A Hard Night for Hammel – Pirates 4, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-Three: Cubs 2, Pirates 4 WP – Brandon Cumpton (2-2) LP – Jason Hammel (6-4) Save – Jason Grilli (10) Jason Hammel had a bad night after rain delayed the start of the game for one hour and 38 minutes. The Cubs offense could not string together any hits against Brandon Cumpton and the […]

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Cubs Road Struggles Continue in the Steel City – Pirates 6, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-One: Cubs 2, Pirates 6 WP – Charlie Morton (3-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (4-6) Save – None The Cubs ten-game road trip began on a bad note Monday night in Pittsburgh. The offense showed little if any patience against Charlie Morton while Edwin Jackson was too hittable once again. And the Cubs road […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/08/14

Game Sixty – Cubs (25-34) vs. Marlins (32-30) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.00/1.60/2.94) vs. Henderson Alvarez (3-3, 2.62/1.28/3.28) The Cubs will shoot for their sixth win in a row this afternoon behind […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/07/14

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs (24-34) vs. Marlins (32-29) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (1-5, 2.54/1.15/3.02) vs. Randy Wolf (1-1, 3.38/1.13/1.76) The Cubs will shoot to make in five wins in a row this afternoon […]

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Rizzo Delivers a Walk-Off in Extras – Cubs 5, Marlins 3

Game Fifty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 3 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) LP – Kevin Slowey (1-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning and the Cubs walked off the field at the old ballyard with their fourth straight win. It took 13 innings but […]

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Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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Cubs Month In Review – May

Our monthly review series rolls on to May that sees 2013 and 2014 blur together as the Cubs sported a similar record as well as an improved pitching staff to help lead to more wins. Let’s see how this year’s squad stacked up this month. 2014 Team Record: 11-16 Team Average: .230 Team ERA: 3.51 […]

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The Daily CCO: Big Week Ahead for the Cubs

This is an important week for the future of the Chicago Cubs. Not only could an announcement be made about the Cubs new radio partner, the draft begins Thursday and the Cubs are still scheduled to meet with the Landmarks Commission on Thursday. A report from Ed Sherman indicated Friday the Cubs are close to […]

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Brewers Bash Wood and Mash the Cubs – Brewers 11, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Two: Cubs 5, Brewers 11 WP – Marco Estrada (5-2) LP – Travis Wood (5-5) Save – None Travis Wood had his worst outing in a Cubs’ uniform and three pitches into the game the Cubs were down 2-0. The Brewers hit around in the first inning and scored five times. Wood lasted only […]

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The Daily CCO: Baez Extends Hitting Streak to Seven Games and Bryant Stays Hot

The Daily CCO returns after a brief hiatus due to the announcement the Cubs are moving forward with expanding, restoring and renovating Wrigley Field. And while many spent Thursday saying, it’s about time, the neighborhood and Ald. Tom Tunney are not very happy with the team that resides on the corner of Clark and Addison. […]

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