Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/21/15

Game Ninety-Two: Cubs (49-42) vs. Reds (41-49) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jason Hammel (5-4, 2.86/0.95/3.05) vs. Raisel Iglesias (1-2, 5.90/1.52/3.23) Weather permitting … The Cubs will look to […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/20/15

Game Ninety-One: Cubs (49-41) vs. Reds (40-49) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Clayton Richard (1-0, 5.79/2.04/3.28) vs. Michael Lorenzen (3-4, 3.53/1.47/5.70) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick off a four-game, three-day […]


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The Daily CCO: David Ross is Getting the Calls and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

David Ross was back behind the plate Saturday night and in his first game since July 1 due to a stint on the 7-day concussion DL, he helped Jon Lester, Hector Rondon and Jason Motte complete the staff’s 12th shutout of the season in a 4-0 win over the Braves. Ross’ influence on these Cubs cannot […]


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The Daily CCO: The Schwarber Plan, Maddon Supports Strop and Cubs News and Rumors

It was a successful return to the majors offensively for Kyle Schwarber on Friday night. Schwarber went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Schwarber contributed at the plate but was charged with two errors in his first start at catcher … a throwing error in the first inning and catcher’s interference in the […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Back in the Bigs, Soriano Moved Up to Triple-A and Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs open the second half of the season tonight in Atlanta. And according to multiple reports Thursday afternoon, Kyle Schwarber has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa. Miguel Montero is headed to the disabled list and could be out for six weeks. Montero is scheduled to see a hand specialist Friday about the left thumb […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Win, An MVP, Top 10 Prospects and Rumors

The Cubs wrapped up the weekend and the first half with a win over the South Side in what was a typically busy three days heading into the break. Jake Arrieta had a career-first while completing his second game of the season. Kyle Schwarber went home and made headlines on the National stage. Carl Edwards […]


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Cubs Receive Good News on Jason Hammel, Not Expected to Miss Any Time

According to multiple reports, the MRI on Jason Hammel’s left hamstring came back positive and he is expected to avoid the disabled list. The MRI did not reveal any damage, structural issues or strain. Jason Hammel is expected to make his next start after the break. The Cubs will move him back a couple of […]


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Cubs Reportedly Stepping Up Efforts to Add Starting Pitching

The Cubs are reportedly looking to add at least one starting pitcher, a reliever and a left-handed bat before the trade deadline. But the front office’s timeframe to acquire a starting pitcher may have changed Wednesday night. According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs “already appear to have stepped up efforts to find […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Pale Hose Arrive on the Right Side

Hello again, everybody. Wow, that would have been one heck of a game to have on Wednesday night, but with the way the Cardinals have been going, splitting four games almost feels like a sweep. Now that the All-Star Break is almost upon us, it would be very nice for the Cubs to take care […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Set for the Home Run Derby and Other Cubs News and Rumors

This year’s Home Run Derby became a must-see event when it was announced Wednesday afternoon that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will compete in the event. Major League Baseball released the list of sluggers that will participate in this year’s Derby: Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson, Prince Fielder, Todd Frazier, Manny Machado, Joc […]


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