Time for the Cubs to Show a Little Tender-ness

Thursday is the deadline for Major League teams to tender contracts for the 2011 season to arbitration eligible players. The Chicago Cubs have six players eligible for arbitration next year: Carlos Marmol, Geovany Soto, Tom Gorzelanny, Sean Marshall, Koyie Hill and Jeff Baker. It has been a given that the Cubs would tender contracts to […]

From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Jim Hendry’s Shopping List?

It is Black Friday … will the Cubs brave the crowds and try to find a free agent bargain? According to Bruce Miles, it appears the Cubs are going to wait a while to make any additions or subtractions. Miles has been keeping his eye on Carlos Pena to fill the Cubs void at first […]

Weekend Update … Hendry Talks Cubs

The third week in November was anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. From roster moves, to Larry Rothschild, to minor league comings and goings, to the Wrigleyville Classic, to the hot stove heating up … it was a busy seven days on the North Side of Chicago. The Cubs made another addition to their […]

One is Enough – Cubs 1 Padres 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 1 Padres 0 WP – Sean Marshall (7-5) LP – Heath Bell (6-1) Save – Carlos Marmol (37) Nothing will ever make up for 1984 but Q’s crew pushed the San Diego Padres to the brink of elimination on Thursday night. The Cubs took three of four in San […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/30/10

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine: Cubs (72-86) vs. Padres (88-70) Game Time – 5:35pm CDT Coverage – Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 175 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Tom Gorzelanny (7-9, 4.28/1.51) vs. Jon Garland (14-12, 3.58/1.33) Four games remain in Year One for the Chicago Cubs … Tom […]

Scott Maine … the Chevrolet Player of the Game – Cubs 1 Cardinals 7

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 1 Cardinals 7 WP – Adam Wainwright (20-11) LP – Tom Gorzelanny (7-9) Save – None Following every Cubs game, Pat Hughes asks Ron Santo to name the Chevrolet Player of the Game. On Friday, the Cubs’ legend picked Scott Maine … and that spoke volumes as to the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/24/10

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three: Cubs (69-83) vs. Cardinals (78-74) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (7-8, 3.90/1.46) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-11, 2.45/1.05) It’s the Cubs versus the Cardinals for the last three games of Twenty-Ten at Wrigley […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 09/22/10

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 09/22/10 – (2010cubslive151) Game One Hundred Fifty-One: Cubs (68-82) vs. Giants (85-66) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Randy Wells (7-13, 4.46/1.42) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (11-8, 3.21/1.23) Will the Cubs offense show […]

Cubs News and Notes from the Final Day Off of Twenty-Ten

Monday was the Cubs final off day of the 2010 season. Q’s crew has 13 games remaining before what figures to be an interesting off-season. Here are updates on Tyler Colvin and Geovany Soto, a look at possible candidates for the 2011 rotation, another mention of the “curse”, an official addition to “The Search” and […]