Oh What a Night for Junior Lake – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Chris Rusin (1-0) LP – Tyler Skaggs (2-2) Save – Kevin Gregg (19) The Cubs started the four-game series in Phoenix on a positive note with a solid win over the Diamondbacks. Chris Rusin picked up the victory with an impressive outing after being recalled to […]

Matt Garza is Still on the Cubs Roster and Other News and Rumors

As far as Dale Sveum is concerned Matt Garza will be starting for the Cubs on Monday night in Phoenix. But does the front office have other plans? After the deal with Texas that would have reportedly sent Matt Garza and another Cubs’ player, believed to be James Russell, to the Rangers for four prospects […]

Cubs Walk Away Empty-Handed – Cubs 3, Rockies 4

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 3, Rockies 4 WP – Tyler Chatwood (6-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) Save – Rex Brothers (5) The Cubs dropped the series and season finale to the Rockies on Sunday afternoon. Edwin Jackson put together a quality start but the only two walks he issued both scored in the sixth […]

Carlos Villanueva and the Commandless Cubs – Cubs 3, Rockies 9

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Rockies 9 WP – Juan Nicasio (6-9) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-6) Save – None Carlos Villanueva and the Cubs’ pitching staff had a bad night in Denver and the Cubs dropped the second game of the series to the Rockies. A 35 mph wind played havoc in the early […]

Cubs and Rangers Reportedly Still Talking Garza after Deal Hit a Snag

The trade between the Cubs and Rangers for Matt Garza that was thought to be close and even imminent, according to some reports, hit a snag on Friday after the teams exchanged medicals on the players thought to be involved in the deal. The Rangers are still interested in Matt Garza after reviewing his medicals […]

Samardzija Solid After Rocky Start – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (6-9) LP – Edgmer Escalona (1-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (18) The Cubs began a very difficult 10-game road trip with a solid victory in Denver behind a very good outing from Jeff Samardzija. And the Cubs started the second half with a win. After […]

Report: Cubs Ask Teams for Last and Best Offers for Matt Garza

According to a report from Buster Olney, the Cubs are asking teams for their last and best offers for Matt Garza. As reported earlier in the week, all signs are pointing to Matt Garza being traded before his next scheduled start on Monday in Arizona. The Rangers and Cubs “have had extensive talks on Garza […]

All of the Rumors that Matt-er and a Look at the Cubs Trade Pieces

With the Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs figure to be one of the most active teams leading up to July 31 and they have several players, other than Matt Garza, that could help contenders down the stretch and into October. […]

A Wide Range of Garza and Cubs Rumors

Depending on the report, Matt Garza will either be traded during the break or by Friday … or by Saturday. But the general consensus is that Matt Garza will be dealt before the Cubs begin the four-game series in Arizona on Monday. According to a report from David Kaplan, Garza’s performance over the weekend against […]

Cubs Can’t Put the Cardinals Away – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10 WP – Edward Mujica (2-1, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-2) Save – None The Cubs battled the Cardinals for the fourth straight day and tied the game at six on a pinch-hit two-out, two-run double by Cody Ransom in the eighth. But the Cardinals’ relentless offense […]