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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All Good Things Come to an End – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (10-2) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-4) Save – Jason Motte (21) Ryan Dempster’s best stretch in a Cubs’ uniform came to an end Friday night in St. Louis. The Cardinals pounced on Dempster in the first inning and scored three of their four runs […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/20/12

Game Ninety-Two: Cubs (38-53) vs. Cardinals (47-45) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Ryan Dempster (5-3, 1.86/1.02) vs. Kyle Lohse (9-2, 2.80/1.10) After another successful homestand, the Cubs begin a difficult six-game road trip tonight with the […]

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Cubs, Dodgers Exchanging Names for Dempster … and Other Cubs Rumors

Ryan Dempster may or may not start the opener in St. Louis on Friday night. Rumors have suggested that the Cubs would like to trade Dempster before his next start and rumors surfaced Thursday night that the Dodgers have proposed a trade for Ryan Dempster.

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Boston Stepping Up Pursuit of Dempster?

With the non-waiver trade deadline still two weeks away, more rumors surfaced Monday on possible destinations for Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza. Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza were high on several team’s wish lists before their outings against the Diamondbacks. Coupled with Cole Hamels’ uncertain future with the Phillies and the Brewers skipping Zack Greinke […]

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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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Dempster Dumps the D-Backs – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Ryan Dempster (5-3) LP – Joe Saunders (4-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (9) It took Reed Johnson crashing into the ivy in the ninth and the third double play of the game to end it as the Cubs were able to hang on and post their […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/14/12

Game Eighty-Seven: Cubs (34-52) vs. Diamondbacks (42-44) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (4-3, 1.99/1.01) vs. Joe Saunders (4-5, 3.44/1.38) Weather permitting … Dale Sveum’s team has won 10 of 14 and will go for their […]

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Changes Appear on the Horizon for the Cubs

If anything, the next 18 days leading up to the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31 should be anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. Both the active roster and 40-man roster figure to be quite a bit different when the team takes the field on August 1 in Pittsburgh than the team that opens […]

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