Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/10/14

Game Nine: Cubs (3-5) vs. Pirates (5-3) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (0-1, 4.26/1.11/3.70) vs. Gerrit Cole (1-0, 2.57/1.14/5.08) Weather permitting … The Cubs wrap-up the series with the Pirates this afternoon […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/09/14

Game Eight: Cubs (2-5) vs. Pirates (5-2) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (1-0, 1.35/0.45/2.07) vs. Wandy Rodriguez (0-1, 4.50/1.00/4.12) The Cubs and Pirates square off for the fifth time this season. And with each […]

Renteria Addresses the Lineup, Castro Being Castro and Other Cubs News

Rick Renteria discussed his lineups prior to Tuesday’s game. And while the Cubs will use the platoon advantage, several of the right handed hitters that are only facing left handed pitchers right now, will face right handed pitchers as the season progresses. Carrie Muskat reported Renteria “at some point will likely abandon the platoon” but […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/08/14

Game Seven: Cubs (2-4) vs. Pirates (4-2) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (0-0, 1.69/1.13/4.04) vs. Charlie Morton (0-0, 0.00/0.83/2.10) The Cubs season resumes tonight with the first of three against the Pirates. The first […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 04/06/14

Game Six: Cubs (1-4) vs. Phillies (3-2) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Villanueva (0-2, 13.50/3.00/11.47) vs. A.J. Burnett (0-0, 1.50/1.50/3.72) The Cubs will try to salvage the last game of the series with the Phillies […]

Samardzija Rumors, Arrieta Rehabs and Other Cubs News and Notes

Jeff Samardzija was on the wrong end of another low scoring game on Saturday and he is off to a good start to his season. Samardzija has allowed two runs on 11 hits with five walks and 11 strikeouts in his first two starts (14 innings). Samardzija threw seven innings of shutout ball on Opening […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 04/05/14

Game Five: Cubs (1-3) vs. Phillies (2-2) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 0.00/1.00/3.12) vs. Cliff Lee (1-0, 14.40/2.40/5.92) The Cubs will try to put a win on the board this afternoon behind Jeff […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 04/04/14

Game Four: Cubs (1-2) vs. Phillies (1-2) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Roberto Hernandez (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) Weather permitting … The Party of the Century begins this afternoon with the Cubs home […]

Jake Arrieta Reportedly Set to Make First Rehab Start and Other Cubs News

Happy Minor League Opening Day The Cubs announced Wednesday that Jake Arrieta is ready to begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Tennessee. Arrieta completed a simulated game prior to the opener on Monday and said at the time everything went well. Arrieta was to stay with the team until he was ready to begin a […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 04/02/14

Game Two: Cubs (0-1) vs. Pirates (1-0) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Edwin Jackson (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Charlie Morton (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) Weather permitting … The Cubs resume the season tonight in search of Rick Renteria’s first […]