Happy Trails – Cubs 2 Padres 9

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 2 Padres 9 WP – Wade LeBlanc (5-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (10-14) Save – None It’s all over … the Chicago Cubs lost to the San Diego Padres to close out the Twenty-Eleven season, the fifth season in a row the Cubs lost their final game. The Cubs […]

A Little Patience, Alotta Power and Matt Garza – Cubs 6 Padres 2

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 6 Padres 2 WP – Matt Garza (10-10) LP – Chad Qualls (6-8, BS 5) Save – None Mike Quade’s veteran lineup powered Matt Garza to his tenth victory in his final start of the season. Four of the Cubs six runs scored on a pair of homers … […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/27/11

Game One Hundred Sixty-One: Cubs (70-90) vs. Padres (70-90) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Matt Garza (9-10, 3.35/1.27) vs. Anthony Bass (2-0, 1.66/1.27) Two games remain on the Cubs 2011 schedule … The Cubs will shoot […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/26/11

Game One Hundred Sixty: Cubs (70-89) vs. Padres (69-90) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Casey Coleman (3-8, 6.64/1.79) vs. Mat Latos (8-14, 3.60/1.21) Three games remain on the Cubs 2011 schedule … It is “Kid’s Day” […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/23/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven: Cubs (69-87) vs. Cardinals (86-70) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Ryan Dempster (10-13, 4.63/1.42) vs. Chris Carpenter (10-9, 3.66/1.30) Six games remain on the Cubs 2011 Schedule … Q’s Cubs begin the […]

Catching Up from the Cubs Last Off Day of the Season

In case you haven’t noticed, and judging by the traffic on the site you haven’t, the Cubs have managed to win a few here and there, and are tied with the Pirates for fourth place in the NL Central … With all due respect to Harry Doyle, the Cubs season is dwindling down. There are […]

Rambling While Closing Wrigley for the Winter

It is time to batten down the hatches at Wrigley Field. There will not be baseball at Wrigley Field for a little over six months. And, as I have said quite often the past 60 days, it could not have come soon enough. It was an awful season, but the impending offseason brings with it […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/21/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six: Cubs (68-87) vs. Brewers (91-64) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (8-10, 3.51/1.29) vs. Randy Wolf (13-9, 3.45/1.28) The last game of the season at Wrigley Field … The Cubs will suit […]

Ramirez Headed for Free Agency?

According to multiple reports, Aramis Ramirez’s days as a Cub could be coming to an end. Ramirez left Tuesday’s game after the sixth inning with a mild right quad strain and is doubtful for the home finale on Wednesday. Ramirez was asked about his future with the Cubs. Ramirez said, “Yeah, there is a good […]

Brewers Rough Up the Cubs Pretty Wells – Cubs 1 Brewers 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 1 Brewers 5 WP – Shaun Marcum (13-7) LP – Randy Wells (7-5) Save – None The Cubs played their final night game of the year at Wrigley Field … and it ended up as another sloppy loss for Q’s Cubs. After playing one of their better games of […]