The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Option INF/OF Logan Watkins and RHP Brian Schlitter to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced Sunday following the three-game sweep over the Orioles that Starlin Castro will be activated off the bereavement list prior and be available for Tuesday’s opener against the Reds. Castro was placed on the bereavement list last Thursday in order to leave the team to take care of his family in the Dominican […]

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Tsuyoshi Wada Tosses a Gem, Cubs Complete Sweep of the O’s – Cubs 2, Orioles 1

Game One Hundred Thirty: Cubs 2, Orioles 1 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (4-1) LP – Miguel Gonzalez (6-7) Save – Hector Rondon (21) The Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Baltimore Orioles Sunday afternoon behind a tremendous effort from Tsuyoshi Wada, a solo home run by Arismendy Alcantara and a RBI double from Anthony […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/24/14

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs (57-72) vs. Orioles (73-54) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1, 2.75/1.17/3.61) vs. Miguel Gonzalez (6-6, 3.80/1.41/5.30) The Cubs six-game homestand comes to an end today with the last […]

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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler Headline a Big Night in the Cubs System

It was another big night down on the farm for the top prospects in the Cubs system. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler helped the I-Cubs end its losing streak with huge performances at the plate. Bryant went 2-for-2 with a home run, four walks and three runs scored. Bryant hit his 20th home run for Iowa […]

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Front Office to Explore Ways to Add Veterans to Cubs Roster

Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein have been mentioning for some time the need to add veterans to the roster. With the talent coming from the system, the front office feels a veteran presence is needed  that will not only help the team win games but to help the prospects make the transition from the minors […]

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Report: Cubs Discussed Trading Edwin Jackson for B.J. Upton, May Rekindle Talks in the Off-Season

According to a report from USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, the Cubs and Braves discussed a deal that would have sent Edwin Jackson to Atlanta for B.J. Upton. Nightengale reported the two teams talked about the swap in July but the two sides “weren’t close to agreeing to a deal.” Nightengale added to stay tuned because […]

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Cubs Bullpen and Bats Deliver Win on a Rainy Day at Wrigley – Cubs 7, Orioles 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs 7, Orioles 2 WP – Justin Grimm (4-2) LP – Bud Norris (11-8) Save – None After another long rain delay at Wrigley Field, the Cubs bullpen pitched seven innings of shutout ball and the offense tacked onto the lead it built before the three-hour and nine minute rain delay […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Orioles – 08/23/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs (56-72) vs. Orioles (73-53) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.48/0.95/3.54) vs. Bud Norris (11-7, 3.69/1.21/4.13) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for two wins in a […]

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The Daily CCO: Jake Arrieta Had a Good Day, Jacob Turner Ready to Start and Other Cubs News

It was another good day on the mound for Jake Arrieta. But Friday meant a little more to Arrieta as he faced his former team. Arrieta took a perfect game into the fifth inning and limited the Orioles to one run on four hits with a walk in seven innings, plus he singled off Kevin […]

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