Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Athletics – 07/03/13

Game Eighty-Two: Cubs (35-46) vs. Athletics (49-35) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – O.com Coliseum, Oakland Matt Garza (3-1, 3.83/1.16) vs. Bartolo Colon (11-2, 2.79/1.08) The Cubs will try to put another bad loss behind them tonight and guarantee themselves […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Athletics – 07/02/13

Game Eighty-One: Cubs (35-45) vs. Athletics (48-35) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179/844 Location – O.com Coliseum, Oakland Chris Rusin (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. A.J. Griffin (6-6, 3.56/1.09) After spending their last day off before the All-Star break in the Bay Area, the Cubs […]

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Cubs Working on Deals for Marmol and Clevenger? And Other News and Rumors

If Monday was any indication, it is going to be a busy month for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are discussing a deal for Carlos Marmol with at least five teams. The Dodgers are thought to be the most aggressive for Marmol, as Bruce Levine reported. But the deal is not done. Theo Epstein indicated […]

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50-50 Chance the Cubs Make a Deal Before the All-Star Break

Theo Epstein met with the beat reporters prior to Sunday’s finale in Seattle. When asked about the possibility that the Cubs would make a deal before the All-Star break, Epstein put the chances at 50-50 that the front office would make a deal or two over the next two weeks. Theo Epstein explained that with […]

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Heavy Traffic on Garza, Cubs Watch Gonzalez and Other News and Rumors

With July quickly approaching, if the last few days are any indication the next month leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline should be any but boring for the Chicago Cubs. It appears the front office is willing to discuss all but a few players on their roster. The general feeling is that Matt Garza […]

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Cubs Could Deal Garza Soon, Interest in Samardzija and Other News and Rumors

There were scouts aplenty on hand in Milwaukee on Thursday afternoon to watch Matt Garza pitch. Most of them stayed over after watching Scott Feldman pitch on Wednesday night. According to reports, scouts from the Nationals, Dodgers, Orioles, Blue Jays and Phillies were on hand to watch Garza on Thursday. The Blue Jays have shown […]

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The Great Garza – Cubs 7, Brewers 2

Game Seventy-Seven – Cubs 7, Brewers 2 WP – Matt Garza (3-1) LP – Wily Peralta (5-9) Save – None If Thursday turns out to be Matt Garza’s swan song with the Cubs, then he saved one of his best for last. Matt Garza struck out a season-high 10 batters over seven dominant innings and […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 06/27/13

Game Seventy-Seven: Cubs (32-44) vs. Brewers (33-44) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Matt Garza (2-1, 4.25/1.13) vs. Wily Peralta (5-8, 5.59/1.60) The Cubs wrap up the three-game series with the Brewers this afternoon with a chance of […]

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And the Cubs are Now Open for Business

It is not yet July but the Cubs are talking to multiple teams about the players on their roster and some think the Cubs could start trading players in the very near future. Jed Hoyer acknowledged on Tuesday that he and Theo Epstein have “talked to every other general manager in the last four, five […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 06/25/13

Game Seventy-Five: Cubs (31-43) vs. Brewers (31-43) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186/844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Edwin Jackson (3-9, 5.49/1.55) vs. Kyle Lohse (2-6, 3.68/1.23) The Cubs begin a very challenging nine-game road trip with the first of three in Milwaukee […]

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