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 […]

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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 […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 09/04/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-Five: Cubs (51-83) vs. Nationals (82-52) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Nationals Park, Washington DC Chris Rusin (0-1, 1.80/0.60) vs. Edwin Jackson (8-9, 3.53/1.16) Updated 5:09pm CDT – Cubs Recalled Chris Rusin, Rafael Dolis, Anthony Recker and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/31/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs (50-80) vs. Giants (74-57) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (1-9, 6.28/1.47) vs. Madison Bumgarner (14-8, 2.93/1.02) Updated 10:10am CDT – Jeff Beliveau Recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Brooks Raley Optioned […]

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From the Wire … Cubs Acquire Anthony Recker from A’s, DFA Scott Maine

The Cubs and Oakland A’s swapped minor league catchers on Monday. The Cubs traded Blake Lalli to the Oakland A’s for catcher Anthony Recker. The Cubs designated Lalli for assignment on August 23 to make room on the 40-man roster for RHP Miguel Socolovich. Lalli cleared waivers and accepted his assignment to Triple-A Iowa. The […]

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