Too Little, Too LaLate – Cubs 2 Reds 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 2 Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Aroldis Chapman (4-1) LP – John Grabow (3-1) Save – Francisco Cordero (31) Tuesday night was all about Mike Leake and the inept Cubs’ lineup … until two outs in the ninth. Mike Leake was in total control and appeared to […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 09/06/11

Game One Hundred Forty-Two: Cubs (61-80) vs. Reds (69-72) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rodrigo Lopez (4-6, 4.94/1.51) vs. Mike Leake (11-9, 4.12/1.23) Updated 5:03pm CDT – Cubs Recalled D.J. LeMahieu, John Gaub and Luis Montanez from […]

D-Lee Slams Marmol and the Cubs in the Rain – Cubs 5 Pirates 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 5 Pirates 7 WP – Chris Resop (5-4) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-5, BS 9) Save – Joel Hanrahan (34) Derrek Lee hit his third homer in a Pirates uniform, all three have come against the Cubs but the first two were not as damaging as the third. Carlos […]

The Bafflin’ Brian Burres … and Those Battlin’ Bucs – Cubs 1 Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs 1 Pirates 3 WP – Brian Burres (1-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (10-11) Save – Joel Hanrahan (33) Two of Brian Burres’ best starts at the big league level have come at the expense of the Chicago Cubs. The first was on May 6, 2010 and the second came […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/31/11

Game One Hundred Thirty-Seven: Cubs (59-77) vs. Giants (71-65) Game Time – 2:45pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – AT&T Park, San Francisco Rodrigo Lopez (4-5, 4.80/1.47) vs. Madison Bumgarner (8-12, 3.59/1.28) The Cubs long, six-game road trip comes to an end this afternoon with […]

Cubs Deal Another Blow to the Champs – Cubs 5 Giants 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs 5 Giants 2 WP – Matt Garza (7-10) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (10-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (31) The Cubs took the second game of the series against the Giants behind a strong performance from Matt Garza … and a pair of RBI from both Alfonso Soriano and Geovany […]

The Cubs Play Longball … and Wells Goes the Distance – Cubs 7 Giants 0

Game One Hundred Thirty-Five – Cubs 7 Giants 0 WP – Randy Wells (6-4) LP – Tim Lincecum (12-11) Save – None Q’ Cubs snapped a four-game losing streak with an impressive night against Tim Lincecum … and Randy Wells’ first career complete game shutout. Randy Wells put together the best outing of his career […]

Cubs Q-less Against Greinke – Cubs 2 Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 2 Brewers 3 WP – Zack Greinke (13-5) LP – Casey Coleman (2-7) Save – John Axford (40) The Cubs lost for the eighth straight time at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon and were swept in a three-game series in Milwaukee for the second time this season. The Cubs […]

Dempster Hung Too Many – Cubs 4 Brewers 6

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 4 Brewers 6 WP – Yovani Gallardo (15-8) LP – Ryan Dempster (10-10) Save – John Axford (39) The Cubs dropped their seventh straight game at Miller Park on Saturday night. Ryan Dempster did not have anything and was lifted after just four innings … the shortest outing of […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/27/11

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs (57-75) vs. Brewers (79-54) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Ryan Dempster (10-9, 4.60/1.38) vs. Yovani Gallardo (14-8, 3.51/1.25) The Cubs have shown over the past five games how they stack up against […]