Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 10/03/12

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two: Cubs (60-101) vs. Astros (55-106) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (6-13, 4.39/1.20) vs. Edgar Gonzalez (3-1, 4.15/1.02) Weather permitting … The Cubs suit up for the final time this season and […]

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One Hundred L’s – Cubs 0, Astros 3

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs 0, Astros 3 WP – Lucas Harrell (11-11) LP – Jason Berken (0-3) Save – Wesley Wright (1) The Cubs could not avoid the inevitable and lost their 100th game of the season on Monday night. The Cubs offense was a no-show and was shut out for the 15th […]

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Cubs Win One Out West – Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Chris Rusin (2-3) LP – Bryan Shaw (1-6) Save – None The Cubs won their final road game of the season (23-58) and posted their first victory in a NL West park since September 27, 2011 … a span of 21 games. The Cubs […]

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Number Ninety-Nine – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 8

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 8 WP – Trevor Cahill (13-12) LP – Justin Germano (2-10) Save – None If not for a two-run homer off the bat of Alfonso Soriano with one out in the ninth, the Cubs would have been shutout for the 15th time this season. The Cubs lost […]

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One Streak Ends … One Streak Continues – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 8

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 8 WP – Ian Kennedy (15-11) LP – Travis Wood (6-13) Save – None The Cubs dropped to 0-17 on the road versus NL West teams with Friday’s loss to the Diamondbacks and established a new franchise record for the most road losses in a single-season (57). […]

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Catching Up with the Cubs on the Last Weekend of the Regular Season

The Cubs have just six games remaining on their schedule and must win four of the final six games in order to avoid the organization’s first 100-loss season since 1966 (59-103). The focus remains on the field, for now, but the Cubs will shift gears not too long after the last out is recorded in […]

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Volstad Hammered … Cubs Swept – Cubs 5, Rockies 7

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 5, Rockies 7 WP – Jhoulys Chacin (3-5) LP – Chris Volstad (3-11) Save – Rafael Betancourt (31) The Cubs lost their fifth game in a row on Thursday afternoon as the Rockies completed the three-game sweep by outslugging the Cubs once again. Dale Sveum’s team tried to come […]

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Berken Rocked … Cubs Blanked – Cubs 0, Rockies 6

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 0, Rockies 6 WP – Drew Pomeranz (2-9) LP – Jason Berken (0-2) Save – None The Cubs took another step toward cementing the second pick in next June’s draft on Wednesday night. The Cubs were shut out at Coors Field and for the second night in a row […]

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Rockies Pound the Cubs in the Rain – Cubs 5, Rockies 10

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 5, Rockies 10 – 7 innings WP – Carlos Torres (5-3) LP – Chris Rusin (1-3) Save – None The Cubs dropped to 0-14 on the road this season versus teams in the National League West with Tuesday’s rain-shortened, seven-inning loss to the Rockies. The Cubs jumped out to […]

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Rambling From … Is It April Yet?

Long, arduous, never-ending, horrid, tough, stomach-churning … I could go on with words and phrases that quickly sum up the Chicago Cubs’ 2012 season. As we all think, ponder, discuss this season, I am stuck focusing on next season. While a week and change may be left, next spring is all that matters to me […]

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