Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/02/09

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs (66-64) vs. Astros (63-69) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (9-8, 3.35/1.11) vs. Felipe Paulino (2-6, 6.96/1.72) The Cubs complete their season series with the Houston Astros this afternoon. Lou Piniella’s […]

Rambling While Waiting for Those Two Words

The Cubs will spend their day off after salvaging the last game of the series in Los Angeles eight games back of the Cardinals. With a quarter of the season left to play, Lou Piniella’s crew begins an important 10-game homestand on Tuesday … three against Washington, three against the Mets, three with Houston and […]

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

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs (61-60) vs. Dodgers (74-50) Game Time – 3:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Ryan Dempster (6-7, 4.28/1.40) vs. Chad Billingsley (12-6, 3.70/1.25) The Cubs will complete their seven-game trip to the left coast looking to […]

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 […]

Cubs Stuck in La-La Land – Cubs 2 Dodgers 7

Game One Hundred-Nineteen – Cubs 2 Dodgers 7 WP – Ronald Belisario (2-3) LP – Angel Guzman (2-3) Save – None The Cubs lost for the tenth time in 14 games on Thursday night … and in the process fell seven games back of the Cardinals in the Central Division. Lou Piniella’s crew continued to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 08/18/09

Game One Hundred-Seventeen: Cubs (60-56) vs. Padres (50-70) Game Time – 9:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Ryan Dempster (6-6, 4.23/1.39) vs. Cesar Carrillo (0-1, 30.86/2.57) Updated 6:30pm C.T. – Carlos Marmol Named Closer Carlos Marmol will replace Kevin Gregg […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 08/17/09

Game One Hundred-Sixteen: Cubs (60-55) vs. Padres (49-70) Game Time – 9:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Ted Lilly (9-7, 3.59/1.15) vs. Kevin Correia (8-9, 4.51/1.34) Updated – 4:40pm C.T. – Ted Lilly Activated from 15-day DL – Justin Berg Optioned […]

Cubs Salute Dempster with a Win – Cubs 6 Rockies 5

Game One Hundred-Eight – Cubs 6 Rockies 5 WP – Ryan Dempster (6-5) LP – Jason Marquis (12-8) Save – Kevin Gregg (22) Ryan Dempster earned his second road win of the season, and his first career victory at Coors Field, with a very gutsy performance on Saturday night. Dempster allowed five runs, two earned, […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs in the Middle of a Long Road Trip

The CCO Radio returns on one of the few off days remaining on the Cubs’ schedule. After a disappointing loss on Wednesday night, the Cubs open a huge four-game series on Friday in Colorado. Friday also begins a stretch of 17 in a row without a day off that includes games against the Rockies, Phillies, […]

Give-Away Day – Cubs 0 Reds 4

Game One Hundred-Six – Cubs 0 Reds 4 WP – Justin Lehr (1-0) LP – Rich Harden (7-7) Save – None Who is Justin Lehr? Well if the Cubs did not know before Wednesday night, they do now. Justin Lehr earned his first victory as a starter in the big leagues with a complete game […]