Kris Bryant and Matt Szczur Homer in Cubs Third Loss of the Spring – Rockies 7, Cubs 5

Spring Training Game Four – Cubs 5, Rockies 7 WP – Brett Marshall (1-0) LP – Jason Hammel (0-1, BS 1) Save – Brooks Brown (1) Kris Bryant hit a mammoth two-run shot in the second inning that put the Cubs on the board. Albert Almora turned a single in to a Cubs run. Matt […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 03/07/15

Spring Training Game Four: Cubs (0-2-1) vs. Rockies (0-3) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: WBBM 780-AM Location – Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Scottsdale Jason Hammel (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Brett Marshall (0-0, -.–, -.–) The Cubs hit the road this afternoon and travel to Scottsdale to take […]


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Olt’s Bolt Not Enough, Spring Opener Ends in a Tie – Cubs 2, Athletics 2

Spring Training Game One – Cubs (ss) 2, A’s 2 – 9 innings WP – None LP – None Save – None On a picture perfect Chamber of Commerce Day in front of 11,132 at Sloan Park, the Cubs could not ride out a Mike Olt two-run homer in the second inning and played the […]


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Let Joe Maddon’s Experiments Begin

It’s the start of the Cubs Cactus League schedule and time for the mad scientist’s experiments to begin … Joe Maddon sent the first signal Wednesday that this Spring Training is going to be anything but predictable. While the Cubs’ skipper didn’t post his lineups for the Cactus League openers, he did say that Anthony […]


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The Daily CCO: Classic Rock, Manny Ramirez and Cubs News from Day Six of Camp Maddon

Countdown to Cubs Cactus League Openers: 7 days Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein, Crane Kenney and Joe Maddon addressed the team prior to Wednesday’s first full squad workout. Maddon finished the talk with his team on the field before blasting Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen through the PA during warmups. […]


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Cubs Storylines of the Spring: The Infield

The Cubs Storylines of the Spring series continues with a look at the infielders in big league camp. While the Cubs have two positions in the infield to find answers for this spring, it’s imperative for the Cubs success this season for Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro to stay healthy throughout the spring and prepare […]


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Cubs 2015 Spring Training Preview: First Base

With several spots up for grabs and a lot of young players on the cusp of the majors, first base is one of the spots with no competition going into Spring Training. However, a lot does ride on the player who will man it all year so let’s take a look at what we can […]


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The Daily CCO: Baseball Begins, News and Notes the Day Before Cubs Pitchers and Catchers Report

Countdown to Pitchers and Catchers Reporting to Mesa: 1 day Baseball’s off-season officially comes to an end today as five teams open camp in Arizona and Florida. For the Cubs, the team wraps up its organizational meetings today as the early birds to Mesa continue to get their work in. It’s been one of the […]


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The Daily CCO: Mike Olt Has Sights Set on Opening Day Job with the Cubs

Countdown to Pitchers and Catchers Reporting to Mesa: 8 days Mike Olt has already reported to the Cubs’ facility and he’s eager to apply the lessons he learned last year according to a report from Carrie Muskat. Olt showed the power that made him an untouchable prospect a couple of years ago. Olt smacked 12 […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Gives Back, Josh Vitters Moves On and Other Cubs News and Notes

Anthony Rizzo recently gave back to the cancer center that treated him. According to a report from Carrie Muskat, the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation “made a gift of $250,000 to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami School of Medicine.” The money was raised through fundraisers and will be “used to support […]


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