Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Blue Jays – 06/13/08

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs (43-24) vs. Blue Jays (34-34) Game Time – 6:07pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 179 Location – Rogers Centre, Toronto Sean Gallagher (3-2, 4.42/1.31) vs. A.J. Burnett (5-6, 4.98/1.50) Lou Piniella’s crew begins the Interleague portion of their schedule with the first of three […]

In Search of the Next Red Baron

The Cubs will enter play on Tuesday night against the Braves with the best record in baseball. The team is playing well in a surprisingly strong NL Central but most, including Lou Piniella, feels the team on the North Side needs to add a staring pitcher in order to keep up the pace. Several reports […]

Shutout by Mr. Complete Game

Game Sixty-Two – Cubs 0 Dodgers 3 WP – Hiroki Kuroda (3-5) LP – Sean Gallagher (3-2) Save – None Hiroki Kuroda earned the first complete game shutout of his Major League career with a dominating performance against the Cubs. Kuroda completed 74 games in 151 career starts in Japan and showed the Cubs how […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 06/06/08

Game Sixty-Two: Cubs (39-22) vs. Dodgers (28-32) Game Time – 9:40pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 189 Location – Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles Sean Gallagher (3-1, 4.55/1.33) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (2-5, 3.93/1.38) The Cubs will look to secure a winning road trip tonight behind Sean Gallagher. Lou Piniella’s […]

A Perfect Homestand….Cubs Sweep Rockies

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 5 Rockies 3 WP – Sean Gallagher (3-1) LP – Ubaldo Jimenez (1-6) Save – Kerry Wood (14) Lou Piniella’s crew started the month of June with a solid win against the Colorado Rockies and completed the 7-game homestand with a perfect 7-0 record. With the victory the Cubs set a […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 06/01/08

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs (35-21) vs. Rockies (20-36) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Sean Gallagher (2-1, 4.50/1.38) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (1-5, 5.37/1.70) A year ago today, the Cubs began play against the Braves with a 22-29 record. Henry Blanco […]

Pitching, Defense and Clutch Hitting

Game Fifty-Two – Cubs 3 Dodgers 1 WP – Sean Gallagher (2-1) LP – Hiroki Kuroda (2-4) Save – Kerry Wood (12) Lou Piniella’s crew won the second game of a series for the first time since May 10th on a cold night in Chicago. Sean Gallagher pitched a very good game and turned in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 05/27/08

Game Fifty-Two: Cubs (30-21) vs. Dodgers (26-24) Game Time – 6:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: ESPN, Comcast Sports Net – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 174, 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Sean Gallagher (1-1, 5.68/1.58) vs. Hiroki Kuroda (2-3, 3.48/1.27) The Cubs will look for their first back-to-back wins since April 14th and […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 05/24/08

Game Forty-Nine: Cubs (29-19) vs. Pirates (22-26) Game Time – 6:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 189 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jason Marquis (2-3, 4.96/1.61) vs. Phil Dumatrait (1-2, 4.39/1.56) It is been more than six weeks since the Cubs won back-to-back games on the road and […]

A Look In at the Prospects Watch

With the first two months of the Minor League season nearly in the books, let’s take a look back at a few of the Cubs top prospects. Before the season started, I compiled a list of 10 Prospects to Watch. How have those players performed so far this season? For this article, I’m going to […]