Cashner a Lock for the Cubs Opening Day Roster?

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs final roster will be a group decision. Mike Quade will have input on which players will be with him on Opening Day at Wrigley. According to the Trib, Quade “isn’t sure how big a voice he will have in meetings later this month” with Jim Hendry […]

Cubs Zhutout in Z Cactus League … Again – Cubs 0 Rockies 4

Spring Training Game Eleven – Cubs 0 Rockies (ss) 4 WP – Jorge De La Rosa (1-1) LP – Carlos Zambrano (0-1) Save – None A day after scoring 14 runs, Q’s crew was shutdown by the Rockies pitching staff. The Cubs managed five hits, one for extra bases, and walked only one time Tuesday […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 03/08/11

Spring Training Game Eleven: Cubs (4-6) vs. Rockies (ss) (5-4) Game Time – 2:10pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: webcast Location – Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Scottsdale Carlos Zambrano (0-0, 0.00/1.00) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 12.00/1.67) Carlos Zambrano will take the hill for the third time this spring. […]

Cubs Win in LaWalk-Off Fashion – Cubs 14 Angels 13

Spring Training Game Ten – Cubs 14 Angels 13 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-0, BS 1) LP – Ryan Brasier (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The players on Q’s crew battling for a roster spot showed a lot of character Monday afternoon. After horrible outings by Carlos Silva and James Russell, plus two more […]

Cubs Split the Split-Squad Games – Cubs 5 Dodgers 3, Cubs 0 Reds 10

Spring Training Game Eight – Cubs (ss) 5 Dodgers 3 – 10 innings WP – Esmailin Caridad (1-0) LP – Luis Vasquez (0-2) Save – None Spring Training Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 0 Reds 10 WP – Johnny Cueto (1-1) LP – Todd Wellemeyer (1-1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs won one and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 03/05/11

Spring Training Game Seven: Cubs (1-5) vs. Padres (3-2-1) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: WGN Radio Location – HoHokam Park, Mesa Andrew Cashner (0-1, 9.00/2.00) vs. Wade LeBlanc (0-0, 9.00/1.50) After a horrible start to the Cactus League schedule, the Cubs have played better ball over the last two […]

Cubs News and Notes after Three Spring Training Games

Three games down and 31 to go on the Cubs’ Cactus League schedule … The biggest news from the first three exhibition games is the Cubs inability to catch and throw a baseball. Following the Cubs’ third three-error game of the spring, Mike Quade said it’s too early to blow his top over miscues. But […]

Second Verse of the Spring … Same as the First – Cubs 3 Brewers 5

Spring Training Game Two – Cubs 3 Brewers (ss) 5 WP – Tim Dillard (1-0) LP – Andrew Cashner (0-1, BS 1) Save – Brian Garman (1) Monday was a beautiful day at HoHoKam Park and Q’s crew responded with a better effort in front of a very small crowd of 5,405. The Cubs once […]

Pitching Drops Z Spring Opener – Cubs 7 A’s 15

Spring Training Game One – Cubs 7 A’s 15 WP – Joey Devine (1-0) LP – Matt Garza (0-1) Save – None The Cubs Cactus League opener didn’t go exactly the way Mike Quade had hoped. On a cold, windy day in Mesa, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead behind Carlos Zambrano but […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. A’s – 02/27/11

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. A’s (0-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Carlos Zambrano (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Trevor Cahill (0-0, -.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s the Cactus League opener…the Chicago Cubs versus […]