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: Cubs.com 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: MLB.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 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/15/13

Spring Training Game Twenty: Cubs (ss) (8-11) vs. White Sox (8-7-2) Game Time – 2:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV (White Sox) – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Camelback Ranch, Glendale Scott Feldman (0-1, 9.00/2.14) vs. Gavin Floyd (0-1, 10.80/2.40) Spring Training Game Twenty-One: Cubs (ss) (8-11) vs. Team Japan Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 03/13/13

Spring Training Game Eighteen: Cubs (7-10) vs. Rockies (8-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Edwin Jackson (0-1, 4.50/1.75) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 7.36/2.18) The Cubs get back to work this afternoon after a much needed off day, and begin a difficult […]

Day Eleven of Cubs Camp: Rainy Days and Spring Training

The Cubs received a little breathier on Wednesday when rain and bad weather in the Phoenix area shortened practice. Wednesday was the big league team’s last full day of Spring Training at Fitch Park. The Cubs moved down the street to HoHoKam Park to prepare for the start of the Cactus League schedule. The organization […]

Day Seven of Cubs Camp: First Full Squad Workout Straight Ahead for the Cubs

As the last few position players made their way to camp on Saturday ahead of the first full squad workout on Sunday, Dale Sveum announced Travis Wood will start the Cubs Cactus League opener against an Angels split squad team in Tempe on Saturday. Jeff Samardzija will start the home opener against the Giants in […]