Theo Epstein Talks Cubs and the Makings of a Very Dominant Offense with ESPN Chicago

Jesse Rogers spoke with Theo Epstein earlier this week and discussed on-base percentage, walks, the way Epstein views strikeouts, Arismendy Alcantara and sports medicine with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein thinks the Cubs have the makings of a very dominant offense. And if he and Jed Hoyer can add some guys that […]

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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro Not Expected to Play Again This Season

According to multiple reports, Starlin Castro will not play again this season. Castro is still in a walking boot and with only four games remaining on the schedule Rick Renteria said Tuesday it would be difficult for him to return this year. Starlin Castro has not stopped rehabbing the sprain left ankle that appears to […]

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Cubs Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen, Eric Jokisch and Tsuyoshi Wada to Start at Miller Park

Rick Renteria announced Tuesday the Cubs rotation for the last three games of the season at Miller Park. And the Cubs will send Eric Jokisch, Tsuyoshi Wada and Kyle Hendricks to the hill against the Brewers. Renteria said Edwin Jackson has been moved to the bullpen for the last four games of the season. According […]

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Welington Castillo Delivers the Walk-Off Win Over the Cardinals in Extras – Cubs 4, Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 – 10 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (1-0) LP – Pat Neshek (7-2) Save – None Welington Castillo singled in Anthony Rizzo in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Cubs walked off with a win over the Cardinals Tuesday night at the old ballyard. Welington Castillo […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/23/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs (69-88) vs. Cardinals (88-69) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (7-2, 2.28/1.08/3.22) vs. Shelby Miller (10-9, 3.68/1.26/4.48) Rick Renteria will send his best two starters to the mound in the […]

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Cubs Could Reportedly Announce New TV Deal This Week

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs could make an announcement this week concerning the team’s new television contract. The Cubs exercised a clause in its contract with WGN TV last fall to prevent an option from kicking in that would have locked the Cubs in its current TV deal with WGN through […]

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The Daily CCO: Travis Wood’s Season Doesn’t End Well and Other Cubs News

Travis Wood did not have the year that he or the Cubs were hoping he would have. Wood made his last start of the season Monday night against the Cardinals and for the second year in a row Wood ended his season with a poor outing against the team from St. Louis. The Cubs defense […]

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Is Javier Baez the Cubs Future Second Baseman?

There are a lot of questions surrounding the Cubs as the team heads into the off-season. Will the Cubs sign a top of the rotation-type starter? Will the front office be able to acquire or sign the veteran leadership they feel is missing in the clubhouse? And where will the prospects play once they push […]

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Wood Gets Roughed Up, Cubs Get Shutout – Cardinals 8, Cubs 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven: Cubs 0, Cardinals 8 WP – Adam Wainwright (20-9) LP – Travis Wood (8-13) Save – None Travis Wood gave up seven runs, six earned, in his last start of the season while the Cubs offense managed three hits and a walk in seven innings against Adam Wainwright as the Cubs […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/22/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs (69-87) vs. Cardinals (87-69) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (8-12, 4.86/1.52/4.48) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.45/1.05/2.93) It’s the final series of the season at Wrigley Field and the […]

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