Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 05/14/15

Game Thirty-Four: Cubs (18-15) vs. Mets (20-14) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (2-2, 4.96/1.22/4.38) vs. Jon Niese (3-2, 1.95/1.43/3.83) Joe Maddon hands the ball to Travis Wood today as the Cubs […]

Cubs Walk Off the Mets – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (2-0) LP – Carlos Torres (1-2, BS 1) Save – None After the Cubs tied the game in the eighth inning, Chris Coghlan worked a bases loaded walk in the ninth inning that forced in the winning run as the Cubs beat the Mets […]

Bryant and Rizzo Jacks Back Lester – Cubs 4, Mets 3

Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4, Mets 3 WP – Jon Lester (3-2) LP – Jacob deGrom (3-4) Save – Hector Rondon (7) Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back jacks in the first inning. Addison Russell added a two-out RBI single in the fourth and Jon Lester notched his fourth straight quality start as the […]

Back to Even – Brewers 3, Cubs 2

Game Thirty – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – 11 innings WP – Michael Blazek (3-0) LP – Jason Motte (1-1) Save – None Miguel Montero gave the Cubs the lead with a solo homer in the sixth. Anthony Rizzo doubled in the tying run in the eighth. But Jason Motte loaded the bases in the […]

Bryant Blasts Off in Blowout Loss to Brewers – Brewers 12, Cubs 4

Game Twenty-Nine – Cubs 4, Brewers 12 WP – Kyle Lohse (2-4) LP – Travis Wood (2-2) Save – None Kris Bryant launched his first big league homer, a three-run shot in the third inning that gave the Cubs a 3-2 lead. Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson and Phil Coke gave up 11 runs in the […]

Lackey Too Much for Cubs in Finale – Cardinals 5, Cubs 1

Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Cardinals 5 WP – John Lackey (2-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (3-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (10) Jake Arrieta didn’t have it while John Lackey allowed just one run in 7 2/3 innings as the Cubs dropped the series finale to the Cardinals on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs were not […]

Cubs Pitching Can’t Slow Down the Cardinals – Cardinals 7, Cubs 4

Game Twenty-Five – Cubs 4, Cardinals 7 WP – Mitch Harris (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-1) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (9) For the second night in a row the Cubs built a lead just to see the Cardinals comeback and tie the game. And the bullpen could not keep the Cardinals off the board […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 05/05/15

Game Twenty-Five: Cubs (13-11) vs. Cardinals (19-6) Game Time – 7:15pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 5.23/1.21/3.27) vs. Tyler Lyons (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) The Cubs will look to bounce back from […]

Cubs Get No Relief, Give One Back to the Cardinals – Cardinals 10, Cubs 9

Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 9, Cardinals 10 WP – Miguel Socolovich (2-0) LP – Pedro Strop (0-2) Save – Seth Maness (2) There are no two ways about it Monday was a difficult night and a bad loss for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs had an 8-4 lead as late as the sixth inning before […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: News, Roster Moves and a Rumor, but No Meat Loaf

The weekend started out on a positive note with Jon Lester picking up his first win and Addison Russell going deep for the first time in the big leagues. But the other two games against the Brewers didn’t go the Cubs way. The Cubs made a couple of roster moves and Welington Castillo found himself […]