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 […]

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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’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Harden and Heilman Claimed Off Waivers

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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 […]

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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 […]

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