Two Big Innings for the Angels, One Spring Loss for the Cubs – Angels 8, Cubs 4

Spring Training Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 4, Angels 8 WP – Jered Weaver (3-0) LP – Eric Jokisch (1-1) Save – None Mike Olt and Travis Wood hit home runs and Jorge Soler collected another RBI, but the Angels put a four-spot on the board in both third and fifth inning as the Cubs dropped […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Angels – 03/26/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (9-13-1) vs. Angels (12-8-1) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Eric Jokisch (1-0, 4.50, 1.38) vs. Jered Weaver (2-0, 1.69, 1.00) The Cubs return to home to host the Angels on National TV and Joe Maddon is running out […]


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Albert Almora, Kyle Schwarber Included in Third Round of Cubs Spring Roster Cuts

The Cubs announced the third round of spring roster cuts Thursday afternoon, and there really were not any surprises. The Cubs sent 12 players to minor league camp and reduced the Spring Training roster to 40 players. The Cubs optioned two relievers to Triple-A Iowa, RHP Blake Parker and LHP Joseph Ortiz. And 10 players […]


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Report: Cubs Pursuing Starting Pitching

Injuries and ineffectiveness this spring have depleted the pitching depth the front office thought it had when pitchers and catchers reported last month. According to a report from Bruce Levine, the Cubs “are said to be pursuing starting pitching” and Welington Castillo “could be the player who brings back a pitcher in a trade before […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant Set for Left Field Debut, Maddon Not Happy with Jackson and Other Cubs News

Kris Bryant is expected to play left field in Thursday’s game against the Angels. The Cubs have not said if he will start the game or come off the bench. Joe Maddon said Bryant is looking forward to playing the outfield. And Bryant told the beat writers he is ready for it and he is […]


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Denorfia Injury Could Reportedly Change Cubs Roster Plans

According to a report from the Tribune, Chris Denorfia is dealing with a left hamstring injury that might keep him from beginning the season on the active roster. Chris Denorfia has appeared in only one game since March 17, the B-Game against the Angels last Thursday (March 19) at Sloan Park. Mark Gonzales’ report is […]


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Rings for the Champs, MiLB Pace-of-Game Rules and News from the Cubs Farm System

The Kane County Cougars rolled through the Midwest League last season and ended up the last team standing after a perfect 7-0 mark in the post-season that ended with a Midwest League Championship. Mark Johnson, who is now the manager of High-A Myrtle Beach, led his team to a 91-49 record in the regular season. […]


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Cubs Rally Falls Short in Peoria – Mariners 3, Cubs 2

Spring Training Game Twenty-Three – Cubs 2, Mariners 3 WP – Taijuan Walker (3-0) LP – Travis Wood (1-2) Save – Dominic Leone (2) Travis Wood kept his team in the spring game. Wood allowed three runs over five innings but the offense did nothing against Taijuan Walker during his six innings on the mound […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mariners – 03/25/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (9-12-1) vs. Mariners (9-10-2) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria Travis Wood (1-0, 3.77, 1.53) vs. Taijuan Walker (1-0, 0.00, 0.58) The Cubs hit the road tonight, hopefully with right directions to the park, and play their […]


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Cubs Haven’t Made the Decision Yet to Include Javier Baez on Opening Day Roster

During Joe Maddon’s pre-game meeting with the beat writers Wednesday, the Cubs skipper shot down the report from the Sun-Times that Javier Baez was told he will be on the Cubs Opening Day roster. The Cubs have not made the decision yet on whether or not Javier Baez will be with the big league team […]


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