Cubs Month in Review – August 2015

After an inconsistent July where many Cubs fans and yours truly questioned if the team had what it took to stay in the mix for contention, the team responded by posting a 19-9 record. At times, the team looked unbeatable and at the same time, a young team running out of gas. Let’s take a […]


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A Deflating Loss – Reds 7, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 4, Reds 7 WP – J.J. Hoover (7-0, BS 5) LP – Hector Rondon (5-3) Save – Aroldis Chapman (27) Kris Bryant tied the game at four with a two-out, two run homer off J.J. Hoover in the eighth. After a two-out infield single from Jason Bourgeois in the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/02/15

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs (75-56) vs. Reds (54-77) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (7-6, 3.42/1.11/3.62) vs. Raisel Iglesias (3-6, 3.92/1.12/3.37) The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel in the rubber game […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/31/15

Game One Hundred Thirty: Cubs (74-55) vs. Reds (53-76) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (6-6, 4.11/1.23/3.50) vs. Michael Lorenzen (3-8, 5.46/1.65/5.75) The Cubs return to Wrigley and open a six-game homestand […]


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Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 08/28/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs (73-53) vs. Dodgers (70-56) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Jason Hammel (7-5, 3.35/1.10/3.64) vs. Clayton Kershaw (10-6, 2.29/0.92/2.12) The six-game West Coast road trip […]


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Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/23/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs (70-51) vs. Braves (53-70) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (6-5, 3.38/1.09/3.64) vs. Matt Wisler (5-3, 4.65/1.52/4.55) The Cubs wrap up the series and season-series with […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/20/15

Game One Hundred Nineteen: Cubs (67-51) vs. Braves (53-67) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (14-6, 2.39/0.99/2.67) vs. Mike Foltynewicz (4-4, 5.61/1.62/5.00) The homestand continues tonight with the first of four against […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Tweak Rotation, Starlin Castro and Other News

Tuesday night and into Wednesday did not go the Cubs way. Not only did Joe Maddon’s team lose to the Tigers, but also slipped in the Wild Card Standings. The Pirates topped the D-Backs 9-8 in 15 innings and the Giants beat the Cardinals 2-0. The Cubs will enter play Wednesday three behind the Pirates […]


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