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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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/08/14 – Game One

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs (38-49) vs. Reds (46-42) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (7-6, 4.62/1.46/4.16) vs. Johnny Cueto (8-6, 1.99/0.87/2.89) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Reds have a long day of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 07/07/14

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs (38-48) vs. Reds (45-42) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Edwin Jackson (5-8, 4.99/1.53/3.94) vs. Mike Leake (6-7, 3.47/1.18/3.67) Weather permitting … The Cubs difficult 11-game, three-city road trip continues tonight […]

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Jason Hammel Could Still Be Traded Sooner Rather than Later and More Cubs Rumors

Reports suggested two weeks ago that the Cubs could move Jason Hammel at some point during the first week of July. The front office was thought to have Hammel on the same timeframe as Scott Feldman was a year ago and he would be moved early in the month. Jason Hammel is scheduled to pitch […]

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The Daily CCO: Alcantara Has Become Part of the Everyday Conversation and Other Cubs News

Arismendy Alcantara has been making noise in the Cubs’ system for several years, but he is producing to the point that the mainstream media is asking more and more questions about him on a daily basis. Alcantara ran his hitting streak to 12 games Wednesday with a 2-for-4 night at the plate that included his […]

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Cubs Break Out the Bats in Boston and Complete the Sweep of the Sox – Cubs 16, Red Sox 9

Game Eighty-Three: Cubs 16, Red Sox 9 WP – Carlos Villanueva (4-5) LP – Brandon Workman (1-2) Save – None The Cubs never trailed on a long, wild night at Fenway Park and completed the three-game sweep of the Red Sox, the Cubs first three-game sweep on the road against an American League team since […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 07/02/14

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs (36-46) vs. Red Sox (38-46) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU, ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Travis Wood (7-6, 4.52/1.40/4.09) vs. Brandon Workman (1-1, 3.27/1.06/3.85) The Cubs will shoot for the series sweep in Boston […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Post Back-to-Back Wins in Boston and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs have started a very difficult 11-game, three city road trip with two victories at Fenway Park. Reports after Tuesday’s game indicated the Cubs clubhouse was pretty happy and Chris Bosio is “thrilled with his pitching staff.” Jake Arrieta, Edwin Jackson and the Cubs’ pen, along with help from the defense, have held the […]

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