Reds Keep Sweeping at Wrigley – Cubs 4, Reds 7

Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4, Reds 7 WP – Mat Latos (3-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (0-5) Save – J.J. Hoover (2) The Reds domination of the Cubs at Wrigley Field continued on Sunday as the Redlegs completed the three-game sweep behind another solid outing from Mat Latos. The Reds have won nine in a […]

Marmol Spoils the Ending to the Soriano Show – Cubs 4, Reds 6

Game Thirty – Cubs 4, Reds 6 WP – Logan Ondrusek (2-0) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (7) The Cubs played a good game against one of the better teams in the league for seven innings. While it wasn’t a clean game, the Cubs took a 4-2 lead into the eighth […]

Three Straight W’s – Cubs 3, Marlins 2

Game Twenty-Three – Cubs 3, Marlins 2 WP – Travis Wood (2-1) LP – Alex Sanabia (2-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (3) The Cubs posted their third straight victory on Saturday night with a total team effort. The Cubs played a clean game, made three excellent defensive plays and hit with runners in scoring position. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 04/26/13

Game Twenty-Two: Cubs (7-14) vs. Marlins (5-17) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186/844 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Scott Feldman (0-3, 4.50/1.79) vs. Wade LeBlanc (0-3, 6.27/1.88) After dropping the first four on the current 10-game trip, the Cubs have won two of […]

Rambling While Wondering, Can It Get Worse?

Hello again everybody, and welcome to another Friday filled with Ramblings for the Faithful.  The four weeks of the season have been an outright disaster, and unless Ernie and Billy walk through that door sometime soon, it does not have much promise of improving. It is not as if you don’t know, but hopefully the […]

Luis Luis – Cubs 4, Marlins 3

Game Twenty-One – Cubs 4, Marlins 3 WP – Shawn Camp (1-1) LP – Steve Cishek (1-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (2) After a rough start, the Cubs battled back on Thursday night and picked up their first win at Marlins Park in Miami. With the game tied at three and two outs in the […]

Barney’s Big Fly Lifts the Cubs Over the Reds – Cubs 4, Reds 2

Game Nineteen – Cubs 4, Reds 2 – 10 innings WP – Carlos Marmol (2-1, BS 2) LP – Manny Parra (0-1) Save – Kevin Gregg (1) The Cubs and Reds played free baseball for the second night in a row … but the Cubs came out on top on Tuesday night. After Carlos Marmol […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/23/13

Game Nineteen: Cubs (5-13) vs. Reds (12-8) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Carlos Villanueva (1-0, 1.29/0.81) vs. Tony Cingrani (1-0, 1.80/1.60) Weather permitting … The Cubs will look to bounce back after another rough loss […]

Extra Disappointing – Cubs 4, Reds 5

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Reds 5 – 13 innings WP – Alfredo Simon (2-1) LP – Michael Bowden (0-1) Save – None The first game of the season between the Cubs and Reds went to extra innings … and the Cubs ended up losing after the Reds scored three runs in the bottom of […]

Villanueva, Slugging Percentage and a Cubs Win – Cubs 6, Rangers 2

Game Fourteen – Cubs 6, Rangers 2 WP – Carlos Villanueva (1-0) LP – Alexi Ogando (2-1) Save – None The Cubs ended the rain-shortened homestand on a positive note with a convincing 6-2 victory over the Rangers on Thursday afternoon. Carlos Villanueva picked up his first win of the season with his third straight […]