Brewers Remain a Thorn-burg in the Cubs Side – Cubs 0, Brewers 7

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 0, Brewers 7 WP – Tyler Thornburg (3-1) LP – Chris Rusin (2-5) Save – None Wednesday’s game ended before it had a chance to begin. Chris Rusin gave up five runs in the first inning and four of them scored on one swing of the bat. Sean Halton […]

Samardzija, A Squeeze and Another Loss to the Brewers – Cubs 3, Brewers 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-One – Cubs 3, Brewers 4 WP – Jim Henderson (5-5) LP – Justin Grimm (0-1) Save – None Welington Castillo gave the Cubs a 3-1 lead in the seventh with a two-run homer, his fourth longball of the road trip, but Jeff Samardzija could not hold the lead and Logan Schafer […]

Not Enough Wood – Cubs 2, Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Kyle Farnsworth (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (2-2) Save – Mark Melancon (16) The Cubs tied the game at two in seventh on a two-run homer by Welington Castillo after being no-hit for the first six innings but Justin Morneau drove in his first […]

Two Big Flies and a Cubs Loss – Cubs 1, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 1, Pirates 2 WP – Gerrit Cole (8-7) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – Mark Melancon (15) The Pirates hit a pair of solo home runs while the Cubs struggled with runners in scoring position again and the Cubs dropped the third game of the series in Pittsburgh […]

Rizzo, Bogusevic and the Cubs Play Spoiler in Pittsburgh – Cubs 5, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 5, Pirates 4 WP – Carlos Villanueva (6-8) LP – Jason Grilli (0-2, BS 2) Save – Kevin Gregg (32) Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run homer off of Jason Grilli in the seventh, the bullpen tossed 3 1/3 innings of shutout ball and the Cubs battled back and beat the Pirates […]

Cubs Not Able to Locke Down the Pirates – Cubs 1, Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 1, Pirates 3 WP – Jeff Locke (10-5) LP – Chris Rusin (2-4) Save – Mark Melancon (14) The Cubs offense was pretty much non-existent for the second day in a row while all three of the Pirates’ runs scored on two-out hits and the Cubs dropped the opener […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cubs Go With a Six-Man Rotation, a Tentative Schedule and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced on Tuesday that they will be using a six-man rotation the next two times through the rotation. The addition of Scott Baker will help limit innings for Jeff Samardzija and Travis Wood without shutting either pitcher down early. Scott Baker has been inserted into the rotation and will start on Saturday in […]

Travis Wood Tosses a Gem, Cubs Shut Out the Reds – Cubs 2, Reds 0

Game One Hundred Forty-Three – Cubs 2, Reds 0 WP – Travis Wood (9-11) LP – Bronson Arroyo (13-11) Save – Kevin Gregg (31) Travis Wood put together one of his best outings of the season and beat his former team for the first time on Monday night. Ryan Sweeney and Luis Valbuena hit solo […]