The Daily CCO: Jason Heyward, One of the Most Interesting People in Baseball and Other Cubs News

According to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, Jason Heyward is the third most interesting person in baseball as the New Year begins. Crasnick released his list of the 16 most interesting people in the game, and the Cubs’ new outfielder ranked behind the Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke and Red Sox Ace, David Price. After Heyward rounding out the […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs to Embrace Expectations in 2016

Happy New Year! It’s a New Year and with coming off the season the Cubs had, the expectations for the team are going to be enormous. The Cubs are already being talked about as one of the best teams in all of baseball, at least on paper. The goal is the same this year as […]

The Daily CCO: Bryant Gets Engaged, Baez Plays Center and Other Cubs News and Rumors

Kris Bryant made headlines Tuesday night when he announced on Twitter he asked his longtime girlfriend Jessica Delp to marry him. Bryant tweeted along with a photo, “Only took me eight years, but I can’t wait to marry my best friend! Perfect way to end an unforgettable year.” One of his teammates was not very […]

Not So Fast on Jason Heyward Hitting Leadoff for Cubs

After the Cubs signed Jason Heyward, the different lineup combinations Joe Maddon could use next season made the way around the Internet from various media outlets. And most of the lineups had Heyward hitting leadoff for the Cubs. Patrick Mooney talked to Maddon about what his lineup could look like next year. Maddon said the first […]

Anthony Rizzo’s Top Games and Highlights of 2015

Anthony Rizzo had an excellent year, one that might be overlooked somewhat due to Jake Arrieta’s second half and subsequent NL Cy Young Award, Kris Bryant being named NL Rookie of the Year and the breakout performance turned in by Kyle Schwarber. Rizzo’s sensational season was recognized by the BBWAA when he finished fourth in […]

The Biggest Longballs of 2015 from Twelve Cubs

The Cubs punished more than their share of baseballs last season. The Cubs seemingly filled the 162-game schedule with one memorable moment after the other and most involved a ball leaving the park or at the very least an extra-base knock. As a team, the Cubs collected 1,341 hits, which placed them 14th in the […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs-Cardinals Front and Center in December and Other News and Rumors

The Cubs and Cardinals continued taking jabs at one another Tuesday. And if the sparring the two long-time rivals have done this off-season is any indication, it’s going to be very interesting when the two teams square off next season. Theo Epstein said last week, “The Cardinals are going to be a formidable opponent next […]

The Daily CCO: Bryant Ranked Fifth Best Third Sacker, Update on Cahill and Cubs News and Rumors

Baseball’s second season kicks into high gear this week. Wednesday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to unsigned players for next season. And Baseball’s Winter Meetings officially begin next Monday. Many in the game are expecting a busy five days leading up to the weekend and the start of the Meetings. Buster Olney […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Big Helping of Rumors with Lots of Leftovers

The extra-long Holiday Weekend was filled with more rumors than actually movement throughout the game. That was until Sunday morning when news surfaced the Tigers and RHP Jordan Zimmermann had agreed to terms on a five-year, $110 million contract. One possible option for the Cubs to upgrade the rotation was taken off the board with […]

The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is Fourth on Olney’s List of First Basemen and Other Cubs News

The Cubs have one of the best young position player cores in all of baseball that is led by a grizzled veteran, the 26-year old Anthony Rizzo. Anthony Rizzo was often overlooked by the media this past season but received the acknowledgement he deserved when he finished fourth in the voting for National League Most […]