The Daily CCO: Cubs Still Have Work to Do as the Season Winds Down

The Cubs have 13 games remaining on the schedule and the lineup should get a boost with the return of Jorge Soler, who is expected back Monday night for the start of the 10-game homestand. Anthony Rizzo was reportedly targeting Monday’s opener with the Reds as when he would be ready to play again. But […]

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Chris Bosio Talks Cubs Pitching on Inside the Clubhouse

Chris Bosio joined Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo during Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) Saturday morning. The always candid Cubs pitching coach discussed the young roster, Tsuyoshi Wada, Kyle Hendricks, Jacob Turner, Hector Rondon and the challenge of shuffling a rather large pitching staff over the final month of the season. The Cubs are […]

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Cubs Pen and Defense Implode, Drop Fifth in a Row – Blue Jays 9, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Five: Cubs 2, Blue Jays 9 WP – Mark Buehrle (12-9) LP – Neil Ramirez (2-2, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs led Tuesday’s game 2-1 as late as the bottom of the seventh inning. Jake Arrieta left the game with one out, one on and the Cubs up by a […]

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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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