Kris Bryant Starting in Right Field, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate for Cubs in Thursday’s Finale

Kris Bryant is making his first start in right field in Thursday’s finale in San Francisco. Bryant in right field is the most notable change in Joe Maddon’s lineup, but the Cubs have a much different starting eight with Dexter Fowler getting another day off and Madison Bumgarner on the hill. Kyle Schwarber is starting […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Says Despite Recent Success Cubs are Still Learning

The Cubs dropped one to the Giants for the first time in six games Wednesday night. And the Cubs first loss in a week snapped the team’s six-game winning streak. The Cubs lost ground in the NL Wild Card race and in the division. The Pirates had an easy time in South Florida and rolled […]


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Kyle Schwarber Batting Leadoff, Addison Russell Returns to Cubs Starting Lineup

Joe Maddon posted a different lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Giants. With Dexter Fowler getting a night off, Maddon has Kyle Schwarber leading off and playing left field. Maddon is sticking with Starlin Castro, batting him behind Schwarber and starting at second base. Addison Russell returns to the starting lineup after missing two games. Russell […]


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The Daily CCO: Twenty-Two Games Over, Starlin Castro’s Big Night and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs started the six-game West Coast trip with a win in San Francisco and improved to a season-high 22 games over .500. The Cubs are 18-4 in August have the best road record in baseball (34-25) after winning 15 of the last 20 games outside of Wrigley Field. With Tuesday’s win, the Cubs created […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Hit the Road, Going Back to Cali and Other News and Notes

The Cubs wrapped up the seven-game homestand in dramatic fashion Monday with a 2-1 win over the Indians in the make-up game thanks to an excellent outing from Jon Lester and the walk-off oppo blast from Kris Bryant. The Cubs are 21 games over .500 after completing the first 20-4 stretch for the franchise since […]


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The Daily CCO: Make-Up Monday, Kris Bryant and Cubs News and Notes

When the schedule came out, Monday was a day off for the Cubs to make the trip to San Francisco for the start of a six-game road trip with the Giants and Dodgers. After rain cancelled the game on June 15 with the Indians, the two teams decided to make-up the game on the mutual […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Lots of Home Runs, A Sweep and 20 Games Over .500

The Cubs had a very good weekend on the field. Joe Maddon’s team completed its fourth, four-game sweep of the season, and both gained ground in the division and created a little breathing room in the NL Wild Card race. The Cubs played to the conditions at Wrigley and smacked 12 home runs in the […]


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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Extended Hitting Streak to Eight Games and Other Cubs News

For the second day in a row, the Cubs overcame a deficit and beat the Braves. The Cubs won their third straight and picked up a game in the NL Central while gaining a game in the NL Wild Card race. Around the time Hector Rondon recorded the final out Saturday, the Pirates walked off […]


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John Mallee Talks Hitting and the Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Cubs’ hitting coach John Mallee spent the last segment of Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) talking about several of his players with Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield. The Cubs have a dynamic group of young hitters John Mallee and Eric Hinske work with on a daily basis. Mallee discussed the challenges young players […]


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The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein is Committed to the Cubs, Reportedly Getting Closer on a New Deal

The Cubs made it two in a row over the Braves on Friday afternoon. And not only maintained the four game lead over the Giants but gained ground in the division Friday night. Madison Bumgarner beat the Pirates 6-4 and the Cardinals lost 9-3 in San Diego. The Cubs will enter play Saturday four games […]


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