A Sloppy Night for the Cubs in the Big Apple – Mets 7, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs 3, Mets 7 WP – Jon Niese (7-8) LP – Dan Straily (1-3) Save – None The Cubs had a bad night Saturday at Citi Field and dropped the second game of the series to the Mets. Dan Straily struggled in two of the six innings he pitched in, the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/16/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs (52-69) vs. Mets (58-65) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93/1.25/5.66) vs. Jon Niese (6-8, 3.46/1.27/3.84) The Cubs will look to put one in the win column behind […]

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In a Strikeout State of Mind – Mets 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs 2, Mets 3 WP – Zack Wheeler (8-8) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – Jenrry Mejia (18) A day after striking out 16 times, the Cubs struck out 14 times Friday night at Citi Field and dropped the opener of the four-game series in New York. The offense is […]

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The Daily CCO: Edwin Jackson’s Role with Cubs in Question Down the Stretch

Edwin Jackson had another rough outing Thursday and according to multiple reports he could lose his spot in the rotation is in question for the remainder of the season. The Cubs want to take a look at Dan Straily and Felix Doubront in starting roles before the season ends. Straily will be recalled from Triple-A […]

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Edwin Jackson and the Cubs Mis-Fiers against the Brewers – Brewers 6, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty: Cubs 2, Brewers 6 WP – Mike Fiers (2-1) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-13) Save – None The homestand ended the way it began for the Cubs, with a lot of swinging and missing. The Cubs could not put the ball in play while a Brewers lineup without Aramis Ramirez and […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Must Find Balance and Other News and Notes

The front office is expected to focus this off-season and for the next 12-24 months on adding pitching to the organization. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have talked about the imbalance between the pitching and position players and many think, and reports have backed up the speculation, the Cubs will try to add a top […]

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Back-to-Back for Baez and Rizzo, Cubs Post Back-to-Back Wins Over the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Nineteen: Cubs 4, Brewers 2 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1) LP – Kyle Lohse (11-7) Save – Hector Rondon (16) Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back jacks in the third inning. Starlin Castro and Chris Coghlan collected three more hits and Castro drove in a run while Tsuyoshi Wada took a […]

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Hendricks Baffles the Brewers – Cubs 3, Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Eighteen: Cubs 3, Brewers 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (4-1) LP – Wily Peralta (14-7) Save – Hector Rondon (15) Kyle Hendricks kept the Brewers off balance for 7 1/3 innings, Arismendy Alcantara drove in a run and scored another and Anthony Rizzo homered as the Cubs shutout the Brewers Tuesday night. […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Keep Chasing and Other News and Notes

The Cubs’ strikeout totals keep making headlines and the swings and misses figures to increase before it gets better. The Cubs added two inexperienced hitters getting their first look at big league pitching to a roster that did more than its fair share of striking out prior to Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez becoming part […]

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Victor Caratini Added to MLB Pipeline’s Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline updated its list of the top 20 prospects in the Cubs system after the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs added a very good catching prospect to the system in Victor Caratini from the Braves for INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio and LHP James Russell. MLB Pipeline ranked C Victor Caratini as the 13th best prospect in […]

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