Cubs Player Profile: RHP Tommy Hunter

With rumors swirling that the Cubs were working on a major deal between themselves and the San Diego Padres for RHP Tyson Ross and RHP Craig Kimbrel, the club opted at the deadline to deal instead for RHP Tommy Hunter of the Baltimore Orioles to shore up the bullpen. Let’s take a look at who […]


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Cubs Player Profile: RHP Dan Haren

Looking to fill a need in the rotation before the end of the non-waiver trade deadline, the Cubs made their first acquisition a couple of hours before the cut-off and picked up veteran RHP Dan Haren for minor leaguers SS Elliot Soto and RHP Ivan Pineyro. Let’s take a look how Dan Haren fits in […]


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Cubs Month in Review – July 2015

Even with a winning record for the month, July has been somewhat of a disappointment. The Cubs slipped to a game behind the Giants for the second wild card spot due to an 8-7 record after the All-Star break in 15 games against some poor teams. With just two months to go, the club appears […]


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The Daily CCO: Epstein Addresses Cubs Moves Prior to the Deadline and Other News and Notes

The Cubs topped the Brewers for the second night in a row and with their third straight win Friday moved within a game of the Giants in the NL Wild Card race. Yes, it is August 1 and scoreboard watching kicked into gear as the deadline passed. The Cubs made two additions prior to the […]


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The Daily CCO: The Last Day of July and Cubs News and Notes

It’s Deadline Day and with Thursday night’s come from behind win over the Brewers the Cubs guaranteed themselves a winning July. The Cubs will play meaningful games in August for the first time in six years. With one game left on the schedule, the Cubs are 14-12 in July after posting a 14-13 record in […]


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Tigers Trade LHP David Price to the Blue Jays

According to multiple reports, the Blue Jays have acquired LHP David Price from the Tigers. Three days after landing SS Troy Tulowitzki from the Rockies, Alex Anthopoulos pulled off another surprising move by trading for David Price. The Jays are sending LHP Daniel Norris, LHP Matt Boyd and LHP Jairo Labourt to the Tigers for Price. […]


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The Daily CCO: Miguel Montero is Close to Returning from Disabled List and Other Cubs News

Miguel Montero was in the Cubs’ clubhouse following Wednesday’s win over the Rockies and said he is close to returning from the disabled list. Montero is scheduled to travel with the team to Milwaukee after being re-examined by a hand specialist Thursday in Chicago. Montero has been hitting and catching bullpens at the Cubs’ facility […]


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Phillies Reportedly Trade Cole Hamels to the Rangers

If the numerous reports are correct, the Cubs nearly yearlong pursuit of LHP Cole Hamels is over. The Phillies have reportedly traded Cole Hamels to the Rangers. The eight-player deal that includes a lot of money exchanging hands is not official but is expected to be announced Thursday after the teams have reviewed the medicals […]


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Player Acquisition Cost: LHP David Price

Will they or won’t they? That’s a question on every Cubs fans mind when it comes to the trade deadline and David Price of the Detroit Tigers. With prizes like Ben Zobrist, Tyler Clippard and Jonathan Papelbon already off the board, some are wondering when the Cubs are going to get their turn on the […]


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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Has Big Night in Return to Iowa Cubs Lineup

Javier Baez was activated from the disabled list Tuesday and appeared in his first game for Iowa since June 7 when he broke his finger sliding into second base. In four rehab games for the AZL Cubs, Baez was 5-for-12 with a double and a walk. Baez batted third and played shortstop Tuesday. And Javier […]


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