Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/24/14

Game Twenty-One – Cubs (7-13) vs. Diamondbacks (6-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (1-1, 5.40/1.85/3.35) vs. Mike Bolsinger (0-1, 10.29/2.29/3.89) Weather permitting … The Cubs will try to put Wednesday’s loss behind them and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/23/14

Game Twenty – Cubs/Federals (7-12) vs. Diamondbacks/Packers (5-18) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (0-2, 1.29/1.07/2.79) vs. Wade Miley (2-2, 4.35/1.26/4.24) The Cubs will shoot for their third win in a row on […]

Cubs Plan Another Rehab Start for Arrieta and Olt Has a Chance to Be Everyday Third Baseman

The Cubs announced Tuesday night that Jake Arrieta will make at least one more rehab start before he joins the rotation. Arrieta told the beat writers he feels he is ready to be activated from the DL, but the Cubs would like for him to make one “more short start.” Rick Renteria said “Arrieta’s next […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/22/14

Game Nineteen – Cubs (6-12) vs. Diamondbacks (5-17) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (2-1, 3.05/0.73/4.77) vs. Brandon McCarthy (0-3, 7.11/1.42/5.60) The Cubs will try to post back-to-back wins for the first time this […]

Arrieta Could Be Done Rehabbing and Other Cubs News and Notes

Jake Arrieta made his fourth rehab start on Monday night, but it might not be his last. After three very good outings for Double-A Tennessee (0.73 ERA, 0.81 WHIP, six hits, four walks and nine strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings), Arrieta was roughed up for five runs, three earned, on five hits in 5 2/3 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/21/14

Game Eighteen – Cubs (5-12) vs. Diamondbacks (5-16) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (0-2, 3.00/1.39/2.52) vs. Bronson Arroyo (1-1, 9.95/1.97/7.42) Weather permitting … The Cubs begins a four-game series tonight against the struggling Arizona […]

Rizzo Gets Territorial, Trade Chips and Other Cubs News and Notes

Anthony Rizzo left Saturday’s game before the eighth inning with back spasms and his start on Sunday at the time was in doubt. The Cubs had Mike Olt take grounders at first base on Sunday morning in the event Rizzo could not play. Rizzo told the beat writers he jokingly said to Olt not to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/20/14

Game Seventeen – Cubs (5-11) vs. Reds (7-10) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Villanueva (1-3, 11.57/2.14/4.89) vs. Homer Bailey (0-1, 8.16/2.02/7.19) Happy Easter The Cubs have a shot today to do something the team has not […]

Arrieta’s Rehab Moved to Daytona, Baez Could Return Sunday and Other Cubs News

Happy Easter The Cubs announced Saturday that Jake Arrieta will make his next, and hopefully last, rehab start with the D-Cubs in Clearwater on Monday and not with the I-Cubs as previously reported. Monday forecast in Des Moines did not look favorable, so Arrieta will put on a D-Cubs jersey and face the Threshers (Philadelphia […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/19/14

Game Sixteen – Cubs (4-11) vs. Reds (7-9) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (0-1, 6.19/1.88/3.74) vs. Tony Cingrani (1-1, 2.60/1.10/3.05) The Cubs will try to snap their five-game losing streak this afternoon behind Edwin […]