Cubs Walk-Off with a Loss – Cubs 6 Reds 8

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 6 Reds 8 – 11 innings WP – Nick Masset (3-5) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – None The Cubs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning behind a pair of two-out, two-run homers … one by Carlos Pena (1-for-4 with a home run, a […]

Coleman Can’t Cut It – Cubs 2 Reds 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 2 Reds 7 WP – Sam LeCure (1-1) LP – Casey Coleman (2-8) Save – None For the second time in his last six starts Casey Coleman could not complete four innings of work. The Reds rocked Coleman on Wednesday night because Coleman could not throw quality strikes again. […]

Offense, Offense and More Offense – Cubs 12 Reds 8

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 12 Reds 8 WP – Rodrigo Lopez (5-6) LP – Dontrelle Willis (0-5) Save – None The Cubs picked up Monday night where they left off Sunday night/Monday morning at Citi Field … and posted their third straight road win. The Cubs exploded for 12 runs on 16 hits, […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/12/11

Special Playoff Edition One out of the playoffs, one in the championship series, and one crowned the champion. That’s how things went this week in the Cubs’ farm system, as Boise, Daytona, and Tennessee all started on the post-season road. Among the excellent performances were those turned in by Reggie Golden, Matt Szczur, Elliot Soto, […]

Cubs Win a Marathon in the Big Apple – Cubs 10 Mets 6

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 10 Mets 6 – 11 innings WP – Ramon Ortiz (1-2) LP – Josh Stinson (0-1) Save – None On an emotional night at Citi Field that featured a phenomenal tribute and remembrance to September 11, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but could not tack on. […]

Mets Gift Wrap a Win for the Cubs – Cubs 5 Mets 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 5 Mets 4 WP – Kerry Wood (3-5, BS 6) LP – Bobby Parnell (3-6, BS 6) Save – Carlos Marmol (34) The New York Mets gave Saturday’s game to the Chicago Cubs … and the Cubs nearly gave it right back. The Mets were charged with four errors […]

Q’s Cubs Come Up Short … Again – Cubs 4 Mets 5

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 4 Mets 5 WP – Manny Acosta (3-1, BS 3) LP – Sean Marshall (6-6) Save – None To the Cubs credit they did not quit Friday night. The Cubs tied the game in the ninth on a two-out RBI single by Darwin Barney just to lose it in […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/08/11

The Cubs Minor League Fourth Quarter Report As the minor league regular season has drawn to a close, players from Triple-A Iowa and Class-A Peoria are looking toward their off-season, with many looking to attend the Arizona Fall League or Winter Baseball. Double-A Tennessee, High Class-A Daytona, and Short Season-A Boise have furthered their seasons […]

Pena Drops a Bomb on the Reds – Cubs 6 Reds 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Three – Cubs 6 Reds 3 WP – Kerry Wood (2-5) LP – Logan Ondrusek (4-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (33) Q’s Cubs won the rubber match of the three game series against the Reds behind a solid start from Ryan Dempster, a big throw from Reed Johnson and a three-run bomb […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/07/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Three: Cubs (61-81) vs. Reds (70-72) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-11, 4.75/1.39) vs. Johnny Cueto (9-5, 2.29/1.09) The Cubs and Reds square off tonight for the final time at Wrigley this season. […]