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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Nats in the Rearview Mirror, Kyle Schwarber Update, Javier Baez and Other News

With the Cubs winning the opener against the Diamondbacks in the first big league game of the day, Friday night became all about scoreboard watching. And the Cubs have a new team looking up at them in … [Read More...]

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Russell and Rizzo and Baez, Oh My! – Cubs 14, Diamondbacks 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three - Cubs 14, Diamondbacks 5 WP – Jon Lester (9-10) LP – Zack Godley (4-1) Save – None Addison Russell went deep twice. Anthony Rizzo smacked the second Grand Slam of … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 09/04/15

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs (75-57) vs. Diamondbacks (65-69) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels … [Read More...]

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Kyle Schwarber Sidelined At Least Three-Five Days with Mild Rib Cage Strain

Kyle Schwarber will miss the weekend series against the Diamondbacks and is out at least three to five days with a mild right rib cage strain. Schwarber will be re-evaluated during the series with the … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Improve Standing in Wild Card Race, Bryant More Time in the Outfield? And Other News

The Cubs did not throw a ball or swing a bat Thursday and yet gained ground on the Pirates while the Giants slipped a little further back of the Cubs in the NL Wild Card race. The Pirates lost for the … [Read More...]

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Rambling About Meaningful Cubs Games in September

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks, but Ramblings is back with a vengeance and ready to dole out some accurate, awesome, amazing and awe-inspiring thoughts about the Cubs and baseball and … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/04/15

The week ended in extremes as Eugene held on to a first place lead with big pitching performances from Justin Steele and Oscar De La Cruz. South Bend’s reshuffled line-up produced a blow out win and a … [Read More...]

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CCO Fantasy Baseball: Week Twenty – CCO Playoffs are Coming

Top 10 for 2016 An all too early look at the Top 10 players for 2016. This week we will take a shot at the Top 10 Pitchers. Clayton Kershaw Max Scherzer Chris Sale Jacob deGrom Zach … [Read More...]

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Cubs Jake Arrieta, Kris Bryant Earn National League Pitcher and Rookie of the Month Honors

Major League Baseball announced Thursday its National League Player, Pitcher and Rookie of the Month for August awards. The Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen was named the Player of the Month. The other two … [Read More...]

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Cubs Name OF Albert Almora Jr., RHP Oscar De La Cruz Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August

The Cubs announced Thursday its Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. The Cubs tabbed Double-A Tennessee’s Albert Almora Jr. the player of the month and Short-Season Class-A … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/04/15

The week ended in extremes as Eugene held on to a first place lead with big pitching performances from Justin Steele and Oscar De La Cruz. South Bend’s reshuffled line-up produced a blow out win and a big game from Angelo Amendolare. Myrtle Beach … [Read More...]

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Cubs Name OF Albert Almora Jr., RHP Oscar De La Cruz Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August

The Cubs announced Thursday its Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. The Cubs tabbed Double-A Tennessee’s Albert Almora Jr. the player of the month and Short-Season Class-A Eugene's RHP Oscar De La Cruz the top pitcher of the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Minor Leaguer RHP Carlos Pimentel Named PCL Pitcher of the Year

The Pacific Coast League announced Wednesday Iowa Cubs’ right-hander Carlos Pimentel is the league’s Pitcher of the Year for 2015. PCL managers and media voted Carlos Pimentel the league’s top pitcher and he became the first I-Cubs’ hurler and … [Read More...]

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Cubs Promote SS Gleyber Torres and OF Jeffrey Baez to High-A Myrtle Beach

High-A Myrtle Beach announced Wednesday afternoon two of the top prospects in the Cubs’ system received a promotion. The Cubs sent SS Gleyber Torres and OF Jeffrey Baez from Low-A South Bend to High-A Myrtle Beach. Gleyber Torres is considered the … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/15

The week started with a very hot South Bend team as Jeffrey Baez was Grand and Rashad Crawford also went deep. Tennessee experienced highs and lows with Bijan Rademacher leading the way. Iowa played marathon baseball as Emilio Bonifacio ran wild, … [Read More...]

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Eight Cubs Prospects on Initial Mesa Solar Sox Roster for 2015 Arizona Fall League

Rosters for the 2015 Arizona Fall League were announced Tuesday and Mesa Solar Sox’s first roster consists of eight Cubs’ prospects. RHP Corey Black, RHP David Garner, RHP Pierce Johnson, LHP Rob Zastryzny, C/1B Cael Brockmeyer, C Willson … [Read More...]

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Cubs Prospects Victor Caratini and Oscar De La Cruz Earn Minor League Weekly Awards

MiLB announced Monday its players and pitchers of the week for every level of minor league baseball. Along with LHP Eric Jokisch, Cubs’ prospects C Victor Caratini and RHP Oscar De La Cruz earned weekly honors for their respective leagues. Victor … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs, Ian Happ and Gleyber Torres

Special Assignment – South Bend Cubs – 08/22/15 I had the pleasure of being able to attend a South Bend Cubs game. I would like to thank South Bend owner Andrew T. Berlin, Team President Joe Hart, and Director of Media Relations Mike Monaco. A … [Read More...]

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Cubs Lefty Eric Jokisch Named PCL Pitcher of the Week

Minor League Baseball announced its player and pitcher of the week honors Monday, and LHP Eric Jokisch was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week (Aug. 24-30). Eric Jokisch was 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA and 0.69 WHIP. Jokisch allowed one run … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/31/15

Put all that anticipation of September call-ups on hold as the Iowa Cubs are back in playoff contention with a weekend sweep thanks to John Andreoli, Javier Baez, and newcomer Emilio Bonifacio. Tennessee also is on a roll, wining five straight with … [Read More...]

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Mark Johnson Named Carolina League Manager of the Year, Two Cubs Prospects Year-End League All-Stars

The Carolina League announced Saturday Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ skipper Mark Johnson was named the league’s Manager of the Year. Mark Johnson was the Midwest League Manager of the Year last season when he led the Kane County Cougars to the … [Read More...]

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