The Daily CCO: Hendricks Goes All the Way, Starlin Castro and Other Cubs News

Kyle Hendricks told the beat writers after his complete game Thursday in San Diego that it was a night he will remember for a long time. Less than a year after earning his first big league victory against the Padres, Hendricks recorded the first complete game shut out of his career in San Diego. Hendricks […]


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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Playing ‘Em All Close

The Cubs played another close game Wednesday night and edged out the Padres by a final of 3-2. The first two games in San Diego have been one-run games. The Cubs and Padres have each scored a total of six runs while splitting the two games. The Cubs have seemingly been in just about every […]


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Cubs Player Profile: Yoervis Medina

With the trade of Welington Castillo, the Cubs say goodbye to a player that has been a part of the organization since 2004 and welcome a new one with the acquisition of RHP Yoervis Medina. Let’s take a look at the player that caused the front office to finally end their three catcher experiment. On […]


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The Daily CCO: Two Backstops, Tommy La Stella Out for at Least a Month and Other Cubs News

The Cubs played six weeks of the season with three catchers on the active roster. The Cubs traded Welington Castillo to the Mariners Tuesday for RHP Yoervis Medina. While it was not the best situation, maybe having Castillo on the roster for as long as they did will benefit the team in the long run. […]


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Cubs Make-Up Game with Reds Scheduled for July 22

The Cubs announced Tuesday the game from April 25 against the Reds at Great American Ball Park that was rained out has been rescheduled. The Cubs and Reds will play a day-night doubleheader on July 22. Game one is scheduled to start at 11:35am CDT, game two has a first pitch slated for 5:10pm CDT. […]


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The Daily CCO: Three Cubs Make Weekly Prospect Team and Other News and Notes

MLB Pipeline released its prospect team on Monday. And the three Cubs received the weekly honor. 3B Kris Bryant, 1B Dan Vogelbach and C Kyle Schwarber grabbed three of the 10 spots. Which as Jim Callis said should not come as a surprise because the Cubs “have the best collection of young hitters that baseball […]


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Cubs Designate LHP Phil Coke for Assignment

Updated 7:56pm CDT – According to the transaction page on Cubs.com, LHP Phil Coke was designated for assignment on Monday. RHP Brian Schlitter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. RHP Dallas Beeler was optioned to Iowa and LHP Tsuyoshi Wada was activated from the 15-day DL. The Cubs’ 40-man roster officially stands at 38 players. According […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Ways to Tweak the Roster

The Cubs have Monday off and will spend a much-needed break in San Diego. The Cubs start a six-game trip with three against the Padres on Tuesday night that ends Sunday with the last of three in Phoenix with the Diamondbacks. The Cubs did not announce any roster moves after Sunday’s game. Joe Maddon did […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Now That Was a Good Homestand, Roster Moves, Minor Updates and Videos

The Cubs wrapped up the best seven-game stretch the franchise has seen since 2008 on Sunday, even with the loss to the Pirates in the finale. Sunday was frankly one of those games a team loses during a long season. After sweeping the Mets, the Cubs won a 12-inning game Friday afternoon with an unbelievable […]


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Cubs Announce LHP Tsuyoshi Wada to Start Wednesday in San Diego

A day after LHP Travis Wood was moved to the bullpen, Joe Maddon announced LHP Tsuyoshi Wada will step into the rotation and start Wednesday night in San Diego. The move to add Tsuyoshi Wada is the first of several changes expected to be made to the pitching staff. Maddon said Sunday the Cubs will […]


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