Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game One – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs (50-42) vs. Reds (41-50) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.44/1.11/3.23) vs. Mike Leake (7-5, 3.95/1.23/4.10) Let’s Play Two … The Cubs and Reds have a day-night […]


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The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]


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Lester Flirts with a No-No, Cubs Shutout the Braves – Cubs 4, Braves 0

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 4, Braves 0 WP – Jon Lester (5-8) LP – Manny Banuelos (1-1) Save – None Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the eighth inning after a decision by the official scorer, John Wilkinson, in the seventh changed the Braves only hit of the game to an error. Lester gave up […]


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Second Half Starts on a Sour Note – Braves 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 2, Braves 4 WP – Arodys Vizcaino (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-5) Save – Jim Johnson (6) Pedro Strop gave up a two-out, two-run single to Eury Perez with the bases loaded in the eighth inning that was the difference Friday night in Atlanta as the Cubs lost the opener […]


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Cubs Patience Doesn’t Pay Off – White Sox 1, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 0, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Petricka (3-2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-2) Save – David Robertson (19) The Cubs walked seven times but managed only three singles while the White Sox defense turned five double plays. And the only run in the game scored without a hit as the […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Pale Hose Arrive on the Right Side

Hello again, everybody. Wow, that would have been one heck of a game to have on Wednesday night, but with the way the Cardinals have been going, splitting four games almost feels like a sweep. Now that the All-Star Break is almost upon us, it would be very nice for the Cubs to take care […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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Kris Bryant’s Grand Night – Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7, Marlins 2 WP – Clayton Richard (1-0) LP – Jarred Cosart (1-4) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run home run in the first inning and hit a Grand Slam in the second inning. Bryant drove in six of the seven runs and Clayton Richard picked up the win […]


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Cubs Pull a Win Out of Their Caps – Cubs 2, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs 2, Mets 0 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (6-1) LP –Carlos Torres (2-4) Save – Justin Grimm (1) Starlin Castro and Miguel Montero delivered two out singles in the 11th inning. And Jon Lester and the bullpen combined on a seven-hit shutout as the Cubs topped the Mets in 11 innings […]


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