Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 06/30/12

Game Seventy-Seven: Cubs (27-49) vs. Astros (32-45) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (3-6, 4.06/1.09) vs. J.A. Happ (6-7, 4.83/1.48) Can the Cubs beat the Astros for the second day in a row? Not only would […]

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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 […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/27/12

Game Seventy-Five: Cubs (26-48) vs. Mets (39-36) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (5-6, 4.34/1.37) vs. Jon Niese (5-3, 3.75/1.27) Updated 10:03 am CDT – Randy Wells Designated for Assignment – Rafael Dolis Recalled from […]

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Patience, Hustle and Travis Wood – Cubs 6, Mets 1

Game Seventy-Three – Cubs 6, Mets 1 WP – Travis Wood (2-3) LP – Johan Santana (5-4) Save – None On a bizarre night at Wrigley Field, Travis Wood ended the Cubs’ four-game losing streak. The Cubs beat Johan Santana for the first time and improved to 4-16 against left-handers this season. Joe Mather’s first […]

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Cubs Swept Away Empty Handed – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 5

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 5 WP – Wade Miley (9-3) LP – Matt Garza (3-6) Save – None Sunday’s finale was much closer than the final score indicates and was a pitcher’s duel between Matt Garza and Wade Miley. The Diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead into the sixth inning on a leadoff walk […]

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Third Time Through Not a Charm for Samardzija – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 6

Game Seventy – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Brad Ziegler (4-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (5-6) Save – David Hernandez (2) The Cubs actually led Friday night’s opener 1-0 on Geovany Soto’s fifth homer of the season in the fourth inning. The Diamondbacks scored six unanswered runs off Jeff Samardzija and the bullpen while […]

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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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Cubs Knock Off Peavy and the Sox – Cubs 2, White Sox 1

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 2, White Sox 1 WP – Travis Wood (1-3) LP – Jake Peavy (6-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (4) Dale Sveum’s Cubs played one of their better games of the year Tuesday night and posted their first road series win of the season (September, 2011 in New York). The Cubs offense […]

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Sloppy, Sloppy, Sloppy – Cubs 4, Red Sox 7

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs 4, Red Sox 7 WP – Matt Albers (2-0, BS 3) LP – Shawn Camp (2-4) Save – None The Cubs and Red Sox played a game Sunday night that will not likely make any highlight reels. The Red Sox took the rubber game and won the series because they made […]

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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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