Rambling while it is time to move on …

Well, shut the competitive door on the Cubs 2010 season. It is over. An oversized female is shouting words somewhere. It … is … over. Of course, this is not breaking news to anyone. Those paying attention knew this was most likely going to happen back in late May. It is a poor way to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/02/10

Game One Hundred Six: Cubs (46-59) vs. Brewers (48-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Randy Wells (5-8, 4.10/1.39) vs. Yovani Gallardo (9-5, 2.77/1.31) Updated – 4:07pm CDT – Cubs purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman from […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/31/10

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/31/10 – (2010cubslive104) Game One Hundred Four: Cubs (46-57) vs. Rockies (53-50) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Coors Field, Denver Tom Gorzelanny (6-5, 3.22/1.43) vs. Jason Hammel (7-6, 4.34/1.35) Updated – 5:47pm […]

From the Wire … Lilly and Theriot Traded to Dodgers for Blake DeWitt

According to multiple reports, Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot have been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Blake DeWitt and two minor league pitchers … Brett Wallach and Kyle Smit. The Cubs sent $2.5 million along with Lilly and Theriot. Blake DeWitt will be added to the Cubs 40-man roster. With the subtractions of […]

Talkin’ Cubs and MLB Trade Deadline

Updated – 12:57pm CDT – According to Jim Bowden (XM Radio), Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot have been traded to the Dodgers. No word on the return. Who will stay? Who will go? The MLB non-waiver trade deadline is 3:00pm CDT this afternoon. Will Jim Hendry be a player? Or just stand-pat and finish the […]

Dodgers Trying to Deal for Lilly and Theriot?

According to a report from Ken Rosenthal, the Dodgers are “talking to the Cubs about a trade for both Ted Lilly and Ryan Theriot.”

Twins and Dodgers Front-Runners for Ted Lilly?

According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Twins “have been the most aggressive team in their pursuit of Ted Lilly.” But the Dodgers may have found a way to squeeze in the $5.5 million left on Lilly’s contract. According to Levine, “look for Minnesota and the Dodgers to be front-runners for Ted Lilly as […]

Thank You Theodore – Cubs 1 Astros 6

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 1 Astros 6 WP – Brett Myers (8-6) LP – Andrew Cashner (1-4) Save – None Once again Ted Lilly did everything he could to post a win … and once again the offense gave him zero support. In what was likely Ted Lilly’s last game in a Cubs’ […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 07/27/10

Game One Hundred One: Cubs (46-54) vs. Astros (40-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Minute Maid Park, Houston Ted Lilly (3-8, 3.88/1.12) vs. Brett Myers (7-6, 3.24/1.26) Can the Cubs beat the Astros on back-to-back days and win a series […]

Get ‘Em While They’re … um, Room Temperature … at Best

Come one, come all. Come on down with your money and old junk no one wants. In fact, bring some of that new junk no one cares about either. It is time for the event of the year. The Cubs fire sale starts today! After close to four months of what can be best described […]