Close….But No Cigar – Cubs 6 Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 6 Astros 1 WP – Ted Lilly (15-9) LP – Brian Moehler (11-7) Save – None How does Ted Lilly follow up a no hitter? By throwing 6 innings of no hit ball of his own. A day after Carlos Zambrano tossed the Cubs’ first no-no in 36 years, […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/15/08

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight: Cubs (89-58) vs. Astros (80-68) Game Time – 1:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Ted Lilly (14-9, 4.29/1.29) vs. Brian Moehler (11-6, 4.16/1.33) The Cubs will try to make it four in a row today behind Ted […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/07/08

Game One Hundred Forty-Three: Cubs (86-56) vs. Reds (63-79) Game Time – 12:15pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 189 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Sean Marshall (3-4, 4.03/1.25) vs. Aaron Harang (4-15, 5.24/1.44) The Cubs and Reds will face off for the last time this season […]

No Excuse – Cubs 2 Reds 10

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 2 Reds 10 WP – Bronson Arroyo (14-10) LP – Ted Lilly (13-9) Save – None Call it a slump, call it a swoon but one thing is for certain, after the Cubs sixth straight loss it is up to Lou Piniella to find solutions to the problems. The […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/05/08

Game One Hundred Forty-One: Cubs (85-55) vs. Reds (62-78) Game Time – 6:10pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 189 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Ted Lilly (13-8, 4.23/1.29) vs. Bronson Arroyo (13-10, 4.97/1.46) With 22 games remaining in the 2008 season, the Chicago Cubs begin […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/03/08

Game One Hundred Forty: Cubs (85-54) vs. Astros (73-66) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (15-5, 2.95/1.19) vs. Randy Wolf (8-11, 4.73/1.44) Updated – 4:25pm C.T. – According to reports from the Sun-Times, Carlos Zambrano is […]

Do You Believe In Magic? – Part Five

In my last article on the magic of the Cubs this year I focus on one of the biggest surprises to come along all year. This player wasn’t on the radar at the beginning of the year but he fell in the Cubs’ lap during the season and since there was a need, Jim Hendry […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 08/30/08

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six: Cubs (85-50) vs. Phillies (73-62) Game Time – 2:55pm C.T. Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (13-7, 4.23/1.31) vs. Brett Myers (7-10, 4.49/1.40) It’s the last Saturday in August and happy Labor Day weekend from everyone […]

Beautifully Zugly – Cubs 14 Pirates 9

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 14 Pirates 9 WP – Sean Marshall (3-3) LP – Craig Hansen (1-5, BS 3) Save – None There is no such thing in baseball as a bad win, but there are ugly ones and if there could be only one word used to describe Tuesday night’s game against […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 08/26/08

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs (81-50) vs. Pirates (57-74) Game Time – 6:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Carlos Zambrano (13-5, 3.29/1.26) vs. Ian Snell (5-10, 5.60/1.83) The Cubs will try to win their fourth game in a row tonight behind Carlos […]