Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/13/10

The Iowa Cubs had one of their wildest games of the year, while the Peoria Chiefs have gone into a slump. The 2010 “Road to Wrigley” game has been announced, as has a number retirement for one Cubs’ legend. Plus, Andrew Cashner made his Triple-A debut Wednesday in Las Vegas. All that and more in […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/10/10

Starlin Castro’s promotion from Tennessee to the big leagues sparked a flurry of moves throughout the Cubs’ system on Friday. Chad Tracy was sent down to AAA-Iowa to make room for Castro on the Chicago roster. Josh Vitters was promoted from Daytona to fill Starlin’s spot on the Smokies roster. Rule Five Draft pick Mike […]

From the Wire … Cubs Call-up Starlin Castro

According to a tweet from Enrigue Rojas of ESPN Deportes, the Cubs have called up Starlin Castro. Rojas said Castro is on his way to Cincinnati to join the team. Updated – 10:12am CDT – Starlin Castro has been called up according to a tweet from Dave Kaplan. Castro will start at short with Ryan […]

Lou Piniella’s Crew Swept by the Pirates – Cubs 1 Pirates 11

Game Twenty-Nine – Cubs 1 Pirates 11 WP – Brian Burres (2-1) LP – Randy Wells (3-1) Save – None The headline says it all … and changes need to be made to the roster. Just when it appeared the Cubs had hit rock bottom in Twenty-Ten, they showed up to PNC Park on Thursday […]

Lou Piniella’s Offensive Offense – Cubs 2 Pirates 4

Game Twenty-Eight – Cubs 2 Pirates 4 WP – Charlie Morton (1-5) LP – Ted Lilly (1-2) Save – Octavio Dotel (5) Two runs on five hits, all singles, with no walks against a Pirates pitching staff that was struggling to record outs before the Cubs came to town. Lou Piniella’s crew lost their second […]

SO-RI-A-NO! – Cubs 10 Diamondbacks 5

Game Twenty-Six – Cubs 10 Diamondbacks 5 WP – Tom Gorzelanny (1-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-3) Save – None The Cubs won their third game in a row and improved to .500 for the fourth time this season. Tom Gorzelanny set a career-high with 10 strikeouts and earned his first win of the year. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 05/02/10

Game Twenty-Six: Cubs (12-13) vs. Diamondbacks (11-13) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (0-3, 2.45/1.05) vs. Edwin Jackson (1-2, 6.67/1.59) The Cubs are within a game of .500 again. Not only would a win today put […]

The Bullpen and the Big Three Deliver in a Thriller – Cubs 7 Diamondbacks 5

Game Twenty-Five – Cubs 7 Diamondbacks 5 WP – Sean Marshall (1-1) LP – Juan Gutierrez (0-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (4) The Cubs won for the second day in a row in come from behind fashion. Lou Piniella’s crew was down 5-2 going into the bottom of the fifth against Dan Haren. Carlos Silva […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 05/01/10

Game Twenty-Five: Cubs (11-13) vs. Diamondbacks (11-12) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Silva (2-0, 1.73/0.77) vs. Dan Haren (3-1, 4.50/1.18) It is a new month and hopefully no one will tell Kosuke Fukudome. The Cubs finished […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/29/10

Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (10-12) vs. Diamondbacks (10-11) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (1-0, 0.00/0.83) vs. Ian Kennedy (0-1, 4.43/1.12) How will the Cubs’ respond to their disappointing series loss to the Nationals? The Cubs have […]