Reds Rest Regulars … and Still Sweep the Cubs – Cubs 3, Reds 5

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 3, Reds 5 WP – Johnny Cueto (18-9) LP – Manny Corpas (0-2) Save – Alfredo Simon (1) The Reds completed the three-game sweep over the Cubs behind Johnny Cueto and basically a B-team lineup. Chris Speier, subbing for Dusty Baker, rested his regulars and it did not matter […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/20/12

Game One Hundred Fifty: Cubs (58-91) vs. Reds (90-59) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Berken (0-1, 7.20/3.20) vs. Johnny Cueto (17-9, 2.92/1.18) The Cubs and Reds conclude their three-game series and season series this afternoon. The […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/18/12

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight: Cubs (58-89) vs. Reds (88-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Justin Germano (2-7, 6.24/1.41) vs. Homer Bailey (11-9, 3.93/1.33) After a late night-early morning finish to the Pirates series, the Cubs begin the […]

Cubs Can’t Rally Past Mistakes – Cubs 6, Pirates 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 6, Pirates 7 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (11-13) LP – Jason Berken (0-1) Save – Joel Hanrahan (35) The Cubs could not outhit their mistakes on Saturday afternoon and their rally came up short a run short in the ninth inning against Joel Hanrahan. The Cubs trailed 6-1 after […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/15/12

Game One Hundred Forty-Five: Cubs (57-87) vs. Pirates (72-71) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Berken (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Wandy Rodriguez (10-13, 3.72/1.26) The Cubs will try to make it five in a row over the Pirates […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/09/12

Game One Hundred Forty: Cubs (53-86) vs. Pirates (72-66) Game Time – 12:35pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Chris Rusin (0-2, 9.00/2.00) vs. Jeff Locke (0-1, 4.82/0.96) The Cubs will shoot to complete the three-game sweep over the Pirates this afternoon […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/08/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine: Cubs (52-86) vs. Pirates (72-65) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jeff Samardzija (8-13, 3.91/1.26) vs. James McDonald (12-7, 3.90/1.21) The Cubs will try to make it back-to-back wins over the Pirates tonight behind […]

From the Wire … Cubs Claim Right-Hander Jason Berken Off Waivers, Place Blake Parker on 60-Day DL

The Cubs made two more roster moves on Friday. The Cubs claimed right-handed pitcher Jason Berken off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. To make room for Berken on the 40-man roster, the Cubs placed Blake Parker on the 60-Day DL with a bone contusion in his right elbow. The Cubs announced Friday that Jeff Samardzija […]