Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/11/13

Game Ninety: Cubs (40-49) vs. Cardinals (55-34) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.50/1.51) vs. Jake Westbrook (5-3, 2.78/1.35) The Cubs begin their final series before the break tonight with the first of four against […]

Cubs Reportedly Plan to Trade Garza and Other News and Rumors

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Indians are looking for a top of the rotation starter and have held discussions about Matt Garza. Heyman reported Cleveland is looking for someone to pair with Justin Masterson at the top of their rotation. The Indians have also discussed Yovani Gallardo of the Brewers but could […]

All Eyes on Matt Garza

Monday was all about Matt Garza. While most thought Monday’s start on the South Side could be one of his last in a Cubs’ uniform, reports surfaced earlier in the day the Cubs were considering signing Matt Garza to a long-term contract. Garza did not do anything to hurt his value on Monday after allowing […]

Season Sweep Complete – Cubs 8, White Sox 2

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 8, White Sox 2 WP – Matt Garza (5-1) LP – Matt Thornton (0-3) Save – None The Cubs completed the season sweep over the White Sox on Monday night behind a tremendous outing from Matt Garza and a five-run eighth inning. The Cubs swept the season series against the South […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 07/08/13

Game Eighty-Seven: Cubs (38-48) vs. White Sox (34-51) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU, Comcast SportsNet (White Sox) – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 181/844 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, South Side of Chicago Matt Garza (4-1, 3.45/1.12) vs. Hector Santiago (3-5, 3.50/1.31) Weather permitting … The Cubs travel to the […]

Report: Cubs Considering Long-Term Extension with Matt Garza

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs have re-engaged talks with Matt Garza over a possible long-term extension. The two sides discussed a long-term contract shortly after Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over baseball operations for the Cubs. The talks are believed to have broken off after Garza asked for no-trade clause […]

Travis Wood is an All-Star and Other Cubs News and Rumors

Travis Wood was named to his first All Star squad on Saturday and will be the Cubs’ lone representative in the upcoming Mid-Summer Classic. Wood has been one of the bright spots for the big league team this season. Wood is 5-6 in 17 starts with a 2.69 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP. Wood has […]

Cubs Discussing Garza with Multiple Teams

According to a report from Buster Olney, the Cubs are making progress on talks with multiple teams for Matt Garza. Olney reported the Cubs have discussed Garza with the Rangers, Red Sox, Blue Jays, Indians, Dodgers and a couple of unnamed teams in the NL West. The Giants and Padres have been connected to Garza […]

Villanueva Back to the Rotation and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs have apparently moved up their timeframe on Carlos Villanueva returning to the starting rotation. Prior to Thursday’s game in Oakland, the team announced Villanueva would start the finale against the Pirates at Wrigley on Sunday. Dale Sveum piggybacked Chris Rusin with Villanueva in the opener on Tuesday night against the A’s after Rusin […]

A Garza Gem – Cubs 3, Athletics 1

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 3, Athletics 1 WP – Matt Garza (4-1) LP – Bartolo Colon (11-3) Save – Kevin Gregg (14) Matt Garza picked up where he left off in Milwaukee and put together another dominating performance as the Cubs beat the A’s in Oakland on Wednesday night. Matt Garza outpitched Bartolo Colon in […]