Rambling as the Cubs are Finding an Identity

Hello again, everybody. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, but unlike spring times of the past, the Cubs are not swooning. No, this year’s team is starting to show what fans have patiently waited for since 2008. It is May 22, and folks, the Chicago Cubs have a winning record. If this is […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Now That Was a Good Homestand, Roster Moves, Minor Updates and Videos

The Cubs wrapped up the best seven-game stretch the franchise has seen since 2008 on Sunday, even with the loss to the Pirates in the finale. Sunday was frankly one of those games a team loses during a long season. After sweeping the Mets, the Cubs won a 12-inning game Friday afternoon with an unbelievable […]


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Jon Lester Leads the Way, Cubs Win Sixth in a Row – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Jon Lester (4-2) LP – Gerrit Cole (5-2) Save – Travis Wood (1) Jon Lester limited the Pirates to one run over seven innings and and outdueled Gerrit Cole. Joe Maddon pieced together a bullpen that had Travis Wood pitching the ninth inning. Starlin Castro drove […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 05/16/15

Game Thirty-Six: Cubs (20-15) vs. Pirates (17-19) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC 7, Fox Sports 1 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (3-2, 4.10/1.34/3.40) vs. Gerrit Cole (5-1, 2.32/1.13/2.62) Weather permitting … The Cubs turn to Jon Lester […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 05/15/15

Game Thirty-Five: Cubs (19-15) vs. Pirates (17-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.65/1.29/3.98) vs. Jeff Locke (2-2, 4.71/1.35/3.77) Joe Maddon turns to Kyle Hendricks this afternoon as the […]


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The Daily CCO: Jon Lester Stinks and Other Cubs News and Notes

Jon Lester did not start his career with the Cubs the way he would have liked. A dead, or tired, arm in Spring Training put him behind and kept him from preparing for the season. Lester struggled on Opening Night and lasted only 4 1/3 innings against the Cardinals while St. Louis exposed in front […]


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Bryant and Rizzo Jacks Back Lester – Cubs 4, Mets 3

Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4, Mets 3 WP – Jon Lester (3-2) LP – Jacob deGrom (3-4) Save – Hector Rondon (7) Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back jacks in the first inning. Addison Russell added a two-out RBI single in the fourth and Jon Lester notched his fourth straight quality start as the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 05/11/15

Game Thirty-One: Cubs (15-15) vs. Mets (20-11) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (2-2, 4.04/1.32/2.75) vs. Jacob deGrom (3-3, 2.95/1.26/3.58) Weather permitting … The Cubs return to Wrigley tonight and open a […]


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Cubs Finally Close One Out in St. Louis – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

Game Twenty-Six – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5 WP – Jon Lester (2-2) LP – Lance Lynn (1-3) Save – Hector Rondon (6) The Cubs’ 25 and under club drove in all six runs and Jon Lester allowed one earned run in seven innings as the Cubs hung on and finally beat the Cardinals on Wednesday […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 05/06/15

Game Twenty-Six: Cubs (13-12) vs. Cardinals (20-6) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Jon Lester (1-2, 4.71/1.33/2.36) vs. Lance Lynn (1-2, 3.07/1.19/2.04) Joe Maddon gives the ball to Jon Lester tonight to snap […]


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