Cubs Walk-Off with a Loss – Cubs 6 Reds 8

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 6 Reds 8 – 11 innings WP – Nick Masset (3-5) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – None The Cubs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning behind a pair of two-out, two-run homers … one by Carlos Pena (1-for-4 with a home run, a […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/15/11

Game One Hundred Fifty: Cubs (65-84) vs. Reds (73-76) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Randy Wells (7-4, 4.73/1.37) vs. Homer Bailey (8-7, 4.34/1.25) The Cubs seven-game road trip (3-3) comes to an end tonight with […]

Rambling from the Precipice of a New Beginning

I am catching everyone a bit off-guard here on Thursday, but it is always good to change things up a little bit, right? Just like the Cubs are going to need to change things up more than a little bit when it comes to their 2012 roster. So, in that vain, the CCO proudly brings […]

Coleman Can’t Cut It – Cubs 2 Reds 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 2 Reds 7 WP – Sam LeCure (1-1) LP – Casey Coleman (2-8) Save – None For the second time in his last six starts Casey Coleman could not complete four innings of work. The Reds rocked Coleman on Wednesday night because Coleman could not throw quality strikes again. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/14/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine: Cubs (65-83) vs. Reds (72-76) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Casey Coleman (2-7, 6.65/1.84) vs. Johnny Cueto (9-5, 2.36/1.09) Weather permitting … The Cubs are 3-2 on their current seven-game road trip […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/13/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight: Cubs (65-82) vs. Reds (71-76) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Ryan Dempster (10-11, 4.74/1.42) vs. Mike Leake (11-9, 4.00/1.18) The Cubs will shoot for their fourth straight win tonight behind […]

Cubs Win a Marathon in the Big Apple – Cubs 10 Mets 6

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 10 Mets 6 – 11 innings WP – Ramon Ortiz (1-2) LP – Josh Stinson (0-1) Save – None On an emotional night at Citi Field that featured a phenomenal tribute and remembrance to September 11, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but could not tack on. […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/11/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Six: Cubs (63-82) vs. Mets (71-74) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Matt Garza (8-10, 3.52/1.31) vs. Miguel Batista (4-2, 3.92/1.55 – 1-0, 2.25/1.50) We Will Never Forget … In what figures to […]

Mets Gift Wrap a Win for the Cubs – Cubs 5 Mets 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 5 Mets 4 WP – Kerry Wood (3-5, BS 6) LP – Bobby Parnell (3-6, BS 6) Save – Carlos Marmol (34) The New York Mets gave Saturday’s game to the Chicago Cubs … and the Cubs nearly gave it right back. The Mets were charged with four errors […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 09/09/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Four: Cubs (62-81) vs. Mets (70-73) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Casey Coleman (2-7, 6.61/1.86) vs. Mike Pelfrey (7-11, 4.68/1.45) The Cubs return to action tonight for the first of three against the […]