Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/18/12

With a new week, some new teams are beginning play to complete the minor league system for the season. Boise started their season on Friday, while Arizona is set to start on Wednesday. Streaks were the theme as Tennessee used the pitching of Nick Struck and Eric Jokisch, along with the bat of Justin Bour […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 06/17/12

Game Sixty-Six: Cubs (22-43) vs. Red Sox (32-33) Game Time – 7:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (4-5, 4.91/1.33) vs. Franklin Morales (0-1, 3.04/1.23) Happy Father’s Day from the CCO! Even with Saturday night’s loss, the Cubs […]

Dempster Keeps Rolling … Cubs Avoid Sweep – Cubs 8, Twins 2

Game Sixty – Cubs 8, Twins 2 WP – Ryan Dempster (2-3) LP – Francisco Liriano (1-7) Save – None The Cubs ended the long 10-game road trip (2-8) on a positive note with their first victory in Minnesota since the 2000 season. The offense had a good day as Ryan Dempster rolled over the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Twins – 06/10/12

Game Sixty: Cubs (19-40) vs. Twins (24-34) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 179/914 Location – Target Field, Minneapolis Ryan Dempster (1-3, 2.59/1.08) vs. Francisco Liriano (1-6, 6.46/1.74) Weather permitting … Ryan Dempster will try to end the Cubs’ 10-game road trip on a […]

Samardzija Shelled – Cubs 3, Twins 11

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs 3, Twins 11 WP – Scott Diamond (5-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (5-4) Save – None The Cubs lost Saturday for the 20th time in 24 games (15 of 16 on the road) after Jeff Samardzija was lifted with two outs in the fourth inning. For the second start in a […]

Nothing Aoki for the Cubs Right Now – Cubs 3, Brewers 4

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 3, Brewers 4 – 10 innings WP – John Axford (1-2) LP – Casey Coleman (0-1) Save – None Three pitches into the bottom of the tenth Norichika Aoki hit his second home run of the day and just like that the Cubs lost another game and another series on the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 06/07/12

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs (19-37) vs. Brewers (25-31) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Matt Garza (2-4, 4.10/1.15) vs. Randy Wolf (2-5, 6.05/1.70) The Cubs have a chance to leave Milwaukee with a series win. It has been all […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 06/06/12

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs (19-36) vs. Brewers (24-31) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Paul Maholm (4-4, 4.82/1.32) vs. Zack Greinke (6-2, 3.46/1.32) Updated 4:13pm CDT – Cubs Selected Contract of Manny Corpas from Iowa Cubs, added to 40-man […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 06/03/12

Game Fifty-Three: Cubs (18-34) vs. Giants (29-24) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188/914 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Travis Wood (0-1, 5.94/1.20) vs. Barry Zito (4-2, 3.41/1.33) The Cubs begin what figures to be a very busy week with the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 06/01/12

Game Fifty-One: Cubs (18-32) vs. Giants (27-24) Game Time – 9:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188/914 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Paul Maholm (4-3, 4.62/1.26) vs. Madison Bumgarner (5-4, 3.14/1.11) Updated 5:41pm CDT – Cubs Claimed RHP Jairo Asencio off waivers from the […]