Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 03/17/10

For those of us that enjoy keeping tabs on the minor league system, the 2010 Cubs Spring Training season has been a fun one. We’ve finally starting to see some progress with developing homegrown talent in the Cubs’ organization. With a mostly veteran starting eight at the big league level, it’s important to know that […]

A Long, Ztrange Trip – Cubs 2 Rockies 5

Game Thirteen – Cubs 2 Rockies 5 WP – Jhoulys Chacin (1-0) LP – Mike Parisi (1-1, BS 1) Save – Franklin Morales (1) Lou Piniella’s crew made their final trip to Hi Corbett Field on Monday … and the trip took a little longer than expected. The Cubs bus broke down less than an […]

Twelve Down … Twenty-One to Go for the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs are 8-4 after twelve Spring Training contests and have twenty-one exhibition games remaining on the schedule. So where do the Cubs stand after the first two weeks of Cactus League games? The Cubs reduced their 60-man Spring Training roster to 51 players on Sunday. Mitch Atkins (Triple-A Iowa) and David Patton (Double-A Tennessee) […]

A Split-Squad Sweep for the Cubs – Cubs 11 Reds 4 – Cubs 8 White Sox 7

Game Ten – Cubs (ss) 11 Reds 4 WP – Mike Parisi (1-0) LP – Jon Adkins (0-1) Save – None Game Eleven – Cubs (ss) 8 White Sox (ss) 7 WP – John Gaub (1-0) LP – Jeffrey Marquez (0-1, BS 1) Save – Justin Berg (1) The Cubs got their work in on […]

How the 2010 Chicago Cubs Roster was Constructed

The Cubs began Spring Training with 39 players on their 40-man roster … and the roster figures to have a couple of additions and subtractions before Opening Day in Atlanta. 14 players came to the Cubs via the trade route, six signed as free agents, ten were drafted by the Cubs, five signed as non-drafted […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Split Squads – 03/07/10

Updated – 11:40am CST – Game in Glendale vs. White Sox Cancelled Due to Rain Updated – 1:50pm CST – Game in Mesa vs. Dodgers Cancelled Due to Rain Spring Training Game Four: Cubs (ss) (2-1) vs. White Sox (2-1-1) Game Time – 2:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: None Location – […]

Lots of Sun and Lots of Longballs – Cubs 9 A’s 3

Game One – Cubs 9 A’s 3 WP – Randy Wells (1-0) LP – Trevor Cahill (0-1) Save – None The first game of the long exhibition season was a successful one for the Chicago Cubs. Not only did the Cubs’ offense hit five home runs and pound out 16 hits but several of the […]

Video from the First Cubs Game of the Spring

The Cubs beat the A’s on Thursday at HoHoKam Park, 9-3. It was a beautiful day for baseball … and the Cubs’ offense pounded the ball. Granted it was just an exhibition game, but to see the Cubs on the field after such a long winter was more than a welcomed sight to see. The […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. A’s – 03/04/10

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. A’s (0-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Randy Wells (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Trevor Cahill (0-0, -.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s the Cactus League opener…the Chicago Cubs versus […]

Chicago Cubs … Storylines of the Spring and Roster

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2010 exhibition season is less than 24 hours away. While most of the roster spots may be filled, Lou Piniella has stated in recent days his team has six open spots on the active roster … that will be decided during Spring Training. Beyond the Opening Day roster (that […]