Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/26/12

Game Seventy-Four: Cubs (25-48) vs. Mets (39-35) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Randy Wells (1-2, 4.91/1.91) vs. Dillon Gee (5-5, 4.27/1.24) Can Dale Sveum’s team win two in a row over the Mets? After a horrible trip to […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/25/12

Game Seventy-Three: Cubs (24-48) vs. Mets (39-34) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (1-3, 4.14/1.26) vs. Johan Santana (5-3, 3.00/1.12) The Cubs open a six-game homestand with the first of three against the New York […]

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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 […]

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Rambling While Waiting on the Future to Begin

In a week that saw the Cubs come close to claiming half of the BP Cup, many other things were happening. Is Dempster hurt or is Theo just keeping him healthy for the impending trade? Can LaHair really play the outfield? Is Soriano as quality of a person and player as he seems? What can […]

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City Series Doesn’t End Wells for the Cubs – Cubs 0, White Sox 7

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 0, White Sox 7 WP – Gavin Floyd (5-7) LP – Randy Wells (1-2) Save – None The Cubs could not pull off the sweep on the South Side and was shutout in the season finale against the White Sox. The Cubs won the series (2-1) but lost the season series […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 06/20/12

Game Sixty-Nine: Cubs (24-44) vs. White Sox (35-33) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 180/914 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago Randy Wells (1-1, 4.50/1.82) vs. Gavin Floyd (4-7, 5.63/1.34) It is game three of round two of the City Series and after tonight […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 06/19/12

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs (23-44) vs. White Sox (35-32) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet (Cubs), WGN TV (White Sox) – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 180/914 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago Travis Wood (0-3, 4.58/1.25) vs. Jake Peavy (6-2, 2.91/0.97) It is game two of round two of the […]

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From the Wire … Ryan Dempster Placed on 15-Day Disabled List

According to multiple reports, the Cubs placed Ryan Dempster on the 15-day DL with right lat tightness. The Cubs and Ryan Dempster are saying the injury is not serious and is for precautionary reasons. The Cubs also activated Geovany Soto from the 15-day DL and optioned Welington Castillo to Triple-A Iowa. Scott Maine was recalled […]

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Another Bleepin’ One-Run Loss – Cubs 3, Red Sox 4

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs 3, Red Sox 4 WP – Jon Lester (4-4) LP – Jeff Samardzija (5-5) Save – Alfredo Aceves (16) Another day and another one-run loss for the Chicago Cubs … 24 of the Cubs 65 games have been decided by a single tally and the Cubs are 7-17 (1-13 in last […]

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Verlander Bends … But Doesn’t Break – Cubs 3, Tigers 5

Game Sixty-Three – Cubs 3, Tigers 5 WP – Justin Verlander (6-4) LP – Travis Wood (0-3) Save – Jose Valverde (13) The Justin Verlander no hitter alerts began several hours prior to first pitch. With Verlander on the hill against the weak-hitting Cubs lineup most thought Verlander would throw a no-no Thursday at Wrigley […]

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