Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 06/26/14

Game Seventy-Seven – Cubs (32-44) vs. Nationals (41-36) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-6, 4.55/1.37/4.08) vs. Doug Fister (6-2, 2.65/1.04/4.12) The Cubs begin a four-game series tonight against the Nationals that will take place […]

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The Daily CCO: Renteria Could Use Relievers in the Outfield

For those that have been hoping for Travis Wood to play in the outfield on the days he’s not pitching, that is not going to happen. But Rick Renteria is considering using his relievers in the outfield in order to keep from burning through his bullpen. According to the Tribune, Rick Renteria “has considered preserving […]

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Cubs See Jake Arrieta as Part of The Plan

A report last week from Jon Paul Morosi that indicated the Cubs are willing to listen to offers for Jake Arrieta caught many off guard. It is a given the Cubs are talking to teams about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel and would like to trade Edwin Jackson, but the rumor about Jake Arrieta was […]

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Two-Out Hits Cost Wood and the Cubs – Pirates 5, Cubs 3

Game Seventy-Two: Cubs 3, Pirates 5 WP – Vance Worley (1-0) LP – Travis Wood (7-6) Save – Mark Melancon (11) After rain delayed the start of the first pitch for two hours and one minute, Travis Wood had a rough night and lasted only 4 2/3 innings while the offense could not figure out […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 06/21/14

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs (31-40) vs. Pirates (35-38) Game Time – 6:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: FOX Saturday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-5, 4.48/1.36/3.96) vs. Vance Worley (0-0, 0.00/0.71/1.66) Weather permitting … The Cubs will take the field tonight in search […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 06/20/14

Game Seventy-One – Cubs (30-40) vs. Pirates (35-37) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11/1.50/3.88) vs. Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09/1.24/3.74) After a well-deserved day off Thursday, the Cubs begin a 10-game homestand this afternoon […]

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The Daily CCO: All Eyes on the Cubs Minor League System

Kris Bryant made his Triple-A debut Thursday night and after rain delayed the start for over an hour, Iowa played a solid game and beat El Paso 6-2. Tsuyoshi Wada had another good outing and was an umpire’s missed call away from completing a full seven innings. All eyes were on Kris Bryant as he […]

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Wood Delivers in a Pinch – Cubs 5, Marlins 4

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 4 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (3-5) LP – Jacob Turner (2-5) Save – James Russell (1) With two outs, Junior Lake on first base and the game tied at four in the 13th inning, Rick Renteria sent Travis Wood up to hit for Carlos Villanueva. And Travis Wood […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Win a Road Series

The Cubs had a good weekend in Philadelphia. Travis Wood tossed a gem Sunday afternoon and led the way to the Cubs first winning series on the road since last September in Cincinnati (Sept. 9-11). The Cubs were 0-9-3 in the 12 previous series outside of Wrigley Field. With the exception of another dud from […]

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Wood Silences Phillies Bats in Finale – Cubs 3, Phillies 0

Game Sixty-Seven: Cubs 3, Phillies 0 WP – Travis Wood (7-5) LP – A.J. Burnett (4-6) Save – Neil Ramirez (3) Travis Wood put together his best start of the season and combined with Neil Ramirez on a three-hit shutout of the Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Cubs fifth shutout of the year. The Cubs […]

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