Only Twenty-Nine Left to Go – Cubs 3 White Sox 4

Game Ten – Cubs (ss) 3 White Sox (ss) 4 WP – Jeff Marquez (1-0) LP – Marcos Mateo (0-1) Save – None One month from Friday the Cubs kick off the 2009 regular season in Houston but between then and now there is still a lot of exhibition baseball left to play. The Cubs […]

The Shark Struggles…Sox Even the Score – Cubs 6 White Sox 7

Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 6 White Sox (ss) 7 WP – Aaron Poreda (1-0) LP – David Patton (0-1) Save – None A combined 13 runs on 27 hits with three home runs….just another night in Las Vegas. The Cubs lost their second game of the day in the bottom of the 9th after […]

Unearned Runs and Jake Peavy – Cubs 2 Padres 4

Game Five – Cubs 2 Padres 4 WP – Jake Peavy (1-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (0-1) Save – Edwin Moreno (1) After spending the winter trying to pry Jake Peavy away from San Diego, Lou Piniella’s crew faced Peavy in his final tune-up before the WBC. Peavy was sharp in his three innings of […]

Heilman Impressive in Shutout of Sox – Cubs 13 White Sox 0

Game Four – Cubs 13 White Sox 0 WP – Neal Cotts (1-0) LP – Ehren Wasserman (0-1) Save – None Spring Training games are fun to win, especially against the White Sox, but it is the individual performances and tune-ups that are more important during the exhibition season. Several of the players Lou Piniella […]

Surprising Pauir – Cubs 10 Rangers 4

Game Three – Cubs 10 Rangers 4 WP – Ted Lilly (1-0) LP – Scott Feldman (0-1) Save – None The Cubs improved to 3-0 on the young Cactus League season on Friday in front of 5,413 behind Ted Lilly in his only tune-up before the World Baseball Classic. The Cubs offense scored seven runs […]

Cubs’ Storylines of the Spring…The Non-Roster Position Players

The Cubs move down the street on Tuesday from Fitch Park to HoHoKam Park in preparation of their Cactus League opener on Wednesday against the Dodgers. The Cubs announced on Monday that Carlos Zambrano will make his first start of the spring on Monday, March 2 against the Diamondbacks at HoHoKam. Lou Piniella has not […]

Cubs Sign Stanton…Invite 21 to Spring Training

The Cubs announced on Tuesday they invited 21 players to Spring Training….pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Friday, February 13th. The Cubs signed Mike Stanton to a minor-league deal on Tuesday and will give the former All-Star a reliever a chance to make the big league club after missing the entire 2008 season. Other […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 04/12/08

Game Eleven: Cubs (6-4) vs. Phillies (5-6) Game Time – 6:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 174, 183 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Ted Lilly (0-1, 9.72/1.68) vs. Cole Hamels (1-1, 1.20/1.00) A sixteenth of the 2008 season is complete. The Cubs are 6-4 and have […]