The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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Tsuyoshi Wada Tosses a Gem, Cubs Complete Sweep of the O’s – Cubs 2, Orioles 1

Game One Hundred Thirty: Cubs 2, Orioles 1 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (4-1) LP – Miguel Gonzalez (6-7) Save – Hector Rondon (21) The Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Baltimore Orioles Sunday afternoon behind a tremendous effort from Tsuyoshi Wada, a solo home run by Arismendy Alcantara and a RBI double from Anthony […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/24/14

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs (57-72) vs. Orioles (73-54) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1, 2.75/1.17/3.61) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (6-6, 3.80/1.41/5.30) The Cubs six-game homestand comes to an end today with the last […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/22/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs (55-72) vs. Orioles (73-52) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (6-4, 2.61/1.02/2.32) vs. Kevin Gausman (10-9, 3.70/1.38/3.59) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a three-game series against the first […]

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Cubs Hold Off Giants and Win Suspended Game – Cubs 2, Giants 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 1 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – Hector Rondon (19) The Cubs held off the Giants Thursday afternoon and picked up the win in the suspended game from Aug. 19. Anthony Rizzo’s two run homer in the first inning Tuesday night was […]

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Giants Win Protest, Cubs and Giants Will Resume Rain-Shortened Game Thursday Afternoon

The Giants won its protest over the way Tuesday night’s game ended and the two teams will resume play Thursday afternoon at 4:05pm CDT with the bottom of the fifth inning. The regularly scheduled game will follow the conclusion of the suspended game. First pitch for Thursday’s game still scheduled for 7:05pm CDT. When play […]

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Unplayable Field Conditions Give the Cubs a Rain-Shortened Win – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 0 – 5 innings WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a majestic two-run home run in the first inning, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched a complete game shutout and the Cubs picked up a victory in what turned out to […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/19/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-70) vs. Giants (65-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15/1.17/3.86) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71/1.25/3.51) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick-off a six-game homestand with the first […]

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Cubs Do Not Plan on Shutting Jake Arrieta Down Early

Less than a day after leaving open the possibility of the Cubs shutting Jake Arrieta down before the end of the season, Rick Renteria told the beat writers prior to Monday’s finale with the Mets that the team has “no plans to shut him down.” Renteria explained the team is not even considering it. And […]

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The Daily CCO: Edwin Jackson’s Role with Cubs in Question Down the Stretch

Edwin Jackson had another rough outing Thursday and according to multiple reports he could lose his spot in the rotation is in question for the remainder of the season. The Cubs want to take a look at Dan Straily and Felix Doubront in starting roles before the season ends. Straily will be recalled from Triple-A […]

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