Cubs Month in Review – July 2015

Even with a winning record for the month, July has been somewhat of a disappointment. The Cubs slipped to a game behind the Giants for the second wild card spot due to an 8-7 record after the All-Star break in 15 games against some poor teams. With just two months to go, the club appears […]


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Rambling about the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. There have been ramblings on Mondays, on Tuesdays, on Wednesdays, on Thursdays, and on Fridays … but never has there ever been ramblings on a Saturday! I don’t mean to shock your system, but it is a shock to mine as well. A weekend Ramblings! With that said, there really is not […]


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Lester Strikes Out the Rockies – Cubs 3, Rockies 2

Game One Hundred – Cubs 3, Rockies 2 WP – Jon Lester (6-8) LP – Eddie Butler (3-7) Save – Hector Rondon (13) Jon Lester struck out 14 batters over eight tremendous innings. Dexter Fowler hit a solo homer in the first and Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run shot in the third inning as the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/29/15

Game One Hundred: Cubs (52-47) vs. Rockies (43-55) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (5-8, 3.32/1.20/2.99) vs. Eddie Butler (3-6, 4.77/1.79/5.35) The Cubs conclude the series and season-series with […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/27/15

Game Ninety-Eight: Cubs (51-46) vs. Rockies (42-54) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (4-5, 3.66/1.13/3.23) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (6-4, 4.62/1.41/4.45) The Cubs turn to Kyle Hendricks tonight to end […]


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No Room for Error – Phillies 5, Cubs 3

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Phillies 5 – 10 innings WP – Ken Giles (5-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (17) The Cubs bullpen had a bad day. Jason Motte was charged with his first blown save of the season after the Phillies tied the game at three in the ninth […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 07/24/15

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (51-43) vs. Phillies (34-63) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (5-8, 3.37/1.21/3.06) vs. Jerome Williams (3-7, 6.43/1.70/5.48) The Cubs open a six-game homestand today with the first of […]


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Jon Lester to Host First Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser

Jon Lester to Host First Ever Chicago NVRQT Night Fundraiser August 13 Event to Include “Hollywood Squares” Style Game Show with Cubs Players and Celebrities to Benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Cubs’ pitcher and cancer survivor Jon Lester and his wife Farrah will host NVRQT Night at Metro Chicago Thursday, August 13. The night […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Two Wins, Four Roster Moves and a Couple of Phillies in the Rumor Mill

The Cubs started the second half with the organization’s first series victory in Atlanta since August 2011. Jon Lester flirted with a no-hitter and Jake Arrieta pitched seven innings of shutout ball. Joe Maddon got Meat Loaf but the flight to Cincinnati was probably a little subdued after clubhouse favorite Edwin Jackson was designated for […]


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Lester Flirts with a No-No, Cubs Shutout the Braves – Cubs 4, Braves 0

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 4, Braves 0 WP – Jon Lester (5-8) LP – Manny Banuelos (1-1) Save – None Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the eighth inning after a decision by the official scorer, John Wilkinson, in the seventh changed the Braves only hit of the game to an error. Lester gave up […]


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