Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 03/27/12

Spring Training Game Twenty-Eight: Cubs (12-14-1) vs. Reds (10-15) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear Matt Garza (2-2, 5.84/1.38) vs. Mat Latos (2-0, 1.93/0.93) The long grind of the Cactus League is coming to an end for the Chicago Cubs. Including today, the Cubs […]

No Offense Behind Travis Wood – Cubs 1, Padres 5

Spring Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 1, Padres (SS) 5 WP – Anthony Bass (2-0) LP – Travis Wood (1-2) Save – None After scoring a combined 22 runs on Thursday and Friday, the Cubs offense managed only one run on three hits (six total baserunners) against Padres pitching on Saturday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. Alfonso […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 03/23/12

Spring Training Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (9-12-1) vs. Rockies (?9-9) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Scottsdale Jeff Samardzija (1-1, 2.70/0.60) vs. Tyler Chatwood (1-1, 3.86/1.29) Updated 11:41am CDT – The Cubs announced another round of spring roster cuts Friday morning. Anthony […]

Lots of Offense (and Bad Pitching) in Peoria – Cubs 12, Mariners 7

Spring Game Nineteen – Cubs 12, Mariners 7 WP – Jay Jackson (1-0) LP – Shawn Kelley (0-1) Save – None The Cubs and Mariners hit the ball all over Peoria Sports Complex on Monday afternoon. The two teams scored a combined 19 runs on 30 hits with 14 of those runs scoring in the […]

No Luck for the Cubs in Phoenix or in Vegas – Cubs 3, A’s 4 – Cubs 7, Rangers 12

Spring Game Fifteen – Cubs (SS) 3, A’s (SS) 4 WP – Travis Schlichting (2-0) LP – Paul Maholm (0-1) Save – Erick Threets (1) Spring Game Sixteen – Cubs (SS) 7, Rangers (SS) 12 WP – Derek Holland (2-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-1) Save – None The Cubs dropped two more Spring Training […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs Split Squad Day – 03/17/12

Spring Training Game Fifteen: Cubs (SS) (6-8) vs. A’s (SS) (11-3) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Phoenix Paul Maholm (0-0, 4.50/1.00) vs. Travis Schlichting (1-0, 2.84/0.63) Spring Training Game Sixteen: Cubs (SS) (6-8) vs. Rangers (SS) (3-9) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT […]

Cubs Drop Fourth Straight Spring Game – Cubs 2, Giants 3

Spring Game Fourteen – Cubs 2, Giants 3 WP – Eric Surkamp (2-1) LP – Matt Garza (1-2) Save – Danny Otero (3) The Cubs lost their fourth exhibition in three days on Friday afternoon in front of the largest crowd of the spring at HoHoKam Park. There were a lot of positives that came […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 03/16/12

Spring Training Game Fourteen: Cubs (6-7) vs. Giants (9-4) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Matt Garza (1-1, 16.20/2.40) vs. Eric Surkamp (1-1, 6.14/1.50) The Cubs will try to end their three-game spring losing streak behind Matt Garza this afternoon. After showing improvement early […]

Brewers Tee Off on Cubs Pitching – Cubs 2, Brewers 10

Spring Game Eleven – Cubs 2, Brewers 10 WP – Randy Wolf (2-0) LP – Travis Wood (1-1) Save – None … And once again Randy Wells is an afterthought. Randy Wells put together another strong spring outing but his effort will be lost in the horrible performances by Travis Wood and Casey Coleman. In […]

A Goose Egg in Glendale – Cubs 0, Dodgers 5

Spring Game Eight – Cubs 0, Dodgers 5 WP – Ted Lilly (1-1) LP – Matt Garza (1-1) Save – None Matt Garza had a bad outing Sunday in Glendale … and the Cubs’ offense stayed behind in Mesa. After a very good first inning, Garza was knocked out of the game with one out […]