The Daily CCO: Cubs Baseball is Back, It’s Opening Day!

Happy Easter The Countdown is over … The Cubs open the 2015 season tonight against the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s Jon Lester versus Adam Wainwright in Joe Maddon’s first game as Cubs’ manager. And the old ballyard that is filled with tributes to the greatest player in franchise history will be buzzing with an excitement […]


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Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs Prior to the Season Opener

Jed Hoyer joined Bruce Levine and Mike Esposito Saturday morning on Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score). Hoyer was in Oklahoma City driving back to Chicago from Arizona. The Cubs GM took time to answer several questions about his ball club on the eve of Opening Night. Jed Hoyer talked about the front office’s decision […]


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MLB Still Investigating Tampering Charges Filed Against the Cubs, Process Will Continue into the Season

According to a report from the Sun-Times, Major League Baseball has not made a decision on the tampering charges filed by the Rays against the Cubs for hiring Joe Maddon. And the process “will continue into the season.” The Sun-Times report did not provide a timeframe as to when MLB will finally make its ruling […]


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The Daily CCO: The End of an Era for the Chicago Cubs

Sunday’s season finale is the end of the longest partnership in Major League Baseball. 720 WGN Radio has been broadcasting Cubs games since 1925 and has been the exclusive radio partner of the Cubs since 1959. After WGN opted out of its contract with the Cubs last October, the Cubs and WGN could not negotiate […]


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The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein Said Rick Renteria Absolutely Will Return, Mike Olt to Work in the Outfield

Before Rick Renteria was tossed for the sixth time this season Friday night, Theo Epstein was asked if Rick Renteria would be back for his second season as Cubs manager in 2015. Epstein said Renteria would absolutely be back, but “there could be changes with the coaching staff.” The front office is reportedly very happy […]


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Kyle Hendricks Will Not Start Season Finale, Pitched Enough Innings This Year

Rick Renteria announced prior to Friday’s game that Kyle Hendricks would not start the last game of the season. Jacob Turner will make the start instead and take on Mike Fiers in the season finale. Renteria said nothing is physically wrong with Hendricks, just that he’s pitched enough this season between Triple-A Iowa and the […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs News and Notes from the Last Off Day of the 2014 Season

This is it, the last three games and the final weekend of Cubs baseball until late February, early March. It has been another challenging year at the big league level while the organization as a whole had a good year. Plus, the Wrigley Field Restoration project is set to begin in earnest as soon as […]


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The Daily CCO: Jake Arrieta Put a Bow on a Breakout Season and Other Cubs News

Jake Arrieta began the year on the disabled list and as an afterthought. To Arrieta’s credit he got healthy, turned in the best season of his career and pitched his way on to the headlines. In his last start of the year, Jake Arrieta allowed one unearned run on two hits with a walk to […]


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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs and the Makings of a Very Dominant Offense with ESPN Chicago

Jesse Rogers spoke with Theo Epstein earlier this week and discussed on-base percentage, walks, the way Epstein views strikeouts, Arismendy Alcantara and sports medicine with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein thinks the Cubs have the makings of a very dominant offense. And if he and Jed Hoyer can add some guys that […]


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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro Not Expected to Play Again This Season

According to multiple reports, Starlin Castro will not play again this season. Castro is still in a walking boot and with only four games remaining on the schedule Rick Renteria said Tuesday it would be difficult for him to return this year. Starlin Castro has not stopped rehabbing the sprain left ankle that appears to […]


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