Zero Pitching and Three Errors … A Sixth Straight Loss – Cubs 4, Reds 9

Game Fourteen – Cubs 4, Reds 9 WP – Homer Bailey (1-2) LP – Chris Volstad (0-2) Save – None It’s impossible to win a baseball game when the starting pitcher gives up six runs, five earned, on seven hits with two walks and four strikeouts in five innings, the bullpen surrenders three runs on […]

Samardzija Bad, Offense Worse … Cubs Swept – Cubs 3, Marlins 5

Game Thirteen – Cubs 3, Marlins 5 WP – Ricky Nolasco (2-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (2-1) Save – Heath Bell (2) After a rough weekend in St. Louis, the Cubs thought their first trip to the Marlins’ new park would be a good one with Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza and Jeff Samardzija starting the […]

Marlins Ding Up Matt Garza and Pound the Cubs – Cubs 1, Marlins 9

Game Twelve – Cubs 1, Marlins 9 WP – Mark Buehrle (1-2) LP – Matt Garza (1-1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs were beat in all phases of the game Wednesday night in Miami. Matt Garza did not have it in his first start following his gem against the Brewers. Garza was knocked out […]

Cubs Shelled Sunday in St. Louis – Cubs 3, Cardinals 10

Game Ten – Cubs 3, Cardinals 10 WP – Jake Westbrook (2-0) LP – Paul Maholm (0-2) Save – None For as difficult as the beginning of the season has been from a win-loss standpoint, Dale Sveum’s team had been in every game, even against the Brewers when Paul Maholm put them in an early […]

Cubs Defense Opened the Door to a Loss – Cubs 1, Cardinals 5

Game Nine – Cubs 1, Cardinals 5 WP – Lance Lynn (2-0) LP – Chris Volstad (0-1) Save – None After a one hour and 59-minute rain delay, the second game of the weekend series between the Cubs and Cardinals finally got underway … and it was a battle between Chris Volstad and Lance Lynn […]

Cubs Rain on Cardinals Celebration – Cubs 9, Cardinals 5

Game Eight – Cubs 9, Cardinals 5 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-0) LP – Adam Wainwright (0-2) Save – None After a one hour and 44-minute delay and watching the Cardinals celebrate their latest World Series championship, the Cubs came out swinging and by the time they were done, Dale Sveum’s team scored a season-high […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 04/13/12

Game Eight: Cubs (2-5) vs. Cardinals (5-2) Game Time – 2:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/903 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 1.04/0.46) vs. Adam Wainwright (0-1, 4.76/0.88) Updated 12:41 pm CDT – First pitch has been pushed back for today’s […]

Nothing-for-the-Day with Runners in Scoring Position – Cubs 1, Brewers 2

Game Six – Cubs 1, Brewers 2 WP – Yovani Gallardo (1-1) LP – Ryan Dempster (0-1) Save – John Axford (2) Ryan Dempster did his job Wednesday afternoon and put his team in position to win a game. For the fifth time in six games, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but […]

A Wild, Wild Night for Maholm and the Bullpen – Cubs 4, Brewers 7

Game Five – Cubs 4, Brewers 7 WP – Chris Narveson (1-0) LP – Paul Maholm (0-1) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (1) Tuesday’s game was pretty much over before it ever got started … but to the Cubs credit they never quit playing. Paul Maholm made his Cubs’ debut Tuesday night and his performance is […]

Cubs Caught Looking – Cubs 5, Brewers 7

Game Four – Cubs 5, Brewers 7 WP – Shaun Marcum (1-0) LP – Shawn Camp (0-1) Save – John Axford (1) The Cubs came up short Monday night against the Brewers after they loaded the bases with two out in the ninth. The Cubs entered the final inning down 7-3 and scored two runs […]