Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Launches First Triple-A Home Run

Jorge Soler said he was ready for the promotion to Triple-A Iowa, and less than a week into his time with the I-Cubs the outfielder has backed up his words. Jorge Soler hit his first home run at the Triple-A level in the first game of the twinbill on Sunday afternoon. Kris Bryant was on […]

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Hendricks Hung with Loss after Cubs Shutout for the 12th Time on the Season – Cardinals 1, Cubs 0

Game One Hundred-Three: Cubs 0, Cardinals 1 WP – Adam Wainwright (13-5) LP – Kyle Hendricks (1-1) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (32) Kyle Hendricks made one mistake over 6 1/3 innings and the offense was not able to cash in any of the opportunities they had against Adam Wainwright as the Cubs lost the series […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/27/14

Game One Hundred-Three – Cubs (42-60) vs. Cardinals (55-48) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (1-0, 2.77/1.23/3.91) vs. Adam Wainwright (12-5, 2.02/0.95/2.60) The Cubs turn to rookie right hander Kyle Hendricks in the rubber game with […]

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The Daily CCO: Greg Maddux and Hall of Fame Sunday

Greg Maddux, along with Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre, will be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame Sunday in what should be a special ceremony. Greg Maddux was the best starting pitcher of his generation and one of the greatest of all-time. Maddux finished his 23 year big league […]

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Big Night for Javier Baez and Addison Russell Hit Another Longball

Javier Baez had a huge night at Principal Park Saturday. And Addison Russell collected his third straight multi-hit game and hit a home run for second night in a row. Javier Baez hit two, three-run home runs, one in each game of the twinbill against the Memphis Redbirds. Baez launched a three run shot in […]

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Cubs Stay in the Rumor Mill as the Trade Deadline Approaches

Thursday is the non-waiver trade deadline and it could be a rather busy end of the month around baseball. As for the Cubs, the front office is believed to be listening and talking to other teams about players on the big league roster. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said last week the club is not […]

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Cubs Bullpen Bows to the Cardinals – Cardinals 6, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred-Two: Cubs 3, Cardinals 6 WP – Randy Choate (2-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (31) Jake Arrieta settled down after giving up two runs in the first inning and Nate Schierholtz tied the game at two in the sixth with a pinch-hit home run. But James Russell and […]

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Cubs Prospect Addison Russell Hit Two Longballs for Second Time in Six Days

Addison Russell has not only been flashing the leather with the Smokies, but he is also hitting the ball out of the park. Russell hit not one, but two longballs Friday night and notched his second multi-homer game in six days. And Russell’s homers Friday night came in his first two at bats, a three-run […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/26/14

Game One Hundred-Two – Cubs (42-59) vs. Cardinals (54-48) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (5-2, 2.12/1.01/2.14) vs. Shelby Miller (7-8, 4.25/1.48/4.79) The Cubs bounced back nicely from Thursday’s loss and took game one of […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa, Recall RHP Blake Parker

According to multiple reports, the Cubs optioned RHP Neil Ramirez to Iowa and have recalled RHP Blake Parker. The Cubs reportedly would like to give Ramirez a breather and his demotion is not performance based. Neil Ramirez began the year in the minors, the team has already used one of his minor league options for […]

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