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 […]

Chris Bosio Talks Jake Arrieta, Jeff Samardzija and Cubs Baseball on Inside the Clubhouse

Chris Bosio, the Cubs pitching coach, joined Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield during Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) to talk about Jake Arrieta winning the Cy Young Award and his relationship with one of the best pitchers in the game. Jordan Bernfield did not allow the interview to end without asking about Jeff […]

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 […]

Jeff Samardzija Met with Theo Epstein Reportedly about Possible Return to the Cubs

News hit the wire Wednesday night that Theo Epstein and Jeff Samardzija were seen together in public. With the Cubs being linked to Samardzija on a regular basis as the front office focuses on adding pitching to the roster, the public meeting only added to the rumors he could re-sign this winter. Bruce Levine explained […]

Reported Mutual Interest in a Cubs, Samardzija Reunion

It’s been well-documented since the end of the Cubs’ season, the front office plans to add pitching, pitching and more pitching to the roster this winter. The Cubs would preferably acquire at least a top of the rotation arm and a veteran starter that can supply innings in the middle of the rotation. The Cubs […]

Cubs 2015 Team Leaders – Pitching

The Cubs 2015 pitching staff will be remembered by the season turned in by Jake Arrieta. And his historic second half alone should make him the fifth Cy Young award winner in franchise history. Jake Arrieta dominated after the break like no other starting pitcher the game has ever seen. Arrieta was 12-1 in 15 […]

Cubs Plan to Approach Scott Boras about a Long-Term Extension for Jake Arrieta

Jake Arrieta had an incredible season and his historic second half had a big impact on the run the Cubs went on that took the team all the way to the National League Championship Series. Theo Epstein talked about Jake Arrieta’s performance, his leadership in the clubhouse and the possibility of the Cubs signing Jake […]

Cubs Invite Joe Maddon’s Entire Coaching Staff Back for Next Season

During his end of season press conference Thursday, Theo Epstein confirmed the coaching staff has been invited back for next year. The front office is very happy with the results on the field at the big league level. And unless another team calls, Joe Maddon’s entire coaching staff will return for the 2016 season. Along […]

The Daily CCO: It’s Tuesday, Time for Cubs to Start a One-Game Winning Streak

With manic Monday out of the way, it’s a new day. And the Cubs have date Tuesday night with the Mets at the old ballyard. The Cubs were all on the same page during Monday’s workout at Wrigley. From the players to Joe Maddon to the coaching staff and front office no one is panicking […]

The Daily CCO: MLB Announces Start Times for First Two Games of NLCS, Cubs Going with Lester in Game 1?

Baseball’s Final Four is almost set. And by Thursday night, the Cubs will know if they are opening the NLCS in Los Angeles or New York. The Blue Jays and Royals will square off in the American League Championship Series that begins Friday in Kansas City. The Jays beat the Rangers in what was a […]