Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Feb. 19, position players report on Feb. 23 and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 24. Spring Training is just around the corner. And so are the exhibition games. The Cubs’ first game of the 2016 Cactus League is against the Brewers in Maryvale on […]

Rambling about the Cubs as Cole Hamels Comes to Town

Hello again, everybody.  I do not mean to shock your systems with a Thursday Ramblings, but my travel schedule combined with an off day for the Cubs led to a perfect scenario where we can ramble, rumble and ramble some more on a thoroughly thirsty Thursday for many thirty-somethings … and hopefully a thoroughly enjoyable […]

Rambling About the Cubs as the Pale Hose Arrive on the Right Side

Hello again, everybody. Wow, that would have been one heck of a game to have on Wednesday night, but with the way the Cardinals have been going, splitting four games almost feels like a sweep. Now that the All-Star Break is almost upon us, it would be very nice for the Cubs to take care […]

Rambling About the Cubs While Waving My Broom

Hello again, everybody! It is nice to be back, and it is even nicer to be writing about the Cubs sweeping a four-game series. And this was not a normal four-gamer; this was against the Mighty Mets who rode into town with an impressive 20-11 record. Well, thanks to the Cubbies you can add four […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/15/14

Spring Training Game Sixteen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Royals (7-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Surprise Stadium, Surprise Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 5.00, 1.44) vs. James Shields (2-0, 1.04, 0.69) Spring Training Game Seventeen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Mets (ss) (6-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 02/27/14

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. Diamondbacks (SS) (1-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: WGN-TV – Radio: Location – Cubs Park, Mesa Jeff Samardzija (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Bronson Arroyo (0-0, -.–, -.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s the 2014 Cactus League Opener … the Chicago Cubs […]

Mike Olt Completes First Live BP Session and News from Day Eight of Cubs Camp

With a week before the first Cactus League game of the spring, the Cubs got their work in at Cubs Park on Thursday. Live batting practice continued with pitchers such as Edwin Jackson, Neil Ramirez, Jason Hammel, Wesley Wright, Jonathan Sanchez, Dallas Beeler, Kyle Hendricks, Eric Jokisch, Blake Parker and Carlos Pimentel taking the hill. […]

Rambling as Summer Officially Begins

Hello again, everybody.  While it may be true that summer officially begins today, the Cubs’ performance of late makes me yearn for the break of Fall. I know it’s been awhile since I’ve bored you with my stream of consciousness, but it’s Friday, and it’s about time I start throwing random thoughts out there and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Angels – 06/04/13

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs (23-32) vs. Angels (25-33) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179/844 Location – Angel Stadium, Anaheim Scott Feldman (5-4, 2.82/1.17) vs. Jered Weaver (1-1, 3.71/1.18) The Cubs open a brief two-game series in Anaheim tonight against the underachieving Los Angeles Angels […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/16/13

Spring Training Game Twenty-Two: Cubs (ss) (8-12) vs. Rangers (ss) (9-9) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: (Rangers) – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Cashman Field, Las Vegas Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 5.59/2.14) vs. Nick Tepesch (0-0, 2.25/1.13) Spring Training Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (ss) (8-12) vs. Royals (16-2-1) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT […]