The Daily CCO: Hector Rondon to Keep Closing ‘Em Out, News and Notes from Day Two of Camp Maddon

Countdown to the Cubs Cactus League Openers: 11 days The Cubs’ pen might have a couple of spots to fill and a few questions to find answers for but one role appears to be set. Joe Maddon said Saturday Hector Rondon will continue closing games for the Cubs. Maddon is happy with what he’s learned […]


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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Theo Epstein joined Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo during Saturday morning’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 the Score) to discuss his team two days in to Spring Training. Theo Epstein discussed several topics including the possibility of the team keeping Welington Castillo on the roster and carrying three catchers. Epstein also talked about the depth that […]


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Cubs Storylines of the Spring: The Pitching Staff

The Cubs Storylines of the Spring series continues with a look at the pitchers in big league camp. Three, if not four, of the five starting spots are set as Spring Training begins for the Cubs. As long as everyone stays healthy Jon Lester, Jake Arrieta and Jason Hammel should be slotted in as the […]


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The Daily CCO: Welington Castillo Wants to Stay with the Cubs, News from Day One of Camp Maddon

Countdown to the Cubs Cactus League Openers: 12 days Welington Castillo met with the media Friday and discussed his situation with the beat reporters. Castillo does not want to be traded. Castillo would like to stay with the organization that signed him when he was 17 years old. Castillo said he put too much pressure […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Cubs One of the Four Likeliest Landing Spots?

According to Jim Duquette, the Cubs are one of the four likeliest landing spots for Cole Hamels. And Jim Bowden has heard, but has not been able to confirm, the Cubs are one of the four teams that have made a real trade offer to the Phillies for Cole Hamels. Ruben Amaro Jr. and Pat […]


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Andrew Berlin Purchases Minority Ownership Stake in the Chicago Cubs

The owner of the South Bend Cubs, the Low-A affiliate of the Cubs, is now a limited partner in the organization. Andrew Berlin announced Friday that he purchased a minority stake in the Chicago Cubs. According to a report from WSBT, Berlin confirmed he would not be part of the decision making process of the […]


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Cubs Announce 2015 Regular Season Television Broadcast Schedule

The Cubs announced Friday its 2015 regular season television schedule featuring broadcasts from Comcast SportsNet, WGN-TV Ch. 9 and WLS-TV/ABC-7. The Cubs open the 2015 regular season on Sunday Night Baseball against the St. Louis Cardinals in what should be a match-up between LHP Jon Lester and RHP Adam Wainwright. ESPN2 will broadcast the first […]


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MLB, MLBPA Announce Pace of Play Initiatives and Replay Modifications

Major League Baseball and the Players Association, with support from Major League Umpires, announced significant rule changes Friday. MLB is an attempt to address the concerns over the pace of the game put in place several changes for the 2015 season. Umpires will enforce the batter’s box rule and the new big league rule will […]


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Cubs Storylines of the Spring: Let’s Go

Spring Training is underway for the Chicago Cubs. Pitchers and catchers have reported to camp and its only 13 days before Opening Day in the Cactus League. For the first time this decade and under Ricketts family ownership, there is excitement and expectation surrounding the Chicago Cubs. The narrative has changed. It’s no longer just […]


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The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein Likes the Position the Cubs are In

Countdown to the Cubs Cactus League Openers: 13 days Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Joe Maddon met with the media Thursday afternoon to discuss the State of the Cubs the day before the first official workout of the spring. Pitchers and catchers reported to Mesa and start practicing Friday, even though several of the pitchers […]


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