Castro Right in the Middle of the Win – Cubs 8 Angels 7

Game Twelve – Cubs 8 Angels 7 WP – Andrew Cashner (1-0) LP – Rich Thompson (0-2, BS 1) Save – Thomas Diamond (1) The Cubs won their fourth game in a row and finished the long five-game weekend with a 4-1 record. Two non-roster invitees played a role in the victory against the Angels. […]

A Split-Squad Sweep for the Cubs – Cubs 11 Reds 4 – Cubs 8 White Sox 7

Game Ten – Cubs (ss) 11 Reds 4 WP – Mike Parisi (1-0) LP – Jon Adkins (0-1) Save – None Game Eleven – Cubs (ss) 8 White Sox (ss) 7 WP – John Gaub (1-0) LP – Jeffrey Marquez (0-1, BS 1) Save – Justin Berg (1) The Cubs got their work in on […]

Vitters Triple Downs Sox in Vegas – Cubs 6 White Sox 5

Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 6 White Sox (ss) 5 WP – Mitch Atkins (1-0) LP – Jhonny Nunez (0-1, BS 1) Save – Blake Parker (1) The Cubs took an early lead in the first of two against the Sox in Vegas. Marlon Byrd and Mike Fontenot drove in the first two runs of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 03/12/10

Spring Training Game Nine: Cubs (ss) (4-4) vs. White Sox (ss) (4-3-2) Game Time – 9:05pm CST Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 670 The Score, (White Sox feed) Location – Cashman Field, Las Vegas Tom Gorzelanny (0-0, 9.00/1.00) vs. Carlos Torres (0-0, 2.25/1.00) For the sixth year in a row, the Cubs […]

A Little Dis-N-Dat Before a Long Weekend of Cubs Games

The Cubs play five games over the next three days, two in Las Vegas against the White Sox and three in Arizona versus the Brewers, Reds and Angels. Half of the roster made the trip with Alan Trammell and the other half will stay behind with Lou Piniella. The Cubs will be on TV twice […]

The Kids Star-lin Another Win – Cubs 8 Padres 7

Game Seven – Cubs 8 Padres 7 WP – Carlos Silva (1-1) LP – Jon Garland (0-1) Save – None The Cubs ended their two-game losing streak behind more stellar play from the young Cubs … namely Starlin Castro, Robinson Chirinos, Tyler Colvin, Bryan LaHair and Sam Fuld. The Cubs jumped out to an early […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 03/11/10

Spring Training Game Seven: Cubs (3-3) vs. Padres (1-5) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: XM Radio Channel 185 (Padres feed) Location – Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria Carlos Silva (0-1, 27.00/3.50) vs. Jon Garland (0-0, 4.50/1.00) The Cubs begin a stretch this afternoon of six games in four days. Half […]

Wells and Russell Shine in Cubs Loss – Cubs 3 Brewers 5

Game Five – Cubs 3 Brewers 5 WP – Macro Estrada (1-0) LP – Blake Parker (0-1) Save – A.J. Murray (1) After rain delayed the start of the game 48 minutes, the Cubs faced the Brewers for the first time in 2010 on a cool afternoon in Mesa. Without a scoreboard until the eighth […]

Cubs Beat A’s for Second Time this Spring – Cubs 10 A’s 3

Game Four – Cubs 10 A’s 3 WP – Ryan Dempster (1-0) LP – Gio Gonzalez (0-1) Save – None After losing two games on Sunday due to rain, the Cubs got back to action on a cool day in Phoenix … and beat the A’s 10-3 behind a seven-run seventh inning. Ryan Dempster pitched […]

Observations and Notes from the First Weekend of Cubs Games

The Spring Training games finally began over the weekend with both positive and not so positive results … plus a few injuries. It was good to see the Cubs back on the field and to be in a ballpark again. There was a different vibe around the team over the weekend. The players appeared to […]