Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 02/26/09

Spring Training Game Two: Cubs (1-0) vs. Brewers (0-0-1) Game Time – 2:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 177 Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Sean Marshall (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Yovani Gallardo (0-0, -.–/-.–) The two teams that have finished atop the Central Division the past two seasons will […]

Cubs’ Storylines of the Spring….The Infielders and Outfielders

Three days after discussing dropping Alfonso Soriano down in the Cubs’ lineup, Lou Piniella said on Thursday Soriano possibly could stay at the top of the Cubs’ lineup….followed by Aaron Miles, Derrek Lee, Milton Bradley, Aramis Ramirez, Kosuke Fukudome, Geovany Soto and Ryan Theriot on the days Miles is at second base and Fukudome is […]

A Q & A with XM Radio’s Holden Kushner

Holden Kushner has been with XM Radio, Channel 175 since 2005 first hosting MLB Live Weekend. Since, Holden has hosted such shows as Baseball This Morning, The Show and of late, Inside Pitch. Holden recently took time from his shows on XM Radio to answer a few questions about the Cubs off-season for the CCO….

Seven Days and Eight Players Later….An Updated Look at the Cubs Roster

Many words can be used to describe the last week for the Chicago Cubs, but boring cannot be one of them….and Jim Hendry might not be done. Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park a week from Friday and the team that won 97 games a year ago will have several new faces. On January […]

Are the Cubs Done for the Off-Season?

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in a little over two weeks and once some big football game on Sunday is completed, the baseball season will unofficially begin. This off-season has been like few others in the history of the game. There are several ‘big name‘ free agents still without jobs which should result […]

Session After Session….Day Two at the Cubs Convention

Day two at the Cubs Convention can turn into information overload. The entire day is filled with one session after the other beginning at 9:00am. Saturday began with the extremely popular Meet Cubs Baseball Management with Jim Hendry, Randy Bush and Crane Kenney. Lou Piniella was absent from the session with the flu…the Cubs’ skipper […]

A Beautiful Day for a Convention

When Pat Hughes stepped to the microphone to kickoff the 24th Annual Cubs Convention he announced it was two below zero outside but hearing Mr. Hughes and his familiar voice meant one thing….the baseball season is right around the corner. The Hilton was filled to the brim, some even said it’s more crowded this year […]

Conflicting Stories from the Hot Stove

The Milton Bradley signing is expected to become official on Thursday after he passes a physical. When Bradley is officially announced he could end up sporting a very familiar number. As every day passes the Cubs may be getting closer to resolving their ownership situation. Once the new owners are in place Jim Hendry will […]

Weekend Update: What is the Cubs Next Move?

Four days after the Cubs traded Mark DeRosa the Faithful is wondering what, or who, Jim Hendry may have up his sleeve. The Cubs off-season, to this point, has many shaking their heads, including Buster Olney. The Cubs have made some unpopular moves and have not addressed their biggest need going into the winter….a left-handed […]

End of Week Dis-N-Dat….Cubs Rumors and News

44 Days Until Pitchers and Catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa…. The first Friday of the New Year and most of the Faithful are still discussing the Cubs trading Mark DeRosa and signing Aaron Miles on Wednesday. Up next for the Cubs appears to be finalizing the Jason Marquis trade and the signings of […]