Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – NLDS Game 1 – 10/09/15

National League Division Series Game 1: Cubs (97-65, 1-0) vs. Cardinals (100-62, 0-0) Game Time – 5:45pm CDT Coverage – TV: TBS – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183 (Cubs), 844 (Cubs), 89 (Cardinals) Location – Busch Stadium Jon Lester (11-12, 3.34/1.12/2.92) vs. John Lackey (13-10, 2.77/1.21/3.57) The National League Division […]

The Daily CCO: It’s Time for the NLDS and Other Cubs News and Notes

Friday is a full day of playoff baseball. All four division series play today beginning with Game 2 of the Rangers and Blue Jays series (11:45am CDT). The Royals will try to even the best of five series with the Astros starting at 2:45pm CDT. And the day will conclude on the West Coast (8:45pm […]

Cubs Announce Rotation for NLDS, Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks Start First Two Games

Joe Maddon met with the media in St. Louis on Thursday afternoon and announced his starting rotation for the National League Division Series. Jon Lester is starting the opener followed by Kyle Hendricks in game two. Jake Arrieta will start game three on Monday at Wrigley Field. Jason Hammel could be an option to start […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – June and July

The Cubs played good ball in June and July while hovering around the five-game over .500 mark. The Cubs could not get over the hump until a series in late July in Milwaukee. Jake Arrieta found a groove and started an incredible run while Jon Lester also settled in with his new team. Balls started […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – April and May

While the Cubs are preparing for the organization’s first playoff game in seven years, it seemed like the appropriate time to look back month by month at the 2015 regular season. The Cubs seemingly provided one highlight after another and filled the season with countless memorable games. From the first win of the year against […]

Cubs Month in Review – September 2015

After a strong August, September and early October was more of the same for one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. The young squad got stronger as the season wound down and won their last eight games. With the wild card playoff game on Wednesday on every Cubs fans mind, let’s take a […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Strong Finish to the Marathon, Arrieta Makes History, Rizzo Passes RBI Mark

The Cubs wrapped up the 2015 regular season with three wins in Milwaukee as Joe Maddon prepared his team for the post-season. The Cubs went into play Sunday with a chance to host the Wild Card game but it was not meant to be and the one-game playoff will be at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. […]

The Daily CCO: Wild Card Game Still Possible at Wrigley and Other Cubs News

Seven of the 16 games on what could be the last day of the baseball season have playoff implications. And that includes the games at Miller Park between the Cubs and Brewers and the Reds and Pirates in Pittsburgh. The Cubs shutout the Brewers 1-0 on Saturday night behind what Joe Maddon said was Kyle […]

Cubs Scratch Out Seventh Straight Win – Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 1, Brewers 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (8-7) LP – Tyler Wagner (0-2) Save – Hector Rondon (30) Kyle Hendricks set down the first 16 batters he faced Saturday night. Hendricks surrendered just one hit over six innings. And the bullpen picked up where Hendricks left off. The Cubs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 10/03/15

Game One Hundred Sixty-One: Cubs (95-65) vs. Brewers (68-92) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Kyle Hendricks (7-7, 4.09/1.20/3.46) vs. Tyler Wagner (0-1, 11.74/2.61/6.27) It’s the penultimate game of the regular season for the […]