The Daily CCO: Cubs are a Work in Progress

The Cubs didn’t pass their first test of the season in St. Louis. The Cubs went toe-to-toe with the best team in the National League for three games and should have won three of four instead of the other way around. The gap between the Cubs and Cardinals has been shortened. But there is still […]


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Lackey Too Much for Cubs in Finale – Cardinals 5, Cubs 1

Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Cardinals 5 WP – John Lackey (2-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (3-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (10) Jake Arrieta didn’t have it while John Lackey allowed just one run in 7 2/3 innings as the Cubs dropped the series finale to the Cardinals on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs were not […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 05/07/15

Game Twenty-Seven: Cubs (14-12) vs. Cardinals (20-7) Game Time – 12:45pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Jake Arrieta (3-2, 2.84/1.04/2.74) vs. John Lackey (1-1, 3.69/1.26/3.65) Jake Arrieta takes the hill this afternoon in the last of […]


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Cubs Could Use Some Relief from the Starting Rotation

The Cubs made three changes to the pitching staff Tuesday and more roster moves are expected in the coming days. Joe Maddon and the front office are attempting to find the right pieces for the pen while dealing with injuries and a starting staff that is not pitching deep enough into games. LHP James Russell […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 05/04/15

Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (13-10) vs. Cardinals (18-6) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Travis Wood (2-1, 3.04/1.06/3.35) vs. Carlos Martinez (3-0, 1.73/1.04/4.45) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a seven-game, two city […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: News, Roster Moves and a Rumor, but No Meat Loaf

The weekend started out on a positive note with Jon Lester picking up his first win and Addison Russell going deep for the first time in the big leagues. But the other two games against the Brewers didn’t go the Cubs way. The Cubs made a couple of roster moves and Welington Castillo found himself […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Offense Mis-Fiers in an Ugly Loss to the Brewers – Brewers 6, Cubs 1

Game Twenty-Two – Cubs 1, Brewers 6 WP – Mike Fiers (1-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (3-2) Save – None On a hitter’s day at Wrigley with the wind blowing out, the Brewers jumped on Jake Arrieta and never looked back while the Cubs spent the afternoon striking out against Mike Fiers. And the Cubs […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/02/15

Game Twenty-Two: Cubs (13-8) vs. Brewers (5-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (3-1, 2.03/0.94/2.59) vs. Mike Fiers (0-3, 5.79/1.93/4.91) The Cubs get back to work this afternoon and turn to Jake […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/01/15

Game Twenty-One: Cubs (12-8) vs. Brewers (5-17) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (0-2, 6.23/1.57/2.25) vs. Wily Peralta (0-3, 5.04/1.52/4.49) After a well-deserved day off, the Cubs welcome the Brewers […]


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Cubs Month In Review – April 2015

What a difference a year makes. With the front office adding some quality veterans and bringing up two of its most heralded prospects, the team posted a 12-8 record for April, the organization’s first winning record in April since 2008. Let’s take a look at why the Cubs made such a giant leap to start […]


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