Cubs, Dodgers Exchanging Names for Dempster … and Other Cubs Rumors

Ryan Dempster may or may not start the opener in St. Louis on Friday night. Rumors have suggested that the Cubs would like to trade Dempster before his next start and rumors surfaced Thursday night that the Dodgers have proposed a trade for Ryan Dempster.

Sveum’s Cubs Reel in the Fish – Cubs 4, Marlins 2

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Marlins 2 WP – Paul Maholm (8-6) LP – Mark Buehrle (9-9) Save – Carlos Marmol (11) The Cubs finished the six-game homestand (5-1, 10-2 last 12 at Wrigley Field) with a solid win against Mark Buehrle in their final matchup of the season against the Marlins (2-4). With the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/19/12

Game Ninety-One: Cubs (37-53) vs. Marlins (44-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (7-6, 4.33/1.33) vs. Mark Buehrle (9-8, 3.13/1.13) Weather permitting … The Cubs finish out the six-game homestand this afternoon with the series and […]

Winning in the Rain – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 – 8 innings WP – James Russell (3-0) LP – Josh Johnson (5-7) Save – None The Cubs’ bats woke up just before the rain made its way to Wrigley Field and Dale Sveum’s team beat the Marlins for the first time this season (1-4) in a game […]

Marlins Hammer Wood – Cubs 5, Marlins 9

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 5, Marlins 9 WP – Anibal Sanchez (5-6) LP – Travis Wood (4-4) Save – None The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end on Tuesday night in a game that was not as close as the final score. The Marlins beat Dale Sveum’s team for the fourth time in […]

Dempster Dumps the D-Backs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Ryan Dempster (5-3) LP – Joe Saunders (4-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (9) It took Reed Johnson crashing into the ivy in the ninth and the third double play of the game to end it as the Cubs were able to hang on and post their […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/14/12

Game Eighty-Seven: Cubs (34-52) vs. Diamondbacks (42-44) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (4-3, 1.99/1.01) vs. Joe Saunders (4-5, 3.44/1.38) Weather permitting … Dale Sveum’s team has won 10 of 14 and will go for their […]

Changes Appear on the Horizon for the Cubs

If anything, the next 18 days leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31 should be anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. Both the active roster and 40-man roster figure to be quite a bit different when the team takes the field on August 1 in Pittsburgh than the team that opens […]

Time for the Cubs to Sell, Sell, Sell

With the 83rd Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline at the end of the month. While the new CBA might have thrown the Cubs for a loop with the draft, the new playoff format could end up benefiting the organization. The Cubs have […]

Dempster Doesn’t Skip a Beat – Cubs 7, Mets 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 7, Mets 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (4-3) LP – Jon Niese (7-4) Save – None In the Cubs’ quickest game of the season (2:08), Ryan Dempster picked up where he left off on June 15. With all eyes on him and several scouts in attendance, Ryan Dempster tossed five innings […]