Cubs Baseball is Just Around the Corner

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in four days … The on the field work begins for the Chicago Cubs on Sunday … pitchers and catchers report on February 13, position players on February 18 with the first full squad workout scheduled for February 19. Mike Quade said he’s going to “stress fundamentals like […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/29/10

Ty Wright, Bryan LaHair and Matt Camp all join winter league teams. Ryan Searle is handed another loss in Australia. One Cubs prospect goes deep off another. A full update on all the Cubs playing in the Caribbean Winter Leagues as the second half of the season begins. All that and more in today’s Down […]

A Day of Meetings, Prospects and Rumors

Baseball’s off-season kicked into gear on Tuesday … and there was plenty of Cubs news, and of course rumors to go around. The Cubs organizational meetings are underway in Arizona and the team received both good and bad news concerning three of their top prospects. According to a report from, Brett Jackson’s season is […]

Back to the Cubs Rumor Mill

With the hiring of Mike Quade officially out of the way, the Cubs will begin focusing on 2011, and beyond. Quade and the front office are expected to meet on Wednesday to discuss the coaching staff for next season … as well as possible personnel moves. From Andrew Cashner to Adam Dunn to Lance Berkman […]

Close the Book on the Twenty-Ten Chicago Cubs – Cubs 0 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 0 Astros 4 WP – Nelson Figueroa (7-4) LP – Ryan Dempster (15-12) Save – None The Cubs season ended the way it began … with a loss. For the fourth season in a row the Cubs lost their final game of the year. The Cubs finished with a […]

Z Cubs Zlam Z Astros – Cubs 8 Astros 3

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 8 Astros 3 WP – Carlos Zambrano (11-6) LP – J.A. Happ (6-4) Save – None Carlos Zambrano finished his Twenty-Ten season on a positive note. Zambrano picked up his eighth straight win (8-0 in last ten starts) and finished the lost season with an 11-6 record. Zambrano dominated […]

Casey on the Mound – Cubs 2 Astros 0

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs 2 Astros 0 WP – Casey Coleman (4-2) LP – Bud Norris (9-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (38) Casey Coleman continued to impress on Friday night. In his last start of the season, Casey Coleman picked up his fourth big league victory and for the seventh start in a […]

One is Enough – Cubs 1 Padres 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 1 Padres 0 WP – Sean Marshall (7-5) LP – Heath Bell (6-1) Save – Carlos Marmol (37) Nothing will ever make up for 1984 but Q’s crew pushed the San Diego Padres to the brink of elimination on Thursday night. The Cubs took three of four in San […]

Cubs Blanked Again – Cubs 0 Padres 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 0 Padres 3 WP – Chris Young (2-0) LP – Randy Wells (8-14) Save – Heath Bell (45) Randy Wells made his 32nd and final start of the year on Wednesday night and lost for the 14th time in Twenty-Ten. Wells received no run support, in large part due […]

Soriano Swings, Dempster Pitches … Cubs Win! – Cubs 5 Padres 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 5 Padres 2 WP – Ryan Dempster (15-11) LP – Mat Latos (14-9) Save – Carlos Marmol (36) The Cubs continued being a thorn in the Padres side on Tuesday night. Q’s crew won for the second night in a row and put the Padres hope for the post-season […]