The Daily CCO: MLB Announces Start Times and Umpiring Crew for NLCS and Other Cubs News

The American League Championship Series started Friday night. And the Royals are a step closer in returning to the Fall Classic. Kansas City shutout Toronto 5-0 and took a 1-0 lead in the ALCS. The Cubs spent Friday afternoon at Citi Field in the last workout before Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday night […]

How the Cubs Hitters have Performed against the Mets Pitchers

The NLCS has numerous storylines beyond the history between the Cubs and Mets. The series was immediately billed as a match-up between the Cubs’ young power hitters and the Mets’ young power pitchers. Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Jorge Soler, Starlin Castro and Javier Baez versus Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and Steven […]

The Daily CCO: It’s the Cubs and Mets in the National League Championship Series

The NLCS is set. It’s the Cubs and Mets in the best of seven series with the winner advancing to the Fall Classic. For those fans of a certain vintage, only the Cardinals are a bigger rival to the Cubs than the Metropolitans. And a new chapter in the longtime rivalry will be written during […]

Addison Russell Out with Hamstring Injury for NLCS, Javier Baez to Start at Shortstop

Joe Maddon announced Thursday afternoon that Addison Russell will not be available for the National League Championship Series. The Cubs will stick with Starlin Castro at second base and Javier Baez will start at shortstop. According to multiple reports, Russell has a “mild/moderate left hamstring strain.” The Cubs are hoping Russell would be available if the […]

Cubs Announce Jon Lester to Start Game 1, Jake Arrieta Starter for Game 2 of NLCS

The Cubs made it official Thursday and announced the team’s starters for games one and two of the National League Championship Series. Joe Maddon has elected to have Jon Lester pitch Game 1 of the NLCS. The Cubs are not sure whether they will play Saturday in Los Angeles or New York yet but Lester […]

The Daily CCO: MLB Announces Start Times for First Two Games of NLCS, Cubs Going with Lester in Game 1?

Baseball’s Final Four is almost set. And by Thursday night, the Cubs will know if they are opening the NLCS in Los Angeles or New York. The Blue Jays and Royals will square off in the American League Championship Series that begins Friday in Kansas City. The Jays beat the Rangers in what was a […]

How the Cubs Starting Staff has Performed against the Mets and Dodgers

The Cubs will open the National League Championship Series on Saturday in either New York or Los Angeles. Games one and two of the NLCS will be at Citi Field or Dodger Stadium. Major League Baseball has not announced starting times. TBS will broadcast the NLCS and Pat Hughes, Ron Coomer and Len Kasper will […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Having Fun, Winning Ballgames and Moving On to the NLCS

The Cubs took the next step in the process Tuesday by winning the NLDS and now Joe Maddon’s team awaits the winner of the Dodgers-Mets series on Thursday. Counting the five post-season games, the Cubs are 50-20 since July 27 and have lost one game since Sept. 28. The Cubs played small ball in Game […]

Highlights from the Cubs Clincher

The Cubs took down the Cardinals and advanced to the National League Championship Series with Tuesday’s 6-4 victory at Wrigley Field. Joe Maddon’s team was able to celebrate winning a post-season series at Wrigley Field for the first time in franchise history. The Cubs outplayed the Cardinals in three straight games to take the series. […]

Cubs Lineup for Game 4 of NLDS

Joe Maddon posted his starting lineup for Game 4 of the National League Division Series. Starlin Castro is at second base and Javier Baez is starting at shortstop, batting ninth. The Cubs have not provided an update on Addison Russell, but he is not in the lineup. Maddon is sticking with Jorge Soler and will […]