Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/28/11

Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (10-13) vs. Diamondbacks (10-13) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Ryan Dempster (1-2, 7.63/1.63) vs. Barry Enright (0-2, 6.65/1.70) Following a well-timed rainout and a long flight to Phoenix, the Cubs return to the field […]

Wells and Cashner to Begin Throwing Program Friday

According to multiple reports, Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner have been cleared to begin throwing programs Friday. Dr. Stephen Gryzlo was scheduled to examine both pitchers Monday night. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Randy Wells is expected to be back on the mound before Andrew Cashner. Wells said it would probably be two […]

No Sleep for Q … Roster Decisions Loom for the Cubs

Seven games and six days left in the desert for the Chicago Cubs. The final Cactus League game of 2011 is Tuesday, March 29 … The Cubs equipment truck leaves for Chicago Sunday. Mike Quade, Randy Bush, Pat Listach, Mark Riggins and Greg Maddux met in with Jim Hendry in the GM’s office Tuesday morning […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs Split Squad – 03/12/11

Spring Training Game Fifteen: Cubs (ss) (6-8) vs. Reds (ss) (8-5-1) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN Location – HoHokam Park, Mesa Carlos Silva (0-1, 29.70/4.20) vs. Homer Bailey (0-1, 7.71/1.50) Spring Training Game Sixteen: Cubs (ss) (6-8) vs. Reds (ss) (8-5-1) Game Time – 3:05pm CST Coverage […]

Cashner a Lock for the Cubs Opening Day Roster?

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs final roster will be a group decision. Mike Quade will have input on which players will be with him on Opening Day at Wrigley. According to the Trib, Quade “isn’t sure how big a voice he will have in meetings later this month” with Jim Hendry […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. A’s – 02/27/11

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. A’s (0-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Carlos Zambrano (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Trevor Cahill (0-0, -.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s the Cactus League opener…the Chicago Cubs versus […]

Day Thirteen of Camp ‘Q’ … Let the Cubs Spring Games Begin

Practice for the 2011 version of the Chicago Cubs is over … Spring Training baseball begins for Q’s crew Sunday afternoon. The Cubs are scheduled to play 34 games over the next 31 days with one break in the middle, the Cubs only day off of the spring is March 16. On the schedule is […]

Day Eleven of Camp ‘Q’ … Cubs Lining Things Up for the Cactus League

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2011 Cactus League schedule is two days away … this is the last Friday without Cubs baseball for at least the next seven months. The grind of the exhibition season is about to begin and Mike Quade has lined up his pitching staff for the first four games. Matt […]

Day Three of Camp ‘Q’ … Pat Hughes Gets a New Partner and Other Cubs Notes

The first three days of Spring Training has been anything but quiet for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and WGN Radio announced that Keith Moreland will be in the radio booth for the next three seasons. Moreland is extremely excited about being the Cubs’ new color analyst and teaming up with Pat Hughes. According to […]

Cubs News and Notes from Day One of Camp ‘Q’

The biggest news out of the first day of on field workouts was the three-year, $20 million deal signed by Carlos Marmol. The Cubs backloaded the contract that buys Marmol out of his last two years of arbitration eligibility and his first year of free agency. Marmol received a $1 million signing bonus as a […]