Rizzo, Alcantara Hit ‘Em Out … Wood, the Bullpen Shut ‘Em Out – Cubs 3, Reds 0

Game One Hundred Thirty-One: Cubs 3, Reds 0 WP – Travis Wood (8-11) LP – Johnny Cueto (15-8) Save – Hector Rondon (22) Travis Wood tossed six innings of shutout ball, Anthony Rizzo hit his 30th home run of the season and Arismendy Alcantara added a two-run homer in the seventh as the Cubs started the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/26/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs (58-72) vs. Reds (63-68) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (7-11, 4.91/1.52/4.21) vs. Johnny Cueto (15-7, 2.20/0.94/3.25) Weather permitting … The Cubs return to the field tonight […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler Headline a Big Night in the Cubs System

It was another big night down on the farm for the top prospects in the Cubs system. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler helped the I-Cubs end its losing streak with huge performances at the plate. Bryant went 2-for-2 with a home run, four walks and three runs scored. Bryant hit his 20th home run for Iowa […]

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Cubs Bullpen and Bats Deliver Win on a Rainy Day at Wrigley – Cubs 7, Orioles 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs 7, Orioles 2 WP – Justin Grimm (4-2) LP – Bud Norris (11-8) Save – None After another long rain delay at Wrigley Field, the Cubs bullpen pitched seven innings of shutout ball and the offense tacked onto the lead it built before the three-hour and nine minute rain delay […]

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Giants Chip Away at Wood and Beat the Cubs – Giants 5, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs 3, Giants 5 WP – Madison Bumgarner (14-9) LP – Travis Wood (7-11) Save – Santiago Casilla (11) Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning that gave the Cubs a 3-1 lead but Travis Wood gave up single runs in four of the six […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs (55-71) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 8:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-10, 4.86/1.52/4.21) vs. Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.14/1.14/2.97) Weather permitting … The Cubs wrap-up the series and season series against […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/19/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-70) vs. Giants (65-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15/1.17/3.86) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71/1.25/3.51) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick-off a six-game homestand with the first […]

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In a Strikeout State of Mind – Mets 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs 2, Mets 3 WP – Zack Wheeler (8-8) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – Jenrry Mejia (18) A day after striking out 16 times, the Cubs struck out 14 times Friday night at Citi Field and dropped the opener of the four-game series in New York. The offense is […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/15/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs (52-68) vs. Mets (57-65) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86/1.53/4.13) vs. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53/1.33/3.59) The Cubs will spend the next four days in New York facing […]

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