The Daily CCO: Wild Card Game Still Possible at Wrigley and Other Cubs News

Seven of the 16 games on what could be the last day of the baseball season have playoff implications. And that includes the games at Miller Park between the Cubs and Brewers and the Reds and Pirates in Pittsburgh. The Cubs shutout the Brewers 1-0 on Saturday night behind what Joe Maddon said was Kyle […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 10/02/15

Game One Hundred Sixty: Cubs (94-65) vs. Brewers (68-91) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Jake Arrieta (21-6, 1.82/0.90/2.40) vs. Ariel Pena (2-0, 3.91/1.35/3.57) It’s the final series of the regular season for the […]

Haren Takes Care of Business, Cubs Top the Reds – Cubs 4, Reds 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 4, Reds 1 WP – Dan Haren (10-9, 3-2) LP – Josh Smith (0-3) Save – Travis Wood (3) Dan Haren tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball as Cubs’ pitchers allowed just three hits and an unearned run. The Cubs scored four times in the first inning with Tommy […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/29/15

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven: Cubs (91-65) vs. Reds (63-93) 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 Dan Haren (9-9, 3.83/1.18/4.83) vs. Josh Smith (0-2, 7.23/1.90/6.27) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin the final […]

The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Post-Season Bound

What started in February when pitchers and catchers reported to Mesa will continue for at least one game beyond the 162-game regular season schedule. For the first time under Ricketts family ownership, the Cubs will play in the post-season. The Cubs clinched a spot in the tournament late Friday night when the Giants lost in […]

Cubs Shift Rotation for Pirates Series

The Cubs announced Monday changes to the rotation that impact the upcoming series with the Pirates. Dan Haren is being skipped and will not take his turn this time through the rotation. Jon Lester, Jason Hammel and Jake Arrieta will start the three games against the Pirates. By skipping Haren, Kyle Hendricks would start Monday’s […]

The Daily CCO: Big Week Ahead and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs are closing in on a spot in the post-season tournament and with another good week could punch their ticket to the playoffs at Wrigley Field. There are seven games remaining on home schedule. The Cubs take on the Brewers for the next three days. After Thursday’s off-day, the Pirates spend the weekend at […]

The Starlin Castro Game – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3 WP – Tommy Hunter (4-2) LP – Seth Maness (4-2) Save – None Starlin Castro had a career day as the Cubs started the weekend with a win over the Cardinals at the old ballyard. Castro drove in six of the eight runs with two home […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/18/15

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven: Cubs (85-61) vs. Cardinals (92-54) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: ABC-7, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Dan Haren (9-9, 3.87/1.19/4.87) vs. Lance Lynn (11-10, 3.17/1.36/3.48) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin the final homestand […]

The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is Cubs Nominee for Roberto Clemente Award and Other News and Notes

Major League Baseball announced Monday the 30 nominees for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award. And the Cubs’ nominee is Anthony Rizzo. The Roberto Clemente Award “recognizes a player who best represents the game through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.” Each team nominates one player “in an effort to […]