Cubs Zhutout in Z Cactus League … Again – Cubs 0 Rockies 4

Spring Training Game Eleven – Cubs 0 Rockies (ss) 4 WP – Jorge De La Rosa (1-1) LP – Carlos Zambrano (0-1) Save – None A day after scoring 14 runs, Q’s crew was shutdown by the Rockies pitching staff. The Cubs managed five hits, one for extra bases, and walked only one time Tuesday […]

Cubs Win in LaWalk-Off Fashion – Cubs 14 Angels 13

Spring Training Game Ten – Cubs 14 Angels 13 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-0, BS 1) LP – Ryan Brasier (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The players on Q’s crew battling for a roster spot showed a lot of character Monday afternoon. After horrible outings by Carlos Silva and James Russell, plus two more […]

Cubs Split the Split-Squad Games – Cubs 5 Dodgers 3, Cubs 0 Reds 10

Spring Training Game Eight – Cubs (ss) 5 Dodgers 3 – 10 innings WP – Esmailin Caridad (1-0) LP – Luis Vasquez (0-2) Save – None Spring Training Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 0 Reds 10 WP – Johnny Cueto (1-1) LP – Todd Wellemeyer (1-1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs won one and […]

Cubs Post Second Win of the Spring – Cubs 9 Padres 4

Spring Training Game Seven – Cubs 9 Padres 4 WP – Randy Wells (1-0) LP – Matt LeBlanc (0-1) Save – None Q’s crew won for the second time this spring behind solid pitching efforts from Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells. The Cubs completed a rough first week of games on a positive note. Andrew […]

The Cubs Get Hosmer’d in Surprise – Cubs 4 Royals 5

Spring Training Game Six – Cubs 4 Royals 5 WP – Blaine Hardy (1-0) LP – Sean Marshall (0-1) Save – Steven Shell (1) Q’s crew lost for the fifth time in six games Friday afternoon. The Cubs took a 4-0 lead into the sixth thanks to a huge day by Tyler Colvin and a […]

Z Cubs Lose Another Exhibition Game – Cubs 7 Rangers 8

Spring Training Game Five – Cubs 7 Rangers (ss) 8 WP – Cody Eppley (1-1) LP – Thomas Diamond (0-1) Save – Ben Snyder (1) Q’s crew lost for the fourth time in the first five Spring Training games despite a four-run fourth inning. Carlos Zambrano started the game and gave up a pair of […]

The Meltdown in Maryvale – Cubs 5 Brewers 12

Spring Training Game Four – Cubs 5 Brewers 12 WP – Yovani Gallardo (1-0) LP – Carlos Silva (0-1) Save – None Wednesday was a beautiful day for baseball that soon turned ugly for the Chicago Cubs … both on the field and in the dugout. The game started on a positive note. Kosuke Fukudome […]

Second Verse of the Spring … Same as the First – Cubs 3 Brewers 5

Spring Training Game Two – Cubs 3 Brewers (ss) 5 WP – Tim Dillard (1-0) LP – Andrew Cashner (0-1, BS 1) Save – Brian Garman (1) Monday was a beautiful day at HoHoKam Park and Q’s crew responded with a better effort in front of a very small crowd of 5,405. The Cubs once […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 02/07/11

Winter League Wrap-up The Winter Leagues were a mixed bag of results for players from the Cubs’ organization. Some well known prospects, such as Starlin Castro, Bryan LaHair, Junior Lake, Brad Snyder, Ty Wright, and Austin Bibens-Dirkx had limited appearances. Others, such as Matt Camp, Welington Castillo, Marquez Smith, and Ryan Searle didn’t have the […]

Weekend Update … The Week that Was in Cubs News

The last weekend in January and the end of the final month without Cubs’ baseball until at least October … pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in just 14 days. It was a busy six days for the team on the North Side of Chicago. From the non-roster invitations to minor league signings the […]