The Daily CCO: Cubs Advance to the NLDS, Take on Cardinals in Best of Five Series

What a game! Joe Maddon’s Cubs announced their presence with authority Wednesday night in Pittsburgh behind Jake Arrieta. Kyle Schwarber and Dexter Fowler supplied the offense. After starting the game in left field, Kris Bryant moved to third base and made game changing plays with his glove. And Addison Russell showed a lot of maturity […]

Cubs Starting Lineup for NL Wild Card Game

Joe Maddon posted his starting lineup for Wednesday’s NL Wild Card Game. Kris Bryant is starting in left field. Kyle Schwarber in right field and Tommy La Stella is at third base batting fifth behind Anthony Rizzo. Cubs’ starting lineup: Dexter Fowler CF, Kyle Schwarber RF, Kris Bryant LF, Anthony Rizzo 1B, Tommy La Stella […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – August and September

The Cubs went on an amazing run in August and September and it was a four-game sweep over the Giants at Wrigley that propelled Joe Maddon’s team into the lead for the second Wild Card. The Cubs went 42-18 over the last 60 games with an offense led by Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Starlin […]

The Daily CCO: It’s Wild Card Wednesday for the Chicago Cubs

Major League Baseball’s post-season began Tuesday night in the Bronx. And the Astros advanced to the ALDS to take on the Royals after shutting out the Yankees 3-0. Houston was seemingly in control of the entire game despite the low score. The Cubs and Pirates square off Wednesday night (7:08pm CDT – TBS) to see […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – June and July

The Cubs played good ball in June and July while hovering around the five-game over .500 mark. The Cubs could not get over the hump until a series in late July in Milwaukee. Jake Arrieta found a groove and started an incredible run while Jon Lester also settled in with his new team. Balls started […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – April and May

While the Cubs are preparing for the organization’s first playoff game in seven years, it seemed like the appropriate time to look back month by month at the 2015 regular season. The Cubs seemingly provided one highlight after another and filled the season with countless memorable games. From the first win of the year against […]

The Daily CCO: Rizzo Nominated for Hank Aaron Award, Significant Increase in Cubs Ratings and Other News

The Cubs made their way to Pittsburgh on Monday night and have a work out scheduled at PNC Park on Tuesday afternoon (1:00pm CDT). Joe Maddon and Jake Arrieta are expected to hold a press conference prior to the team’s practice. It appears the weather is going to cooperate in Pittsburgh for the next two […]

Jake Arrieta Named National League Pitcher of the Month for September

For the second month in a row, Jake Arrieta was named the best pitcher in the National League. Major League Baseball announced its Player, Pitcher and Rookie of the Month for both leagues on Monday afternoon. Nolan Arenado (Rockies) and Shin-Soo Choo (Rangers) took home the Player of the Month awards while Francisco Lindor (Indians) and […]

Cubs Month in Review – September 2015

After a strong August, September and early October was more of the same for one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. The young squad got stronger as the season wound down and won their last eight games. With the wild card playoff game on Wednesday on every Cubs fans mind, let’s take a […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Preparing for Pittsburgh

The Cubs wrapped up the incredible regular season Sunday afternoon with their eighth straight win. The Cubs posted a 97-65 record, 32 games above .500 and is playing with a lot of confidence going into the one-game playoff Wednesday at PNC Park. The Cubs had the best road record in baseball during the regular season […]