Trade Value of Jason Hammel

With reports coming out that the Cubs already receiving calls on Jason Hammel what better time to look at the potential return the team may receive in order to further stock up their minor league system to bolster the ongoing rebuilding effort. Hammel has undoubtedly been the team’s second best pitcher and has been a […]

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Rumor: Cubs Willing to Listen to Offers for Samardzija, Hammel, Jackson and Arrieta

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs are telling team they are willing to listen to offers for Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Edwin Jackson and Jake Arrieta. Morosi pointed out the Cubs are not looking to trade all four starters. The front office is doing its due diligence and trying to determine […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/16/14

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs (28-39) vs. Marlins (35-33) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81/0.98/3.03) vs. Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68/1.28/4.55) The Cubs begin the final stretch of the 10-game road trip tonight with the […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Win a Road Series

The Cubs had a good weekend in Philadelphia. Travis Wood tossed a gem Sunday afternoon and led the way to the Cubs first winning series on the road since last September in Cincinnati (Sept. 9-11). The Cubs were 0-9-3 in the 12 previous series outside of Wrigley Field. With the exception of another dud from […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Post a Road Win, Downplay Rondon’s Sore Elbow

Jake Arrieta pitched an excellent game and Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer that accounted for the Cubs only runs Friday night in a 2-1 victory over the Phillies. Questions popped up during the game as to why Pedro Strop was being used in the eighth inning and Neil Ramirez was called on to close […]

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An A-Plus for Arrieta – Cubs 2, Phillies 1

Game Sixty-Five: Cubs 2, Phillies 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (2-1) LP – Roberto Hernandez (2-5) Save – Neil Ramirez (2) Jake Arrieta pitched seven innings of shutout ball and Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer with Anthony Rizzo along for the ride as the Cubs began the three-game series in Philadelphia with a win […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 06/13/14

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs (26-38) vs. Phillies (28-36) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50/1.42/2.58) vs. Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35/1.55/4.71) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a three-game series in Philadelphia. The forecast, […]

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Rambling About the Cubs While Seeing a Glimpse

Hello again, everybody. Something got into the Cubs since we last talked. They started played respectfully, won five in a row, and gave our eyes some baseball enjoyment. However, a blown save and a trip to the Steel City put the young Cubbies right back in their place. But, it was a nice respite, and […]

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Cubs Bullpen Giveth Away – Marlins 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty: Cubs 3, Marlins 4 WP – Mike Dunn (5-3) LP – Pedro Strop (0-3, BS 1) Save – Steve Cishek (14) The bullpen had a rough afternoon and could not hold leads of 2-0 in the seventh and 3-2 in the eighth as the Cubs lost a one-run game at Wrigley Field on […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/08/14

Game Sixty – Cubs (25-34) vs. Marlins (32-30) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.00/1.60/2.94) vs. Henderson Alvarez (3-3, 2.62/1.28/3.28) The Cubs will shoot for their sixth win in a row this afternoon behind […]

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