The Daily CCO: The Rumors, The Roster and Other Cubs News

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is 11 days away and the Cubs could be very active as teams continue to look at several players on the Cubs roster. According to multiple reports, pitchers James Russell, Wesley Wright and Carlos Villanueva have drawn interest. And Russell could be the next player traded according to the […]

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Diamondbacks Pound Travis Wood, Cubs Drop Fourth in a Row – Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 3

Game Ninety-Six: Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 9 WP – Wade Miley (6-6) LP – Travis Wood (7-9) Save – None For the second straight night, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead and for the second game in a row the Cubs ended up losing a game in the desert. The Cubs had a 3-1 […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/19/14

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs (40-55) vs. Diamondbacks (41-56) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96/1.49/4.29) vs. Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18/1.24/3.96) The Cubs will shoot to snap their three-game losing skid tonight behind Travis Wood. […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/18/14

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs (40-54) vs. Diamondbacks (40-56) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64/1.58/4.26) vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66/1.74/4.15) The Cubs open what could end up being a very interesting second half of […]

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The Daily CCO: Alcantara is Making a Case to Stay with the Cubs

It was only supposed to be a two-day call-up for Arismendy Alcantara when the Cubs placed Darwin Barney on the paternity list for the last two games of the series in Cincinnati. But Alcantara played rather well in the field and went 4-for-5 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and three RBI in […]

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Travis Wood Rocked, Cubs End First Half with a Loss to Atlanta – Braves 10, Cubs 7

Game Ninety-Four: Cubs 7, Braves 10 WP – Julio Teheran (9-6) LP – Travis Wood (7-8) Save – Craig Kimbrel (29) Travis Wood picked up where Edwin Jackson left off Saturday. The Braves pounded Travis Wood early, tacked on late and the offense could not put enough runs on the board as the Cubs ended […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/13/14

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs (40-53) vs. Braves (51-43) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-7, 4.64/1.48/4.20) vs. Julio Teheran (8-6, 2.57/1.03/3.35) The Cubs will shoot to take the rubber-game of the series against the Braves […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/11/14

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs (39-52) vs. Braves (50-42) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.78/1.02/2.05) vs. Alex Wood (6-7, 3.14/1.18/3.46) After finishing one of the longest road trips in recent memory with a 5-6 […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Call-Up Kyle Hendricks, Option Dallas Beeler to Iowa

The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Kyle Hendricks from Triple-A Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and called Hendricks up to make his Major League debut Thursday in the finale of the five-game series with the Reds. Dallas Beeler was optioned to Iowa to make room on the 25-man roster for Kyle Hendricks. […]

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Wood Unable to Slow Down the Big Red Machine – Reds 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight: Cubs 2, Reds 4 WP – Johnny Cueto (9-6) LP – Travis Wood (7-7) Save – Aroldis Chapman (18) The Reds dominance over the Cubs continued in game one of Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader as the Cubs fell behind early and could string together any hits against Johnny Cueto and the Reds’ bullpen. Travis […]

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