Cubs Could Use Some Relief from the Starting Rotation

The Cubs made three changes to the pitching staff Tuesday and more roster moves are expected in the coming days. Joe Maddon and the front office are attempting to find the right pieces for the pen while dealing with injuries and a starting staff that is not pitching deep enough into games. LHP James Russell […]


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Cubs Unable to Strop Aramis Ramirez and the Brewers – Brewers 5, Cubs 3

Game Twenty-Three – Cubs 3, Brewers 5 WP – Will Smith (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (0-1) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (4) Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Jason Hammel drove in runs, but the offense continued to struggle putting the ball in play while Aramis Ramirez drove in three of the Brewers five runs and […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/03/15

Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (13-9) vs. Brewers (6-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (2-1, 3.55/1.03/3.13) vs. Jimmy Nelson (1-2, 4.03/1.12/3.62) The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel in the final […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/01/15

Game Twenty-One: Cubs (12-8) vs. Brewers (5-17) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (0-2, 6.23/1.57/2.25) vs. Wily Peralta (0-3, 5.04/1.52/4.49) After a well-deserved day off, the Cubs welcome the Brewers […]


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Cubs Month In Review – April 2015

What a difference a year makes. With the front office adding some quality veterans and bringing up two of its most heralded prospects, the team posted a 12-8 record for April, the organization’s first winning record in April since 2008. Let’s take a look at why the Cubs made such a giant leap to start […]


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Cubs Secure Winning April with Monday’s Victory

The Cubs have not won anything, except for the first month of the season. With Monday’s 4-0 victory over the Pirates, the Cubs improved to 11-7 after 18 games and are four games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2009 season. With two games remaining on the schedule for April, […]


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Cubs Drop the Hammel on the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Vance Worley (2-2) Save – None Jason Hammel pitched eight shutout innings. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant drove in all four runs with three two-out hits as the Cubs beat the Pirates on Monday night at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel clearly […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/27/15

Game Eighteen: Cubs (10-7) vs. Pirates (11-8) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (1-1, 5.19/1.27/3.79) vs. Vance Worley (2-1, 4.00/1.50/3.43) The Cubs return home to Wrigley Field following a rather successful […]


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Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3

Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3 Game Fourteen – Cubs 3, Pirates 4 WP – Vance Worley (2-1) LP – Jason Hammel (1-1) Save – Tony Watson (1) Wednesday night in Pittsburgh went down to the last strike. After scoring three runs in the eighth to cut the Pirates lead to 4-3, […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/22/15

Game Fourteen: Cubs (8-5) vs. Pirates (6-8) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jason Hammel (1-0, 5.11/1.30/3.59) vs. Vance Worley (1-1, 5.84/1.54/3.91) Weather permitting … The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel tonight for game […]


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