From the Wire … Cubs Option Eduardo Sanchez to Iowa, Add Thomas Neal to Active Roster

As expected, the Cubs added outfielder Thomas Neal to the 25-man roster on Tuesday. The Cubs claimed Neal off waivers from the Yankees on Monday and he will be available off the Cubs’ bench for the opener of the three-game series in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. Eduardo Sanchez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make […]

Cubs Can’t Buy a Run – Cubs 0, Dodgers 1

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs 0, Dodgers 1 WP – Stephen Fife (4-3) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-8) Save – Kenley Jansen (17) The Cubs ended a frustrating homestand by being shutout for the second day in a row by the Dodgers. The Cubs did not manage a single run over the last 23 […]

Samardzija Struggles, Cubs Shut Out – Cubs 0, Dodgers 3

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs 0, Dodgers 3 WP – Chris Capuano (4-6) LP – Jeff Samardzija (6-10) Save – Kenley Jansen (16) Jeff Samardzija had a rough outing but the offense could not string together any hits and the Cubs dropped their third game in as many days to the Dodgers. The Cubs […]

Cubs Do Not Get Good Wood – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6

Game One Hundred Nine – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6 WP – Hyun-Jin Ryu (10-3) LP –Travis Wood (7-8) Save – None Friday afternoon was a struggle from the beginning and the Cubs lost what ended up being a long, ugly ballgame. The Cubs played a bad game. There were several misplayed balls in the outfield […]

A Blown Days Night – Cubs 2, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 WP – Burke Badenhop (2-3, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-3, BS 4) Save – Jim Henderson (14) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the ninth inning after David DeJesus doubled in a pair of runs in the seventh inning. Kevin Gregg struggled again […]

Brewers Bash the Cubs – Cubs 5, Brewers 6

Game One Hundred Five– Cubs 5, Brewers 6 WP – Rob Wooten (1-0) LP – James Russell (1-3, BS 7) Save – Jim Henderson (13) The Cubs took a 5-2 lead into the seventh inning of game one on Tuesday afternoon  after scoring five runs in the sixth on four two-out singles. But Carlos Villanueva […]

Schierholtz’s Revenge – Cubs 1, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Two– Cubs 1, Giants 0 WP – Pedro Strop (1-0, 1-3) LP – Sergio Romo (3-6) Save – Kevin Gregg (21) The Cubs somehow pulled one out in San Francisco on Saturday night and beat the Giants 1-0 on a solo home run by Nate Schierholtz in the top of the ninth […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 07/27/13

Game One Hundred Two: Cubs (46-55) vs. Giants (46-56) Game Time – 8:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Chris Rusin (1-0, 5.40/1.20) vs. Madison Bumgarner (10-6, 2.93/0.96) The Cubs will go for two in a row tonight behind […]

Cubs Settle for a Split – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3

Game One Hundred – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3 WP – Wade Miley (7-8) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-7) Save – Brad Ziegler (5) With the focus on the pending trade of Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees, the Cubs dropped the finale of the four game series with the Diamondbacks on Thursday night. The Cubs ended […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/25/13

Game One Hundred: Cubs (45-54) vs. Diamondbacks (52-49) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Carlos Villanueva (2-6, 4.16/1.26) vs. Wade Miley (6-8, 4.03/1.38) The Cubs wrap up the four-game series and season series against the Diamondbacks tonight behind […]