Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/20/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs (55-70) vs. Giants (65-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (6-13, 5.74/1.58/4.25) vs. Jake Peavy (1-3, 3.86/1.21/3.64) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Giants will try to play a full […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/19/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-70) vs. Giants (65-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15/1.17/3.86) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71/1.25/3.51) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick-off a six-game homestand with the first […]

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Cubs Do Not Plan on Shutting Jake Arrieta Down Early

Less than a day after leaving open the possibility of the Cubs shutting Jake Arrieta down before the end of the season, Rick Renteria told the beat writers prior to Monday’s finale with the Mets that the team has “no plans to shut him down.” Renteria explained the team is not even considering it. And […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/18/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs (53-70) vs. Mets (59-66) Game Time – 11:10am CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Kyle Hendricks (4-1, 1.73/1.01/3.30) vs. Bartolo Colon (11-10, 3.85/1.15/3.40) The Cubs quick trip to the Big Apple concludes this morning with […]

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The Daily CCO: Will the Cubs Slow Jake Arrieta’s Roll?

Jake Arrieta kept on rolling Sunday at Citi Field. Arrieta tossed seven innings of shutout ball, allowed two hits and walked two batters. The Mets put two runners on base once at the same time, and that was due to an error behind Arrieta that was erased by an excellent double play turned in by […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/17/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs (52-70) vs. Mets (59-65) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Jake Arrieta (6-4, 2.77/1.05/2.37) vs. Rafael Montero (0-3, 6.12/1.64/7.17) Rick Renteria will hand the ball to his number one starter this […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/16/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs (52-69) vs. Mets (58-65) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Dan Straily (1-2, 4.93/1.25/5.66) vs. Jon Niese (6-8, 3.46/1.27/3.84) The Cubs will look to put one in the win column behind […]

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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro is the Cubs Shortstop and Other News and Notes

Starlin Castro was front and center prior to the opener against the Mets at Citi Field and was asked about the trade rumors to the Mets that popped up after the Cubs acquired Addison Russell from Oakland. According to multiple reports, Castro was unaware of the rumors, but the New York media is convinced the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/15/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs (52-68) vs. Mets (57-65) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86/1.53/4.13) vs. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53/1.33/3.59) The Cubs will spend the next four days in New York facing […]

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The Daily CCO: Edwin Jackson’s Role with Cubs in Question Down the Stretch

Edwin Jackson had another rough outing Thursday and according to multiple reports he could lose his spot in the rotation is in question for the remainder of the season. The Cubs want to take a look at Dan Straily and Felix Doubront in starting roles before the season ends. Straily will be recalled from Triple-A […]

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