Cubs Move Up Lester, Set Rotation for Giants Series, Activate and Option Tsuyoshi Wada to Iowa

The Cubs made a couple announcements regarding the starting rotation Tuesday and a roster move. In the wake of the postponement Monday night and Jon Lester pitching only 1 2/3 innings, Lester’s next start has been moved up a day. Lester will start game two of the Giants series on Friday afternoon instead of Saturday. […]


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The Daily CCO: Lester Wants the Cubs to Play Stupid, Baez Continues to Rake and Other News

Monday’s game in Pittsburgh was washed out after two long rain delays that totaled three hours and 29 minutes. The Cubs and Pirates played only four innings that were erased by the postponement. And the two teams will make up the game, likely in September. As the Cubs waited out the rain the team moved […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 08/03/15

Game One Hundred Five: Cubs (57-47) vs. Pirates (61-43) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jon Lester (6-8, 3.26/1.17/2.93) vs. Francisco Liriano (7-6, 2.92/1.06/2.94) Weather permitting … The Cubs road trip continues tonight […]


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Rambling about the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. There have been ramblings on Mondays, on Tuesdays, on Wednesdays, on Thursdays, and on Fridays … but never has there ever been ramblings on a Saturday! I don’t mean to shock your system, but it is a shock to mine as well. A weekend Ramblings! With that said, there really is not […]


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Rizzo Rocks the Three-Run Homer – Cubs 5, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 5, Brewers 2 WP – Rafael Soriano (2-0) LP – Will Smith (4-2, BS 4) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Anthony Rizzo stepped to the plate with two on and two out in the eighth inning with his team down 2-0. Rizzo hit a bullet to the upper deck […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/30/15

Game One Hundred One: Cubs (53-47) vs. Brewers (44-58) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Jake Arrieta (11-6, 2.61/1.00/2.61) vs. Jimmy Nelson (8-9, 3.97/1.29/4.09) The Cubs begin a seven-game, two city road trip tonight […]


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The Streak Ends, No Hits for the Cubs – Phillies 5, Cubs 0

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 0, Phillies 5 WP – Cole Hamels (6-7) LP – Jake Arrieta (11-6) Save – None Cole Hamels made history Saturday afternoon at the old ballyard. Hamels completed the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs since Sandy Koufax’s perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965. The Cubs’ no-hit steak lasted 7,920 games […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 07/25/15

Game Ninety-Six: Cubs (51-44) vs. Phillies (35-63) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (11-5, 2.53/0.98/2.53) vs. Cole Hamels (5-7, 3.91/1.25/3.37) Joe Maddon hands the ball to Jake Arrieta and it’s up to Arrieta […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 07/24/15

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (51-43) vs. Phillies (34-63) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (5-8, 3.37/1.21/3.06) vs. Jerome Williams (3-7, 6.43/1.70/5.48) The Cubs open a six-game homestand today with the first of […]


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Arrieta Stays Hot, Cubs Win Two of Three in Atlanta – Cubs 4, Braves 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 4, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (11-5) LP – Shelby Miller (5-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta pitched seven shutout innings. Jonathan Herrera drove in the first two runs with a two-out, bases loaded single in the second. Jorge Soler hit a solo home run in the third and Chris […]


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