Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/18/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three: Cubs (67-85) vs. Astros (51-100) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-12, 4.66/1.43) vs. Brett Myers (5-13, 4.52/1.31) The Cubs will shoot for the three-game sweep of the Astros on the next […]

Cubs Walk-Off with a Loss – Cubs 6 Reds 8

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 6 Reds 8 – 11 innings WP – Nick Masset (3-5) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – None The Cubs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning behind a pair of two-out, two-run homers … one by Carlos Pena (1-for-4 with a home run, a […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/12/11

Special Playoff Edition One out of the playoffs, one in the championship series, and one crowned the champion. That’s how things went this week in the Cubs’ farm system, as Boise, Daytona, and Tennessee all started on the post-season road. Among the excellent performances were those turned in by Reggie Golden, Matt Szczur, Elliot Soto, […]

Cubs Win a Marathon in the Big Apple – Cubs 10 Mets 6

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 10 Mets 6 – 11 innings WP – Ramon Ortiz (1-2) LP – Josh Stinson (0-1) Save – None On an emotional night at Citi Field that featured a phenomenal tribute and remembrance to September 11, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but could not tack on. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/11/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Six: Cubs (63-82) vs. Mets (71-74) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Matt Garza (8-10, 3.52/1.31) vs. Miguel Batista (4-2, 3.92/1.55 – 1-0, 2.25/1.50) We Will Never Forget … In what figures to […]

Mets Gift Wrap a Win for the Cubs – Cubs 5 Mets 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 5 Mets 4 WP – Kerry Wood (3-5, BS 6) LP – Bobby Parnell (3-6, BS 6) Save – Carlos Marmol (34) The New York Mets gave Saturday’s game to the Chicago Cubs … and the Cubs nearly gave it right back. The Mets were charged with four errors […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/10/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Five: Cubs (62-82) vs. Mets (71-73) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Randy Wells (7-4, 4.86/1.39) vs. Chris Capuano (10-12, 4.63/1.35) The Cubs will look to bounce back from Friday night’s loss behind Randy Wells […]

Q’s Cubs Come Up Short … Again – Cubs 4 Mets 5

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 4 Mets 5 WP – Manny Acosta (3-1, BS 3) LP – Sean Marshall (6-6) Save – None To the Cubs credit they did not quit Friday night. The Cubs tied the game in the ninth on a two-out RBI single by Darwin Barney just to lose it in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/09/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Four: Cubs (62-81) vs. Mets (70-73) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Casey Coleman (2-7, 6.61/1.86) vs. Mike Pelfrey (7-11, 4.68/1.45) The Cubs return to action tonight for the first of three against the […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/08/11

The Cubs Minor League Fourth Quarter Report As the minor league regular season has drawn to a close, players from Triple-A Iowa and Class-A Peoria are looking toward their off-season, with many looking to attend the Arizona Fall League or Winter Baseball. Double-A Tennessee, High Class-A Daytona, and Short Season-A Boise have furthered their seasons […]