Milwaukee Grand Slams the Cubs Window Shut – Cubs 4 Brewers 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 4 Brewers 7 WP – Dave Bush (5-7) LP – Randy Wells (10-9) Save – Trevor Hoffman (33) For those that thought the Cubs still had a chance at post-season play, Thursday’s loss should have erased all hope. The Cubs completed their penultimate homestand of the year with back-to-back […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs Before a Weekend in St. Louis

Only three shows remaining during the baseball season … The CCO Radio returns following the finale of the four-game series against the Brewers. Jody Gerut’s grand slam off of Randy Wells led to the Cubs 7-4 loss on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs finished the homestand with a 4-3 record after dopping the last two to […]

Cubs Thrown for Another Looper – Cubs 5 Brewers 9

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 5 Brewers 9 WP – Braden Looper (13-6) LP – Rich Harden (9-9) Save – None The end of Rich Harden’s season is starting to look like the way it began, very inconsistent and ineffective. Rich Harden was hit very hard in his three innings of work and if […]

The Dempster Dumps the Brewers – Cubs 2 Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 2 Brewers 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (10-8) LP – Jeff Suppan (6-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (13) The Chicago Cubs improved to six games over .500 for the first time since August 10 behind a dominating performance by Ryan Dempster. Dempster put together one of his better outings […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/13/09

Game One Hundred Forty-One: Cubs (72-68) vs. Reds (64-78) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (11-8, 3.17/1.07) vs. Homer Bailey (5-4, 5.60/1.54) The Cubs will try to rebound from Saturday’s sloppy loss in the series and […]

Embarrassing and Downright Ugly – Cubs 0 White Sox 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 0 White Sox 5 WP – Carlos Torres (1-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (8-8) Save – None The Chicago White Sox did not win the game on Thursday afternoon the Cubs beat themselves. As Ron Santo so aptly put it, the makeup game against the South Side was “embarrassing” […]

Lilly to No Room for Error – Cubs 2 Astros 0

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 2 Astros 0 WP – Ted Lilly (10-8) LP – Felipe Paulino (2-7) Save – Carlos Marmol (8) For the first time since the home opener back on April 13, Ted Lilly was on the right end of a shutout. Lilly combined with Carlos Marmol on the fourth shutout […]

A Fitting End to an Awful August – Cubs 3 Astros 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 3 Astros 5 WP – Roy Oswalt (8-5) LP – Rich Harden (8-8) Save – Jose Valverde (20) The Chicago Cubs began August a half game back of the Cardinals in the division and seven games over .500. After their fourth loss in seven games on this homestand, Lou […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 08/31/09

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs (65-63) vs. Astros (62-68) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (8-7, 3.99/1.25) vs. Roy Oswalt (7-5, 3.86/1.21) The Cubs enter play on the final day of August ten games back in […]

Couldn’t Complete Z Zweep – Cubs 1 Mets 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 1 Mets 4 WP – Nelson Figueroa (2-3) LP – Carlos Zambrano (7-6) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (28) Lou Piniella’s crew completed a disappointing six-game stretch against the Nationals and Mets with a 3-3 record … at Wrigley Field. Carlos Zambrano and the offense did not show up on […]