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 […]

The Daily CCO: David Ross Set to Return Next Season and Other Cubs News

Veteran catcher David Ross told Nick Cafardo he will honor the final year of his contract and return to the Cubs next season. David Ross signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Cubs last off-season. Ross will make $2.25 million next year in what could be his last season as a player. Many in […]

MLB Pipeline Updates Cubs Prospect List to Include Eddy Julio Martinez

MLB Pipeline posted an update to its Cubs prospect list to include the recently signed 20-year old Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez. Eddy Julio Martinez was considered one of the top International prospects available during the current signing period. At least a dozen teams were interested in signing Martinez, who has been compared to Andruw […]

Cubs Month in Review – September 2015

After a strong August, September and early October was more of the same for one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. The young squad got stronger as the season wound down and won their last eight games. With the wild card playoff game on Wednesday on every Cubs fans mind, let’s take a […]

Twenty-Two Wins for Arrieta, Thirty Over for the Cubs – Cubs 6, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs 6, Brewers 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (22-6) LP – Ariel Pena (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta completed his historic second half with six shutout innings. Arrieta faced three over the minimum and recorded his 22nd win of the season. Anthony Rizzo homered and drove in three runs. […]

Haren Takes Care of Business, Cubs Top the Reds – Cubs 4, Reds 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 4, Reds 1 WP – Dan Haren (10-9, 3-2) LP – Josh Smith (0-3) Save – Travis Wood (3) Dan Haren tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball as Cubs’ pitchers allowed just three hits and an unearned run. The Cubs scored four times in the first inning with Tommy […]

Cubs Blanked Before Celebrating Post-Season Berth – Pirates 4, Cubs 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 0, Pirates 4 WP – Francisco Liriano (12-7) LP – Jason Hammel (9-7) Save – None The Cubs managed four hits Saturday and were shutout for the 10th time on the season. And Jason Hammel served up a three-run homer to Jordy Mercer in the fifth inning as the […]

Cubs’ Minor Leaguers Named to Yahoo Sports and Baseball America All-Star Teams

Yahoo Sports and Baseball America posted the post-season All-Star teams for the Minor Leagues. And six different players from the Cubs system received nods from the two publications. C Willson Contreras and INF Javier Baez were Minor League All-Stars according to Baseball America and Yahoo Sports. Contreras really improved his stock this season and is […]

The CCO Daily: Cubs Off Day News, Jorge Soler Update, the Bullpen and Other Notes

The Cubs are spending Monday’s off day in Pittsburgh, getting a short break before opening a four-game series in three days with Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader. The Cubs are 4-3 on the current 11-game, 11-day, three-city road trip after a disappointing weekend in Philadelphia. Typically a winning road trip is viewed as a positive, but in […]

Not Sunny for the Cubs in Philadelphia – Phillies 7, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 4, Phillies 7 WP – Dalier Hinojosa (1-0, BS 1) LP – Clayton Richard (3-2) Save – Ken Giles (13) The Cubs struggles with the Phillies continued Sunday. The Cubs had a bad day and dropped the series finale in Philadelphia. Dan Haren was rocked for three innings and […]