Cubs Keep Coming Up Short to the Giants – Cubs 2, Giants 3

Game Eleven – Cubs 2, Giants 3 WP – Madison Bumgarner (3-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-2) Save – Santiago Casilla (1) The Cubs and Giants played another close game on a frigid day at Wrigley Field … and once again the Cubs came out on the losing end in a one-run game to San […]

The Cubs Cain Beat the Giants – Cubs 4, Giants 3

Game Ten – Cubs 4, Giants 3 WP – Kyuji Fujikawa (1-0, BS 1) LP – Sergio Romo (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs had dropped eight of nine against the Giants entering play on Friday afternoon. On another cold day at Wrigley Field, the Cubs jumped out to a lead that the […]

Cubs Manufacture a Come From Behind Win – Cubs 6, Brewers 3

Game Eight – Cubs 6, Brewers 3 WP – Carlos Marmol (1-1) LP – John Axford (0-2) Save – Kyuji Fujikawa (2) The Cubs battled back on Tuesday night from a 3-1 deficit in the seventh inning and ended their four-game losing streak. After an ugly start, the Cubs scored five of their season-high six […]

Samardzija’s Unlucky Thirteen – Cubs 1, Braves 5

Game Six – Cubs 1, Braves 5 WP – Tim Hudson (1-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-1) Save – None Jeff Samardzija dominated the Braves for five innings and set a career-high with 13 strikeouts but he could not get past Ramiro Pena in the fifth or sixth innings … and the Braves completed the […]

Marmol and Fujikawa Blow It – Cubs 5, Braves 6

Game Five – Cubs 5, Braves 6 WP – Eric O’Flaherty (1-0) LP – Carlos Marmol (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs gave one away on Saturday night in Atlanta and wasted an excellent outing from Carlos Villanueva in his Cubs’ debut. The Upton Brothers hit a pair of solo home runs off […]

Feldman and the Cubs Run Into a Minor Problem in Atlanta – Cubs 1, Braves 4

Game Four – Cubs 1, Braves 4 WP – Mike Minor (1-0) LP – Scott Feldman (0-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (2) The Cubs began the three-game series in Atlanta with a loss on Friday night. The Cubs could not figure out Mike Minor, who improved to 5-0 against the Cubs in his young career, […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 04/05/13

Game Four: Cubs (2-1) vs. Braves (2-1) Game Time – 6:30pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 89/844 Location – Turner Field, Atlanta Scott Feldman (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Mike Minor (0-0, -.–/-.–) The Cubs open a three-game series tonight in Atlanta. The Cubs played good ball over […]

Cubs Survive The Marmol – Cubs 3, Pirates 2

Game Three – Cubs 3, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (1-0) LP – James McDonald (0-1) Save – Carlos Marmol (1) The Cubs hung on in the ninth inning and beat the Pirates 3-2 on Thursday afternoon in the Steel City. The Cubs posted the first series win of the season (2-1) behind an […]

Cubs’ Bats Go Ice Cold – Cubs 0, Pirates 3

Game Two – Cubs 0, Pirates 3 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (0-1) Save – Jason Grilli (1) The Cubs dropped the second game of the season on a very cold night in Pittsburgh … 36 at game time, wild chill of 27 degrees. The Cubs offense was non-existent and managed […]

From the Wire … Indians Claim Robert Whitenack Off Waivers from the Cubs

According to multiple reports, the Indians claimed RHP Robert Whitenack off waivers from the Cubs on Wednesday. The Cubs designated Whitenack for assignment on Monday to make room on the 40-man roster for Alberto Gonzalez.