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 and playing right field for the I-Cubs. Joe Maddon would not give a timetable Sunday on how long Soler will […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Draft Signings, Roster Moves and Rumors

While the Cubs struggled on the field at Busch Stadium, the rumors picked up during the last weekend of June. The Cubs have been linked to several pitchers that are expected to be moved before the deadline. The Cubs made one roster move after another and welcomed back Neil Ramirez. Jorge Soler starts a rehab […]


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Cubs Can’t Hack It in St. Louis – Cardinals 4, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Carlos Martinez (9-3) LP – Jason Hammel (5-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (23) The Cubs struggles with runners on base and in scoring position continued while Jason Hammel lacked command after the second rain delay and the Cubs were swept out of St. Louis. The Cubs […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 06/28/15

Game Seventy-Four: Cubs (39-34) vs. Cardinals (50-24) Game Time – 7:08pm CDT Coverage – TV:  ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – Busch Stadium, St. Louis Jason Hammel (5-2, 2.65/0.94/3.03) vs. Carlos Martinez (8-3, 2.89/1.26/3.60) Weather permitting … The Cubs will turn to Jason […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Activate RHP Neil Ramirez from DL, Place LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Sunday afternoon. The Cubs reinstated RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. And LHP Tsuyoshi Wada was placed on the 15-day DL with left deltoid inflammation (left shoulder). The Cubs backdated Wada’s trip to the disabled list to Tuesday, June 23. RHP Donn Roach remains on the active […]


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The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler Could Return Soon and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

The updates on Jorge Soler get better by the day. And unless there is a setback from Saturday’s workout, Soler is expected to start a rehab assignment with one of the Cubs’ affiliates as early as Monday. Joe Maddon pointed to Soler beginning a rehab assignment Monday, multiple reports indicated early in the week. Maddon […]


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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 went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two runs scored. Schwarber’s home run cleared […]


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Cubs Pitching Discussions Reportedly Included Jon Niese, Update on Cole Hamels and More Rumors

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have said in the last week the Cubs are looking for starting pitching. Reports have indicated the Cubs are working the phones trying to make a deal or two. The problem is there are less than a handful of sellers right now. Alex Anthopoulos and Sandy Alderson have also pointed […]


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Cubs to Activate RHP Neil Ramirez from the Disabled List

According to multiple reports, the Cubs will activate RHP Neil Ramirez from the 15-day DL prior to Sunday night’s finale in St. Louis. Ramirez has been on the disabled list since April 17 with right shoulder inflammation. Reports suggested the Cubs could option RHP Donn Roach to Iowa or place LHP Tsuyoshi Wada on the […]


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Cubs Spanked in St. Louis – Cardinals 8, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 8 WP – Michael Wacha (10-3) LP – Donn Roach (0-1) Save – Carlos Villanueva (1) The Cubs wasted chances to put runs on the board against Michael Wacha before the game got out of hand in the fourth inning. The Cardinals scored four runs in the fourth off […]


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