Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 03/11/14

Spring Training Game Thirteen: Cubs (6-6) vs. Rockies (6-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Location – Cubs Park, Mesa Travis Wood (0-0, 0.00, 0.33) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (1-0, 9.64, 2.14) The Cubs return to their home park and put their four-day spring winning streak on the […]

Cubs on the Wrong End of a Spring Shutout – Indians 1, Cubs 0

Spring Training Game Seven – Cubs 0, Indians 1 WP – Aaron Harang (1-0) LP – Justin Grimm (0-1) Save – Scott Barnes (1) The Cubs outhit the Indians 9-4 on Thursday afternoon in Goodyear but the offense could not push across a single run and the Cubs dropped their fifth game of the spring. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 03/06/14

Spring Training Game Seven: Cubs (2-4) vs. Indians (6-1) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Location – Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear Travis Wood (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Justin Masterson (0-0, 0.00, 1.00) The Cubs get back to work this afternoon behind the team’s lone All-Star from a year ago in […]

Rain Washes Away Cubs Day-Night Split Squad Games

The Cubs lost two practice games Saturday due to heavy rains in the Phoenix area. The game against the Giants at Cubs Park (2:05pm CST) was cancelled after it was determined the field could not be played on. And the nightcap at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (8:10pm CST) was cancelled due to heavy […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/01/14

Spring Training Game Three: Cubs (SS) (0-2) vs. Giants (1-2) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Location – Cubs Park, Mesa Travis Wood (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Matt Cain (0-0, -.–, -.–) Spring Training Game Four: Cubs (SS) (0-2) vs. Diamondbacks (SS) (2-2) Game Time – 8:10pm CST Coverage […]

Cubs Storylines of the Spring

Regardless of the win-loss expectancy at the big league level, this spring and the upcoming season are important steps in the building process for the organization. And the Cubs take another step Thursday afternoon when Rick Renteria’s team kicks off the Cactus League schedule against Kirk Gibson’s Arizona Diamondbacks. Several players that are coming off […]

Samardzija Could Still Be Traded Before Opening Day and News from Day 12 of Cubs Camp

Monday was photo day for the Cubs and the team practiced on the main field at Cubs Park for the first time this spring. But the biggest news of the day surfaced late Monday night courtesy of the Sun-Times. Rick Renteria announced Monday that Chris Rusin, Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson and Jason Hammel would follow […]

A Full Squad, Starlin Castro, Live Batting Practice and News from Day Seven of Cubs Camp

The Cubs first full squad workout of the spring took place Wednesday after physicals and meetings pushed back the team’s normal start time. Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Rick Renteria addressed the 66 players in big league camp. Jeff Samardzija, Travis Wood, Carlos Villanueva, Neil Ramirez, Chris Rusin, Armando Rivero, Kyle Hendricks and Justin Grimm […]

Pitchers and Catchers Continue Pitching and Catching and News from Day Five of Cubs Camp

Pitchers and catchers continued getting their work in Monday while position players rolled in early in advance of Tuesday’s reporting day. According to reports, the second group of pitchers that includes Edwin Jackson, Carlos Villanueva, Jason Hammel, Pedro Strop and Jose Veras completed their second bullpens of the spring with no issues. Javier Baez was […]

Position Players Report Tuesday, Castro a Leadoff Candidate and News from Day Four of Cubs Camp

Position players do not have to be in Mesa until Tuesday. The first full squad workout of the spring is not until Wednesday and the forecast is looking good in Arizona for the entire spring roster getting on the field (81 degrees with a slight chance of rain). Many of the position players are already […]