Two Cubs Singles and a Loss to the Cards – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4

Game Seventy – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Jake Westbrook (3-2) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-9) Save – Edward Mujica (21) The Cubs dropped game three in St. Louis on Wednesday night after scoring only one unearned run on two hits against Jake Westbrook and the Cardinals’ bullpen. Edwin Jackson surrendered a run in […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/16/13

Game Sixty-Seven: Cubs (28-38) vs. Mets (24-39) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Matt Garza (1-1, 6.26/1.35) vs. Jeremy Hefner (1-6, 4.11/1.26) Happy Father’s Day from the CCO! The Cubs wrap up the three-game set and season series […]

From the Wire … DeJesus Placed on 15-Day DL, Shawn Camp Activated

As expected, the Cubs placed David DeJesus on the 15-day DL on Saturday morning with a right shoulder sprain. DeJesus will have a MRI in the coming days once the swelling in his shoulder subsides to determine the severity of the injury. The Cubs activated Shawn Camp from the 15-day DL to take DeJesus’ spot […]

Draft Update and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs are signing the players they selected in last week’s draft and while only one signing has been confirmed by Baseball America, many of the players have already reported to the Cubs’ facility in Mesa … the first stop in their professional career. The Cubs are working on signing Kris Bryant and are hoping […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/13/13

All eyes seems to have turn to Daytona at the start of the week as Javier Baez looked to claim his spot as the top prospect in the system with a four home run night. The D-Cubs also showed off their speed by stealing ten straight bases in a doubleheader on Sunday. Kane County went […]

Javier Baez Hits Four Home Runs … and Other Cubs News and Notes

One of the top prospects in the Cubs’ system had a very special night in Daytona on Monday. Javier Baez hit four home runs in as many at bats and drove in seven of the D-Cubs’ nine runs in Daytona’s 9-7 victory over Fort Myers. Javier Baez hit the four home runs off three different […]

Fujikawa to Undergo Tommy John Surgery on Tuesday

The Cubs announced on Saturday afternoon that Kyuji Fujikawa would undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. Fujikawa will be examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday and have the season-ending procedure done on Tuesday. Fujikawa will be sidelined for at least a year. Both the Cubs and the veteran reliever are hoping he can pitch […]

The Draft is Around the Corner … and Other Cubs News and Notes

As Theo Epstein has said, the most important day for the Chicago Cubs is just 48 hours away. The 2013 first year player draft begins on Thursday and the Cubs are in a position where they cannot afford to miss with the second pick in the draft. Most feel the Cubs will take one of […]

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, […]

From the Wire … Cubs Place Camp on 15-Day DL, Recall Dolis from Triple-A Iowa

According to multiple reports, the Cubs placed Shawn Camp on the 15-day DL on Wednesday with a sprained right big toe. Camp has apparently been dealing with the injury and received treatment on Sunday. The treatment did not work and Camp is going home to rest it according to ESPN Chicago. The Cubs have recalled […]