CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week Twelve – Re-drafting the First Round

It is amazing how much time we take preparing to draft our team(s) in fantasy baseball. We use all the projections, previous year stats and all the expert opinions on who should go where. WE ARE … [Read More...]


Possible Pitching Options for the Cubs

The Cubs are expected to acquire a starting pitcher or two before the deadline. Mainly because the team does not have a fifth starter it feels comfortable with going forward. Injuries and poor … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Maddon’s Magic Trick and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Joe Maddon does things a little bit different from other managers, besides not reading from the old book. So after the Cubs dropped their season-worst fifth game in a row Sunday night, Maddon decided … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/01/15

The Cubs’ affiliates have a new first place team as the Eugene Emeralds took the top spot thanks to the hot hitting of Donnie Dewees and Matt Rose. South Bend remained in first place due to excellent … [Read More...]


Oh Oh It’s Hendricks – Cubs 1, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 1, Mets 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (3-4) LP –Jon Niese (3-8) Save – Jason Motte (3) Kyle Hendricks scattered three hits over six shutout innings. Matt Szczur doubled in Kris … [Read More...]


Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/30/15

Game Seventy-Five: Cubs (39-35) vs. Mets (40-37) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – … [Read More...]


Player Acquisition Cost: LHP Steven Matz

In all of our past profiles, we've focused on Major League players that the Cubs could target in an effort to improve their club and qualify for the post-season. In this profile, we focus on Steven … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Hitting the Reset Button after the Cubs Day Off

After a much-needed day off, the Cubs get back to work Tuesday night in New York. And the Cubs will look to put the weekend behind them against a Mets team that is very, very good at Citi Field. In … [Read More...]


Dan Haren and Tom Koehler Reportedly on List of Cubs Possible Trade Targets

The Cubs are exploring ways to add starting pitching to the roster. As the players received a much-needed breather Monday in New York, the front office prepared for the start of the International … [Read More...]


The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler Starts Rehab Assignment, Joe Maddon and Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs could be close to getting an important piece of the puzzle back in the lineup. Jorge Soler reported to Triple-A Iowa and starts a rehab assignment Monday. And Soler is actually batting third … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/01/15

The Cubs’ affiliates have a new first place team as the Eugene Emeralds took the top spot thanks to the hot hitting of Donnie Dewees and Matt Rose. South Bend remained in first place due to excellent pitching from Tommy Thorpe and Corbin … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/29/15

Streaks were the big story to start the week as South Bend came off of All-Star break and extended their winning streak to five games thanks to Gleyber Torres. Winning four games in a row brought Eugene’s record even as Eloy Jimenez and Ian Happ came … [Read More...]


Kyle Schwarber Collects Three Hits, Smacks First Triple-A Homer

The I-Cubs beat New Orleans on Saturday night 6-1 behind a strong pitching performance from LHP Drake Britton and a 12-hit attack that included Kyle Schwarber’s first home run. Kyle Schwarber batted third for Iowa, started behind the plate and … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/15

The end of an exciting week saw three affiliates start the second half of their seasons as Tennessee got a big boost from catcher Taylor Davis. South Bend also started off with a win as Jason Vosler went deep. Iowa swept a doubleheader thanks to … [Read More...]


Kyle Schwarber and Carl Edwards Jr. to Represent the Cubs in SiriusXM Radio Futures Game

The rosters for the upcoming SiriusXM Radio Futures Game were released Thursday and the Cubs will be represented by two of its top prospects. C Kyle Schwarber and RHP Carl Edwards Jr. were named to the U.S. Team. The SiriusXM Radio Futures Game … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospects Shine on All-Star Tuesday

With 15 players from three leagues selected to play as All-Stars, the Cubs’ organization was well represented as three affiliated leagues held their All-Star games on Tuesday. Tennessee’s six All-Stars all showed that they were deserving of the … [Read More...]


Could This Be the Future of the Cubs?

The 2015 Myrtle Beach Pelicans not only secured a playoff berth for the season, but the best record in the Carolina League. However, this squad is no strangers to success, and they could be providing Cubs fans with a glimpse of the future. The … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospect OF Mark Zagunis Named Carolina League Player of the Week

The Carolina League recognized the week OF Mark Zagunis had for High-A Myrtle Beach and named him its Player of the Week (June 15-21). Mark Zagunis is one of four Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Duane Underwood Jr., Jonathan Martinez and Jeimer Candelario) … [Read More...]


Cubs Prospects Billy McKinney and Duane Underwood Jr. Added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Two of the top prospects in the Cubs system were recently added to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list, OF Billy McKinney and RHP Duane Underwood Jr. With so many prospects getting called up to the majors in recent weeks, MLB Pipeline reshuffled its Top … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/15

As the first half of the minor league season closed, all teams are now in play as both the Northwest League and the Arizona Rookie League opened this weekend. The first half concluded with Myrtle Beach the Carolina League South Division Champions on … [Read More...]


Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/19/15

The end of the week saw Myrtle Beach edge closer to a playoff berth as relievers Juan Paniagua and James Pugliese gave the Pelicans a chance to come back. Tennessee holds a slim playoff chance as Pierce Johnson began to heat up. Iowa remains in the … [Read More...]

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