Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/04/12

Hurricane Isaac, which played havoc with the Daytona Cubs’ schedule last week, moved inland and forced the cancellation of Peoria’s final home game and Iowa’s last series of the season in New Orleans. The Cubs’ system claimed two champions, with Boise’s Stephen Bruno winning the Northwest League batting title while Daytona’s John Andreoli led the […]

Cubs Give Samardzija No Support – Cubs 1, Nationals 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 1, Nationals 2 WP – Ross Detwiler (9-6) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-13) Save – Tyler Clippard (30) The Cubs offense struggled once again and the Cubs lost for the third day in a row. Jeff Samardzija did an excellent job of limiting the Nationals’ offense to one run […]

Giants Jump on Germano and Take Care of the Cubs – Cubs 2, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 2, Giants 5 WP – Tim Lincecum (8-14) LP – Justin Germano (2-5) Save – Sergio Romo (9) Saturday’s game ended before it had a chance to begin. The Giants jumped on Justin Germano in the first inning and put up four spot on the old scoreboard before Germano […]

Two in a Row – Cubs 6, Giants 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 6, Giants 4 WP – Chris Volstad (2-9) LP – Madison Bumgarner (14-9) Save – Carlos Marmol (17) The Cubs finished a lousy month (8-21) with a very good win over Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. The Cubs picked up where they left off Thursday. Sveum’s offense […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/31/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs (50-80) vs. Giants (74-57) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (1-9, 6.28/1.47) vs. Madison Bumgarner (14-8, 2.93/1.02) Updated 10:10am CDT – Jeff Beliveau Recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Brooks Raley Optioned […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/27/12

There looks to be some excitement down the stretch as the minor leagues enter the last week of play. Boise has clinched the second half pennant thanks to players such as Gioskar Amaya, Stephen Bruno, Jeimer Candelario, Willson Contreras, Tayler Scott, and Dan Vogelbach. Peoria is charging to the finish line on the bat of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/26/12

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (48-77) vs. Rockies (51-74) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (0-9, 6.88/1.53) vs. Jhoulys Chacin (1-3, 6.16/-.–) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Rockies square off in the rubber match of […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/23/12

Playoffs??!! Are you kidding ME??!! Apparently, no, as both Boise and the AZL Cubs have the post season in their sights. Boise has the post-season on their minds for their second consecutive season as they ride the Northwest League’s leading hitter Stephen Bruno, along with Gioskar Amaya, Dan Vogelbach, Albert Almora, and Jeimer Candelario providing […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/21/12

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs (47-74) vs. Brewers (55-66) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Chris Rusin (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Marco Estrada (0-5, 4.52/1.23) Updated 3:44pm CDT – Cubs selected contract of LHP Chris Rusin from the […]

One Really Bad Inning – Cubs 5, Brewers 9

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 5, Brewers 9 WP – Mark Rogers (1-1) LP – Justin Germano (2-3) Save – None The Cubs lost for the fourth time in five games after another bad inning. The Cubs took a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the fifth on RBI from Anthony Rizzo, David DeJesus […]