Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/25/10

Game Ninety-Nine: Cubs (45-53) vs. Cardinals (54-43) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (8-7, 3.70/1.25) vs. Chris Carpenter (11-3, 3.05/1.17) Can the Chicago Cubs complete the sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals tonight? By […]

Rambling with a Scent of Baseball in the Air

It’s official: Today is the last Friday without baseball for almost eight months. It just feels great to write that down. With pitchers and catchers reporting next week and Z already in Mesa working hard, it is time to start rambling on down the road. Here it goes:

Rambling with a Month to go before Spring Training …

The 25th annual Cubs Convention was a huge success and Lou says this team can be 10-wins better than last year. I have thoughts and feelings. Some make sense, some don’t, but if you watch MTV’s smash hit “Jersey Shore,” more will make sense. Without further ado …

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 …

Optimistic Excitement at the 25th Cubs Convention

For one weekend a year the Chicago Hilton is turned blue. This year, however, it is just a little different. The Cubs have new owners and there was renewed optimism once again at the first day of the Cubs Convention. Familiar faces, with some new ones mixed in, packed every square foot of the grand […]

Honoring the Hawk and Checking in on the Cubs

Andre Dawson became the 46th former Chicago Cub to be elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The Hawk was the only player voted into Cooperstown by the BBWAA this year, which created a ton of controversy throughout the game. Andre Dawson is a class act and his induction into the Hall of Fame […]

Andre Dawson Received the Call to the Hall

Andre Dawson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the BBWAA (Baseball Writers Association of America). Dawson received 77.9% of the vote (named on 420 of the 539 ballots). Dawson will be enshrined on July 25 in Cooperstown. Andre Dawson was the only player elected to the Hall of Fame in […]

Checking on the Mill While Waiting for the Call

Update – Andre Dawson is a Hall of Famer Will Andre Dawson receive the call? The 2010 Class of Baseball’s Hall of Fame will be announced on Wednesday at 1:00pm CST. Andre Dawson is expected to take his rightful place in Cooperstown after receiving 67 percent of the vote a year ago. The Hawk was […]

Not Quite a Field…but a Hotel of Dreams

Have you ever had a drink with Bob Dernier? Have you ever had your picture taken with Andre Dawson? Have you ever seen Rick Sutcliffe apologize to Andre Dawson for throwing at his head before they were teammates? Have you ever asked Jason Marquis what number he was going to wear when everyone knew it […]

Cubs and Pirates on the MLB Network

As part of the All-Time Games series, the MLB Network will telecast the shootout of the Cubs versus the Pirates from Sunday, April 21, 1991 at Three Rivers Stadium on Sunday night at 7:00pm C.T. For those counting down the day until the Cubs Convention (the CCO will post the full schedule of the 24th […]