Marmol Blows It in the Ninth .. Cubs Hand One Back to the Cardinals – Cubs 4, Cardinals 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 4, Cardinals 5 – 10 innings WP – Mitchell Boggs (4-1) LP – Jaye Chapman (0-1) Save – Jason Motte (39) For the second time in as many days, the Cubs and Cardinals played free baseball at Wrigley Field but the Cubs came out on the wrong end of […]

Reds Rest Regulars … and Still Sweep the Cubs – Cubs 3, Reds 5

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 3, Reds 5 WP – Johnny Cueto (18-9) LP – Manny Corpas (0-2) Save – Alfredo Simon (1) The Reds completed the three-game sweep over the Cubs behind Johnny Cueto and basically a B-team lineup. Chris Speier, subbing for Dusty Baker, rested his regulars and it did not matter […]

Rizzo, Cubs Complete Comeback in Grand Fashion – Cubs 13, Pirates 9

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 13, Pirates 9 WP – Jeff Beliveau (1-0) LP – Jared Hughes (2-2, BS 2) Save – None The Cubs never quit and battled back from two large deficits in Sunday’s slugfest at Wrigley Field. The Cubs were down 6-1 going into the bottom of the fifth, cut the […]

A Long, Sloppy Unearned Loss – Cubs 0, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 0, Astros 1 WP – Jordan Lyles (4-11) LP – Justin Germano (2-7) Save – Wilton Lopez (4) Tuesday night’s game came in 39 minutes short of Monday’s opener but it was equally as challenging to watch. The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end as Dale Sveum’s […]

Sappelt Delivers in a Long Night in Houston – Cubs 4, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4, Astros 1 WP – Chris Volstad (3-10) LP – Fernando Rodriguez (1-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (19) The Cubs won their fourth straight game on Monday night in Houston. It took the Cubs and Astros three hours and 50 minutes to complete nine innings … and both teams […]

Cubs Turn Seven Pirates Errors into a Win – Cubs 12, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs 12, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-11) LP – A.J. Burnett (15-6) Save – None The Cubs took advantage of seven Pirates’ errors and ended their six-game losing streak with their first win on the road since August 18. The Cubs scored 12 runs on 12 hits, two […]

The Nationals Tee Off on Cubs Pitching … Again – Cubs 1, Nationals 9

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs 1, Nationals 9 WP – Gio Gonzalez (18-7) LP – Chris Volstad (2-10) Save – None The Washington Nationals picked up where they left off on Tuesday and pounded the Chicago Cubs for the second night in a row. The Nationals followed their 11-run, 19-hit, six-home run output on […]

Night of the Rookie Pitchers – Cubs 5, Nationals 11

Game One Hundred Thirty-Five – Cubs 5, Nationals 11 WP – Edwin Jackson (9-9) LP – Chris Rusin (0-2) Save – None Tuesday was a bad night for the Chicago Cubs. Dale Sveum used seven rookie pitchers after the Nationals knocked Chris Rusin out of the game in the second inning. The Nationals teed off […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/04/12

Hurricane Isaac, which played havoc with the Daytona Cubs’ schedule last week, moved inland and forced the cancellation of Peoria’s final home game and Iowa’s last series of the season in New Orleans. The Cubs’ system claimed two champions, with Boise’s Stephen Bruno winning the Northwest League batting title while Daytona’s John Andreoli led the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 09/02/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs (51-81) vs. Giants (75-58) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (4-11, 4.71/1.23) vs. Matt Cain (13-5, 2.82/1.02) Updated 10:13am CDT – Miguel Socolovich Recalled from Triple-A Iowa Weather permitting … The […]