Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 09/02/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs (51-81) vs. Giants (75-58) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (4-11, 4.71/1.23) vs. Matt Cain (13-5, 2.82/1.02) Updated 10:13am CDT – Miguel Socolovich Recalled from Triple-A Iowa Weather permitting … The […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 09/01/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs (51-80) vs. Giants (74-58) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Justin Germano (2-4, 5.91/1.35) vs. Tim Lincecum (7-14, 5.30/1.48) Updated 11:19am CDT – Cubs recalled OF Tony Campana, IF Adrian Cardenas and OF […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/31/12

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs (50-80) vs. Giants (74-57) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (1-9, 6.28/1.47) vs. Madison Bumgarner (14-8, 2.93/1.02) Updated 10:10am CDT – Jeff Beliveau Recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Brooks Raley Optioned […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/30/12

Entering the final week of the minor league season has different meanings at each level. For the players in Iowa, such as Greg Rohan and Dave Sappelt, it means their last chance to make an impression and hope for a September call-up to the big leagues. In Boise and Arizona, players like Stephen Bruno, Jeimer […]

From the Wire … Cubs Acquire Anthony Recker from A’s, DFA Scott Maine

The Cubs and Oakland A’s swapped minor league catchers on Monday. The Cubs traded Blake Lalli to the Oakland A’s for catcher Anthony Recker. The Cubs designated Lalli for assignment on August 23 to make room on the 40-man roster for RHP Miguel Socolovich. Lalli cleared waivers and accepted his assignment to Triple-A Iowa. The […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/27/12

There looks to be some excitement down the stretch as the minor leagues enter the last week of play. Boise has clinched the second half pennant thanks to players such as Gioskar Amaya, Stephen Bruno, Jeimer Candelario, Willson Contreras, Tayler Scott, and Dan Vogelbach. Peoria is charging to the finish line on the bat of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/26/12

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (48-77) vs. Rockies (51-74) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Volstad (0-9, 6.88/1.53) vs. Jhoulys Chacin (1-3, 6.16/-.–) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Rockies square off in the rubber match of […]

From the Wire … Cubs Claim RHP Miguel Socolovich Off Waivers from Orioles, DFA Blake Lalli

According to multiple reports, the Cubs claimed right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. To make room on the 40-man roster, Blake Lalli was designated for assignment. The Cubs have only two catchers remaining on the 40-man roster, Steve Clevenger and Welington Castillo. The Cubs optioned Miguel Socolovich to Triple-A Iowa.