The Cubs Kids are Double Trouble for the Braves – Cubs 8 Braves 4

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 8 Braves 4 WP – Randy Wells (4-4) LP – Derek Lowe (7-11) Save – Carlos Marmol (27) The Cubs bounced back nicely from Friday night’s debacle and put together a rare victory over Derek Lowe less than 24 hours later. After spending Saturday dealing with the latest Carlos […]

An Uggla Night for Zambrano – Cubs 4 Braves 10

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4 Braves 10 WP – Mike Minor (2-2) LP – Carlos Zambrano (9-7) Save – None Some of the worst games of Carlos Zambrano’s career have come against the Atlanta Braves … and Friday’s debacle can be added to the list. After serving up a career-worst five home runs […]

What a Long Strange Trip … Q’s Cubs Win Fifth Straight – Cubs 7 Pirates 6

Game One Hundred Twelve – Cubs 7 Pirates 6 WP – Jeff Samardzija (6-4) LP – Daniel McCutchen (3-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (23) The Chicago Cubs posted their fifth straight win on Thursday night and finished the 10-game road trip with a 5-5 record … and completed the first four-game sweep in Pittsburgh since […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 08/03/11

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs (45-65) vs. Pirates (54-54) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Matt Garza (4-8, 3.99/1.32) vs. Charlie Morton (8-6, 4.04/1.56) For the second time this season the Cubs will shoot for the first four-game […]

Cubs Break Out the Tape Measure – Cubs 11 Pirates 6

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs 11 Pirates 6 WP – Randy Wells (3-4) LP – Kevin Correia (12-9) Save – None The Cubs won their third game in a row behind six home runs from five different players … and not one of the six homers was a cheap shot. The six longballs the […]

Cubs Reach a New Low in St. Louis – Cubs 2 Cardinals 9

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 2 Cardinals 9 WP – Edwin Jackson (1-0, 8-7) LP – Matt Garza (4-8) Save – None Friday night was another in a long line of ugly games for the Chicago Cubs this season. Mike Quade’s team and coaching staff embarrassed themselves with poor play in every aspect of […]

Dempster Wilts in the Heat – Cubs 1 Phillies 9

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 1 Phillies 9 WP – Vance Worley (6-1) LP – Ryan Dempster (7-7) Save – None The blame game is in full swing on a team that is spiraling toward a 100-loss season. One day it’s the weather, the next it’s the umpires, on Wednesday it was a missed pop up […]

The Daily Debacle Continues … Cubs Pounded by the Marlins – Cubs 3 Marlins 13

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3 Marlins 13 WP – Javier Vazquez (6-8) LP – Carlos Zambrano (6-5) Save – None Carlos Zambrano came off the disabled list prior to Saturday’s game against Florida and he simply did not have anything. Z’s velocity was down early and the Marlins scored three runs in the first inning. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 07/16/11

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (38-56) vs. Marlins (44-49) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (6-4, 4.34/1.37) vs. Javier Vazquez (5-8, 5.23/1.51) Updated 9:30am CDT – Carlos Zambrano activated from 15-day DL – Chris Carpenter Optioned to Triple-A […]

From the Wire … Cubs Ink Dave Bush to a Minor League Deal

According to multiple reports, the Cubs signed veteran right-hander Dave Bush to a minor league contract. Bush will report to the Iowa Cubs this weekend and pitch in Bill Dancy’s rotation. The Cubs parade of signing pitchers off the scrap heap continues … the Rangers designated Dave Bush for assignment on July 1 (released July […]