Cubs Bust Out Z Bats … and Beat Z Bucs – Cubs 14 Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 14 Pirates 2 WP – Carlos Zambrano (6-6) LP – Paul Maholm (7-13) Save – None On Andre Dawson Night in front of the smallest crowd at Wrigley since 2006, the Cubs took out a little early season frustration against the Pirates. The Cubs entered play Monday night 3-9 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/28/10

Game One Hundred Thirty: Cubs (54-75) vs. Reds (74-54) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati Randy Wells (5-12, 4.56/1.42) vs. Bronson Arroyo (14-7, 3.82/1.17) Can the Cubs get back in the win column tonight behind Randy Wells? The […]

Gorzelanny and the Gopher Ball – Cubs 1 Reds 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 1 Reds 7 WP – Johnny Cueto (12-4) LP – Tom Gorzelanny (7-8) Save – None It was back to reality for the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. The Cincinnati Reds proved they are not the Washington Nationals and Dusty’s bunch handed Mike Quade his first big league loss. […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/10

A top-pitching prospect in the Cubs organization who has the same name as the St. Louis Cardinals ace is promoted from Double-A to Triple-A. The Daytona Cubs have pulled within two games of the division leaders in the FSL North. The Iowa Cubs see their lead get thinner and thinner in the PCL American North. […]

A Curly W and Sweep for the Cubs – Cubs 4 Nationals 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 4 Nationals 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (12-8) LP – Jason Marquis (0-7) Save – None The Chicago National League Ballclub improved to 3-0 under Mike Quade behind an impressive performance behind Ryan Dempster. Ryan Dempster dominated the Nationals on Wednesday night. He allowed only two hits and three […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 08/25/10

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (53-74) vs. Nationals (53-73) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Nationals Park, Washington D.C. Ryan Dempster (11-8, 3.56/1.28) vs. Jason Marquis (0-6, 11.39/2.25) Can the Chicago Cubs win three in a row under Mike Quade? Tonight […]

Twelve Plus Twenty-One Zquals Two for Q – Cubs 5 Nationals 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 5 Nationals 4 WP – Carlos Zambrano (5-6) LP – John Lannan (5-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (23) Yes, it was only the Washington Nationals but it was only the Chicago Cubs as well … and the Cubs hung on in the ninth for the win. Mike Quade improved […]

A New Skipper … A New Look Cubs? – Cubs 9 Nationals 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 9 Nationals 1 WP – Casey Coleman (1-1) LP – Livan Hernandez (8-9) Save – None Boy was that refreshing! For the first time in recent memory, the Chicago Cubs cruised to an easy win without any “excitement” what-so-ever in the late innings. Interim manager Mike Quade won his […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/23/10

The three newest Cubs pitching prospects make their organizational debuts. One Cubs right-hander who started the year with Peoria will join the Smokies for their playoff run. The Iowa Cubs bullpen looks sharp as relievers vie for spots in the big league ‘pen in September. Esmailin Caridad is finally pitching again after months away from […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/21/10

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four: Cubs (50-73) vs. Braves (72-50) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (6-7, 3.85/1.46) vs. Tommy Hanson (8-8, 3.41/1.23) The Cubs are 0-5 on their current homestand after another difficult loss Friday. […]