The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler Ready for Big League Debut and Other Cubs News and Notes

Happy Jorge Soler Day Jorge Soler is set to make his Major League debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati and Rick Renteria said Tuesday that Soler will likely hit fifth or sixth in the lineup and play right field. Jorge Soler, or ‘George’ as he is called by his teammates, coaching staff and the front office, will […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/26/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs (58-72) vs. Reds (63-68) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (7-11, 4.91/1.52/4.21) vs. Johnny Cueto (15-7, 2.20/0.94/3.25) Weather permitting … The Cubs return to the field tonight […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/24/14

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs (57-72) vs. Orioles (73-54) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1, 2.75/1.17/3.61) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (6-6, 3.80/1.41/5.30) The Cubs six-game homestand comes to an end today with the last […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/23/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs (56-72) vs. Orioles (73-53) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.48/0.95/3.54) vs. Bud Norris (11-7, 3.69/1.21/4.13) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for two wins in a […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/22/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs (55-72) vs. Orioles (73-52) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (6-4, 2.61/1.02/2.32) vs. Kevin Gausman (10-9, 3.70/1.38/3.59) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a three-game series against the first […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs (55-71) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 8:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-10, 4.86/1.52/4.21) vs. Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.14/1.14/2.97) Weather permitting … The Cubs wrap-up the series and season series against […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14 – Suspended Game

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-71) vs. Giants (66-58) Game Time – 4:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jacob Turner (4-7, 5.97/1.65/2.28) vs. Yusmeiro Petit (3-3, 3.89/1.11/3.02) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Giants will try to play a […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Might Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen and Other News

Edwin Jackson had another bad outing Wednesday and according to multiple reports he could have lost his spot in the rotation for the remainder of the season. Jackson lasted just 2 2/3 innings, his shortest start of the year, and while he did not make any excuses for another poor outing, according to the Sun-Times […]

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Giants Win Protest, Cubs and Giants Will Resume Rain-Shortened Game Thursday Afternoon

The Giants won its protest over the way Tuesday night’s game ended and the two teams will resume play Thursday afternoon at 4:05pm CDT with the bottom of the fifth inning. The regularly scheduled game will follow the conclusion of the suspended game. First pitch for Thursday’s game still scheduled for 7:05pm CDT. When play […]

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