Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/03/14

Game Fifty-Five – Cubs (20-34) vs. Mets (28-29) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 188, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.20/1.50/2.71) vs. Zack Wheeler (2-5, 4.31/1.44/3.51) The Cubs open a six-game homestand tonight with the first of three against the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs DFA Jose Veras, Place Welington Castillo on 15-Day DL, Call-Up Eli Whiteside

According to multiple reports, the Cubs designed RHP Jose Veras for assignment on Tuesday in order to make room on the 40-man roster for C Eli Whiteside. The Cubs had to add Whiteside to the 40-man roster due to an injury to Welington Castillo. The Cubs placed Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL with a […]

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The Daily CCO: Big Week Ahead for the Cubs

This is an important week for the future of the Chicago Cubs. Not only could an announcement be made about the Cubs new radio partner, the draft begins Thursday and the Cubs are still scheduled to meet with the Landmarks Commission on Thursday. A report from Ed Sherman indicated Friday the Cubs are close to […]

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Samardzija Smoked, Rizzo Ejected, Cubs Blown Out – Brewers 9, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Four: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 WP – Kyle Lohse (7-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-5) Save – None The Cubs had a bad day in Milwaukee and will have Monday’s off day to think about another embarrassing performance at Miller Park. Jeff Samardzija lasted just three innings, the shortest outing of his career. Anthony […]

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Brewers Bash Wood and Mash the Cubs – Brewers 11, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Two: Cubs 5, Brewers 11 WP – Marco Estrada (5-2) LP – Travis Wood (5-5) Save – None Travis Wood had his worst outing in a Cubs’ uniform and three pitches into the game the Cubs were down 2-0. The Brewers hit around in the first inning and scored five times. Wood lasted only […]

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Cubs Blanked By The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 0

Game Fifty: Cubs 0, Giants 4 WP – Tim Hudson (5-2) LP – Jake Arrieta (1-1) Save – None The Cubs could not string together any hits on Tuesday night against Tim Hudson and were shutout for the sixth time this season. The Cubs offense managed six hits, one for extra bases, and put two […]

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Cubs Get the Samardzija Off Their Back – Cubs 8, Giants 4

Game Forty-Nine: Cubs 8, Giants 4 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-4) LP – Yusmeiro Petit (3-2) Save – None Everything went the Cubs way on Monday afternoon in San Francisco and Jeff Samardzija picked up his first victory of the season. Samardzija put together another excellent outing on the mound and he helped his own […]

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Cubs Get Enough Wood to Hang On and Beat the Padres – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Forty-Seven: Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-4) LP – Billy Buckner (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (6) Travis Wood cruised through the first seven innings and drove in the Cubs third run with a single in the sixth inning. Neil Ramirez and Hector Rondon retired the last five batters of the […]

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Padres Pound Jackson and the Cubs – Padres 11, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Six: Cubs 1, Padres 11 WP – Tim Stauffer (2-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-4) Save – None Edwin Jackson followed his best outing in a Cubs’ uniform with one of his worst as the Padres scored a season-high 11 runs on Friday night and pounded the Cubs in the second game of the […]

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Arrieta Breaks Off a Win in San Diego – Cubs 5, Padres 1

Game Forty-Five: Cubs 5, Padres 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (1-0) LP – Eric Stults (2-5) Save – Carlos Villanueva (1) Jake Arrieta pitched a season-high six innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the offense scored five runs in the fourth and fifth innings as the Cubs started the 10-game road trip with […]

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