The Daily CCO: A Good Weekend for the Cubs and Edwin Jackson in Los Angeles

Edwin Jackson put together his best outing in a month Sunday and soon after the Cubs won the game and Jackson recorded his first win since June 20 he was asked about the possibility of being traded this month. Jackson gave up two runs on seven hits in six innings. Jackson did not walk a […]

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Cubs Walk Out of LA with a Series Win – Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

Game One Hundred Ten: Cubs 7, Dodgers 3 WP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) LP – Josh Beckett (6-6) Save – None The Cubs played one of their better games of the season Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Edwin Jackson limited the Dodgers to two runs in six innings. Chris Coghlan had a huge day that […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/03/14

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs (46-63) vs. Dodgers (63-48) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Edwin Jackson (5-11, 5.79/1.59/4.25) vs. Josh Beckett (6-5, 2.74/1.13/4.29) The Cubs send Edwin Jackson to the hill for the finale […]

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The Daily CCO: Extra Innings, Cubs Prioritizing Pitching and Other News and Notes

The Cubs played free baseball for the third time in five games Saturday night and all of the extra innings and lack of quality starts are showing on the bullpen arms. The relievers look tired and the numbers over the last month prove the point. The Cubs made it a priority early in the season […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/01/14

Game One Hundred-Eight – Cubs (45-62) vs. Dodgers (62-47) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Kyle Hendricks (1-1, 2.33/1.19/4.11) vs. Dan Haren (8-8, 4.49/1.31/4.52) The Cubs begin a challenging six-game in seven days trip tonight with the […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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The Daily CCO: What a Deadline It Was and Cubs News and Notes

Thursday will be remembered as arguably the busiest trade deadline day in the history of the game. And oh what a day it was. It all started with the Red Sox dealing Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance (Round B) pick in next year’s draft and ended […]

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The Daily CCO: Baker’s Win, Bryant and Schwarber Homered and Cubs News and Notes

Every now and then baseball provides a reminder of why it is the greatest game of them all. And one of those moments came early Wednesday morning. In the midst of another challenging season at the big league level and after six-plus hours of not-so-good baseball, the 16th inning of what was Tuesday’s game was incredibly […]

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John Baker Takes Home the Win in the Longest Game in Cubs History – Cubs 4, Rockies 3

Game One Hundred-Five: Cubs 4, Rockies 3 – 16 innings WP – John Baker (1-0) LP – Tyler Matzek (2-5) Save – None In what turned out to be the longest game in franchise history, John Baker faced the minimum in the 16th inning, walked to lead off the home half and scored the winning run […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/29/14

Game One Hundred-Five – Cubs (43-61) vs. Rockies (43-62) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (5-11, 5.76/1.56/4.28) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (11-6, 4.19/1.28/4.32) The Cubs will shoot to make it two wins in a […]

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