TCB Against CC – Cubs 5 Brewers 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 5 Brewers 4 WP – Ryan Dempster (16-6) LP – CC Sabathia (15-9, 9-1) Save – Kerry Wood (31) Ryan Dempster beat the Milwaukee Brewers for the fourth time this season and handed CC Sabathia his first loss in the National League. Dempster set a new career high with […]

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Not Werth A…. – Cubs 3 Phillies 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Seven – Cubs 3 Phillies 5 WP – Jamie Moyer (12-7) LP – Sean Marshall (3-4) Save – Brad Lidge (33) Jayson Werth was the difference for the second day in a row as the Cubs lost back-to-back games for the first time since July 25th and July 26th. Werth added to […]

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Patience Pays Off – Cubs 3 Phillies 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Five – Cubs 3 Phillies 2 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-0) LP – Clay Condrey (3-4) Save – Carlos Marmol (7) The Chicago Cubs equaled their win total from a season ago with their 39th come from behind victory of the year on Friday afternoon. The Cubs offense was dominated by Joe […]

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Squeeze-d One Out – Cubs 2 Pirates 0

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 2 Pirates 0 WP – Jason Marquis (9-7) LP – Zach Duke (4-13) Save – Kerry Wood (27) Lou Piniella’s crew completed the 3-game sweep against the Pirates on Wednesday afternoon behind 7 shutout innings by Jason Marquis. Marquis picked up his third win of the season against the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/21/08

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs (77-49) vs. Reds (55-72) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (12-5, 3.38/1.25) vs. Josh Fogg (2-5, 7.71/1.64) Today is an important game for the Chicago Cubs. Not only would a win […]

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Roster Rollover and Over

With the Cubs completing game number 124 on Sunday afternoon, let’s take a quick look back with 38 remaining on the schedule to see how the Cubs’ active roster has changed since March 31st Some think when teams release their 25-man roster out of Spring Training those are the players that will suit up game […]

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Couldn’t Cash ‘Em In – Cubs 1 Marlins 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 1 Marlins 2 WP – Anibal Sanchez (2-2) LP – Sean Marshall (2-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (27) The Cubs 9-game road winning streak as well as their current 5-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday night in South Florida. Lou Piniella’s left-handed lineup could not come […]

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A Defensive Thriller – Cubs 3 Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs 3 Cardinals 2 – 11 innings WP – Bobby Howry (5-4) LP – Ryan Franklin (4-5) Save – None It doesn’t get much better than Friday afternoon at the old ballpark on Clark and Addison….the Cubs and Cardinals in extra innings with Lou Piniella’s crew coming out on top. […]

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Z Pitches, Z Hits….Cubs Win – Cubs 6 Marlins 3

Game One Hundred Two – Cubs 6 Marlins 3 WP – Carlos Zambrano (11-4) LP – Scott Olsen (6-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (4) Before Thursday night at the Friendly Confines the last time a Cubs’ team beat the Florida Marlins was on April 25, 2006. Ten games and more than two years later Lou […]

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Keys for the Second Half – Pitchers and Catchers

The first half of the 2008 campaign is over and the Cubs posted a 57-38 record, tied for the best in the bigs with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Lou Piniella’s crew will begin the second half on Friday in Houston with at least a four game lead over the Cardinals….with the Brewers not […]

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