Cubs Injury Updates: Hector Rondon, Emilio Bonifacio and Zac Rosscup

The Cubs provided updates on Hector Rondon, Emilio Bonifacio and Zac Rosscup prior to Saturday’s game in Philadelphia. And two of the three updates were positive, the third was as expected. Hector Rondon was not available for the ninth inning of Friday’s game due to a sore elbow. Rondon threw from flat ground Saturday before […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Post a Road Win, Downplay Rondon’s Sore Elbow

Jake Arrieta pitched an excellent game and Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer that accounted for the Cubs only runs Friday night in a 2-1 victory over the Phillies. Questions popped up during the game as to why Pedro Strop was being used in the eighth inning and Neil Ramirez was called on to close […]

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Rambling About the Cubs While Seeing a Glimpse

Hello again, everybody. Something got into the Cubs since we last talked. They started played respectfully, won five in a row, and gave our eyes some baseball enjoyment. However, a blown save and a trip to the Steel City put the young Cubbies right back in their place. But, it was a nice respite, and […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/08/14

Game Sixty – Cubs (25-34) vs. Marlins (32-30) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.00/1.60/2.94) vs. Henderson Alvarez (3-3, 2.62/1.28/3.28) The Cubs will shoot for their sixth win in a row this afternoon behind […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/07/14

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs (24-34) vs. Marlins (32-29) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (1-5, 2.54/1.15/3.02) vs. Randy Wolf (1-1, 3.38/1.13/1.76) The Cubs will shoot to make in five wins in a row this afternoon […]

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Rizzo Delivers a Walk-Off in Extras – Cubs 5, Marlins 3

Game Fifty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 3 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) LP – Kevin Slowey (1-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning and the Cubs walked off the field at the old ballyard with their fourth straight win. It took 13 innings but […]

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Cubs Stepped Right Up and Swept the Mets – Cubs 7, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs 7, Mets 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-2, BS 1) LP – Vic Black (1-1) Save – Neil Ramirez (1) Travis Wood and Anthony Rizzo homered and Junior Lake hit a two-run triple as the Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday night. The three-game sweep is the first […]

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Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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Cubs Wiggle Out with a Walk-Off Win – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Fifty-Five: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (1-1) LP – Scott Rice (1-2) Save – None For the first time this season, the Cubs were able to walk off the field with a victory. Nate Schierholtz drove in Anthony Rizzo with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth for the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs DFA Jose Veras, Place Welington Castillo on 15-Day DL, Call-Up Eli Whiteside

According to multiple reports, the Cubs designed RHP Jose Veras for assignment on Tuesday in order to make room on the 40-man roster for C Eli Whiteside. The Cubs had to add Whiteside to the 40-man roster due to an injury to Welington Castillo. The Cubs placed Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL with a […]

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