Cubs Step Up in Extras and Top the Reds – Cubs 7, Reds 3

Game Sixteen – Cubs 7, Reds 3 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (1-0) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan hit a solo homer in the seventh that tied the game at three. Jonathan Herrera singled in Rizzo with the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/24/15

Game Sixteen: Cubs (8-7) vs. Reds (8-8) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jon Lester (0-2, 6.89/1.79/2.87) vs. Mike Leake (0-1, 3.92/1.11/4.71) The Cubs open a three-game series in Cincinnati and will […]


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Cubs Pen Melts Down in the Steel City – Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 5 WP – Radhames Liz (1-1) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-2) Save – Mark Melancon (3) The Cubs settled for a split in Pittsburgh after the 4-1 lead the team built in the first five innings disappeared in the sixth inning. The Pirates scored three runs off Kyle Hendricks […]


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MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Cubs Prospect List Updated to Include INF Danny Lockhart

MLB Pipeline posted an update to its ranking of the Top 30 prospects in the Cubs system. Jorge Soler graduated from the prospect list, the first of what should be three players to come off MLB Pipeline’s pre-season ranking. For now, Kris Bryant and Addison Russell are still ranked at the top of the Cubs […]


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Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3

Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3 Game Fourteen – Cubs 3, Pirates 4 WP – Vance Worley (2-1) LP – Jason Hammel (1-1) Save – Tony Watson (1) Wednesday night in Pittsburgh went down to the last strike. After scoring three runs in the eighth to cut the Pirates lead to 4-3, […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/22/15

With Kris Bryant and Addison Russell up with the parent club, it is time to focus on the rest of the Cubs’ minor leagues. Myrtle Beach is showing the heart of a true champion as they came from behind twice to win behind the hitting of Billy McKinney, Jacob Rogers, and Ben Carhart. The bullpens […]


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Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo Complete Cubs Comeback – Cubs 9, Pirates 8

Game Thirteen – Cubs 9, Pirates 8 WP – Edwin Jackson (1-0) LP – Mark Melancon (0-1, BS 1) Save – Hector Rondon (3) The Comeback Cubs struck again Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. And for the fourth time on the young season the Cubs won a game in their last at bat. The Cubs entered […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/21/15

Game Thirteen: Cubs (7-5) vs. Pirates (6-7) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Travis Wood (1-1, 2.31/1.20/1.98) vs. Francisco Liriano (0-1, 2.08/0.77/3.78) Weather permitting … The Cubs turn to Travis Wood tonight looking […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select the Contract of Addison Russell, Option Arismendy Alcantara to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs made it official Tuesday afternoon. The team selected the contract of INF Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa and added him to the 40-man roster. To make room on the active roster, INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. INF Mike Olt was transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL to […]


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It’s Addison Russell Day … Russell Set to Make Big League Debut Tuesday

Four days after Kris Bryant made his Major League debut, the Cubs have called up the second best prospect in the system. Addison Russell received the call Monday night, one he almost didn’t answer, and he will be in the lineup Tuesday night in Pittsburgh playing second base for the Cubs. Injuries and the lack […]


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