Dan Vogelbach Tops the CCO’s Readers Poll

The votes were cast and have been counted and for the second year Dan Vogelbach was the top vote getter in the annual readers’ prospect poll. During Spring Training, the CCO asks our readers to vote on which ten players we should follow a little closer than others during the season and votes were received […]

Best Tools in the Cubs Farm System

The big names in the Cubs minor league system are well known. From the ‘Core Four’ to the ‘Gang of Four’, the players and stats are followed and dissected daily throughout the year. Evaluating and keeping track of minor league players is easier now than ever before. But how do the players in the organization […]

The CCO’s Top 20 Cubs Prospects for 2014

The Cubs farm system has improved dramatically over the last three years. As the current president of baseball operations said, the Cubs finally got it in 2011. And Tim Wilken’s last draft pointed the organization in the right direction. Over the last three years the Cubs have added projectable impact talent to what was considered […]

The CCO’s Top 20 Cubs Prospects for 2013

The CCO’s off-season look at the Cubs’ farm system concludes with our list of the top 20 prospects in the Cubs’ organization. The Cubs system as a whole is coming off a good year, the first under the new regime. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod and Tim Wilken were able to add projectable talent […]

A Letter from the CCO

Our goal at ChicagoCubsOnline is to provide the best source possible for news, information and the kind of day-to-day coverage that Cubs fans have come to expect and enjoy. Since our inception in 2005, we have grown every year, and that is all due to you, the avid reader and contributor. In today’s electronic world, […]

The CCO’s Top 20 Cubs Prospects for 2012

The CCO’s off-season look at the Cubs’ farm system continues with our list of the top 20 prospects in the Cubs’ system. The Cubs’ minor league system is coming off a good and bad season. Like the big league team, several of the top prospects down on the farm dealt with injuries … and those […]

The CCO Radio is Back

About a year ago, the CCO added an aspect to the site that it had not seen before. Brian McCabe and Shaun O’Rourke used their unique style and perspective to break down the Cubs in an informative and entertaining fashion. After about 10 months off, the CCO Radio is back. And now, thanks to Blog […]

CCO Radio Presents….Back to the Future

Installment 9 – Back to the Future The CCO Radio returns after a long, long break and Brian and Shaun get back to talking about baseball….among other things. Topics discussed in the latest installment ranges from Miguel Tejada to the Cubs’ solid start to an upcoming anniversary. Shaun and Brian also share their thoughts on […]

CCO Radio Presents….Managers, Men and More Lip Service

Installment 8 – Managers, Men and More Lip Service The CCO Radio returns for the latest edition on a much needed off day for the Cubs. Brian and Shaun, along with a special guest, discuss the latest from Carlos Zambrano’s great start to Ronny Cedeno to Ryan Theriot as well as the return of Alfonso […]

CCO Radio Presents….Brian and Shaun Talk Baseball

Installment 7 – Brian and Shaun Talk Baseball…. The CCO Radio returns for the latest edition of CCO Radio on an off day. Brian and Shaun discuss a variety of Cubs topics during Sunday’s game against the Phillies from the struggles of Ted Lilly and Rich Hill to the rest of Piniella’s pitching staff to […]