Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/07/09

Game One Hundred-Seven: Cubs (57-49) vs. Rockies (59-49) Game Time – 8:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Coors Field, Denver Carlos Zambrano (7-4, 3.35/1.35) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (8-9, 3.76/1.25) Updated 8:09pm C.T. – Carlos Zambrano scratched from start with lower back stiffness. Sean Marshall […]

From the Wire…Stevens Recalled

According to a report from the Sun-Times, Jeff Stevens will be recalled on Friday from Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs will option Kevin Hart back to Iowa in order to provide depth in the bullpen over the weekend against the Cardinals. Updated – 5:06pm C.T. – Jason Waddell activated and optioned to Triple-A Iowa

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/18/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Don’t forget that you can check out my site at YoungCubsWorld.com for daily updates of the big performers.

From the Wire…Fox Recalled from Iowa

According to a report from Bruce Levine on ESPN 1000, the Cubs have recalled Jake Fox from Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs have not announced the corresponding roster move. Jake Fox was optioned to Iowa on June 10 and must remain in Triple-A for at least 10 days unless he is replacing an injured player. Updated […]

A Win is a Win – Cubs 6 Reds 3

Game Fifty-Four – Cubs 6 Reds 3 – 14 innings WP – David Patton (2-1) LP – Mike Lincoln (1-1) Save – Angel Guzman (1)

It All Started…and Ended with Sean Marshall – Cubs 2 Dodgers 8

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 2 Dodgers 8 WP – Eric Milton (2-0) LP – Sean Marshall (3-4) Save – None A short time after finding out he would be returning to the bullpen after his next start, Sean Marshall barely made it out of the first inning. The first five Dodgers reached against Marshall and […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/28/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. This was one heck of a busy beginning to the week for call-ups; of course the big one was Jake Fox getting called up to Chicago from Iowa. Bobby Scales was sent back down to Iowa on Wednesday but appears to be headed back to Chicago […]

From the Wire…Fox Recalled and Other Roster Moves

According to reports from ESPN Chicago, Jake Fox has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa. The corresponding roster move has not been announced. Check back later for updates. Updated 10:15am CT – According to multiple reports on Wednesday morning, the Cubs have recalled Jake Fox from Triple-A Iowa and placed Aaron Miles on the 15-day DL. […]

Are the Cubs Interested in Kevin Kouzmanoff? …And Other Rumors

According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times on Monday, the Cubs acknowledged a potential fit with the Padres’ current third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff. The Padres reportedly have been looking to move the free-swinging Kouzmanoff to make room for Chase Headley at third base. Kouzmanoff is in his last year before becoming arbitration eligible and […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 4/27/09

Hello…and I’m back with another update from the Minors for our Young Cubs. I have included the three to four game scores and the pitchers of record as well as the key offensive contributors. As always you can check out my site at www.youngcubsworld.com for daily updates. There were two noteworthy roster moves over the […]