Cubs Drop the Extra-Long Suspended Game to the Pirates – Pirates 5, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Forty-One: Cubs 3, Pirates 5 – 11 innings WP – Mark Melancon (3-4) LP – Wesley Wright (0-3) Save – John Holdzkom (1) The Cubs six-game winning streak at Wrigley came to an end Saturday afternoon with the conclusion of game one of the three-game series with Pirates. And it took a […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are a Little Water-Logged and Other News and Notes

It was another day and another rain delay Friday for the Cubs. And for the second time in a month the Cubs will conclude one game before starting and playing a second one on the same day. Friday’s opener with the Pirates was delayed for 37 minutes in the fifth inning before rain suspended the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/05/14

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs (64-76) vs. Pirates (71-68) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.79/1.08/3.80) vs. Vance Worley (6-4, 3.01/1.22/3.75) Weather permitting … The Cubs open a three-game series against the Pirates […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Playing Good Ball Right Now and Other News and Notes

Don’t look now, but the young Cubs are 19-14 since August 1 and 24-22 since the break after sweeping the three-game series against the Brewers. The Cubs have won six in a row at Wrigley for the first time since 2002 with back-to-back three-game sweeps over the Orioles and Brewers. And for the year, the […]

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Cubs Announce Six-Man Rotation for September

Rick Renteria confirmed prior to Tuesday’s game that the Cubs will use a six-man rotation in September. According to multiple reports, the rotation will be Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Tsuyoshi Wada, Felix Doubront, Travis Wood and Jacob Turner for at least the next two times through the rotation. Dan Straily and Eric Jokisch will pitch […]

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Cubs Month In Review – August

What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, with much of the roster gutted from the trade deadline, the team had to rely on the few minor leaguers they had, plus some veteran journeyman to finish out the season. The team struggled to a terrible 17 wins for the final two months […]

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The Daily CCO: It’s Time for September Call-Ups and Other Cubs News and Notes

Happy Labor Day! The Cubs posted a winning record in August (16-14) and will look to build on last month in September. The Cubs are expected to add at least one reliever to the active roster Monday, plus Zac Rosscup. Rosscup was optioned to Iowa to make room on the roster for Felix Doubront to […]

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Six-Man Rotation on Tap for the Cubs in September

The Cubs have not announced how many of the nine players on the 40-man roster not currently with the big league team will be called up when the active roster expands Sept. 1. But from all indications the Cubs will use a six-man rotation down the stretch. Jed Hoyer mentioned the possibility of the Cubs […]

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Cubs Blown Out Late in Nightcap, Split Day-Night Doubleheader in St. Louis – Cardinals 13, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six: Cubs 2, Cardinals 13 WP – Marco Gonzales (1-2) LP – Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2) Save – None The Cubs could not complete the sweep of the day-night doubleheader after the Cardinals turned a 1-1 game in the fifth inning into a blowout. Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer in the fifth […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 08/30/14 – Game Two

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs (61-74) vs. Cardinals (71-63) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Tsuyoshi Wada (4-1, 2.56/1.05/3.55) vs. Marco Gonzales (0-2, 7.07/2.29/5.92) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for three in a […]

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