Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game Two – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Four: Cubs (50-43) vs. Reds (42-50) Game Time – 5:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Dallas Beeler (0-0, 3.60/1.20/1.86) vs. Tony Cingrani (0-3, 3.47/1.46/3.83) After getting blown out in game one, the Cubs turn to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game One – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs (50-42) vs. Reds (41-50) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.44/1.11/3.23) vs. Mike Leake (7-5, 3.95/1.23/4.10) Let’s Play Two … The Cubs and Reds have a day-night […]

From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Yoervis Medina, Designate LHP Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday morning to add a reliever to the bullpen. The Cubs recalled RHP Yoervis Medina from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for assignment. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39 players and the active roster consists […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/20/15

Game Ninety-One: Cubs (49-41) vs. Reds (40-49) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Clayton Richard (1-0, 5.79/2.04/3.28) vs. Michael Lorenzen (3-4, 3.53/1.47/5.70) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick off a four-game, three-day […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/20/15

Gleyber Torres and Jeffrey Baez continued to pound the baseball for South Bend while Rashad Crawford also heated up at the plate. Myrtle Beach ran their winning streak to six games. Chesny Young set a Carolina League record. Young has reached base safely in 38 straight games. Tennessee received a rare bad outing from Ryan […]

Rambling about the Cubs as the Second Half Commences

Hello again, everybody. It was a fun week for baseball fans as the Midsummer Classic caught the attention of the sporting world the first few days of the week. I, like most, absolutely loved the new approach to Home Run Derby. The clock was just great, and in a game where clocks never existed, maybe […]

Cubs Receive Good News on Jason Hammel, Not Expected to Miss Any Time

According to multiple reports, the MRI on Jason Hammel’s left hamstring came back positive and he is expected to avoid the disabled list. The MRI did not reveal any damage, structural issues or strain. Jason Hammel is expected to make his next start after the break. The Cubs will move him back a couple of […]

Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – Game Two – 07/07/15

Game Eighty-Three: Cubs (45-37) vs. Cardinals (54-29) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Dallas Beeler (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Tim Cooney (0-0, 5.40/1.68/6.68) Joe Maddon turns to rookie right hander Dallas Beeler in the nightcap […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – Game One – 07/07/15

Game Eighty-Two: Cubs (44-37) vs. Cardinals (54-28) Game Time – 12:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.80/1.03/2.73) vs. Tyler Lyons (2-0, 5.09/1.52/4.39) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Cardinals have a full day […]