Dylan Cease is Throwing Heat and News from the Cubs Farm

The Cubs selected RHP Dylan Cease in the sixth round of the 2014 draft. And he didn’t throw a pitch in the system until last week. Cease was considered first round talent but due to an elbow injury he slipped down to the sixth round. The Cubs used pool money saved by inking Kyle Schwarber, […]


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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Playing ‘Em All Close

The Cubs played another close game Wednesday night and edged out the Padres by a final of 3-2. The first two games in San Diego have been one-run games. The Cubs and Padres have each scored a total of six runs while splitting the two games. The Cubs have seemingly been in just about every […]


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Cubs Reportedly One of Eleven Teams in the Mix for Cuban OF Eddy Julio Martinez

The Cubs are expected to be big spenders on the International market in July and have already been connected to several of the top International prospects, including five of MLB.com’s top 30. If the numbers are correct, the Cubs are going to fly past their International signing bonus pool. The Cubs are reportedly one of […]


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Cubs Manufacture a Win – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Justin Grimm (1-0) LP – Tyson Ross (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Two of the Cubs three runs scored without a hit. Tsuyoshi Wada struck out a career-high nine batters in 4 2/3 innings. And the bullpen kept the Padres off the board the rest […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 05/20/15

Game Thirty-Nine: Cubs (21-17) vs. Padres (20-20) Game Time – 9:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Tyson Ross (2-3, 3.94/1.53/3.42) The Cubs turn to Tsuyoshi Wada tonight in his 2015 debut […]


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Report: Cubs May Consider RHP Rafael Soriano

The front office added bullpen depth to the organization Tuesday when the Cubs acquired Yoervis Medina from the Mariners for Welington Castillo. The bullpen is one of the areas the Cubs are expected to address before the deadline and are believed to be interested in RHP Jonathan Papelbon. According to Jon Heyman, another veteran reliever […]


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Cubs Announce Details for Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit Concert July 9 at Metro

Theo Epstein’s Hot Stove Cool Music Heats Up with Special Guest “Headliner To Be Named Later” at Wrigleyville’s Metro on July 9 Tickets Go On-Sale, Friday May 22, at Noon Music and baseball will be in the same lineup again at Wrigleyville’s Metro, Thursday, July 9, when Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, […]


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The Daily CCO: Two Backstops, Tommy La Stella Out for at Least a Month and Other Cubs News

The Cubs played six weeks of the season with three catchers on the active roster. The Cubs traded Welington Castillo to the Mariners Tuesday for RHP Yoervis Medina. While it was not the best situation, maybe having Castillo on the roster for as long as they did will benefit the team in the long run. […]


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An Unearned Loss – Padres 4, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 3, Padres 4 WP – Joaquin Benoit (4-1) LP – James Russell (0-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (11) The Cubs committed three errors that led to three unearned runs for the Padres as the Cubs handed San Diego the first game of the series on Tuesday night. After going eight games […]


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Cubs Make-Up Game with Reds Scheduled for July 22

The Cubs announced Tuesday the game from April 25 against the Reds at Great American Ball Park that was rained out has been rescheduled. The Cubs and Reds will play a day-night doubleheader on July 22. Game one is scheduled to start at 11:35am CDT, game two has a first pitch slated for 5:10pm CDT. […]


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