Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 08/08/13

Game One Hundred Fourteen: Cubs (50-63) vs. Phillies (51-62) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Jeff Samardzija (6-10, 3.78/1.31) vs. Ethan Martin (0-1, 12.46/2.54) Weather permitting … The Cubs wrap up the three game series with the […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/08/13

It has been another good week down on the farm. Eric Jokisch notched a no-hitter on Tuesday. Javier Baez stayed hot at the plate and Mike Olt went yard for the first time in an I-Cubs’ uniform. Kris Bryant ran his hitting streak to 10 games before Boise took a break for the All-Star game. […]

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From the Wire … Cubs to Place Luis Valbuena on the 15-Day DL

Follow Saturday’s loss to the Dodgers, Dale Sveum announced that Luis Valbuena will be placed on the 15-day DL with an oblique strain. Sveum revealed Valbuena’s injury when he was asked why he let Jeff Samardzija hit for himself leading off the sixth inning and why he left Cody Ransom into hit against Brandon League […]

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From the Wire … Cubs to Call-Up Donnie Murphy

According to multiple reports, the Cubs selected the contract of infielder Donnie Murphy from Triple-A Iowa and have called him up to take the spot on the roster of the recently DFA’d Julio Borbon. The Cubs signed Donnie Murphy to a minor league deal on April 3 and he has spent the season with the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/24/13

Game Ninety-Nine: Cubs (44-54) vs. Diamondbacks (52-48) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Jeff Samardzija (6-9, 3.91/1.28) vs. Ian Kennedy (3-7, 5.29/1.39) The Cubs will shoot to get back in the win column tonight behind Jeff Samardzija […]

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From the Wire … Cubs Activate DeJesus from the DL, Option Sappelt to Iowa

As expected, the Cubs activated David DeJesus from the 15-day DL on Wednesday and optioned Dave Sappelt to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs had planned to send Junior Lake back down when DeJesus was ready to come off the DL but Lake has earned the right to stay in the big leagues.

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Diamondbacks Hammer Wood and the Cubs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10 WP – Patrick Corbin (12-1) LP – Travis Wood (6-7) Save – None The Cubs took a 1-0 lead into the fifth inning before the Diamondbacks turned on the offense and knocked Travis Wood out of the game with two outs in the sixth inning. Arizona scored three […]

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Oh What a Night for Junior Lake – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Chris Rusin (1-0) LP – Tyler Skaggs (2-2) Save – Kevin Gregg (19) The Cubs started the four-game series in Phoenix on a positive note with a solid win over the Diamondbacks. Chris Rusin picked up the victory with an impressive outing after being recalled to […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/22/13

Game Ninety-Seven: Cubs (43-53) vs. Diamondbacks (51-47) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Chris Rusin (0-0, 8.10/1.80)  vs. Tyler Skaggs (2-1, 4.03/1.31) The Cubs ten-game, three city road trip continues tonight with the first of four in Phoenix. Dale […]

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Samardzija Solid After Rocky Start – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (6-9) LP – Edgmer Escalona (1-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (18) The Cubs began a very difficult 10-game road trip with a solid victory in Denver behind a very good outing from Jeff Samardzija. And the Cubs started the second half with a win. After […]

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