Cubs Announce Dan Straily to Start Saturday’s Game in New York

Shortly after the last out of Thursday’s finale with the Brewers, the Cubs announced RHP Dan Straily would make his Cubs’ debut at Citi Field on Saturday afternoon. The Cubs are pushing the other four starters back a day and inserting Straily into the rotation. Travis Wood is scheduled to start the opener against the […]

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Jake Arrieta Reportedly Open to Long Term Extension with the Cubs

Jake Arrieta has turned his career around with the Cubs since the trade from Baltimore last summer. Jake Arrieta is 10-6 in 27 starts for the Cubs with a 3.06 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP. Arrieta has allowed 121 hits in 162 innings with 53 walks and 150 strikeouts. This season, Arrieta is 6-4 in […]

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Cubs Strike-Out with a Walk-Off Win over the Rays – Cubs 3, Rays 2

Game One Hundred Sixteen: Cubs 3, Rays 2 – 12 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (5-6) LP – Cesar Ramos (2-4) Save – None Anthony Rizzo delivered the game winner in the 12th inning as the Cubs salvaged the finale of the weekend series against the Rays. The Cubs played free baseball for the sixth time […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rays – 08/10/14

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs (49-66) vs. Rays (57-59) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-9, 5.08/1.54/4.20) vs. Alex Cobb (7-6, 3.52/1.21/3.58) The Cubs wrap-up their series against the Rays this afternoon not only […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rays – 08/08/14

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs (49-64) vs. Rays (55-59) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.32/1.34/3.23) vs. Chris Archer (7-6, 3.42/1.31/3.25) The Cubs open a seven-game homestand this afternoon with the first of […]

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A Baez Blast Beats the Rockies in Extra Innings – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (3-3, BS 4) LP – Boone Logan (2-2) Save – Carlos Villanueva (2) Welcome to the Big Leagues Javier Baez … Javier Baez led off the top of the 12th with the game tied at five in search of his first […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 08/05/14

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs (47-63) vs. Rockies (44-67) Game Time – 7:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Coors Field, Denver Travis Wood (7-9, 5.10/1.54/4.21) vs. Brett Anderson (1-3, 3.12/1.39/3.09) The Cubs open a three-game series tonight at Coors Field following […]

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The Daily CCO: Extra Innings, Cubs Prioritizing Pitching and Other News and Notes

The Cubs played free baseball for the third time in five games Saturday night and all of the extra innings and lack of quality starts are showing on the bullpen arms. The relievers look tired and the numbers over the last month prove the point. The Cubs made it a priority early in the season […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. It is August 1, and I must say, I think Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had themselves quite a July. They added multiple players to the farm system’s top-20 list while promoting many of the big names to their respective next level. The dog days may begin in August, but Cubs fans […]

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