Baez and Hendricks Take Home Cubs Top Minor League Honors and Other News and Notes

The Cubs named their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year on Friday. And while the entire system made major improvements this season, two players stood out above the rest. Javier Baez was named the Minor League Player of the Year and Kyle Hendricks took home the honor of the Minor League Pitcher of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/13/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven: Cubs (62-84) vs. Pirates (85-61) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jake Arrieta (2-2, 4.28/1.22/4.23) vs. Charlie Morton (7-4, 3.44/1.35/3.66) Jake Arrieta and the Cubs will try to cool off the red-hot Pirates tonight […]

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Three Cubs Prospects Named to Baseball America’s Minor League All-Star Team

Three of the top prospects in the Cubs’ system were named to Baseball America’s 2013 Minor League All-Star team on Thursday. Javier Baez and C.J. Edwards received first team honors while Kyle Hendricks was named to the second team. Baseball America named Javier Baez as the first team’s designated hitter. The Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts received […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/12/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Six: Cubs (62-83) vs. Pirates (84-61) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Chris Rusin (2-3, 2.89/1.38/4.44) vs. Jeff Locke (9-5, 3.23/1.38/3.95) The Cubs longest road trip in nearly a decade continues tonight with the first […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/11/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Five: Cubs (62-82) vs. Reds (82-64) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jeff Samardzija (8-11, 4.29/1.34/3.68) vs. Mike Leake (12-6, 3.46/1.23/4.09) We Will Never Forget The Cubs wrap up the series and season […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/10/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Four: Cubs (61-82) vs. Reds (82-63) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Edwin Jackson (7-15, 4.91/1.43/3.70) vs. Tony Cingrani (7-3, 2.80/1.08/3.66) The Cubs will try to play spoiler for the second day in […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/09/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Three: Cubs (60-82) vs. Reds (82-62) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (8-11, 3.17/1.12/3.96) vs. Bronson Arroyo (13-10, 3.62/1.13/3.93) The Cubs kick-off a very difficult 11-game road trip tonight with […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/08/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Two: Cubs (60-81) vs. Brewers (61-80) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Scott Baker (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Yovani Gallardo (10-9, 4.31/1.41/3.96) The Cubs wrap up the nine-game homestand with the rubber game of the three-game […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/07/13

Game One Hundred Forty-One: Cubs (60-80) vs. Brewers (60-80) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (2-1, 3.77/1.22/4.82) vs. Johnny Hellweg (0-3, 10.97/3.00/6.42) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for their third straight win at Wrigley […]

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Scott Baker Set to Make Cubs Debut and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced on Friday that Scott Baker will make his Cubs’ debut on Sunday against Yovani Gallardo in the series finale with the Brewers. Baker has been on the 60-day DL all season and will make his first start in the majors since 2011. Scott Baker is excited about the opportunity to start and […]

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