Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/09/13

Game One Hundred Forty-Three: Cubs (60-82) vs. Reds (82-62) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (8-11, 3.17/1.12/3.96) vs. Bronson Arroyo (13-10, 3.62/1.13/3.93) The Cubs kick-off a very difficult 11-game road trip tonight with […]

Scott Baker Set to Make Cubs Debut and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced on Friday that Scott Baker will make his Cubs’ debut on Sunday against Yovani Gallardo in the series finale with the Brewers. Baker has been on the 60-day DL all season and will make his first start in the majors since 2011. Scott Baker is excited about the opportunity to start and […]

Cubs Battle Back and Take Samardzija Off the Hook – Cubs 9, Marlins 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 9, Marlins 7 WP – Carlos Villanueva (4-8) LP – Ryan Webb (2-6) Save – Kevin Gregg (29) The Cubs battled back twice on Wednesday, held on late and salvaged the finale of the three game series against the Marlins. The Cubs lost the series two games to one […]

Wood Can’t Keep the Marlins in the Yard – Cubs 3, Marlins 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Seven – Cubs 3, Marlins 4 WP – Henderson Alvarez (3-3) LP – Travis Wood (8-11) Save – Steve Cishek (29) Travis Wood gave up two home runs to the first nine batters he faced on a day with the wind blowing in and Marlins’ pitcher Henderson Alvarez hit a three-run shot […]

Samardzija Squanders Away a Win – Cubs 5, Phillies 6

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 5, Phillies 6 WP – B.J. Rosenberg (1-0) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-4) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (23) Jeff Samardzija took a two-hit shutout and a 5-0 lead into the top of the sixth inning. The Phillies scored four runs in the sixth, tied it in the seventh and […]

Teams Still Talking Navarro with the Cubs

According to Bruce Levine, teams are still talking to the Cubs about Dioner Navarro as the end of the month approaches. The Cubs have had numerous discussions with the Cardinals about Navarro according to Levine. St. Louis has major concerns about Yadier Molina’s health and the Cardinals would like to have a veteran, such as […]

Wood Outduels Kershaw, Cubs Scratch Out a Win – Cubs 3, Dodgers 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 3, Dodgers 2 WP – Travis Wood (8-10) LP – Clayton Kershaw (13-8) Save – Kevin Gregg (27) Travis Wood outpitched Clayton Kershaw and the Cubs beat the Dodgers for the first time in over a calendar year on Tuesday night. Tuesday’s game between the Cubs and Dodgers was […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/27/13

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs (55-76) vs. Dodgers (77-54) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Travis Wood (7-10, 3.22/1.11/3.88) vs. Clayton Kershaw (13-7, 1.72/0.86/2.39) The Cubs series in Los Angeles continues tonight with Travis Wood taking the […]

Cubs Can’t Dodge Another Loss – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 2, Dodgers 6 WP – Zack Greinke (13-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (2-3) Save – None Jake Arrieta struggled with his command, Zack Greinke came within one out of a complete game shutout and the Cubs lost to the Dodgers for the fifth time this season on Monday night. […]

Cubs Lose a Long, Wild, Ugly Game in San Diego – Cubs 2, Padres 3

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 2, Padres 3 – 15 innings WP – Dale Thayer (2-3) LP – Hector Rondon (2-1) Save – None It took five hours, 13 minutes and 15 innings to decide Sunday’s finale in San Diego and the Padres came out on top in a game that neither team appeared […]