Three Years Later … What happened to Lou Piniella?

The name and the number may be the same … but the Lou Piniella that was calling the shots three years ago is not the one at the helm of the Chicago Cubs today. On June 2, 2007 the Cubs entered play against the Braves with a 22-30 record, in the middle of a five-game […]

A Little Fire, A Little Fuld and a Whole Lotta Wells – Cubs 4 Pirates 1

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 4 Pirates 1 WP – Randy Wells (3-3) LP – Virgil Vasquez (1-1) Save – Kevin Gregg (14) The Cubs rebounded from a horrible game on Tuesday night behind another tremendous effort by Randy Wells … and a refreshing performance by Sam Fuld. Lou Piniella’s crew picked up their first series […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 06/01/08

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs (35-21) vs. Rockies (20-36) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Sean Gallagher (2-1, 4.50/1.38) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (1-5, 5.37/1.70) A year ago today, the Cubs began play against the Braves with a 22-29 record. Henry Blanco […]

A Look Back at 2007 – The Month

The Cubs stumbled into June 7 games under .500 and 6 1/2 games back of the Milwaukee Brewers. Lou Piniella had to figure out a way to turn around the season. The Cubs frustration hit the boiling point on the first game of June against the Atlanta Braves. Carlos Zambrano and Michael Barrett slugged it […]