Catching up on Cubs News, Notes … and Rumors

While a majority of the players and coaching staff are receiving a little breather due to the festivities in Kansas City, the Cubs’ front office does not appear to be taking a break. News surfaced Monday that the Cubs agreed to terms with first round pick Albert Almora. Almora and second round pick Duane Underwood […]

Dempster Doesn’t Skip a Beat – Cubs 7, Mets 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 7, Mets 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (4-3) LP – Jon Niese (7-4) Save – None In the Cubs’ quickest game of the season (2:08), Ryan Dempster picked up where he left off on June 15. With all eyes on him and several scouts in attendance, Ryan Dempster tossed five innings […]

Red, White and a Cubs ‘W’ – Cubs 5, Braves 1

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 5, Braves 1 WP – Paul Maholm (6-6) LP – Randall Delgado (4-9) Save – None Wednesday night’s win, the Cubs seventh in their last nine games, was a total team effort. Paul Maholm turned in a quality start. James Russell tossed two scoreless innings. Three different players hit longballs and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/04/12

Game Eighty-One: Cubs (30-50) vs. Braves (42-38) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184/914 Location – Turner Field, Atlanta Paul Maholm (5-6, 4.84/1.34) vs. Randall Delgado (4-8, 4.52/1.44) Happy 4th of July from the CCO! Weather permitting … The Cubs will look to put […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/02/12

Game Seventy-Nine: Cubs (29-49) vs. Braves (41-37) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Turner Field, Atlanta Jeff Samardzija (5-7, 5.05/1.42) vs. Tommy Hanson (9-4, 3.59/1.35) The Cubs are coming off their best homestand of the season can they begin their last […]

Maholm Shut ‘Em Out … Cubs Knocked ‘Em Out – Cubs 4, Astros 0

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs 4, Astros 0 WP – Paul Maholm (5-6) LP – Bud Norris (5-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (6) The Cubs bounced back nicely from Wednesday’s debacle and improved to 3-1 on the homestand. After a 55 minute rain delay at the start of the game, the Cubs topped the Astros for […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 06/29/12

Game Seventy-Six: Cubs (26-49) vs. Astros (32-44) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (4-6, 5.38/1.42) vs. Bud Norris (5-4, 4.81/1.42) Weather permitting … The Cubs resume play this afternoon after spending their first off day in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 06/23/12

Game Seventy-Two: Cubs (24-47) vs. Diamondbacks (36-35) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183/914 Location – U.S. Chase Field, Phoenix Matt Garza (3-5, 4.07/1.11) vs. Wade Miley (8-3, 2.30/1.06) The Cubs six-game road trip comes to an end this afternoon with the last of […]

Cubs Lose a Slugfest in the Desert – Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 10

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 10 WP – Craig Breslow (2-0) LP – Paul Maholm (4-6) Save – None Saturday night at Chase Field was anything but a pitcher’s duel. The two teams scored a combined 15 runs on 30 hits in a game that took three hours and 31 minutes to complete. In […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 06/23/12

Game Seventy-One: Cubs (24-46) vs. Diamondbacks (35-35) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 179/914 Location – U.S. Chase Field, Phoenix Paul Maholm (4-5, 4.88/1.32) vs. Ian Kennedy (5-7, 4.13/1.29) After taking the first two on the current six-game road trip, the Cubs […]