Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/31/12

Game One Hundred Two: Cubs (43-58) vs. Pirates (58-44) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Casey Coleman (0-1, 7.32/1.93) vs. A.J. Burnett (12-3, 3.52/1.25) The Cubs are playing their best ball of the season (19-10 since June 25) […]

From the Wire … Cubs Trade Ryan Dempster to the Rangers

The Cubs traded Ryan Dempster to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday for two minor leaguers. Dempster reportedly was holding out for a deal to the Dodgers but agreed to waive his 10-5 rights in order to be traded to the Rangers. Dempster said the deal with the Rangers was completed five minutes before the deadline. […]

Talkin’ Cubs and MLB Trade Deadline

If Monday night is any indication, Tuesday could be a very busy day for the Chicago Cubs. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer made one deal official and have another one pending … and appear to be working on deals for Ryan Dempster, Alfonso Soriano and Matt Garza. Will the Cubs make any more deals prior […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/30/12

Game One Hundred One: Cubs (42-58) vs. Pirates (58-43) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Justin Germano (0-1, 1.04/1.38) vs. Erik Bedard (5-11, 4.32/1.45) With the trade deadline looming (Tuesday at 3:00pm CDT), the team that takes the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/29/12

Game One Hundred: Cubs (41-58) vs. Cardinals (54-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Paul Maholm (9-6, 3.88/1.24) vs. Adam Wainwright (8-10, 4.31/1.28) The Cubs enter play this afternoon with the second best mark in the National League […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/28/12

Game Ninety-Nine: Cubs (40-58) vs. Cardinals (54-46) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (7-8, 4.25/1.30) vs. Joe Kelly (1-3, 2.78/1.37) As the non-waiver trade deadline nears the Cubs will look to end their five-game losing streak […]

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All About Dempster – Cubs 2, Pirates 3

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Kevin Correia (8-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-5) Save – Joel Hanrahan (29) When news leaked Monday that the Cubs and Braves had agreed on the framework of a deal that would send Ryan Dempster to Atlanta, it appeared Dempster would be making this start in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/25/12

Game Ninety-Seven: Cubs (40-56) vs. Pirates (54-42) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Ryan Dempster (5-4, 2.11/1.05) vs. Kevin Correia (7-6, 4.31/1.29) After just a miserable weekend in St. Louis, the Cubs have put together two solid wins […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 07/23/12

Game Ninety-Five: Cubs (38-56) vs. Pirates (54-40) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jeff Samardzija (6-8, 4.57/1.38) vs. Erik Bedard (11-4, 3.27/1.52) The Cubs will try to end their three-game losing streak in the first of three against […]