Back to Work for the Cubs’ Front Office

With the holidays in the review mirror, it should be a rather busy couple of weeks for the Chicago Cubs leading up to the caravan and Cubs Convention. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer still have to clear a spot on the 40-man roster to officially add Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva to the team … […]

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From the Wire….Freel Traded to Kansas City

According to a report on Cubs.com, Ryan Freel and cash were traded to the Royals for a PTBNL on Monday. The Cubs designated Freel for assignment on July 2.

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 07/02/09

Game Seventy-Six: Cubs (37-38) vs. Brewers (42-36) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet/MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (4-5, 4.09/1.36) vs. Seth McClung (3-1, 3.55/1.47) Updated 4:20pm C.T. – Cubs Acquired Jeff Baker from the Rockies on Thursday and designated […]

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From the Wire….Cubs Acquire Jeff Baker – Freel DFA’d

According to a report from Yahoo Sports, the Cubs have acquired Jeff Baker from the Colorado Rockies. Updated – 11:14am C.T. – Bruce Levine confirms the deal with the Cubs sending Class-A pitcher Alberto Alburquerque to the Rockies for Jeff Baker. Baker is expected to be in uniform for the Cubs on Thursday night. Another […]

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Where Have You Been Rich Harden? – Cubs 3 Pirates 1

Game Seventy-Three – Cubs 3 Pirates 1 WP – Rich Harden (5-4) LP – Zach Duke (8-6) Save – Kevin Gregg (13) The Cubs won their first game of the year in the Steel City behind Rich Harden’s best outing of the season. Harden gave up nine hits, all from the fourth inning on, but […]

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Z New Season Low for the Cubs – Cubs 0 White 6

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs 0 White Sox 6 WP – John Danks (6-6) LP – Carlos Zambrano (4-3) Save – None For all of the Cubs’ problems this year they had yet to fall two games under the .500 mark … until Sunday. The White Sox embarrassed the Cubs on the South Side and won […]

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A See-Saw Loss on the South Side – Cubs 7 White 8

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 7 White Sox 8 WP – Bobby Jenks (2-2) LP – Sean Marshall (3-6) Save – None For the eleventh time this year the Cubs lost a game in their opponents last at bat. The Cubs offense battled all day and took advantage of four mistakes, three errors, by the White […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Tigers – 06/25/09

Game Sixty-Nine: Cubs (34-34) vs. Tigers (40-31) Game Time – 12:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 176 Location – Comerica Park, Detroit Ted Lilly (7-4, 3.04/1.06) vs. Armando Galarraga (3-7, 5.62/1.64) Can the Cubs avoid going below the .500 mark today? This afternoon could be classified as […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Tigers – 06/24/09

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs (34-33) vs. Tigers (39-31) Game Time – 6:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 176 Location – Comerica Park, Detroit Rich Harden (4-3, 5.27/1.41) vs. Rick Porcello (8-4, 3.54/1.30) Updated – 5:29pm C.T. – Reed Johnson to be placed on 15-day DL – Ryan Freel […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 06/17/09

Game Sixty-One: Cubs (30-30) vs. White Sox (30-34) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast Sports Net (Cubs)/WGN TV (White Sox) – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (4-3, 3.87/1.25) vs. John Danks (4-5, 4.81/1.41) Weather permitting the Cubs and White Sox will renew their […]

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