Samardzija’s Superb Outing – Cubs 2, Pirates 0

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 2, Pirates 0 WP – Jeff Samardzija (7-8) LP – Erik Bedard (5-11) Save – Carlos Marmol (12) Jeff Samardzija put together his best start of the season Monday night in the Steel City … and ended the Cubs’ three-game losing streak. Samardzija dominated a very good Pirates’ offense and if […]

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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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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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Winning in the Rain – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 – 8 innings WP – James Russell (3-0) LP – Josh Johnson (5-7) Save – None The Cubs’ bats woke up just before the rain made its way to Wrigley Field and Dale Sveum’s team beat the Marlins for the first time this season (1-4) in a game […]

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Sweep, Sweep, Sweep – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Matt Garza (5-7) LP – Trevor Cahill (7-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (10) Carlos Marmol survived another ninth inning jam and the Cubs held on to complete the sweep over the Diamondbacks behind a solid outing from Matt Garza … and just enough offense. Anthony Rizzo […]

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Dempster Dumps the D-Backs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Ryan Dempster (5-3) LP – Joe Saunders (4-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (9) It took Reed Johnson crashing into the ivy in the ninth and the third double play of the game to end it as the Cubs were able to hang on and post their […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/14/12

Game Eighty-Seven: Cubs (34-52) vs. Diamondbacks (42-44) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (4-3, 1.99/1.01) vs. Joe Saunders (4-5, 3.44/1.38) Weather permitting … Dale Sveum’s team has won 10 of 14 and will go for their […]

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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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