A Scary Sweep for the Cubs ‘B-Team’ in Miami – Cubs 13 Marlins 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 13 Marlins 3 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-1) LP – Andrew Miller (1-3) Save – None The Cubs completed the three-game sweep against the Marlins Sunday afternoon. Mike Quade ran out a starting lineup reminiscent of a split squad game in the Cactus League but the young Cubs were […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 09/19/10

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine: Cubs (66-81) vs. Marlins (73-74) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Sun Life Stadium, Miami Jeff Samardzija (1-1, 7.00/2.33) vs. Andrew Miller (1-2, 6.75/2.17) Updated 10:10am CDT – Geovany Soto will have arthroscopic surgery on right shoulder Monday. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 09/18/10

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight: Cubs (66-81) vs. Marlins (73-73) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Sun Life Stadium, Miami Casey Coleman (1-2, 5.11/1.57) vs. Anibal Sanchez (12-9, 3.35/1.32) Can the Chicago Cubs win five games in a row for the first time […]

With One Zwing of Z Bat … Cubs Zweep the Cards – Cubs 7 Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 7 Cardinals 3 WP – Carlos Zambrano (9-6) LP – Chris Carpenter (15-7) Save – Carlos Marmol (31) The last time a Cubs team swept a three-game series in St. Louis was June 10-12, 1988 … and the winning pitcher in the third game 22 years ago was none […]

No Support for Casey – Cubs 0 Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Three – Cubs 0 Brewers 2 WP – Yovani Gallardo (12-7) LP – Casey Coleman (1-2) Save – John Axford (21) Q’s pitching staff held the Brewers’ offense to only two runs in three games, unfortunately both came on Sunday … while the Cubs offense could not hit with runners in scoring […]

A Big Night for Big Z – Cubs 4 Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4 Brewers 0 WP – Carlos Zambrano (8-6) LP – Dave Bush (7-12) Save – Carlos Marmol (29) Friday night at Miller Park belonged to Carlos Zambrano. Not only did Z come within an out of a complete game shutout but he was 3-for-4 at the plate with a […]

Myers Mystifies the Cubs Again – Cubs 0 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Forty – Cubs 0 Astros 4 WP – Brett Myers (11-7) LP – Randy Wells (6-13) Save – None The Chicago Cubs finished the nine-game homestand (5-4) with a shutout at the hands of Brett Myers … and four other Astros’ pitchers. The Cubs were kept off the board for the 10th […]

Silva Serves It Up to the Stros – Cubs 3 Astros 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3 Astros 7 WP – Nelson Figueroa (5-2) LP – Carlos Silva (10-6) Save – None Carlos Silva made his return to the rotation Tuesday night … and unfortunately for his teammates, he did not miss many bats. Silva gave up four runs on five hits to the first […]

Five Out of Fifteen – Cubs 5 Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 5 Pirates 3 WP – Thomas Diamond (1-3) LP – James McDonald (2-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (25) Q’s crew did just enough on Wednesday afternoon to beat the Pirates for only the fifth time this season … a 5-10 record against Pittsburgh is just one of the many […]

Cubs Dump Another One to the Pirates – Cubs 7 Pirates 14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 7 Pirates 14 WP – Jeff Karstens (3-10) LP – Ryan Dempster (12-9) Save – None Ryan Dempster simply did not have it Tuesday night … and the worst road team in all of baseball pounded the Cubs once again. Dempster labored through the first two innings on a […]