Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/20/15

Game Twelve: Cubs (6-5) vs. Pirates (6-6) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jake Arrieta (1-1, 1.98/1.02/2.11) vs. A.J. Burnett (0-1, 2.25/1.17/2.33) Weather permitting … The Cubs open a seven-game, two-city road trip tonight […]


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Rambling About the Cubs from First Place

Hello again, everybody. It is nice to be with you and writing about actual baseball games that matter. While it’s only been eight games, it been a fun eight games for the most part, and the Cubs are over .500 for the first time since Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance. Okay, fine, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but you get […]


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Cubs Go Down Swinging – Reds 3, Cubs 2

Game Seven – Cubs 2, Reds 3 WP – Anthony DeSclafani (1-0) LP – Jake Arrieta (1-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (3) Welington Castillo hit a two-run pinch hit homer in the eighth that cut the Reds lead to 3-2. Starlin Castro singled and Matt Szczur walked against Aroldis Chapman in the ninth. With the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/14/15

Game Seven: Cubs (4-2) vs. Reds (4-3) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-0, 0.00/0.86/2.26) vs. Anthony DeSclafani (0-0, 3.00/1.00/4.14) After back-to-back victories in their final at bat, the Cubs will shoot […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/13/15

Game Six: Cubs (3-2) vs. Reds (4-2) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (0-1, 6.23/2.31/1.62) vs. Mike Leake (0-0, 4.76/1.94/4.06) The 3-2 Chicago Cubs open a six-game homestand with the first […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Get the First ‘W’ Out of the Way and Other News and Notes

It’s always a good day when the Cubs beat the Cardinals. And Wednesday’s win might have meant a little more than usual. The Cubs scratched out a 2-0 victory with just two hits and capitalized on Lance Lynn’s mistakes. A team not known for playing fundamental baseball actually manufactured a run and gave the bullpen […]


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Joe Maddon Talks Cubs on MLB Network Radio

Joe Maddon joined Casey Stern and Jim Bowden during Tuesday’s Inside Pitch (MLB Network Radio) for his now weekly segment. Maddon had a weekly spot on Inside Pitch while he was with the Rays. It’s good to see the Cubs allowed him to continue his conversations with Stern and Bowden in what is appointment radio. […]


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Jake Arrieta Deals the Cards a Shutout – Cubs 2, Cardinals 0

Game Two – Cubs 2, Cardinals 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (1-0) LP – Lance Lynn (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (1) Jake Arrieta shut down the Cardinals for seven innings. Starlin Castro drove in Anthony Rizzo and scored on a Miguel Montero sacrifice fly as the Cubs beat the Cardinals for the first win […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 04/08/15

Game Two: Cubs (0-1) vs. Cardinals (1-0) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: ABC-7, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Lance Lynn (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) Weather permitting … The Cubs resume the season today and will […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Postpone a Game, Take a Day Off the Calendar and Rearrange Rotation

The Cubs cancelled Tuesday night’s game with the Cardinals due to the sub-freezing wind chills and rain. The game will be made up when St. Louis returns to Wrigley in either July (July 6-8) or September (Sept. 18-20). By July, the bleachers will be open and the Cubs’ roster could look a lot different by […]


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