Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/23/12

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (38-56) vs. Pirates (54-40) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jeff Samardzija (6-8, 4.57/1.38) vs. Erik Bedard (11-4, 3.27/1.52) The Cubs will try to end their three-game losing streak in the first of three against […]

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Rambling from … DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK!!

No, seriously, don’t. While 14 out of 19 has been a blast to watch, when the Cubs brass does the right thing, the two best pitchers will be gone while pitchers like Casey Coleman and Chris Volstad could be pitching every fifth day. And when that happens, ain’t no comeback coming. With that out of […]

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Cubs, Dodgers Exchanging Names for Dempster … and Other Cubs Rumors

Ryan Dempster may or may not start the opener in St. Louis on Friday night. Rumors have suggested that the Cubs would like to trade Dempster before his next start and rumors surfaced Thursday night that the Dodgers have proposed a trade for Ryan Dempster.

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Sveum’s Cubs Reel in the Fish – Cubs 4, Marlins 2

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Marlins 2 WP – Paul Maholm (8-6) LP – Mark Buehrle (9-9) Save – Carlos Marmol (11) The Cubs finished the six-game homestand (5-1, 10-2 last 12 at Wrigley Field) with a solid win against Mark Buehrle in their final matchup of the season against the Marlins (2-4). With the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/19/12

Game Ninety-One: Cubs (37-53) vs. Marlins (44-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (7-6, 4.33/1.33) vs. Mark Buehrle (9-8, 3.13/1.13) Weather permitting … The Cubs finish out the six-game homestand this afternoon with the series and […]

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Cardinals in the Mix for Dempster and Numerous Teams Interested in Soto

With less than two weeks before the non-waiver trade deadline, the rumors picked up during Wednesday’s game against the Miami Marlins. The biggest news of the day was Theo Epstein announcing Jorge Soler would make his pro debut on Thursday before the latest report from Bruce Levine. According to a report from ESPN Chicago, the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/17/12

Game Eighty-Nine: Cubs (36-52) vs. Marlins (43-46) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (4-3, 3.05/1.13) vs. Anibal Sanchez (4-6, 4.12/1.25) Dale Sveum’s team gets back to work tonight with the first of three against the Miami […]

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SO-RI-A-NO – Cubs 8, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 8, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Paul Maholm (7-6) LP – Ian Kennedy (6-8) Save – None After rain delayed the start of Friday’s game three hours and 40 minutes, the Cubs started the second half the same way they ended the first half, with a win. Dale Sveum’s team beat the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/13/12

Game Eighty-Six: Cubs (33-52) vs. Diamondbacks (42-43) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (6-6, 4.57/1.36) vs. Ian Kennedy (6-7, 4.26/1.33) Updated 4:18pm CDT – First Pitch of Cubs-Diamondbacks game is Scheduled for 5:00pm CDT Weather permitting […]

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Changes Appear on the Horizon for the Cubs

If anything, the next 18 days leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31 should be anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. Both the active roster and 40-man roster figure to be quite a bit different when the team takes the field on August 1 in Pittsburgh than the team that opens […]

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