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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Jake Arrieta Deals a W for the Cubs – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game One Hundred-Seven: Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-2) LP – Pedro Hernandez (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Jake Arrieta took a perfect game into the fifth inning and ending up limiting the Rockies to one run over seven innings while the offense was patient enough in the sixth inning to […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/31/14

Game One Hundred-Seven – Cubs (44-62) vs. Rockies (44-63) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (5-2, 2.18/1.01/2.10) vs. Pedro Hernandez (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) The Cubs wrap up the 10-game homestand with the finale of the four-game […]

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Jed Hoyer Expecting Cubs to Be Active Leading Up to Trade Deadline

Jed Hoyer met with the beat writers prior to Tuesday’s marathon and said he is expecting to be active leading up to the trade deadline. The Cubs are having conversations with teams about possible deals for several players on the big league roster, but it would not surprise Hoyer if the Cubs ended up not […]

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John Baker Takes Home the Win in the Longest Game in Cubs History – Cubs 4, Rockies 3

Game One Hundred-Five: Cubs 4, Rockies 3 – 16 innings WP – John Baker (1-0) LP – Tyler Matzek (2-5) Save – None In what turned out to be the longest game in franchise history, John Baker faced the minimum in the 16th inning, walked to lead off the home half and scored the winning run […]

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The Daily CCO: The Rumors are Flying and the Cubs are Talking

The buzz around baseball is focused on Jon Lester, David Price and Cole Hamels. The Red Sox are getting “hit hard” on Jon Lester according to Ken Rosenthal and Boston is open to trading both Lester and John Lackey for “the right return.” The Dodgers, Brewers, Pirates, Mariners and Cardinals have been connected to the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/28/14

Game One Hundred-Four – Cubs (42-61) vs. Rockies (43-61) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (0-1, 5.00/1.67/3.25) vs. Yohan Flande (0-2, 7.20/1.60/3.99) The Cubs open a four-game series tonight against the Colorado Rockies. It’s the […]

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Cubs Bullpen Bows to the Cardinals – Cardinals 6, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred-Two: Cubs 3, Cardinals 6 WP – Randy Choate (2-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (31) Jake Arrieta settled down after giving up two runs in the first inning and Nate Schierholtz tied the game at two in the sixth with a pinch-hit home run. But James Russell and […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/26/14

Game One Hundred-Two – Cubs (42-59) vs. Cardinals (54-48) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (5-2, 2.12/1.01/2.14) vs. Shelby Miller (7-8, 4.25/1.48/4.79) The Cubs bounced back nicely from Thursday’s loss and took game one of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/25/14

Game One Hundred-One – Cubs (41-59) vs. Cardinals (54-47) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-9, 5.12/1.53/4.29) vs. Joe Kelly (2-1, 2.84/1.30/3.06) Weather permitting … The Cubs open a three-game series this afternoon against their […]

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