Cubs Can’t Slow Down the Dodgers – Cubs 4, Dodgers 6

Game One Hundred Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 6 WP – Ricky Nolasco (7-9) LP –Chris Rusin (1-1) Save – Kenley Jansen (15) The Cubs could not hold onto two different leads on Thursday night and dropped the opener of the four-game series. With Thursday’s victory, the Dodgers tied a franchise record that was set […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/31/13

Game One Hundred Seven: Cubs (48-58) vs. Brewers (46-61) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (6-11, 4.89/1.38) vs. Wily Peralta (7-10, 4.54/1.46) Weather permitting … The Cubs will turn to Edwin Jackson to try to salvage […]

A Blown Days Night – Cubs 2, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 WP – Burke Badenhop (2-3, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-3, BS 4) Save – Jim Henderson (14) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the ninth inning after David DeJesus doubled in a pair of runs in the seventh inning. Kevin Gregg struggled again […]

Cubs Settle for a Split – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3

Game One Hundred – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 3 WP – Wade Miley (7-8) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-7) Save – Brad Ziegler (5) With the focus on the pending trade of Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees, the Cubs dropped the finale of the four game series with the Diamondbacks on Thursday night. The Cubs ended […]

Diamondbacks Hammer Wood and the Cubs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 10 WP – Patrick Corbin (12-1) LP – Travis Wood (6-7) Save – None The Cubs took a 1-0 lead into the fifth inning before the Diamondbacks turned on the offense and knocked Travis Wood out of the game with two outs in the sixth inning. Arizona scored three […]

Carlos Villanueva and the Commandless Cubs – Cubs 3, Rockies 9

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Rockies 9 WP – Juan Nicasio (6-9) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-6) Save – None Carlos Villanueva and the Cubs’ pitching staff had a bad night in Denver and the Cubs dropped the second game of the series to the Rockies. A 35 mph wind played havoc in the early […]

All of the Rumors that Matt-er and a Look at the Cubs Trade Pieces

With the Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs figure to be one of the most active teams leading up to July 31 and they have several players, other than Matt Garza, that could help contenders down the stretch and into October. […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/15/13

As the season moves into the second half, some stories remain the same. Kane County continues to struggle winning games while Tennessee and Daytona keep rolling along. Iowa is still hovering around .500, as are the AZL Cubs, but Boise found trouble winning north of the border. Pierce Johnson, Zach Cates and Matt Loosen led […]

Cubs Can’t Put the Cardinals Away – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10 WP – Edward Mujica (2-1, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-2) Save – None The Cubs battled the Cardinals for the fourth straight day and tied the game at six on a pinch-hit two-out, two-run double by Cody Ransom in the eighth. But the Cardinals’ relentless offense […]

Cubs Come Up Short – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 WP – Joe Kelly (1-3) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) Save – Edward Mujica (26) The Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a low scoring game at the old ballyard on Friday afternoon and dropped game two of the weekend series to the Cardinals. Carlos Villanueva […]