The Daily CCO: Hendricks Goes All the Way, Starlin Castro and Other Cubs News

Kyle Hendricks told the beat writers after his complete game Thursday in San Diego that it was a night he will remember for a long time. Less than a year after earning his first big league victory against the Padres, Hendricks recorded the first complete game shut out of his career in San Diego. Hendricks […]


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Rambling as the Cubs are Finding an Identity

Hello again, everybody. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, but unlike spring times of the past, the Cubs are not swooning. No, this year’s team is starting to show what fans have patiently waited for since 2008. It is May 22, and folks, the Chicago Cubs have a winning record. If this is […]


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Hendricks Keeps the Padres in a Haze for First Complete Game Shut Out – Cubs 3, Padres 0

Game Forty – Cubs 3, Padres 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (1-1) LP – Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run homer in the first inning. Addison Russell smacked a solo shot in the seventh. And Kyle Hendricks completed the first shut out of his career as the Cubs took the […]


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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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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 05/19/15

Game Thirty-Eight: Cubs (21-16) vs. Padres (19-20) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Jason Hammel (3-1, 3.11/0.99/3.37) vs. James Shields (5-0, 3.91/1.28/4.85) The Cubs return to the field tonight after […]


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Cubs Announce LHP Tsuyoshi Wada to Start Wednesday in San Diego

A day after LHP Travis Wood was moved to the bullpen, Joe Maddon announced LHP Tsuyoshi Wada will step into the rotation and start Wednesday night in San Diego. The move to add Tsuyoshi Wada is the first of several changes expected to be made to the pitching staff. Maddon said Sunday the Cubs will […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 05/15/15

Game Thirty-Five: Cubs (19-15) vs. Pirates (17-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 4.65/1.29/3.98) vs. Jeff Locke (2-2, 4.71/1.35/3.77) Joe Maddon turns to Kyle Hendricks this afternoon as the […]


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Back to Even – Brewers 3, Cubs 2

Game Thirty – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – 11 innings WP – Michael Blazek (3-0) LP – Jason Motte (1-1) Save – None Miguel Montero gave the Cubs the lead with a solo homer in the sixth. Anthony Rizzo doubled in the tying run in the eighth. But Jason Motte loaded the bases in the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/10/15

Game Thirty: Cubs (15-14) vs. Brewers (10-21) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.61/1.29/4.17) vs. Matt Garza (2-4, 4.58/1.50/5.45) Happy Mother’s Day! The Cubs wraps up the seven-game, two-city road […]


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