Rambling About the Cubs During the Growth Spurts

Hello again, everybody. I hope all is well with all. Given certain schedules, an off day today, and an afternoon soiree at Wrigley on Friday, we thought we would just catch everyone off guard and with Ramblings … on a THURSDAY! [Insert Hollywood-esque gasping sound for effect] So, now that the shock has worn off, […]


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Bryant’s Homer Tied It and Russell Walked Off the Nationals – Cubs 3, Nationals 2

Game Forty-Five – Cubs 3, Nationals 2 WP – Hector Rondon (3-0) LP – Matt Grace (2-1) Save – None Kris Bryant tied the game at two in the eighth with a mammoth home run to left and Addison Russell won it in the ninth with a double that plated Jonathan Herrera as the Cubs […]


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Cubs Leave Arizona with a Loss – Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (2-3) LP – Jason Hammel (3-2) Save – Brad Ziegler (2) Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the second inning and Chris Coghlan smacked a two-run homer in the fifth but Jason Hammel made two too many mistakes to Paul Goldschmidt and the […]


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RIZZO! – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6

Game Forty-Two – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Jason Motte (2-1) LP – Enrique Burgos (0-2) Save – Pedro Strop (1) Jorge Soler tied the game in the eighth and Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer in the top of the ninth that broke a 6-6 tie on Saturday night as the Cubs beat […]


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Cubs Bullpen Strikes Again – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Forty-One – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 – 13 innings WP – Randall Delgado (2-2) LP – Zac Rosscup (1-1) Save – None Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro broke a 2-2 tie in the 10th with run scoring singles. Hector Rondon could not finish off the Diamondbacks and blew his third save of the season. Paul […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 05/21/15

Game Forty: Cubs (22-17) vs. Padres (20-21) Game Time – 8:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet Plus, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.15/1.34/3.89) vs. Odrisamer Despaigne (2-2, 6.75/1.40/5.31) Joe Maddon hands the ball tonight to Kyle […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Junior Lake, Activate LHP Tsuyoshi Wada, Select Contract of OF/1B Mike Baxter

The Cubs announced three roster moves prior to Tuesday night’s game in San Diego. The Cubs recalled OF Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa. LHP Tsuyoshi Wada was activated from the 15-day DL. Wada is scheduled to start Wednesday. And the Cubs selected the contract of OF/1B Mike Baxter from Triple-A Iowa. Junior Lake and Mike […]


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Cubs Designate LHP Phil Coke for Assignment

Updated 7:56pm CDT – According to the transaction page on Cubs.com, LHP Phil Coke was designated for assignment on Monday. RHP Brian Schlitter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. RHP Dallas Beeler was optioned to Iowa and LHP Tsuyoshi Wada was activated from the 15-day DL. The Cubs’ 40-man roster officially stands at 38 players. According […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Ways to Tweak the Roster

The Cubs have Monday off and will spend a much-needed break in San Diego. The Cubs start a six-game trip with three against the Padres on Tuesday night that ends Sunday with the last of three in Phoenix with the Diamondbacks. The Cubs did not announce any roster moves after Sunday’s game. Joe Maddon did […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/15/15

The Cubs made their first round of roster moves as numerous players received new addresses. Billy McKinney doubled his pleasure of being promoted to Double-A Tennessee, while Andrew Ely walked in his season debut for South Bend. Meanwhile, Chesny Young had his first action for Myrtle Beach delayed. Iowa did not have any promotions, but […]


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