Cubs Close Out the Dodgers – Cubs 5, Dodgers 4

Game Twenty-Six – Cubs 5, Dodgers 4 WP – Paul Maholm (3-2) LP – Chad Billingsley (2-2) Save – Rafael Dolis (2) It was inevitable that on the day Carlos Marmol was, at least for now, relieved of his duties as the Cubs’ closer that the game would go into the ninth inning with the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 05/03/12

Game Twenty-Five: Cubs (9-15) vs. Reds (11-12) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184/901 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Ryan Dempster (0-1, 1.33/0.93) vs. Homer Bailey (1-2, 3.60/1.36) Updated – 9:02am CDT – Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood Activated from 15-day DL […]

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Catching Up with the Cubs After a Rainout

The Cubs and Reds received a “night off” thanks to Mother Nature. Weather permitting, the now two-game series will begin Wednesday night and conclude Thursday afternoon. A make-up date for Tuesday’s game has not been announced. The Cubs make one more trip back to Cincinnati this season (August 17 – August 19) and the game […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 04/28/12

Game Twenty-One: Cubs (7-13) vs. Phillies (9-11) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/901 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Randy Wells (0-0, 3.60/2.20) vs. Joe Blanton (1-3, 4.34/1.39) Updated 3:21pm CDT – Steve Clevenger Placed on 15-day DL with Right Oblique […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/21/12

Game Fifteen: Cubs (3-11) vs. Reds (6-8) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89/89 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (0-0, 13.50/1.88) vs. Mike Leake (0-1, 5.84/1.30) Updated 10:33am CDT – Ryan Dempster placed on 15-day DL – Tony Campana Recalled from Triple-A […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/20/12

Game Fourteen: Cubs (3-10) vs. Reds (5-8) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/901 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (0-1, 4.91/1.18) vs. Homer Bailey (0-2, 5.40/1.71) Updated 11:00am CDT – Kerry Wood placed on 15-Day DL with Right Shoulder Fatigue […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 04/18/12

Game Twelve: Cubs (3-8) vs. Marlins (5-6) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/905 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Matt Garza (1-0, 1.23/0.75) vs. Mark Buehrle (0-2, 3.65/1.38) Dale Sveum will turn to Matt Garza tonight to put an end to the team’s three-game […]

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Wood Sent Back to Chicago with Shoulder Issue

What was played off in Spring Training as the team trying to save Kerry Wood’s innings for the regular season, has turned into an issue less than two weeks into the year. Kerry Wood left the team Tuesday and flew back to Chicago to receive a cortisone shot in his right shoulder. According to Comcast […]

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Cubs Rain on Cardinals Celebration – Cubs 9, Cardinals 5

Game Eight – Cubs 9, Cardinals 5 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-0) LP – Adam Wainwright (0-2) Save – None After a one hour and 44-minute delay and watching the Cardinals celebrate their latest World Series championship, the Cubs came out swinging and by the time they were done, Dale Sveum’s team scored a season-high […]

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Nothing-for-the-Day with Runners in Scoring Position – Cubs 1, Brewers 2

Game Six – Cubs 1, Brewers 2 WP – Yovani Gallardo (1-1) LP – Ryan Dempster (0-1) Save – John Axford (2) Ryan Dempster did his job Wednesday afternoon and put his team in position to win a game. For the fifth time in six games, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but […]

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