Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 06/17/15

Game Sixty-Three: Cubs (34-28) vs. Indians (30-33) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 178, 844 Location – Progressive Field, Cleveland Tsuyoshi Wada (0-1, 4.84/1.43/4.63) vs. Shaun Marcum (3-1, 4.09/1.09/5.05) The Cubs continue the series with the Indians tonight in the first […]


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The Daily CCO: Are the Cubs Talking about a Piggyback Again?

When the Cubs were trying to figure out the fifth spot in the rotation during Spring Training, Joe Maddon said he and the front office were discussing ways to include both Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson in the rotation. At that point in camp, both pitchers were performing well and Jackson had not gone to […]


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Walking Off with a Win in the Rain – Cubs 4, Reds 3

Game Sixty – Cubs 4, Reds 3 WP – Jason Motte (3-1) LP – Tony Cingrani (0-3) Save – None Starlin Castro delivered in the bottom of the ninth, a single to center that plated Kris Bryant as the Cubs walked off with a win over the Reds on Saturday night at the old ballyard. […]


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The Daily CCO: Soriano Most Likely Ready After the Break, Wada Staying in Rotation and Other Cubs News

The Cubs started the six-game homestand on a positive note Thursday with a 6-3 win over the Reds. The bleachers looked great and Dexter Fowler was the first player to hit a homer into the new right field bleachers. While the offense outhit the poor start from Tsuyoshi Wada, the bullpen ended up being the […]


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Cubs Play Longball, Bullpen Shuts Down the Reds – Cubs 6, Reds 3

Game Fifty-Eight – Cubs 6, Reds 3 WP – Travis Wood (3-2) LP – Michael Lorenzen (1-2) Save – Hector Rondon (11) Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Dexter Fowler added a solo shot into the right field bleachers leading off the third and Kris Bryant doubled in Addison Russell in […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Offense Fire on All Cylinders and Blow Out the Tigers – Cubs 12, Tigers 3

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 12, Tigers 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-4) LP – Shane Greene (4-6) Save – None The Cubs hit two three-run home runs, one each by Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero, and scored a season-high 12 runs and Jake Arrieta held the Tigers to a three-run homer by Yoenis Cespedes as […]


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Anthony Rizzo, Cubs Offense Unable to Comeback from Wada’s Rough Start – Nationals 7, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Three – Cubs 5, Nationals 7 WP – Tanner Roark (2-2) LP – Tsuyoshi Wada (0-1) Save – Drew Storen (18) Anthony Rizzo homered twice. Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the sixth and the Cubs brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth. But Drew Storen caught Matt Szczur looking […]


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Lester Gets Lit Up, Cubs Lose Series in Miami – Marlins 7, Cubs 3

Game Fifty-One – Cubs 3, Marlins 7 WP – Dan Haren (6-2) LP – Jon Lester (4-4) Save – None Jon Lester was hammered for six runs in five innings. Giancarlo Stanton and Jeff Baker hit back-to-back blasts off Lester in the fifth and the Marlins cruised to an easy win over the Cubs on […]


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Cubs Month in Review – May 2015

If April was an announcement of an improved Chicago Cubs, May has shown a team that still has some issues before it becomes a full-blown contender. The offense and pitching couldn’t get on the same page, as the first half of the month saw the offense batting .254 and pitching to a 4.79 ERA while […]


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Hammel Time – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 WP – Jason Hammel (4-2) LP – Jose Urena (0-2) Save – None Jason Hammel struck out a career-high 11 batters and the 25 and Under Club drove in all five runs as the Cubs started the nine-game road trip with a win on Monday night in Miami. […]


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