Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs Split Squad – 03/13/11

Spring Training Game Seventeen: Cubs (ss) (6-10) vs. Dodgers (ss) (5-11) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: None Location – Cashman Field, Las Vegas Carlos Zambrano (0-1, 1.13/1.25) vs. Rubby De La Rosa (0-1, 4.50/0.75) Spring Training Game Eighteen: Cubs (ss) (6-10) vs. Diamondbacks (5-13) Game Time – 3:05pm […]

Cubs Zhutout in Z Cactus League … Again – Cubs 0 Rockies 4

Spring Training Game Eleven – Cubs 0 Rockies (ss) 4 WP – Jorge De La Rosa (1-1) LP – Carlos Zambrano (0-1) Save – None A day after scoring 14 runs, Q’s crew was shutdown by the Rockies pitching staff. The Cubs managed five hits, one for extra bases, and walked only one time Tuesday […]

Cubs Spring Training News and Notes

The exhibition season is in full swing and the Cubs began a stretch Monday of playing nine games in six days. The second week of the Cubs’ Cactus League schedule concludes with games against the Reds and Dodgers in Las Vegas. In a pre-game interview Monday, Mike Quade said he would likely wait until the […]

Z Cubs Lose Another Exhibition Game – Cubs 7 Rangers 8

Spring Training Game Five – Cubs 7 Rangers (ss) 8 WP – Cody Eppley (1-1) LP – Thomas Diamond (0-1) Save – Ben Snyder (1) Q’s crew lost for the fourth time in the first five Spring Training games despite a four-run fourth inning. Carlos Zambrano started the game and gave up a pair of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rangers – 03/03/11

Spring Training Game Five: Cubs (1-3) vs. Rangers (ss) (2-2) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: webcast Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Carlos Zambrano (0-0, 0.00/0.50) vs. Derek Holland (0-0, -.–/-.–) The Cubs return home today to face the Texas Rangers for the first time this spring. Mike Quade […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 03/02/11

Spring Training Game Four: Cubs (1-2) vs. Brewers (2-1) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: webcast Location – Maryvale Baseball Park, Maryvale Carlos Silva (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Yovani Gallardo (0-0, -.–/-.–) The Cubs play the Brewers for the second, and last time of the spring this afternoon. A Brewers […]

Day Twelve of Camp ‘Q’ … Captain Quade and the Starting Lineups

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2011 Cactus League schedule is just a day away … Mike Quade announced his first three lineups of the spring Friday and more pitching probables for the first four games were released. Kosuke Fukudome will leadoff a lineup Sunday that Quade could run out on Opening Day against the […]

Day Eleven of Camp ‘Q’ … Cubs Lining Things Up for the Cactus League

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2011 Cactus League schedule is two days away … this is the last Friday without Cubs baseball for at least the next seven months. The grind of the exhibition season is about to begin and Mike Quade has lined up his pitching staff for the first four games. Matt […]

Day Ten of Camp ‘Q’ … Cubs Get Their Work In and Other Notes

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2011 Cactus League schedule is three days away … The Cubs continued going about their business Wednesday at Fitch Park. Most of the spring news has been of the off-the-field variety, which is great for this time of year. As the clichĂ© goes, no news is good news. Mike […]

Day Five of Camp ‘Q’ … Position Players, the Three Amigos and Other Cubs Notes

Friday was reporting day for the Cubs position players. Alfonso Soriano, Kosuke Fukudome and Luis Montanez made their way to Fitch Park … but two thirds of the ‘Three Amigos‘ did not report. Mike Quade referred to Aramis Ramirez, Alfonso Soriano and Starlin Castro as the ‘Three Amigos‘ on Friday before the trio was scheduled […]