Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 06/30/14

Game Eighty-One – Cubs (34-46) vs. Red Sox (38-44) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Jake Arrieta (4-1, 2.05/1.11/2.10) vs. Jake Peavy (1-6, 4.93/1.46/4.93) It’s the mid-point of the 2014 season for the Cubs and after a […]

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The Daily CCO: Renteria Could Use Relievers in the Outfield

For those that have been hoping for Travis Wood to play in the outfield on the days he’s not pitching, that is not going to happen. But Rick Renteria is considering using his relievers in the outfield in order to keep from burning through his bullpen. According to the Tribune, Rick Renteria “has considered preserving […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 06/25/14

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs (32-43) vs. Reds (38-38) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (5-7, 5.12/1.49/3.86) vs. Mat Latos (0-0, 3.86/1.20/3.95) Weather permitting … The Cubs picked up a rare win Tuesday night against the […]

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The Daily CCO: The Outstanding Arrieta and Other Cubs News

Jake Arrieta was pretty good once again Tuesday. Arrieta took a perfect game into the seventh inning before giving up a leadoff single to Billy Hamilton. Arrieta gave up two runs on three hits in the seventh after shutting down a Reds offense that was clicking on all cylinders, and then some, since Joey Votto […]

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Arrieta Flirts with Perfection and Ends Cubs Skid – Cubs 7, Reds 3

Game Seventy-Five: Cubs 7, Reds 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (4-1) LP – Homer Bailey (7-4) Save – None After rain delayed the start of the game for 53 minutes, Jake Arrieta retired the first 18 batters he faced Tuesday night and took a perfect game into the seventh inning. Billy Hamilton led off the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 06/24/14

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs (31-43) vs. Reds (38-37) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (3-1, 1.98/1.20/2.31) vs. Homer Bailey (7-3, 4.68/1.45/4.08) Weather permitting … The Cubs look to snap their three-game skid tonight behind Jake […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 06/23/14

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs (31-42) vs. Reds (37-37) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60/1.21/2.89) vs. Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05/1.11/4.44) Weather permitting … The Cubs 10-game homestand continues with the first of three night games […]

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Cubs See Jake Arrieta as Part of The Plan

A report last week from Jon Paul Morosi that indicated the Cubs are willing to listen to offers for Jake Arrieta caught many off guard. It is a given the Cubs are talking to teams about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel and would like to trade Edwin Jackson, but the rumor about Jake Arrieta was […]

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Arrieta Strikes Out the Fish, Cubs Win the Series – Cubs 6, Marlins 1

Game Seventy: Cubs 6, Marlins 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Nathan Eovaldi (4-3) Save – None Jake Arrieta tossed a gem and set a career-high with 11 strikeouts, Starlin Castro drove in two runs with a pair of doubles and Nate Schierholtz hit a three-run shot in the sixth inning that broke […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/18/14

Game Seventy – Cubs (29-40) vs. Marlins (36-34) Game Time – 11:40am CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Jake Arrieta (2-1, 2.09/1.26/2.32) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (4-2, 3.71/1.21/3.17) The Cubs wrap up the series in Miami and the 10-game road […]

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