A Big Day for Kosuke – Cubs 10 Cardinals 3

Game Seventeen – Cubs 10 Cardinals 3 WP – Rich Harden (2-1) LP – Todd Wellemeyer (1-2) Save – None The Cubs offense came out swinging on Sunday afternoon…and Rich Harden took care of the rest. While the offensive breakout was just what Lou Piniella ordered, there was a very scary moment on Sunday and […]

Z Bad Newz Little Bears – Cubs 1 Reds 7

Game Fourteen – Cubs 1 Reds 7 WP – Aaron Harang (2-2) LP – Carlos Zambrano (1-1) Save – None Wild throws, misplayed balls, mental mistakes and just an overall bad effort sums up the way the Cubs finished out their homestand on Thursday. Lou Piniella’s crew was outplayed in every facet of the game […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/23/09

Game Fourteen: Cubs (8-5) vs. Reds (8-6) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (1-0, 5.21/1.58) vs. Aaron Harang (1-2, 2.70/1.20) Updated – Thursday morning – Cubs DFA’d Luis Vizcaino to make room on the active roster […]

Samardzija Back to the Show ASAP?

According to a report from Bruce Levine, “look for Jeff Samardzija to be called up as soon as the Cubs can trade one of their relievers.” Jim Hendry made the trip to Iowa last weekend to watch the Cubs Triple-A affiliate and several of the pitchers on the Cubs’ 40-man roster have performed quite well…among […]

The Hoffpauir Comes Out at Night – Cubs 7 Reds 2

Game Twelve – Cubs 7 Reds 2 WP – Rich Harden (1-1) LP – Micah Owings (0-2) Save – None After a two-day break and a twelve-minute rain delay, Lou Piniella’s crew won the first match-up of the year against the Cincinnati Reds. Rich Harden rebounded from a poor outing against the Rockies and earned […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs After a Weekend with the Redbirds

After being rained out on Sunday night, the Cubs have a scheduled day of rest before beginning a 20-game stretch without a day off. The CCO Radio returns for a Monday edition before Dusty Baker and the young Reds invade Wrigley. Need your daily Cubs’ fix? Call the CCO Radio tonight and discuss the Cubs […]

Cubs Win the Walkfest with a Walk-off – Cubs 7 Cardinals 5

Game Eleven – Cubs 7 Cardinals 5 – 11 innings WP – Angel Guzman (1-0) LP – Dennys Reyes (0-1) Save – None ‘The RBI Machine‘ did it again. For the second straight day the Cubs beat the Cardinals on a dramatic home run by one of ‘The Big Three‘. Aramis Ramirez belted a 1-1 […]

Checking in on the Arms on the Farm

Lou Piniella is not happy with the performance of his bullpen after the first nine games. The mainstream media is pointing to Piniella’s decision to have Larry Rothschild change relievers as additional proof of his disgust with his pen…and many do not believe the ‘trying to change the karma‘ line he threw out in Milwaukee. […]

Free Passes Costing Cubs W’s – Cubs 4 Cardinals 7

Game Nine – Cubs 4 Cardinals 7 WP – Adam Wainwright (2-0) LP – David Patton (0-1) Save – Ryan Franklin (2) Lou Piniella’s staff added four more walks on Thursday to their season total of 42…and three of those runners came around to score, the difference in the game. The Cubs’ pitching staff ranks […]

Zaturday Night’s Alright for a Comeback – Cubs 6 Brewers 5

Game Five – Cubs 6 Brewers 5 WP – Aaron Heilman (1-0) LP – Carlos Villanueva (1-1, BS 1) Save – Carlos Marmol (1) And it’s only April 11… What a ninth inning at Miller Park on Saturday night. The Cubs had been outplayed through the first eight innings and the bullpen could not find […]