Two Dodgers Dingers Too Much for Hendricks and the Cubs – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game Seventy – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (3-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-4) Save – Kenley Jansen (10) Kyle Hendricks served up a pair of home runs that accounted for four of the Dodgers’ five runs on the night. Mike Bolsinger baffled the Cubs during his short outing before turning the […]


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Cubs Shut Down RHP Jacob Turner

Theo Epstein announced Wednesday afternoon that RHP Jacob Turner has been shut down indefinitely. Turner was on a rehab assignment with Double-A Tennessee when his elbow flared up. Epstein did not say how long the Cubs think it will be before Turner is able to resume throwing. Jacob Turner made two starts for Double-A Tennessee. […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 06/24/15

Game Seventy: Cubs (39-30) vs. Dodgers (39-33) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN 2 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (2-3, 4.28/1.24/3.45) vs. Mike Bolsinger (4-2, 2.87/1.20/3.18) Weather permitting … The Cubs will shoot for their fifth […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Has the Cubs Playing with Confidence

The Cubs won their fourth game in a row Tuesday night, a 1-0 victory in 10 innings over the first place Dodgers. The Cubs improved to a season-high nine games over .500 (39-30) with their Major League leading ninth walk-off win of the year. It’s been a long time since the Cubs were nine games […]


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Cubs Agree to Terms with Second Round Pick OF Donnie Dewees

According to a report from Jonathan Mayo, the Cubs have agreed to terms with second round pick, OF Donnie Dewees. Jonathan Mayo reported Tuesday night, the Cubs signed Donnie Dewees for $1.7 million, which would be $407,900 over the $1,292,100 allotment for the Cubs second round pick. The Cubs have not announced signing OF Donnie […]


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Pitching, Defense and Deno – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (5-1) LP – Joel Peralta (1-1) Save – None Chris Denorfia delivered in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and one out. Denorfia pulled a 1-2 pitch from Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen into the gap in left center. […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 06/23/15

Game Sixty-Nine: Cubs (38-30) vs. Dodgers (39-32) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jason Hammel (5-2, 2.89/0.98/3.09) vs. Zack Greinke (5-2, 1.81/0.94/2.95) The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel tonight in search of their fourth […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Rangers Reportedly Having Ongoing Dialogue with the Phillies

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi, the Rangers and Phillies are “having ongoing dialogue about Cole Hamels.” And he is apparently willing to waive his no-trade rights and will approve a trade to the Rangers. Morosi explained the Rangers “view Hamels as an elite upgrade with pursuing” even with Martin Perez, Matt Harrison […]


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Cubs Prospect OF Mark Zagunis Named Carolina League Player of the Week

The Carolina League recognized the week OF Mark Zagunis had for High-A Myrtle Beach and named him its Player of the Week (June 15-21). Mark Zagunis is one of four Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Duane Underwood Jr., Jonathan Martinez and Jeimer Candelario) that will be playing in the Carolina vs. Carolina League All-Star Game on Tuesday, […]


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The Daily CCO: Ramirez Nearing a Return? Soler Closing In on a Rehab Assignment and Other Cubs News

The Cubs made it official Monday. RHP Neil Ramirez and INF Mike Olt have been assigned to Triple-A Iowa to continue their rehab assignments. Neil Ramirez completed his second rehab outing with Double-A Tennessee on Sunday. Ramirez struck out the side in order on 16 pitches, 12 for strikes. Ramirez retired all six batters (three […]


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