Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/13

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/13 The intensity has ramped up as we move into the final week of the minor league regular season. Tennessee moved closer to clinching a playoff spot as Javier Baez continued to wreak havoc in the Southern League. Daytona looked like an unstoppable force once the weather let […]

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The Arizona Fall League, September Call-Ups and Other Cubs News and Notes

With the Cubs season wrapping up just five weeks from Sunday, the front office will soon turn their attention to the off-season. Jed Hoyer confirmed on Saturday that Jorge Soler will be among as many as eight Cubs’ prospects to play in the upcoming Arizona Fall League (AFL). Albert Almora is also expected to play […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/22/13

The minor league season is coming down to the wire as Tennessee had a winning streak snapped but reduced their magic number in the Southern League. Daytona continues to maintain a five game lead in the Florida State League with fourteen games left to play. Boise and the AZL Cubs are fighting for their playoff […]

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Ryne Sandberg, A Baez Walk-Off and Other Cubs News and Notes

Friday was a pretty typical day in the life of the Chicago Cubs. The front office made their daily roster moves before news surfaced that one of the best players in the history of the organization and a Hall of Famer, whose retired number flies daily in the ballpark he once called home, was hired […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 08/16/13

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs (52-68) vs. Cardinals (69-51) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (0-0, 1.50/0.83, 1-2, 6.07/1.58) vs. Jake Westbrook (7-7, 4.11/1.50) The Cubs return to the field this afternoon after a much needed […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/14/13

Game One Hundred Twenty: Cubs (52-67) vs. Reds (67-52) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Rusin (2-1, 3.08/1.29) vs. Bronson Arroyo (10-9, 3.51/1.14) The Cubs will try to salvage the final game of the series against the […]

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Reds Keep Walking All Over the Cubs at Wrigley – Cubs 4, Reds 6

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4, Reds 6 – 11 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (3-5) LP – Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (29) The Cubs battled back from an early deficit and tied the game at four in the seventh on a solo home run by Donnie Murphy. But the Cubs […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 08/09/13

Game One Hundred Fifteen: Cubs (50-64) vs. Cardinals (66-48) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188/844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Chris Rusin (1-1, 3.98/1.23) vs. Lance Lynn (13-5, 3.78/1.23) Weather permitting … The Cubs open a three-game series tonight in St. Louis […]

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Another Ruf Outing for Samardzija – Cubs 1, Phillies 12

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs 1, Phillies 12 WP – Ethan Martin (1-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (6-11) Save – None Jeff Samardzija put together his worst outing of the season on Thursday afternoon and the Cubs were blown out in the finale against the Phillies. Jeff Samardzija gave up nine earned runs for […]

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From the Wire … Cubs Place Guerrier and Neal on the DL, Call-Up Sanchez and Boscan from Triple-A Iowa

According to multiple reports on Thursday morning, the Cubs have placed RHP Matt Guerrier on the 15-day DL with a sore right elbow. Guerrier was sent back to Chicago following Wednesday night’s game to have his elbow examined by team doctors because of soreness in the elbow that occurred during the seventh inning. As expected, […]

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