Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Angels – 06/04/13

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs (23-32) vs. Angels (25-33) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179/844 Location – Angel Stadium, Anaheim Scott Feldman (5-4, 2.82/1.17) vs. Jered Weaver (1-1, 3.71/1.18) The Cubs open a brief two-game series in Anaheim tonight against the underachieving Los Angeles Angels […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 06/02/13

Game Fifty-Five: Cubs (23-31) vs. Diamondbacks (31-24) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (1-7, 6.11/1.57) vs. Patrick Corbin (8-0, 1.71/1.02) The Cubs wrap up their five-game homestand this afternoon with the last of three against the […]

Cubs Bullpen Shuffle Continues and Other News and Notes

The Cubs continued tinkering with the bullpen on Thursday with the addition of Zach Putnam from Triple-A Iowa. In the last 10 days, the Cubs have moved Carlos Villanueva to the pen, claimed reliever Eduardo Sanchez off waivers from the Cardinals, designated Michael Bowden for assignment, placed Shawn Camp on the DL, recalled Rafael Dolis, […]

Navarro’s Hat Trick – Cubs 9, White Sox 3

Game Fifty-One – Cubs 9, White Sox 3 WP – Scott Feldman (5-4) LP – John Danks (0-1) Save – None The Cubs won their third game in a row on Wednesday afternoon at the old ballyard behind a solid start from Scott Feldman … and a career day from Dioner Navarro. Dioner Navarro (3-for-3 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 05/29/13

Game Fifty-One: Cubs (20-30) vs. White Sox (24-25) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet (Cubs), WGN TV (White Sox) – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Scott Feldman (4-4, 2.80/1.19) vs. John Danks (0-0, 4.50/0.67) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a five-game homestand this […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 05/27/13

Game Fifty: Cubs (19-30) vs. White Sox (24-24) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet (Cubs), WGN TV (White Sox) – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 178/844 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, South Side of Chicago Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 3.25/1.13) vs. Jose Quintana (3-1, 3.48/1.18) Happy Memorial Day from the CCO […]

Are the Cubs Close to Shopping Players? And Other News and Notes

With Friday night’s loss, the Cubs dropped to a season-low 11 games under .500 and while the players and the coaching staff would not like to see another July sell-off, the writing is on the wall that the Cubs could be one of the biggest sellers leading up to the July 31 trade deadline. The […]

Reds Drop the Hanigan on Feldman – Cubs 4, Reds 7

Game Forty-Seven – Cubs 4, Reds 7 WP – Bronson Arroyo (5-4) LP – Scott Feldman (4-4) Save – Aroldis Chapman (11) Scott Feldman’s string of very good outings came to a screeching halt in the fourth inning of Friday night’s game. The Cubs took a 3-0 lead into the fourth that quickly evaporated. The […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 05/24/13

Game Forty-Seven: Cubs (18-28) vs. Reds (29-18) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184/844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Scott Feldman (4-3, 2.19/1.16) vs. Bronson Arroyo (4-4, 3.28/1.11) The Cubs difficult eight game road trip continues tonight with the first of three […]

Rambling About an Offensive Cubs Offense

Hello again everybody.  Can you hit a baseball?  Do you know how to swing a bat?  Can you bunt … go the other way (opposite field that is, not that there is anything wrong with that) … get it deep enough with a guy on third? If you can do just ONE of those things […]