A Little Dis-N-Dat Before a Long Weekend of Cubs Games

The Cubs play five games over the next three days, two in Las Vegas against the White Sox and three in Arizona versus the Brewers, Reds and Angels. Half of the roster made the trip with Alan Trammell and the other half will stay behind with Lou Piniella. The Cubs will be on TV twice […]

Nothing But Baseball for the Chicago Cubs

Happy 70th Birthday to Ron Santo! The first week of Camp Lou IV concluded on Wednesday … and what a week it was for the Chicago Cubs. After the excitement of pitchers and catchers reporting, Ted Lilly and Alfonso Soriano’s knees, the weather, the Ricketts family, Starlin Castro and the first full squad workout, the […]

Cubs Convention Day Two: Lou Piniella, Crane Kenney and the Afternoon Sessions

The afternoon sessions on Saturday have been a little more relaxed in recent years … but not at the 25th Cubs Convention. After Lou Piniella and his coaching staff fielded more questions and revealed a couple of interesting tidbits, Crane Kenney and the Cubs Business Management dealt with a variety of topics …

Piniella’s Staff Will Return in 2010 … Sans Von Joshua

Not too long after the final out of the 2009 season, Jim Hendry announced to the media all of Lou Piniella’s coaching staff will return next season, with the exception of Von Joshua according to a report on WGN Radio. The Cubs offered Von Joshua his previous position of hitting coach for the Triple-A Iowa […]

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 […]

Go see “We Believe.”

Whether or not you are a Cubs fan, and chances are, if you are reading this, you are a Cubs’ fan. But, nonetheless, go see the movie. Making a documentary about the Cubs is not easy. Why? Because so many have been made. WGN and HBO dipped into the Cubs history recently, but “We Believe” […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 05/29/09

Game Forty-Seven: Cubs (23-23) vs. Dodgers (34-15) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (5-4, 3.77/1.10) vs. Chad Billingsley (6-2, 2.82/1.19) Lou Piniella reportedly did not meet with the media for the first time this season following […]

On the Fringe of Adding Inge?

A report from the Detroit Free Press on Tuesday threw a proverbial curveball at the Cubs blogosphere. Of all the names mentioned this past off-season, not once was Jim Hendry rumored to be interested in trading for Brandon Inge of the Tigers. Injuries to the Tigers’ bullpen coupled with the frustration voiced by Inge about […]