A Bloop, A Blast and A Walk-Off Win – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-One – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4 – 11 innings WP – Alberto Cabrera (1-1) LP – Joe Kelly (5-7) Save – None The Cubs ended their four-game losing streak with their fourth walk-off win of the season over the Cardinals. The Cubs trailed 4-2 going into the bottom of the ninth. After […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/21/12

Game One Hundred Fifty-One: Cubs (58-92) vs. Cardinals (80-70) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (3-10, 6.26/1.62) vs. Chris Carpenter (0-0, -.–/-.–) Weather permitting … The Cubs will spend their last weekend of the season at […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/17/12

Second Half Minor League Report In looking at the Cubs’ minor league system for the second half of the 2012 season, one can break things down into three phases. First there are the AZL Cubs and the Boise Hawks, which received the greatest influence of the Cubs’ new front office team. With their rosters heavily […]

Rizzo, Cubs Complete Comeback in Grand Fashion – Cubs 13, Pirates 9

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 13, Pirates 9 WP – Jeff Beliveau (1-0) LP – Jared Hughes (2-2, BS 2) Save – None The Cubs never quit and battled back from two large deficits in Sunday’s slugfest at Wrigley Field. The Cubs were down 6-1 going into the bottom of the fifth, cut the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/16/12

Game One Hundred Forty-Six: Cubs (57-88) vs. Pirates (73-71) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (3-10, 5.99/1.55) vs. Jeff Locke (0-1, 4.11/1.04) The Cubs will try to get back in the win column this afternoon behind […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/14/12

Game One Hundred Forty-Four: Cubs (56-87) vs. Pirates (72-70) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Rusin (0-2, 5.73/1.82) vs. James McDonald (12-7, 3.93/1.22) The Cubs return to the field this afternoon following a much-needed day off. The […]

Sappelt Delivers in a Long Night in Houston – Cubs 4, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4, Astros 1 WP – Chris Volstad (3-10) LP – Fernando Rodriguez (1-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (19) The Cubs won their fourth straight game on Monday night in Houston. It took the Cubs and Astros three hours and 50 minutes to complete nine innings … and both teams […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/10/12

Game One Hundred Forty-One: Cubs (54-86) vs. Astros (44-96) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Minute Maid Park, Houston Chris Volstad (2-10, 6.23/1.53) vs. Dallas Keuchel (1-7, 5.54/1.52) The Cubs’ ten-game road trip (3-4) continues tonight with their last trip of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/09/12

Game One Hundred Forty: Cubs (53-86) vs. Pirates (72-66) Game Time – 12:35pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Chris Rusin (0-2, 9.00/2.00) vs. Jeff Locke (0-1, 4.82/0.96) The Cubs will shoot to complete the three-game sweep over the Pirates this afternoon […]

The Nationals Tee Off on Cubs Pitching … Again – Cubs 1, Nationals 9

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs 1, Nationals 9 WP – Gio Gonzalez (18-7) LP – Chris Volstad (2-10) Save – None The Washington Nationals picked up where they left off on Tuesday and pounded the Chicago Cubs for the second night in a row. The Nationals followed their 11-run, 19-hit, six-home run output on […]