Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/21/08

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs (93-60) vs. Cardinals (80-74) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (16-6, 3.02/1.22) vs. Braden Looper (12-13, 4.06/1.31) The 2008 National League Central Division Champions will return to work today in the final […]

It’s A Fact Jack….The Cubs Go Back-to-Back!!! – Cubs 5 Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 5 Cardinals 4 WP – Ted Lilly (16-9) LP – Joel Pineiro (6-7) Save – Kerry Wood (32) The Chicago Cubs are the 2008 National League Central Division Champions! For the first time since 1906, 1907 and 1908 the Cubs are headed to the post season for the second […]

A Look Back at 2007 – The Stretch Run

The Cubs entered the final month of the 2007 campaign just a game and a half ahead of the Brewers….but there was a new addition to the race, the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs and Brewers struggles in August opened the door for the Cardinals to make a run at the division crown. The defending […]

A Look Back at 2007 – Putting It All Together

Lou Piniella’s crew was coming off their best month of the season, despite all of the changes and drama that surrounded the club….but it would only get better in July. The Cubs played their best ball of the season over those 31 days, in large part due to a tremendous month by Carlos Zambrano. Ted […]

A Look Back at 2007 – Struggles Out of the Gate

With 2007 coming to a close, the CCO will take one final look back at last the Championship season over the next several days. What a year it was. After a horrible start, Lou Piniella’s crew supplied the Faithful with a daily dose of drama for an entire month. Piniella and Jim Hendry made one […]