The Daily CCO: Cubs Working on Playing Clean Baseball

After one of the team’s better four-game stretches in three-plus years, the Cubs had a rough couple of days to wrap up the season series in Cincinnati. The Cubs were charged with three errors Wednesday night and two more Thursday. Rick Renteria is hoping the last two games against the Reds “are few and far […]

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MLB Pipeline’s Updated Cubs Prospect List

With the Cubs graduating players from the system to the Major Leagues, MLB Pipeline recently posted another update to its top 20 Cubs prospect list. RHP Jefferson Mejia replaced Kyle Hendricks in the top 20. MLB Pipeline considered Hendricks the 18th best prospect in the Cubs system prior to his promotion. Mejia was added back in […]

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Reds Ran All Over the Cubs – Reds 7, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs 2, Reds 7 WP – Dylan Axelrod (1-0) LP – Jake Arrieta (7-5) Save – None The Reds domination over the Cubs continued Thursday afternoon in the season finale at the Great American Ball Park. The Cubs lost to the Reds in Cincinnati for the seventh time in 10 games […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/28/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs (59-73) vs. Reds (64-69) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jake Arrieta (7-4, 2.53/1.01/2.41) vs. Dylan Axelrod (0-0, 3.00/1.33/5.63) The Cubs look to bounce back from Wednesday’s sloppy game […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have a Chance to Be Young, Fun and Exciting and Other News

The Cubs are creating quite the buzz with the prospects graduating to the majors and the results, while mixed in the win-loss record, have pointed to better days being on the horizon. Jon Heyman spoke with Jed Hoyer and the Cubs’ GM said, “It’s going to be fun. We’re getting there. We have a chance […]

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Jason Parks Accepts a Scouting Position with the Cubs

Baseball Prospectus’ prospect guru, Jason Parks has been hired by the Chicago Cubs. Parks announced he was offered and accepted a scouting position with the Cubs late Wednesday night with a farewell letter to his readers on Baseball Prospectus.

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Cubs Come Up Short in Soler’s Debut After a Sloppy Night in Cincinnati – Reds 7, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs 5, Reds 7 WP – Mat Latos (5-3) LP – Jacob Turner (4-8) Save – Aroldis Chapman (28) Jorge Soler hit a home run to centerfield on his first swing in the majors and went back-to-back with Luis Valbuena in the second inning to give the Cubs an early lead. […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/27/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs (59-72) vs. Reds (63-69) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jacob Turner (4-7, 5.77/1.60/3.93) vs. Mat Latos (4-3, 2.99/1.08/3.44) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for their fifth […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall Jorge Soler, Logan Watkins from Triple-A and Place Justin Ruggiano, Ryan Sweeney on 15-Day DL

The Cubs recalled OF Jorge Soler from Triple-A Iowa prior to Wednesday’s game against the Reds. Soler is batting fifth and playing right field in his big league debut. Soler is wearing No. 68, the same number he’s worn the past two springs in Major League camp. The Cubs also recalled INF/OF Logan Watkins from […]

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Cubs and Braves Might Have Discussed More Than Swapping Edwin Jackson and B.J. Upton

David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution provided a little clarity on the swap of bad contracts the Cubs and Braves reportedly discussed that would have sent Edwin Jackson to Atlanta for B.J. Upton. According to the report, the Braves will try to trade B.J. Upton and the three years left on his contract during […]

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