Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/27/12

Game Ninety-Eight: Cubs (40-57) vs. Cardinals (53-46) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (4-5, 4.33/1.25) vs. Lance Lynn (12-4, 3.10/1.21) It is Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field. The Cubs will honor the Hall of Famer […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/22/12

Game Ninety-Four: Cubs (38-55) vs. Cardinals (48-45) Game Time – 1:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Travis Wood (4-4, 3.92/1.20) vs. Lance Lynn (11-4, 3.27/1.21) Updated 11:52am CDT, 12:47pm CDT – Jeff Beliveau Recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Rafael Dolis […]

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Rambling from … DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK!!

No, seriously, don’t. While 14 out of 19 has been a blast to watch, when the Cubs brass does the right thing, the two best pitchers will be gone while pitchers like Casey Coleman and Chris Volstad could be pitching every fifth day. And when that happens, ain’t no comeback coming. With that out of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/15/12

Game Eighty-Eight: Cubs (35-52) vs. Diamondbacks (42-45) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (4-7, 4.32/1.20) vs. Trevor Cahill (7-7, 3.64/1.28) As the trade rumors continue to swirl around Wrigley, the Cubs will try to complete the […]

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Rambling from the Abyss

I really don’t know what to say. I am at a loss for words. What is there to say? There is not an answer. And if you think Anthony Rizzo is one, put down the drink right now. I saw the movie “The Abyss” when I was young. I really don’t remember anything other than […]

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A Look Back at the Cubs Off-Season as Pitchers and Catchers Report to Spring Training

Doesn’t it seem like a lot longer than just 144 days since Jed Hoyer’s San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 9-2? Ryan Dempster took the loss on the final day of the 2011 season. Starlin Castro ran his hitting streak to 11 games in the loss and reached base for the 40th game in […]

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Day Two of the 2012 Cubs Convention … The Cubs Newest Hall of Famer, Scouting and Changes to Wrigley Field

The other sessions that were attended on Saturday include Ron Santo: Beyond the Game, The Scouting Formula and Meet Cubs Business Management. The Ron Santo tribute was one again heartfelt but rightly focused more on his playing career. Ron Santo deserved to be elected to Hall of Fame long before last December … the numbers […]

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Day One of the 2012 Cubs Convention … Welcome to Theo Fest

The Chicago Cubs annual convention got underway on Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. The old hotel received a facelift since last year’s convention but by early afternoon those changes had been covered by a sea of blue. The 27th Annual Cubs Convention was very different from recent years and a majority of that had […]

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The Unofficial Opening Day … It’s Time for the Cubs Convention

Harry Caray referred to it as the “unofficial opening day”, some refer to it as the “kick-off to spring training”, call it what you want but the bottom line is baseball is just around the corner. The 27th Annual Cubs Convention officially begins this afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. Pat Hughes will once again have […]

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2012 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

The schedule for the 27th Annual Cubs Convention was released Sunday night and Monday morning. The three-day event begins Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. The Cubs’ new front office will be in attendance and the Saturday morning session with Theo Epstein figures to have the biggest crowd of the weekend. Cubs past and present, […]

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