Rambling About This Great Second Half Team

Nine out of eleven! Don’t call it a comeback! Seriously, don’t. It’s not happening. However, I must admit that it has been enjoyable to watch the Cubs win baseball games … plural! That is right; the Cubs have transformed themselves into a force to be reckoned with just in time for … Football season. This […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 08/10/11

Game One Hundred Seventeen: Cubs (49-67) vs. Nationals (56-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rodrigo Lopez (2-3, 5.17/1.49) vs. Ross Detwiler (1-1, 2.66/1.28) #10 … It is Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field. The Cubs will unveil […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 08/08/11

Game One Hundred Sixteen: Cubs (49-66) vs. Nationals (55-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (5-8, 3.78/1.30) vs. Chien-Ming Wang (0-2, 6.00/1.89) Updated: 7:40pm CDT – Cubs-Nationals Officially Postponed – Will Be Made Up Thursday, […]

Rambling Upon a Series Victory

Good morning and happy Friday. I hope each and every one of you out there among the Cubs Faithful is having a wonderful start to the day. Or middle of the day. Or in two days, basically whenever you read this. I have spent my fair share of time, as well as many others’ fair […]

Rambling While Imagining What a Major League Pitcher Looks Like

Well, it what might become a habit, it is an off day, and friends and faithful of the CCO, that means it is a rambling kind of day. So, after the pitching debacle known as Tuesday evening and all else that happened down in the juice box, let’s get after it and throw out a […]

Cubs Spring Training News and Notes

The exhibition season is in full swing and the Cubs began a stretch Monday of playing nine games in six days. The second week of the Cubs’ Cactus League schedule concludes with games against the Reds and Dodgers in Las Vegas. In a pre-game interview Monday, Mike Quade said he would likely wait until the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. A’s – 02/27/11

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. A’s (0-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Carlos Zambrano (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Trevor Cahill (0-0, -.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s the Cactus League opener…the Chicago Cubs versus […]

Day Thirteen of Camp ‘Q’ … Let the Cubs Spring Games Begin

Practice for the 2011 version of the Chicago Cubs is over … Spring Training baseball begins for Q’s crew Sunday afternoon. The Cubs are scheduled to play 34 games over the next 31 days with one break in the middle, the Cubs only day off of the spring is March 16. On the schedule is […]

Day Eleven of Camp ‘Q’ … Cubs Lining Things Up for the Cactus League

The first pitch of the Cubs’ 2011 Cactus League schedule is two days away … this is the last Friday without Cubs baseball for at least the next seven months. The grind of the exhibition season is about to begin and Mike Quade has lined up his pitching staff for the first four games. Matt […]

Day Five of Camp ‘Q’ … Position Players, the Three Amigos and Other Cubs Notes

Friday was reporting day for the Cubs position players. Alfonso Soriano, Kosuke Fukudome and Luis Montanez made their way to Fitch Park … but two thirds of the ‘Three Amigos‘ did not report. Mike Quade referred to Aramis Ramirez, Alfonso Soriano and Starlin Castro as the ‘Three Amigos‘ on Friday before the trio was scheduled […]