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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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are a Special Place for Jason McLeod and Other News

The Cubs got back on track Thursday night behind Jake Arrieta and started ‘American Legion’ week off with a win over the Braves. Joe Maddon wants his team to just show up to Wrigley ready to play. And the results were there for offense and defense in the opener with the Braves. The Cubs picked […]


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The Daily CCO: Time to Turn the Page and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs had a rough two games against a Tigers team that clicked on all cylinders offensively at Wrigley Field. And for as poor as the pitching staff performed, Joe Maddon’s team is 12-4 in August and owns a three-game lead for the final spot in the post-season tournament. The Cubs kick off a four-game […]


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Phillies Trade Chase Utley to Dodgers for a Pair of Prospects

The rumored trade between the Phillies and Dodgers was officially announced Wednesday night. The Phillies sent Chase Utley and cash to the Dodgers for INF Darnell Sweeney and RHP John Richy. The Phillies reportedly included $4 million of the $6 million owed to Utley in the deal. Reports throughout the day indicated Chase Utley had […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Tweak Rotation, Starlin Castro and Other News

Tuesday night and into Wednesday did not go the Cubs way. Not only did Joe Maddon’s team lose to the Tigers, but also slipped in the Wild Card Standings. The Pirates topped the D-Backs 9-8 in 15 innings and the Giants beat the Cardinals 2-0. The Cubs will enter play Wednesday three behind the Pirates […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Improve Standing in NL Wild Card Race and Other Off-Day News and Notes

Monday was the Cubs last scheduled day off until Sept. 3 and while no one on Joe Maddon’s team threw a pitch or swung a bat, the Cubs gained ground in the NL Wild Card race. The Cubs moved to within two games of the Pirates on Monday for home field advantage in the NL […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing September Call-Ups

With two weeks remaining in August, the Cubs are discussing which players on the 40-man roster will be called up in September with the roster expands. Joe Maddon talked to the Tribune about the possible additions to the active roster. “I’ve always liked the nugget or two that you draw from the minor league system, […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Crosstown Meat Loaf and Keeping Tabs on Utley

The Cubs ran the winning streak to nine games before the string ended at the hands of Chris Sale on Sunday afternoon. The Cubs won the series on the South Side and even with the loss, Joe Maddon’s team is 15-2 in the last 17 games. Off the field, MLB Pipeline ranked the Cubs as […]


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