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Cubs Scratch Out a Sweep – Cubs 5, Reds 2

Game Seventeen – Cubs 5, Reds 2 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (2-1) Save – Hector Rondon (4) Miguel Montero drove in the first two runs. And Addison Russell delivered a bases … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/26/15

Game Seventeen: Cubs (9-7) vs. Reds (8-9) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Great American Ball … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Batting the Pitcher Eighth and Other Cubs News

The Cubs have played 16 games and in each of those games Joe Maddon has batted his pitcher eighth. And when his team is finally able to play game No. 17, Jake Arrieta will hit eighth in that lineup as … [Read More...]

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Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach, the Smokies Bash Brothers and News from Down on the Cubs Farm

It cannot be a lot of fun right now for pitchers in the Southern League when they have to face the Tennessee Smokies. Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach are mashing the baseball. Kyle Schwarber and … [Read More...]

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Cubs and Reds Postponed Due to Rain, Make-Up Date Not Announced

After more than a four hour delay, the Cubs and Reds game scheduled for Saturday afternoon was postponed due to rain. A make-up date has not been announced. Saturday was the tenth time a game has … [Read More...]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/25/15

Updated - 4:23pm CDT - Game Officially Postponed Due to Rain Game Seventeen: Cubs (9-7) vs. Reds (8-9) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: ABC 7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM … [Read More...]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Playing It Close So Far This Season and Other News and Notes

In case you haven’t noticed, these Cubs play until the last out of the game is recorded. And the days of mailing in a game early are over. The Cubs have been in just about every one of the 16 games … [Read More...]

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Cubs to Celebrate Wrigley Field’s Football History During Upcoming Homestand

Chicago Cubs Host National League Central Division Showdown During Third Homestand – April 27-May 3 The Chicago Cubs return home for a continued stretch of games against National League Central … [Read More...]

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Cubs Reportedly Set to Spend Heavily in International Market

Reports have suggested for several months the Cubs are planning on overspending in the International free agent market that begins July 2. The Cubs were restricted during the current signing period … [Read More...]

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Cubs Step Up in Extras and Top the Reds – Cubs 7, Reds 3

Game Sixteen – Cubs 7, Reds 3 - 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (1-0) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan hit a solo homer in the … [Read More...]



Cubs Down on the Farm – Minor League News and Reports

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Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach, the Smokies Bash Brothers and News from Down on the Cubs Farm

It cannot be a lot of fun right now for pitchers in the Southern League when they have to face the Tennessee Smokies. Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach are mashing the baseball. Kyle Schwarber and Dan Vogelbach are roommates and hitting three, four … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – South Bend Cubs

Special Report – South Bend Cubs Media Day Chicago Cubs Online was invited to Media Day for the Cubs’ new Single-A affiliate, the South Bend Cubs. The CCO would like to thank Owner Andrew T. Berlin, Team President Joe Hart, Director of Creative … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/24/15

The minor leaguers broke out the lumber as the week came to an end. Low-A South Bend outscored their opponents by 26 to 3 as Cael Brockmeyer and Chesny Young led the way. Tennessee also came up big and scored a total of 22 runs in two games as Dan … [Read More...]

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MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Cubs Prospect List Updated to Include INF Danny Lockhart

MLB Pipeline posted an update to its ranking of the Top 30 prospects in the Cubs system. Jorge Soler graduated from the prospect list, the first of what should be three players to come off MLB Pipeline’s pre-season ranking. For now, Kris Bryant … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/22/15

With Kris Bryant and Addison Russell up with the parent club, it is time to focus on the rest of the Cubs’ minor leagues. Myrtle Beach is showing the heart of a true champion as they came from behind twice to win behind the hitting of Billy … [Read More...]

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Dan Vogelbach and Cael Brockmeyer Take Home Weekly Awards Down on the Cubs Farm

Two prospects in the Cubs system were rewarded Monday for their hot starts to the season. 1B Dan Vogelbach was named the Southern League Player of the Week (April 9-19) and C/1B Cael Brockmeyer was named the Midwest League Player of the Week … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/20/15

That rumbling you hear from far off is not just the spring storm clouds, which effected play in the minors this weekend, but that of several Cubs’ prospects beginning to show their stuff. South Bend starting pitchers Erick Leal, Zach Hedges and … [Read More...]

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Addison Russell Playing Second Base Throughout the Weekend and Cubs News from the Farm

When Spring Training ended, the Iowa Cubs expected to have Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Addison Russell in its lineup for the home opener. Due to Bryant’s call-up and Baez on leave, Russell was the only one of the three that took the field Friday … [Read More...]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/17/15

Spring weather affected games throughout the minor league system the past two days. Myrtle Beach has not played since Tuesday, while Iowa had game two of a doubleheader postponed and Tennessee had their home opener pushed back. In the games that … [Read More...]

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

Pitching was the hallmark of the start of this week in the minors as Ryan Williams dazzled in his first professional start for South Bend. Jen-Ho Tseng picked up where he left off last year, as the CCO Minor League Pitcher of the Year in his debut … [Read More...]

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James Russell Reports to Iowa and Cubs Minor League Transactions and Disabled List

The Cubs addition of LHP James Russell back to the organization and RHP Pierce Johnson being placed on the 7-day DL to start the season headlined several roster moves the front office made at the beginning of the minor league season. James Russell … [Read More...]

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