Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 07/20/10

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (42-52) vs. Astros (38-55) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (8-7, 3.57/1.20) vs. Wesley Wright (0-0, 5.59/1.55) Updated – 5:08pm CDT – Lou Piniella announced he will retire at the end of the […]

Silva One and Done – Cubs 5 Astros 11

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 5 Astros 11 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (7-11) LP – Carlos Silva (9-4) Save – None The Cubs have seen why the Mariners were so eager to rid themselves of Carlos Silva in his last two starts. Carlos Silva was beyond horrible once again and followed up his 1 1/3 outing […]

A Fitting End to the Cubs First Half – Cubs 0 Dodgers 7

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 0 Dodgers 7 WP – Vicente Padilla (4-2) LP – Carlos Silva (9-3) Save – None All of the issues that led to the Cubs horrible first half were on full display Sunday night. Poor defense and fundamentals, little to no offense, over aggressiveness at the plate, no runs in the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 07/11/10

Game Eighty-Nine: Cubs (39-49) vs. Dodgers (48-39) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Carlos Silva (9-2, 2.96/1.07) vs. Vicente Padilla (3-2, 4.72/1.13) For the second year in a row, the Chicago Cubs will participate in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 07/10/10

Game Eighty-Eight: Cubs (38-49) vs. Dodgers (48-38) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Tom Gorzelanny (3-5, 3.31/1.43) vs. John Ely (4-6, 4.07/1.25) Can Lou Piniella’s crew get back in the win column this afternoon? After sweeping […]

An Unhappy Ending for the Cubs in La-La Land – Cubs 7 Dodgers 9

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 7 Dodgers 9 WP – Chad Billingsley (7-4) LP – Ted Lilly (3-8) Save – None The Cubs dropped game two Friday night in the City of Angels after Ted Lilly, Mitch Atkins and Bobby Howry gave up nine runs to the Dodgers in the first six innings. The Cubs made […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/05/10

Two Iowa Cubs have been named to the Triple-A All-Star Game. Three of the nine Smokies named to the Southern League All-Star Game will be in the starting lineup. After a rain out yesterday, the I-Cubs find themselves temporarily at the bottom of the pack in the PCL American North. A viral infection has prevented […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/28/10

It was a busy weekend throughout the Cubs organization. Many of the top prospects have been promoted, including Brett Jackson, and some have already joined their new clubs! The Smokies have picked up right where they left off, starting the second half strongly. The Boise Hawks have made Sports Center! Brett Jackson has a hit-streak […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/24/10

Brett Jackson continues to shine in Daytona. All four teams are within two games of each other in the PCL American Northern Division. Four Chiefs played in the Midwest League All-Star Game. The Mesa Cubs have started their season. Two Cubs prospects will play in the MLB Futures Game! All that and more in today’s […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/10

One Cubs prospect hit for the cycle! Another was named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week. In Daytona, the Cubs are hoping for a second half that involves a lot more winning than their first half did. The Peoria Chiefs are looking forward to their All-Star break, which is about a week away. The […]