The Daily CCO: Cubs Keep Chasing and Other News and Notes

The Cubs’ strikeout totals keep making headlines and the swings and misses figures to increase before it gets better. The Cubs added two inexperienced hitters getting their first look at big league pitching to a roster that did more than its fair share of striking out prior to Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez becoming part […]

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The Daily CCO: Whole Lotta Swingin’ Going On, Weekend Headlines and Other Cubs News

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs and an excitement around the team that has been missing with Javier Baez making his Wrigley Field debut. The Cubs salvaged the finale against the Rays with yet another extra innings game, the sixth time in 12 games it took more than nine innings to […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Ramirez and Turner, Option Rusin to Iowa and Place Schlitter on 15-day DL

The Cubs made four roster moves prior to Sunday’s finale against the Rays. RHP Neil Ramirez was activated from the 15-day DL. RHP Jacob Turner was added to the 25-man roster and LHP Chris Rusin was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the 25-man roster to activate both Ramirez and Turner, RHP Brian […]

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Cubs Go Down Swinging – Rays 4, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Fourteen: Cubs 3, Rays 4 – 10 innings WP – Brad Boxberger (3-1, BS 2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-4) Save – None The Cubs played free baseball for the fifth time in 10 games but ended up on the wrong end of one-run game again Friday as the Cubs dropped the […]

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A Baez Blast Beats the Rockies in Extra Innings – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (3-3, BS 4) LP – Boone Logan (2-2) Save – Carlos Villanueva (2) Welcome to the Big Leagues Javier Baez … Javier Baez led off the top of the 12th with the game tied at five in search of his first […]

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Dodgers Hanley the Cubs Another Extra Innings Loss – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred-Nine: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – 12 innings WP – Jamey Wright (4-2) LP – Blake Parker (1-1) Save – None It took extra innings for the third time in five days to decide the outcome of a Cubs game. And for the second time the Cubs ended up on the losing end […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Jake Arrieta Deals a W for the Cubs – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game One Hundred-Seven: Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-2) LP – Pedro Hernandez (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Jake Arrieta took a perfect game into the fifth inning and ending up limiting the Rockies to one run over seven innings while the offense was patient enough in the sixth inning to […]

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Cubs Unable to Deliver the Wright Ending in Extra Innings – Rockies 6, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred-Six: Cubs 4, Rockies 6 – 10 innings WP – Rob Scahill (1-0) LP – Wesley Wright (0-2) Save – Adam Ottavino (1) For the second game in a row, the Cubs and Rockies needed extra innings to decide the outcome after a Cubs’ third baseman game tying two-run homer. Wesley Wright could […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Recall LHP Chris Rusin from Triple-A Iowa, Option Blake Parker to Iowa

The Cubs announced Wednesday afternoon LHP Chris Rusin has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa and is available out of the pen for Wednesday’s game. The Cubs recalled Rusin in order to add an arm to a bullpen that had to cover 12 innings Tuesday night into Wednesday morning in relief of Edwin Jackson. Rick Renteria […]

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