Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Twins – 06/14/09

Game Sixty: Cubs (29-30) vs. Twins (32-32) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ted Lilly (7-4, 3.00/1.05) vs. Scott Baker (4-6, 5.59/1.17) Updated – 11:54am C.T. – Gerald Perry Fired – Von Joshua Promoted to Cubs Hitting Coach […]

From the Wire…Freel to the DL and Scales Back to the Bigs

According to a report from the Tribune, Ryan Freel will be placed on the DL on Thursday after pulling his left hamstring on Wednesday. The Cubs will recall Bobby Scales on Friday to take his place on the active roster.

Reed Turns Z Negative into Z Positive Win – Cubs 5 Pirates 2

Game Forty-Five – Cubs 5 Pirates 2 WP – Carlos Marmol (1-1) LP – Jesse Chavez (0-2) Save – Kevin Gregg (7) Could the Cubs have a new leader in the clubhouse? Two days after verbally kicking Milton Bradley in the butt, Reed Johnson let his glove and bat do the talking on Wednesday afternoon…and […]

The Cubs Payroll for 2009 and Beyond

With the recent struggles and the delay of the ownership change, many are concerned about how the team can and will move forward this season. According to many reports the Cubs payroll for 2009 is set around the $140 million mark. Until the Ricketts Family is in charge many are concerned the Cubs will not […]

The Pirates Show No Pity for the Cubs – Cubs 8 Pirates 10

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 8 Pirates 10 WP – Tom Gorzelanny (2-1) LP – Neal Cotts (0-2, BS 1) Save – Sean Burnett (1) Lou Piniella’s crew lost their eighth game in a row and dropped below .500 for the first time since April 30 (10-11). The eight-game slid is the longest under Lou Piniella […]

Hey Lou! Where’s the Offense? – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2 WP – Chris Carpenter (2-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (3-3) Save – Ryan Franklin (10) The St. Louis Cardinals outplayed the Chicago Cubs in just about every facet of the game on Wednesday night. The Cubs were nearly shutout for the second game in a row, a dubious […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 05/12/09

Game Thirty-Two: Cubs (17-14) vs. Padres (13-19) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (3-1, 4.83/1.45) vs. Jake Peavy (2-4, 4.27/1.21) After a winter of pursuing Jake Peavy, Jim Hendry will finally get to see him pitch […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 05/10/09

Game Thirty-One: Cubs (16-14) vs. Brewers (18-13) Game Time – 1:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Sean Marshall (0-2, 4.15/1.31) vs. Jeff Suppan (2-2, 5.68/1.45) Jose Ascanio was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday Morning – Chad Fox placed on the […]

From the Wire…Gathright Traded to O’s for Freel

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs traded Joey Gathright to the Orioles for utility man Ryan Freel. Reports surfaced following Thursday night’s game against the Astros that Joey Gathright would be sent to the minors once he cleared waivers to make room for Randy Wells. The Cubs have not made a roster […]