A Near No-No – Cubs 0, Pirates 5

Game One Hundred Two – Cubs 0, Pirates 5 WP – A.J. Burnett (13-3) LP – Casey Coleman (0-2) Save – None The Cubs string of recording at least one hit in a game nearly came to an end on Tuesday night. A.J. Burnett tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout and did not allow a […]

What a Night! – Cubs 14, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 14, Pirates 4 WP – Justin Germano (1-1) LP – Erik Bedard (5-12) Save – None Monday night’s game between the Cubs and Pirates took a backseat in the bottom of the fifth inning not too long after Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer off Erik Bedard that gave […]

Rizzo Walks Off the Cardinals – Cubs 4, Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred – Cubs 4, Cardinals 2 – 10 innings WP – James Russell (5-0) LP – Trevor Rosenthal (0-1) Save – None The end of Sunday’s game was simply Rizziculous … and the two youngest players on the Cubs’ roster led the way on Sunday afternoon. With the game tied at two, Starlin […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/29/12

Game One Hundred: Cubs (41-58) vs. Cardinals (54-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (9-6, 3.88/1.24) vs. Adam Wainwright (8-10, 4.31/1.28) The Cubs enter play this afternoon with the second best mark in the National League […]

Johnson Bunts … and the Cubs Beat the Cardinals – Cubs 3, Cardinals 2

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 3, Cardinals 2 WP – James Russell (4-0) LP – Joe Kelly (1-4) Save – Carlos Marmol (13) The Cubs ended their five-game losing streak against the Cardinals on Saturday afternoon at the old ballyard. Reed Johnson drove in the game winner with a pinch-hit RBI bunt single in the seventh […]

Travis Wood’s Historically Bad Outing – Cubs 6, Cardinals 9

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 6, Cardinals 9 WP – Lance Lynn (13-4) LP – Travis Wood (4-6) Save – Jason Motte (23) The Cubs dropped their fifth straight game to the Cardinals on Friday afternoon. The Cubs offense showed up and pounded Lance Lynn for the first time this season. But the Cardinals beat up […]

Samardzija’s Superb Outing – Cubs 2, Pirates 0

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 2, Pirates 0 WP – Jeff Samardzija (7-8) LP – Erik Bedard (5-11) Save – Carlos Marmol (12) Jeff Samardzija put together his best start of the season Monday night in the Steel City … and ended the Cubs’ three-game losing streak. Samardzija dominated a very good Pirates’ offense and if […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/23/12

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (38-56) vs. Pirates (54-40) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jeff Samardzija (6-8, 4.57/1.38) vs. Erik Bedard (11-4, 3.27/1.52) The Cubs will try to end their three-game losing streak in the first of three against […]

Garza Departs Early … Cubs Blown Out Late – Cubs 0, Cardinals 12

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 0, Cardinals 12 WP – Jake Westbrook (8-8) LP – Justin Germano (0-1) Save – None Saturday night’s game was actually scoreless going into the bottom of the seventh. The Cardinals scored 12 runs on 10 hits and three walks in the seventh and turned what was a well-pitched game into […]

All Good Things Come to an End – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (10-2) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-4) Save – Jason Motte (21) Ryan Dempster’s best stretch in a Cubs’ uniform came to an end Friday night in St. Louis. The Cardinals pounced on Dempster in the first inning and scored three of their four runs […]