Talkin’ Cubs and MLB Trade Deadline

Will the Cubs be quiet today as many feel they will … or will Jim Hendry make a few deals to shed salary and players that do not figure into the Cubs plans beyond this season? Who will stay? Who will go? The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is 3:00pm CDT on Sunday afternoon. According to […]

Cardinals Spike the Cubs – Cubs 5 Cardinals 13

Game One Hundred Seven – Cubs 5 Cardinals 13 WP – Kyle Lohse (9-7) LP – Rodrigo Lopez (2-3) Save – None The Cubs lost for the fifth time in as many games and dropped to a season-worst 23 games under .500 after another pathetic performance. The Cubs jumped out to a 5-0 lead in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/30/11

Game One Hundred Seven: Cubs (42-64) vs. Cardinals (56-50) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Rodrigo Lopez (2-2, 3.49/1.29) vs. Kyle Lohse (8-7, 3.46/1.10) Weather permitting … Can the Cubs get back in the win column […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/27/11

Game One Hundred Four: Cubs (42-61) vs. Brewers (55-49) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Carlos Zambrano (7-5, 4.70/1.42) vs. Zack Greinke (7-4, 4.84/1.20) The Cubs will try to get back in the win column tonight behind Carlos […]

Checking In on the Cubs Rumor Mill

The countdown has begun to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, will the Cubs’ GM be ‘Trader Jim‘ or ‘Stand-Pat Hendry‘? According to a report from Comcast SportsNet, Jim Hendry sees a turnaround for the Cubs by 2012. Hendry “believes in the strength of the organization, that the scouting and player development departments are building […]

Extra! Extra! The Cubs (Finally) Win Three in a Row – Cubs 5 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Two – Cubs 5 Astros 4 – 10 innings WP – John Grabow (2-0) LP – David Carpenter (0-1) Save – None It took ten tries and 102 games but the Cubs won three games in a row for first time in 2011. Jeff Baker singled in Marlon Byrd with the game […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 07/24/11

Game One Hundred Two: Cubs (41-60) vs. Astros (33-67) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (4-7, 3.80/1.31) vs. Jordan Lyles (0-5, 4.55/1.28) Weather permitting … Will the Cubs finally be able to get that “three-game winning […]

Z Win is Z Win – Cubs 4 Astros 2

Game One Hundred – Cubs 4 Astros 2 WP – Carlos Zambrano (7-5) LP – Bud Norris (5-7) Save – Sean Marshall (3) For one of the few times this season, the Chicago Cubs played and won a ballgame without any drama. Carlos Zambrano picked up his first victory in more than a month (June […]

Dempster Wilts in the Heat – Cubs 1 Phillies 9

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 1 Phillies 9 WP – Vance Worley (6-1) LP – Ryan Dempster (7-7) Save – None The blame game is in full swing on a team that is spiraling toward a 100-loss season. One day it’s the weather, the next it’s the umpires, on Wednesday it was a missed pop up […]

Twenty Below – Cubs 5 Marlins 7

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 5 Marlins 7 WP – Edward Mujica (8-2) LP – Kerry Wood (1-5) Save – Leo Nunez (26) Poor starting pitching, bad defense, not enough offense and too many walks … the reoccurring themes of the 2011 Chicago Cubs. Q’s squad found yet another way to lose a game after a […]