Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Blue Jays – 09/09/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs (64-80) vs. Blue Jays (74-69) Game Time – 6:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 178, 844 Location – Rogers Centre, Toronto Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.81/1.06/2.43) vs. Mark Buehrle (11-9, 3.34/1.38/3.69) After beginning the month with a three game winning streak, the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Blue Jays – 09/08/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs (64-79) vs. Blue Jays (73-69) Game Time – 6:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Rogers Centre, Toronto Jacob Turner (1-1, 3.14/1.26/3.41) vs. Marcus Stroman (9-5, 3.83/1.22/3.00) The Cubs travel to Toronto for the first time since 2008 […]

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Cubs Announce Six-Man Rotation for September

Rick Renteria confirmed prior to Tuesday’s game that the Cubs will use a six-man rotation in September. According to multiple reports, the rotation will be Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Tsuyoshi Wada, Felix Doubront, Travis Wood and Jacob Turner for at least the next two times through the rotation. Dan Straily and Eric Jokisch will pitch […]

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Cubs Continue to Be a Thorn in the Brewers Side – Cubs 7, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine: Cubs 7, Brewers 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (8-5) LP – Yovani Gallardo (8-8) Save – None The Cubs scored four times in the first inning on run scoring hits by Luis Valbuena and Jorge Soler and two Brewers’ errors. Welington Castillo doubled in a run and Arismendy Alcantara hit a […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/02/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs (62-76) vs. Brewers (73-64) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (7-5, 2.88/1.05/2.39) vs. Yovani Gallardo (8-7, 3.26/1.24/3.81) The Cubs began the final month of the season on a […]

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Cubs Month In Review – August

What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, with much of the roster gutted from the trade deadline, the team had to rely on the few minor leaguers they had, plus some veteran journeyman to finish out the season. The team struggled to a terrible 17 wins for the final two months […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/01/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs (61-76) vs. Brewers (73-63) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jacob Turner (4-8, 5.84/1.63/3.94) vs. Jimmy Nelson (2-5, 4.10/1.35/3.66) Happy Labor Day! Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a six-game homestand […]

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The Daily CCO: It’s Time for September Call-Ups and Other Cubs News and Notes

Happy Labor Day! The Cubs posted a winning record in August (16-14) and will look to build on last month in September. The Cubs are expected to add at least one reliever to the active roster Monday, plus Zac Rosscup. Rosscup was optioned to Iowa to make room on the roster for Felix Doubront to […]

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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Theo Epstein joined Barry Rozner and Matt Abbatacola last Thursday on 670 The Score and discussed several topics before the Cubs wrapped up the series in Cincinnati ahead of the weekend in St. Louis. Epstein talked about the progress of the organization, the prospects, the big league payroll, adding impact talent to the Major League […]

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Six-Man Rotation on Tap for the Cubs in September

The Cubs have not announced how many of the nine players on the 40-man roster not currently with the big league team will be called up when the active roster expands Sept. 1. But from all indications the Cubs will use a six-man rotation down the stretch. Jed Hoyer mentioned the possibility of the Cubs […]

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