D-Backs Grind Out a Win Over Edwin Jackson and the Bullpen – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 WP – Eury De La Rosa (1-0) LP – Brian Schlitter (2-3, BS 3) Save – Addison Reed (22) The Cubs began the second half of the season with another loss at Chase Field. The Cubs led 4-2 in the sixth inning but the bullpen could not preserve the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/18/14

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs (40-54) vs. Diamondbacks (40-56) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64/1.58/4.26) vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66/1.74/4.15) The Cubs open what could end up being a very interesting second half of […]

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The Daily CCO: Alcantara is Making a Case to Stay with the Cubs

It was only supposed to be a two-day call-up for Arismendy Alcantara when the Cubs placed Darwin Barney on the paternity list for the last two games of the series in Cincinnati. But Alcantara played rather well in the field and went 4-for-5 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and three RBI in […]

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The Daily CCO: Jackson Embarrassed and Alcantara Stays in the Cubs Headlines

Edwin Jackson said he was embarrassed by the way he pitched following Saturday’s loss to the Braves. Jackson had a bad outing and stood up and fielded the questions once again. In regards to his performance, Jackson told the beat writers, “It was embarrassing, horrendous game. Flat out. No other way to put it. The […]

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Edwin Jackson Served ‘Em Up and the Braves Knocked Around the Cubs – Braves 11, Cubs 6

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs 6, Braves 11 WP – Mike Minor (3-5) LP – Edwin Jackson (5-10) Save – David Carpenter (3) Edwin Jackson could not keep the ball down or in the park Saturday afternoon. The Braves kept the scoreboard operator rather busy in a game the Cubs led 2-0 after one inning and tied […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/12/14

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs (40-52) vs. Braves (50-43) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (5-9, 5.05/1.52/3.84) vs. Mike Minor (2-5, 4.54/1.45/4.53) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for their third victory in a row […]

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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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