

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman were both claimed off waivers on Thursday. The Cubs will have until Monday to trade both players or pull them back.

Not Ready to Play Z Game – Cubs 6 Nationals 15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 6 Nationals 15 WP – Garrett Mock (3-5) LP – Carlos Zambrano (7-5) Save – None The Cubs took the field on Tuesday night to open an important 10-game homestand … and they responded with a pathetic, embarrassing performance against the Washington Nationals. The Washington Nationals are playing better […]

Dodgers Hit the Cubs with a Knuckle Sandwich – Cubs 0 Dodgers 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 0 Dodgers 2 WP – Charlie Haeger (1-1) LP – Ted Lilly (9-8) Save – George Sherrill (21) Lou Piniella said the Cubs’ performance on Friday night was painful, if that is the case then Saturday’s game can be summed up with one word … excruciating. The Cubs offense […]