Cubs Month In Review – June

As our month in review series continues, we enter the halfway point of the Cubs season with the Cubs 11 games under .500 with a record of 35-46 and with a similar record last year of 34-45 at this point, on the surface it seems not much as changed for the Cubs at all. If […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 06/30/14

Game Eighty-One – Cubs (34-46) vs. Red Sox (38-44) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Jake Arrieta (4-1, 2.05/1.11/2.10) vs. Jake Peavy (1-6, 4.93/1.46/4.93) It’s the mid-point of the 2014 season for the Cubs and after a […]

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Cubs Find a Way to Beat the Nationals in the Fog – Cubs 5, Nationals 3

Game Seventy-Seven: Cubs 5, Nationals 3 WP – Neil Ramirez (1-1) LP – Craig Stammen (0-3) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Starlin Castro drove in the Cubs first two runs and Justin Ruggiano delivered a two-out, two-run double in the seventh that broke a 3-3 tie and proved to be the game winner as the […]

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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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