Pirates Roll Over Samardzija – Cubs 2, Pirates 6

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 2, Pirates 6 WP – Francisco Liriano (8-3) LP – Jeff Samardzija (5-8) Save – None The Cubs struggles with their division rivals continued on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard as Dale Sveum’s team lost another game to the Pirates. The Pirates outplayed the Cubs in just about every aspect […]

More from Super Tuesday and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

What appeared to be a pretty active day turned into one of the busiest days in the recent history of the organization on Tuesday when the Cubs made a flurry of trades and roster moves that involved 14 players, cash and International slot money. The Cubs signed three international prospects and reportedly agreed to a […]

Cubs Broke Out the Bats and Beat the ‘Stros – Cubs 14, Astros 6

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 14, Astros 6 WP – Jeff Samardzija (5-7) LP – Jordan Lyles (4-2) Save – None Ryan Sweeney had a career day, Anthony Rizzo drove in four runs with a three-hit day and Jeff Samardzija survived the conditions at Wrigley as the Cubs closed out the weekend series with a convincing […]

Cubs Offense Shut Down in St. Louis – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6 WP – Lance Lynn (10-1) LP – Scott Feldman (6-6) Save – None Scott Feldman could not work his magic in St. Louis and the Cubs dropped the series finale to the Cardinals on Thursday night. The Cubs offense continued to struggle on Thursday against Cardinals pitching and […]

DeJesus Likely Out a Month, Cubs to Recall a Position Player

Prior to Wednesday’s game, Dale Sveum said David DeJesus will likely be out for about a month after a MRI on Monday confirmed DeJesus sprained his right shoulder when he crashed into the wall at Citi Field in New York on Friday night. The Cubs placed DeJesus on the 15-day DL on Saturday morning. Not […]

Cubs Can’t Support Wood – Cubs 2, Cardinals 5

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 2, Cardinals 5 WP – Shelby Miller (8-4) LP – Travis Wood (5-6) Save – Edward Mujica (20) The Cubs could not string together any hits on Monday night against Shelby Miller and the Cardinals’ bullpen and dropped the opener in St. Louis despite another quality start from Travis Wood. Travis […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/14/13

Game Sixty-Five: Cubs (26-38) vs. Mets (24-37) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Edwin Jackson (2-8, 5.76/1.57) vs. Shaun Marcum (0-7, 4.96/1.24) The Cubs hit the road for seven games with the first of three in New York […]

From the Wire … Henry Rodriguez Added to 25-man Roster, Raley Optioned to Triple-A

As expected, according to multiple reports, the Cubs have activated Henry Rodriguez and the former Nationals’ reliever will be in the Cubs’ pen on Friday night. To make room on the active roster, the Cubs optioned Brooks Raley back to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs acquired Henry Rodriguez on Tuesday for minor league RHP Ian Dickson. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 06/12/13

Game Sixty-Three: Cubs (25-37) vs. Reds (39-26) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (5-4, 2.65/1.01) vs. Mike Leake (5-3, 2.93/1.32) Weather permitting … The Cubs will try to do something they have not done in a […]

From the Wire … Raley Recalled from Iowa, Putnam Placed on the DL

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have recalled LHP Brooks Raley from Triple-A Iowa to take Zach Putnam’s spot on the active roster. The Cubs placed Zach Putnam on the 15-day DL with elbow soreness on Wednesday morning. Putnam is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Raley is expected to remain with the club […]