The Daily CCO: Cubs Still Have Work to Do as the Season Winds Down

The Cubs have 13 games remaining on the schedule and the lineup should get a boost with the return of Jorge Soler, who is expected back Monday night for the start of the 10-game homestand. Anthony Rizzo was reportedly targeting Monday’s opener with the Reds as when he would be ready to play again. But […]

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Cubs Trip Ends with Another Loss to the Pirates – Pirates 7, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine: Cubs 3, Pirates 7 WP – Edinson Volquez (12-7) LP – Jacob Turner (5-10) Save – None The Cubs rough road trip ended Sunday with a disappointing loss to the Pirates. The Cubs took a 3-0 lead into the fourth inning, but Matt Szczur grounded into a triple play and the Bucs […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/14/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs (65-83) vs. Pirates (78-70) Game Time – 12:35pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Jacob Turner (1-2, 3.98/1.28/3.91) vs. Edinson Volquez (11-7, 3.36/1.26/4.35) The Cubs road trip and season series with the Pirates comes to […]

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Chris Bosio Talks Cubs Pitching on Inside the Clubhouse

Chris Bosio joined Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo during Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) Saturday morning. The always candid Cubs pitching coach discussed the young roster, Tsuyoshi Wada, Kyle Hendricks, Jacob Turner, Hector Rondon and the challenge of shuffling a rather large pitching staff over the final month of the season. The Cubs are […]

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The Kane County Cougars are the 2014 Midwest League Champions

Kane County’s tremendous season ended with a ring Saturday night in Ohio as the Cougars beat the Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) 7-2 to wrap up the Midwest League Championship. Kane County followed up a 91-win regular season with a perfect 7-0 mark in the playoffs and finished the championship season with a 98-49 record. […]

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Doubront Tossed Six Scoreless, Baez and Szczur Homered and the Kids Snapped the Skid – Cubs 6, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight: Cubs 6, Pirates 4 WP – Felix Doubront (2-1) LP – Jeff Locke (7-5) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Felix Doubront threw six innings of shutout ball, Javier Baez hit his second home run in as many nights, Mike Olt doubled in a run and Matt Szczur went deep for the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/13/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs (64-83) vs. Pirates (78-69) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Felix Doubront (1-1, 2.25/1.25/3.04) vs. Jeff Locke (7-4, 3.60/1.22/4.12) Weather permitting … The Cubs look to snap their season-long seven-game losing […]

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Cubs Trying to Get to the Bottom of Edwin Jackson’s Struggles

Cubs’ pitching coach Chris Bosio joined Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo for a segment of Saturday morning’s Inside the Clubhouse. Bosio discussed the Cubs’ young roster and pitching staff, there will be more later from the interview, and was rather candid with his comments about Edwin Jackson. The Cubs signed Edwin Jackson to a long […]

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The Daily CCO: Rizzo Closing In On a Return and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs’ young lineup could look better by the start of the last homestand Monday. Jorge Soler is expected to back from his three-day leave for the birth of his child and the Cubs appear to be targeting Monday for Anthony Rizzo to return to the lineup. The team said Friday that Rizzo would not […]

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Baseball America Recognizes Daury Torrez as the Best Pitcher in Cubs System and Notes from the Farm

Baseball America has been unveiling the best player and pitcher for each of the 30 organizations this week. And Friday, Baseball America tabbed RHP Daury Torrez as the best pitcher in the organization with OF Bijan Rademacher the prospect to keep an eye on. Kris Bryant was obviously named the top position player prospect in […]

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