Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 06/21/09

Game Sixty-Five: Cubs (33-31) vs. Indians (29-41) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast Sports Net – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Randy Wells (0-3, 2.55/1.13) vs. Jeremy Sowers (1-4, 5.14/1.51) Updated – 10:55am C.T. – Angel Guzman Placed on 15-day DL – Kevin Hart Recalled […]

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The Comeback Cubs Strike Again … A Wild Finish Against Woody – Cubs 6 Indians 5

Game Sixty-Four – Cubs 6 Indians 5 – 13 innings WP – David Patton (3-1) LP – Kerry Wood (2-3, BS 4) Save – None Entering Saturday the last three wins for the Chicago Cubs had been in walk-off fashion … and after nearly four and a half hours of baseball Lou Piniella’s crew did […]

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Same Offense … Different Day – Cubs 1 White Sox 4

Game Sixty-One – Cubs 1 White Sox 4 WP – John Danks (5-5) LP – Ryan Dempster (4-4) Save – Bobby Jenks (15) Lou Piniella’s crew lost their fourth straight game to the White Sox due to the same old and tired offense that cannot produce. The Cubs avoided their sixth shutout of the season […]

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Piniella’s Offensive Offense – Cubs 0 Twins 2

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs 0 Twins 2 WP – Anthony Swarzak (2-2) LP – Rich Harden (4-3) Save – Joe Nathan (15) The Chicago Cubs lead the majors in quality starts yet due to another pathetic performance on Saturday by the offense, the Cubs are a game under .500 for the third time this season. […]

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Déjà Vu … Again and Again and Again – Cubs 1 Astros 2

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 1 Astros 2 – 13 innings WP – Jeff Fulchino (2-1) LP – Jose Ascanio (0-1) Save – None For the second game in a row the Cubs lost 2-1 to the Astros on a game winning single by Geoff Blum … and the offense wasted another strong pitching performance from […]

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A Win is a Win – Cubs 6 Reds 3

Game Fifty-Four – Cubs 6 Reds 3 – 14 innings WP – David Patton (2-1) LP – Mike Lincoln (1-1) Save – Angel Guzman (1)

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It All Started…and Ended with Sean Marshall – Cubs 2 Dodgers 8

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 2 Dodgers 8 WP – Eric Milton (2-0) LP – Sean Marshall (3-4) Save – None A short time after finding out he would be returning to the bullpen after his next start, Sean Marshall barely made it out of the first inning. The first five Dodgers reached against Marshall and […]

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Down by One, Two On and No Outs…Twice – Cubs 1 Dodgers 2

Game Forty-Six – Cubs 1 Dodgers 2 WP – Randy Wolf (3-1) LP – Randy Wells (0-2) Save – Ramon Troncoso (3) Lou Piniella’s crew dropped back to .500 on the season after failing to capitalize in the eighth and ninth innings on Thursday night. Randy Wolf held the Cubs’ offense in check and had […]

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The Cubs Payroll for 2009 and Beyond

With the recent struggles and the delay of the ownership change, many are concerned about how the team can and will move forward this season. According to many reports the Cubs payroll for 2009 is set around the $140 million mark. Until the Ricketts Family is in charge many are concerned the Cubs will not […]

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The Pirates Show No Pity for the Cubs – Cubs 8 Pirates 10

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 8 Pirates 10 WP – Tom Gorzelanny (2-1) LP – Neal Cotts (0-2, BS 1) Save – Sean Burnett (1) Lou Piniella’s crew lost their eighth game in a row and dropped below .500 for the first time since April 30 (10-11). The eight-game slid is the longest under Lou Piniella […]

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