Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/01/13

Opening Day – Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. Pirates (0-0) Game Time – 12:35pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jeff Samardzija (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. A.J. Burnett (0-0, -.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! Spring Training is over … It’s […]

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Cubs Set Opening Day Roster, Purchase Contracts of Lillibridge and Takahashi

The Cubs announced the 2013 Opening Day roster prior to Sunday’s deadline. As expected, the Cubs purchased the contracts of Brent Lillibridge and Hisanori Takahashi from Triple-A Iowa and added both players to the 40-man roster. To make room on the 40-man, Scott Baker was placed on the 60-day DL. With the additions of Lillibridge […]

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Darwin Barney Out for Opening Day

According to multiple reports, Darwin Barney will miss Opening Day after receiving five stitches in his left knee. Barney crashed into a side wall trying to make a catch in the third inning of Saturday’s exhibition in Houston. Darwin Barney could be looking at a stint on the DL. The Cubs are expected to make […]

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Cubs End the Spring on a Losing Note – Cubs 3, Astros 6

Spring Training Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 3, Astros 6 WP – Jose Valdez (2-0) LP – Carlos Marmol (1-1) Save – None The Cubs completed their extended Spring Training schedule with a loss to the Astros in Houston on Saturday afternoon. The Cubs offense could not get on track through the first seven innings while […]

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From the Wire … Cubs Outright RHP Guillermo Moscoso to Triple-A Iowa

According to multiple reports, as expected the Cubs outrighted recently acquired Guillermo Moscoso to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs claimed Moscoso off waivers from the Blue Jays on Wednesday after placing Arodys Vizcaino on the 60-day DL to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Guillermo Moscoso has been removed from the 40-man roster creating a […]

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Two More Practice Games and Two More Decisions for the Cubs

The Cubs extended stay in Arizona came to an end on Thursday following the Cactus League finale against the Mariners. The team broke camp and departed for Houston. The Cubs have only two more exhibition games remaining on their spring schedule … and a couple of decisions to make. During Thursday’s telecast on Comcast SportsNet, […]

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Cubs Say Goodbye to HoHoKam – Cubs 4, Mariners 6

Spring Training Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Mariners 6 WP – Lucas Luetge (1-0) LP – Hisanori Takahashi (1-2) Save – Tyler Burgoon (1) The Cubs wrapped up the Cactus League part of their Spring Training schedule with a loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon in the final home game at HoHoKam Park. […]

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Cory Wade Will Not Be on the Cubs Opening Day Roster and Other News Bits

While the spring roster moves are not official, the Cubs cut another player from the spring roster on Wednesday. The Cubs informed Cory Wade that he is no longer in the mix for the last spot in the bullpen. Even with the addition of Guillermo Moscoso, Hisanori Takahashi is considered the favorite to land the […]

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Feldman Falters, Cubs Battle Back and Tie the Royals – Cubs 9, Royals 9

Spring Training Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 9, Royals (ss) 9 WP – None LP – None Save – None The Cubs were down 8-2 going into the eighth inning on Wednesday night in Surprise. The Cubs scored five runs in the eighth and cut Kansas City’s lead to 8-7. The Royals added a run in […]

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From the Wire … Cubs Claim RHP Guillermo Moscoso Off Waivers from Toronto

The Cubs added a reliever to the mix on Wednesday afternoon when they claimed RHP Guillermo Moscoso off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. According to multiple reports, Moscoso will compete with Hisanori Takahashi and Cory Wade for the final spot in the bullpen with only four Spring Training games remaining on the schedule. To […]

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