Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/05/09

Game Seventy-Nine: Cubs (39-39) vs. Brewers (43-38) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet/TBS – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (7-6, 3.35/1.13) vs. Mike Burns (1-1, 3.31/1.29) Despite being blown out on Saturday, the Cubs have a chance to post a series win […]

Z New Season Low for the Cubs – Cubs 0 White 6

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs 0 White Sox 6 WP – John Danks (6-6) LP – Carlos Zambrano (4-3) Save – None For all of the Cubs’ problems this year they had yet to fall two games under the .500 mark … until Sunday. The White Sox embarrassed the Cubs on the South Side and won […]

The Epitome of Mediocrity – Cubs 5 Tigers 6

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 5 Tigers 6 WP – Armando Galarraga (4-7) LP – Ted Lilly (7-5) Save – Fernando Rodney (16) The Chicago Cubs are the definition of a .500 ballclub right now. Could things improve? Yes. Could they get worse? Most definitely. This is the reason every year and every team should stand […]

Ten Hits … and No Runs – Cubs 0 Braves 2

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs 0 Braves 2 WP – Javier Vazquez (5-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (4-5) Save – Rafael Soriano (6) The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end on Monday night in Atlanta due to another poor performance by the offense. The Cubs were shutout for the sixth time this season and […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/15/09

Here is your end of the week update from our Young Cubs. There was some interesting movement in the transaction log this week. Brandon Guyer couldn’t hit his weight at Tennessee so he got sent down to Daytona while Todd Blackford was throwing so poorly in Tennessee that I was surprised that Daytona was as […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/08/09

Here is your end of the week update for our Young Cubs. Tyler Colvin has been doing well for Tennessee since his call up (hitting .316 in 8 games) and the Smokies finally ended their losing streak. They now have a three-game winning streak and hopefully the entire team is done being in an offensive […]

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 […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/25/09

Here is your end of the week update from the Cubs’ Minor League System. Josh Vitters has stayed hot and has homered in three of his four games this weekend…that is a total of 10 so far for the Chiefs this season. Daytona has not played a game since Tuesday, May 19 due to rainy […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/14/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Please check out Iowa’s box scores from Tuesday and Wednesday. They scored 33 runs in their last two games…and Jake Fox is back and on a tear. Everything went as planned for Carlos Zambrano on Wednesday. His bullpen session went well and he will make a […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/11/09

Here is your end of the week update from the Cubs’ Minor League System. The weather cooperated for most of the week and the teams were able to get in most of their scheduled games. With the exception of Daytona, all of the teams are right in the hunt for first place with the Smokies […]