Cubs Drop Fourth Straight Spring Game – Cubs 2, Giants 3

Spring Game Fourteen – Cubs 2, Giants 3 WP – Eric Surkamp (2-1) LP – Matt Garza (1-2) Save – Danny Otero (3) The Cubs lost their fourth exhibition in three days on Friday afternoon in front of the largest crowd of the spring at HoHoKam Park. There were a lot of positives that came […]

Cubs Played Two … and Lost Two – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 12 – Cubs 5, Rockies 7

Spring Game Twelve – Cubs (SS) 2, Diamondbacks 12 WP – Ian Kennedy (1-2) LP – Ryan Dempster (1-1) Save – None Spring Game Thirteen – Cubs (SS) 5, Rockies 7 WP – Christian Friedrich (1-0) LP – Alberto Cabrera (0-1) Save – Rex Brothers (1) There were positives from both Cubs losses Thursday in […]

The Youngsters Lead the Way Over the Giants – Cubs 5, Giants 4

Spring Game Ten – Cubs 5, Giants 4 WP – Chris Volstad (1-0) LP – Madison Bumgarner (0-1) Save – Alberto Cabrera (1) Darwin Barney (1-for-3 with a RBI), Starlin Castro (1-for-3 with a RBI and a stolen base), Josh Vitters (pinch-hit RBI triple) and Anthony Rizzo (1-for-1 with a home run and two RBI) […]

A Goose Egg in Glendale – Cubs 0, Dodgers 5

Spring Game Eight – Cubs 0, Dodgers 5 WP – Ted Lilly (1-1) LP – Matt Garza (1-1) Save – None Matt Garza had a bad outing Sunday in Glendale … and the Cubs’ offense stayed behind in Mesa. After a very good first inning, Garza was knocked out of the game with one out […]

Sveum’s Cubs Outpitch a Brewers Split Squad – Cubs 6, Brewers 1

Spring Game Seven – Cubs 6, Brewers 1 WP – Ryan Dempster (1-0) LP – Chris Narveson (0-1) Save – None A day after holding the White Sox to one run on four hits, Dale Sveum’s pitching staff held a Brewers’ split squad team to one run on six hits. Ryan Dempster made his second […]

Pitching, Longballs, and More Pitching – Cubs 5, White Sox 1

Spring Game Six – Cubs 5, White Sox 1 WP – Travis Wood (1-0) LP – Chris Sale (0-1) Save – None While the three home runs the Cubs hit against White Sox pitching Friday will make the headlines, the outings from Travis Wood, Randy Wells and the pitching staff were encouraging. Travis Wood and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 03/09/12

Spring Training Game Six: Cubs (2-3) vs. White Sox (1-3) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: WGN TV (White Sox Broadcast), MLB Network (Delay) – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Camelback Ranch, Glendale Travis Wood (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Chris Sale (0-0, -.–/-.–) It may only be Spring Training … but it is the Cubs […]

Cubs Get No Relief Against the Mariners – Cubs 3, Mariners 10

Spring Game Five – Cubs 3, Mariners 10 WP – Brandon League (1-0) LP – Carlos Marmol (0-1, BS 1) Save – None Chris Volstad made his Cubs’ debut Thursday in Mesa and became the second Cubs’ pitcher to throw three innings in as many days. Volstad was very solid against the Mariners and allowed […]

Three Bombs and a Cubs Win – Cubs 11, Rockies 4

Spring Game Three – Cubs 11, Rockies 4 WP – Matt Garza (1-0) LP – Guillermo Moscoso (0-1) Save – None Dale Sveum picked up his first ‘win‘ as a Cubs manager on Tuesday afternoon at HoHoKam Park behind big days at the plate from Alfonso Soriano (3-for-3 with two home runs, a double, two […]

Carrillo and Corpas’ Command Costs the Cubs – Cubs 7, A’s 8

Spring Game Two – Cubs 7, A’s (SS) 8 WP – Fabio Castro (1-0, BS 1) LP – Tony Zych (0-1) Save – Travis Banwart (1) For the second day in a row the Cubs had a lead early but could not hold on and win their first game of the spring. The Cubs jumped […]