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. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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Rambling While … Serenity Now, Serenity Now!!

No need to blow smoke, let’s just go.


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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From the Wire … Cubs and Braves Agree in Principal on a Deal for Ryan Dempster

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have traded Ryan Dempster to the Atlanta Braves. The Braves and Nationals were considered the front runners for Dempster after the Dodgers appeared to back out of the running prior to his start on Friday night in St. Louis. Frank Wren and Fredi Gonzalez feel they have a good […]


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