Cubs Mapping Out Plan for Pitching Staff in September

The front office and coaching staff are working on a plan for the pitching staff in September that does not appear at this time will include shutting any of the pitchers down before the end of the … [Read More...]

Conflicting Reports on Where the Cubs Stand in the Bidding for OF Rusney Castillo

Jed Hoyer confirmed Wednesday the Cubs are in the mix for Rusney Castillo after a rather confusing 24 hours on the Rusney Castillo front. Reports Monday suggested the Cubs were one of the major … [Read More...]

Addison Russell Hit Second Grand Slam, C.J. Edwards Turned In Five Shutout Innings

Addison Russell put together another good game Tuesday. Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, his second of the season, as part of a 2-for-5 night at the plate that included a home run, a … [Read More...]

Unplayable Field Conditions Give the Cubs a Rain-Shortened Win – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 0 – 5 innings WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a majestic two-run home run in the first inning, … [Read More...]

Report: Cubs Viewed as Team Most Likely to Land OF Rusney Castillo

The Cubs are one of the teams believed to be a finalist for OF Rusney Castillo. A report out of Boston indicated the Cubs are one of the major bidders for Castillo, along with the Red Sox, Phillies, … [Read More...]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/19/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-70) vs. Giants (65-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, … [Read More...]

CCO Fantasy Baseball League – Week 19

Two weeks to go! Twelve wins is where the playoffs are at with four teams tied and one 12-7 team (Aquas de Marco Billy) on the outside looking in along with one 11-8 team (BigJonLilJon’s) sitting … [Read More...]

Gammons Does Not See the Cubs and Mets Making a Deal

Take Peter Gammons off the list of national baseball writers that feels the Cubs and Mets would make perfect trade partners this off-season. The Cubs are scouting the Mets system and might be … [Read More...]

The Daily CCO: Bryant Back on the Field, Hendricks Posts Another Quality Start and Other Cubs News

According to reports from the Des Moines Register, Kris Bryant expects to be back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against Salt Lake. Bryant did some running and participated in batting practice … [Read More...]

Cubs Reportedly a Major Bidder for OF Rusney Castillo

A report late last Friday from Joel Sherman indicated free agent OF Rusney Castillo was in the process of reviewing the offers from numerous teams interested in signing him and he would trim the list … [Read More...]


Addison Russell Hit Second Grand Slam, C.J. Edwards Turned In Five Shutout Innings

Addison Russell put together another good game Tuesday. Russell hit a grand slam in the seventh inning, his second of the season, as part of a 2-for-5 night at the plate that included a home run, a double, five RBI and two runs scored. Addison … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/18/14

The playoffs are looming in the minors and both Daytona and Tennessee moved into first place over the weekend. Iowa slipped into second as they continued to lose players to the Major League team. Kane County continued to find new and interesting ways … [Read More...]

MLB Pipeline’s Updated Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

With the promotion of Arismendy Alcantara to the big leagues, MLB Pipeline posted another update to the Cubs prospect list. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell remain the top three prospects in the system, for now. Albert Almora moved up … [Read More...]

Cubs Notes from Down on the Farm – 08/16/14

CWe start this week with the somewhat surprising news of OF Junior Lake being optioned to Iowa, who has only 16 games left in their regular season. As Neil pointed out in the comments of a previous piece this should not be taken as poor roster … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant Hits 40th Home Run of the Season in Walk-Off Fashion and Cubs News from the Farm

Kris Bryant delivered in extra innings Thursday night and he made his 40th home run one to remember. On Kris Bryant Jersey Shirt Night at Principal Park, he stepped in the box with no outs and Logan Watkins on first in the bottom of the 12th inning … [Read More...]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/14/14

The Cubs minor league teams just keep winning ballgames as the countdown to the end of the regular season down on the farm has begun. Boise won three straight before dropping a game in the 10th inning Wednesday night. Kane County keeps rolling along … [Read More...]

Kris Bryant Retakes MiLB Home Run Lead, Felix Doubront Makes Cubs Organizational Debut

Kris Bryant’s 13-game hitting streak ended Monday night and in what has become the norm for Bryant this season, he bounced back the next game with a multi-hit performance. Fifteen times this year, Bryant has followed an 0-for at the plate with at … [Read More...]

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