Cubs Do Not Get Good Wood – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6

Game One Hundred Nine – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6 WP – Hyun-Jin Ryu (10-3) LP –Travis Wood (7-8) Save – None Friday afternoon was a struggle from the beginning and the Cubs lost what ended up being a long, ugly ballgame. The Cubs played a bad game. There were several misplayed balls in the outfield […]

Looking Forward, Looking Back and Other Cubs News and Notes

Unless something unforeseen happens, it is safe to say the final two months of the season will be better than last August and September when the team was pretty much unwatchable. The front office did not field a Major League rotation which led to the 18-42 record after the deadline. The Cubs are not done […]

Cubs Can’t Slow Down the Dodgers – Cubs 4, Dodgers 6

Game One Hundred Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 6 WP – Ricky Nolasco (7-9) LP –Chris Rusin (1-1) Save – Kenley Jansen (15) The Cubs could not hold onto two different leads on Thursday night and dropped the opener of the four-game series. With Thursday’s victory, the Dodgers tied a franchise record that was set […]

Jackson Delivers a Win in the Rain – Cubs 6, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Seven – Cubs 6, Brewers 1 WP – Edwin Jackson (7-11) LP –Wily Peralta (7-11) Save – None The Cubs snapped their three-game losing streak on Wednesday night behind a solid outing from Edwin Jackson and finally beat the Brewers. The Cubs appeared much more relaxed than in recent games and played […]

Cubs Pondering a Number of Moves

The Cubs are obviously sellers as the non-waiver trade deadline nears, but could the Cubs be buyers as well? Reports on Tuesday afternoon suggested the Diamondbacks were trying to trade Ian Kennedy to free up space on their payroll to acquire Jake Peavy from the White Sox. Well, that deal obviously did not happen because […]

A Blown Days Night – Cubs 2, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 WP – Burke Badenhop (2-3, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-3, BS 4) Save – Jim Henderson (14) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the ninth inning after David DeJesus doubled in a pair of runs in the seventh inning. Kevin Gregg struggled again […]

Brewers Bash the Cubs – Cubs 5, Brewers 6

Game One Hundred Five– Cubs 5, Brewers 6 WP – Rob Wooten (1-0) LP – James Russell (1-3, BS 7) Save – Jim Henderson (13) The Cubs took a 5-2 lead into the seventh inning of game one on Tuesday afternoon  after scoring five runs in the sixth on four two-out singles. But Carlos Villanueva […]

Cubs Can’t Strop the Brewers – Cubs 0, Brewers 5

Game One Hundred Four– Cubs 0, Brewers 5 WP – Brandon Kintzler (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-1, 1-4) Save – None The Cubs’ struggles with the Brewers and the National League Central continued on Monday night. The Cubs lost for the sixth time in nine games to the Brewers, a team with only 38 […]

Cubs Complete a Long, Strange Trip with a Sweep – Cubs 2, Giants 1

Game One Hundred Three– Cubs 2, Giants 1 WP – Travis Wood (7-7) LP – Tim Lincecum (5-11) Save – Kevin Gregg (22) The Cubs completed their first three-game sweep in San Francisco in nearly 20 years on Sunday behind a pair of solo home runs from Travis Wood and Welington Castillo. Travis Wood was […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 07/28/13

Game One Hundred Three: Cubs (47-55) vs. Giants (46-57) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Travis Wood (6-7, 2.95/1.07) vs. Tim Lincecum (5-10, 4.73/1.38) The Cubs wrap up their 10-game trip through Colorado, Arizona and […]