Jake Arrieta Reportedly Open to Long Term Extension with the Cubs

Jake Arrieta has turned his career around with the Cubs since the trade from Baltimore last summer. Jake Arrieta is 10-6 in 27 starts for the Cubs with a 3.06 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. Arrieta has allowed 121 hits in 162 innings with 53 walks and 150 strikeouts. This season, Arrieta is 6-4 in […]

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The Daily CCO: Hendricks Continues Impressive Start and Other Cubs News

Kyle Hendricks not only followed Jake Arrieta’s very good outing Monday night, but he topped it. Hendricks tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout baseball against a very good Brewers offense. Hendricks worked quickly, kept the ball down and threw strikes. Hendricks has received praise for his preparation between starts and his ability to execute a […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Keep Chasing and Other News and Notes

The Cubs’ strikeout totals keep making headlines and the swings and misses figures to increase before it gets better. The Cubs added two inexperienced hitters getting their first look at big league pitching to a roster that did more than its fair share of striking out prior to Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez becoming part […]

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Cubs Not Able to Back Jake Arrieta – Brewers 3, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Seventeen: Cubs 1, Brewers 3 WP – Yovani Gallardo (7-6) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-4) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (36) Jake Arrieta bounced back from his rough outing at Coors Field and gave up two runs in 7 1/3 innings Monday night, but the offense could not string together any hits against […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/11/14

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs (50-66) vs. Brewers (65-53) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (6-3, 2.80/1.07/2.24) vs. Yovani Gallardo (6-6, 3.54/1.25/3.89) Weather permitting … The Cubs’ seven-game homestand continues tonight with the first […]

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Jake Arrieta Shelled at Coors Field – Rockies 13, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Twelve: Cubs 4, Rockies 13 WP – Jordan Lyles (6-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-3) Save – None Jake Arrieta had a bad night. Arrieta gave up a season-high nine runs on a career-high 13 hits as the Rockies took it to the Cubs on Wednesday night. The Cubs had two different […]

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

Game One Hundred Twelve – Cubs (48-63) vs. Rockies (44-68) Game Time – 7:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Coors Field, Denver Jake Arrieta (6-2, 2.11/0.99/2.10) vs. Jordan Lyles (5-1, 3.52/1.30/3.92) Jake Arrieta takes the hill tonight as the Cubs shoot for two […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/05/14

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs (47-63) vs. Rockies (44-67) Game Time – 7:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Coors Field, Denver Travis Wood (7-9, 5.10/1.54/4.21) vs. Brett Anderson (1-3, 3.12/1.39/3.09) The Cubs open a three-game series tonight at Coors Field following […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. It is August 1, and I must say, I think Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had themselves quite a July. They added multiple players to the farm system’s top-20 list while promoting many of the big names to their respective next level. The dog days may begin in August, but Cubs fans […]

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