The Daily CCO: Justin Grimm Beginning Rehab with Iowa and Other Cubs News

According to multiple reports, RHP Justin Grimm has been assigned to Triple-A Iowa to begin a rehab assignment. As of Sunday night, Grimm had not been added to Iowa’s roster. Grimm has been on the DL with right forearm inflammation since April 10, retroactive to April 2, and has not pitched in a game since […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: News, Roster Moves and a Rumor, but No Meat Loaf

The weekend started out on a positive note with Jon Lester picking up his first win and Addison Russell going deep for the first time in the big leagues. But the other two games against the Brewers didn’t go the Cubs way. The Cubs made a couple of roster moves and Welington Castillo found himself […]


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The Daily CCO: Edwards is Adjusting to New Role and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs caught many by surprise when Carl Edwards Jr. (C.J. Edwards) was moved to the pen at the beginning of the season. The Cubs liked what they saw from Edwards while he was in big league camp in short stints. Plus the front office was looking for a way to limit his innings this season. […]


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The Daily CCO: MLB Changes a Draft Rule, Players Can Be Traded After World Series and Cubs News

According to a report from Dave Cameron, Major League Baseball and the Players Association closed a loophole in the rules and beginning this year teams will be able to trade players selected in the most recent draft the day after the conclusion of the World Series. In what be known and labeled as the Trea […]


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Cubs Month In Review – April 2015

What a difference a year makes. With the front office adding some quality veterans and bringing up two of its most heralded prospects, the team posted a 12-8 record for April, the organization’s first winning record in April since 2008. Let’s take a look at why the Cubs made such a giant leap to start […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Show Significant Ratings Increase, Pace-of-Play and Other News and Notes

The buzz the Cubs created in the off-season and throughout Spring Training translated into “massive year-to-year TV ratings” on Comcast SportsNet. Comcast SportsNet announced Thursday, the day after the Cubs wrapped up its first winning April in seven years (2008), that the Cubs “posted significant television ratings for the first month of the 2015 MLB […]


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Javier Baez Reports to Iowa, Plays First Game of Season

Javier Baez reported to the Iowa Cubs on Thursday afternoon and played in his first game of the season on the last day of April. Baez was in the starting lineup, batted third and played second base. Javier Baez went 1-for-6 with a double and three strikeouts in Iowa’s 4-2 loss in 13 innings to […]


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Online Voting is Underway for the 2015 All-Star Game … Rizzo, Castro, Bryant Headline Cubs Ballot

Major League Baseball posted the ballot for the 2015 All-Star Game Wednesday. For the first time, voting for the Mid-Summer Classic has been limited to the Internet. Paper ballots will not available at ballparks this year. Online and mobile voting ends July 2 at 10:59pm CDT. The 86th Annual All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Grind Out a Winning Month and Other News and Notes

The Cubs finished the first month of the season with a 12-8 record and showed steady improvement throughout April. The team ended April with the third best on-base percentage (.329) in the National League behind the Dodgers (.345) and Cardinals (.331) … and fourth in the Senior Circuit in walks (71) seven behind the league […]


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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Off and Running

These Cubs are fun to watch and Joe Maddon has his team playing good ball right now. The Cubs posted their fourth straight win Tuesday night behind five two-out run scoring hits. The Cubs have scored all 10 runs in the first two games of the Pirates series on hits with two outs. The Cubs […]


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