Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/11/14

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs (39-52) vs. Braves (50-42) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.78/1.02/2.05) vs. Alex Wood (6-7, 3.14/1.18/3.46) After finishing one of the longest road trips in recent memory with a 5-6 […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Call-Up Kyle Hendricks, Option Dallas Beeler to Iowa

The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Kyle Hendricks from Triple-A Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and called Hendricks up to make his Major League debut Thursday in the finale of the five-game series with the Reds. Dallas Beeler was optioned to Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster for Kyle Hendricks. […]

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Jackson Struggles Early, Reds Pull Away Late – Reds 9, Cubs 3

Game Eighty-Seven: Cubs 3, Reds 9 WP – Mike Leake (7-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (5-9) Save – None Edwin Jackson had another rough outing and the offense could not string together any hits, even after the 21-minute rain delay in the third inning, and the Cubs dropped the first of five games in four […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/07/14

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs (38-48) vs. Reds (45-42) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Edwin Jackson (5-8, 4.99/1.53/3.94) vs. Mike Leake (6-7, 3.47/1.18/3.67) Weather permitting … The Cubs difficult 11-game, three-city road trip continues tonight […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Post Back-to-Back Wins in Boston and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs have started a very difficult 11-game, three city road trip with two victories at Fenway Park. Reports after Tuesday’s game indicated the Cubs clubhouse was pretty happy and Chris Bosio is “thrilled with his pitching staff.” Jake Arrieta, Edwin Jackson and the Cubs’ pen, along with help from the defense, have held the […]

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Cubs Scratch Out a Win at Fenway – Cubs 2, Red Sox 1

Game Eighty-Two: Cubs 2, Red Sox 1 WP – Pedro Strop (1-3) LP – Koji Uehara (3-2) Save – Hector Rondon (11) With the game tied at one, Anthony Rizzo led off the ninth inning with a single to center. Starlin Castro followed with a double to left off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. Luis […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 07/01/14

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs (35-46) vs. Red Sox (38-45) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Edwin Jackson (5-8, 5.22/1.52/3.92) vs. Clay Buchholz (3-4, 6.75/1.85/5.25) The Cubs will shoot for two wins in a row at Fenway Park […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 06/30/14

Game Eighty-One – Cubs (34-46) vs. Red Sox (38-44) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Jake Arrieta (4-1, 2.05/1.11/2.10) vs. Jake Peavy (1-6, 4.93/1.46/4.93) It’s the mid-point of the 2014 season for the Cubs and after a […]

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The Daily CCO: Renteria Could Use Relievers in the Outfield

For those that have been hoping for Travis Wood to play in the outfield on the days he’s not pitching, that is not going to happen. But Rick Renteria is considering using his relievers in the outfield in order to keep from burning through his bullpen. According to the Tribune, Rick Renteria “has considered preserving […]

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Reds Winning Ways Continue at Wrigley – Reds 4, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Six: Cubs 1, Reds 4 WP – Mat Latos (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (5-8) Save – Aroldis Chapman (14) Edwin Jackson had another rough night while the offense managed only one run off Mat Latos as the Cubs dropped the rubber game of the series to the Reds Wednesday night. Edwin Jackson really […]

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