Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Moves and Rumors Galore

The Cubs had an excellent week. Kris Bryant, Joe Maddon and Jake Arrieta all won major awards. And the weekend started with two additions to the 40-man roster and an incredibly busy Friday. Three relievers were officially added to the roster and four of the organization’s top prospects moved a step closer to reaching their […]

The Daily CCO: The BBWAA was Good to the Cubs, Bosio Signs an Extension and Other News and Rumors

Major awards week came to an end Thursday with the announcement of the Most Valuable Players. Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson took home the MVP awards and three Cubs were in the final voting. Anthony Rizzo was fourth in the voting for NL MVP, Jake Arrieta was sixth and Kris Bryant finished 11th after all […]

Anthony Rizzo Finishes Fourth in Voting for the National League MVP Award

The Nationals’ Bryce Harper was unanimously named the National League Most Valuable Player by the BBWAA. Harper is the youngest player in the history of the game to unanimously win the award. Harper received 420 points with all 30 first-place votes. Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks finished second with 234 points and the Reds’ Joey […]

The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Receives Heart and Hustle Award and Other Cubs News

A tip of the cap to all of the Veterans for what you’ve given to provide the freedom that we all enjoy on a daily basis Anthony Rizzo was named the Heart and Hustle Award winner Tuesday at the MLBPAA dinner. Rizzo called it an incredible honor and said, “There is still a lot more […]

Jason McLeod Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Jason McLeod, the Cubs Senior Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting, joined Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield at the top of the final half hour of Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score). Jason McLeod talked about Pierce Johnson, David Garner, Carl Edwards Jr., Duane Underwood Jr. and many of the young pitchers […]

Cubs 2015 Team Leaders – Offense

The 2015 Chicago Cubs outperformed expectations and were really two teams in one. In the first half, the Cubs tried to find an identity while Joe Maddon learned what worked and what did not. The Cubs stayed above .500 (47-40) before putting together a two-month run rarely, if never before seen from a Cubs’ team. […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – First Base

During the season, Cubs’ manager Joe Maddon showed a penchant for moving many of his star players like Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Starlin Castro, Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez around the diamond. Maddon is someone who loves versatility and the ability to mix and match in certain situations. Anthony Rizzo was one of the few […]

Cubs Have Zero Plans to Trade Kyle Schwarber

The front office could trade from the position player depth to acquire starting pitching this off-season. But Kyle Schwarber will not be one of the players moved if the Cubs go that direction. Rumors surfaced after the Cubs were eliminated from the playoffs that Schwarber would be traded to add pitching. The unfounded reports were […]

Well, That’s It Boys … Great Season! Cubs Lose Game 4 of NLCS – Mets 8, Cubs 3

National League Championship Series Game 4 – Cubs 3, Mets 8 WP – Bartolo Colon (1-0) LP – Jason Hammel (0-1) Save – None The Cubs season came to an end Wednesday night as the Mets completed the four-game sweep of the NLCS and advanced to the World Series. The Cubs were unable to slow […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Just Have to Show Up and Win

The Cubs are on the brink of elimination from the postseason after Tuesday’s loss in Game 3. It’s easy to say, but the Cubs just have to keep playing baseball. This team hasn’t quit all season and had the right perspective following Tuesday’s game. The Cubs are focused on winning Wednesday and extending the series. […]