Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 04/11/10

Game Six: Cubs (2-3) vs. Reds (2-3) Game Time – 12:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 175 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Tom Gorzelanny (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Mike Leake (0-0, -.–/-.–) The Cubs have a chance to complete their first road trip of the season […]

How the 2010 Chicago Cubs Roster was Constructed

The Cubs began Spring Training with 39 players on their 40-man roster … and the roster figures to have a couple of additions and subtractions before Opening Day in Atlanta. 14 players came to the Cubs via the trade route, six signed as free agents, ten were drafted by the Cubs, five signed as non-drafted […]

Cubs Spring Schedule Set … Moves on the Horizon

The NL and AL Manager of the Year honors were handed out on Wednesday … with Mike Scioscia and former Chicago Cub, Jim Tracy winning the awards. The NL Cy Young will be announced on Thursday with one of two Redbirds expected finish in the top spots in the voting. The Cubs announced their 2010 […]

Robnett Outrighted to Triple-A

In the midst of announcing the latest cuts from the Spring Training roster on Tuesday, the Cubs outrighted Richie Robnett to Triple-A Iowa. With the procedural move, Robnett was removed from the Cubs’ 40-man roster and created a valuable vacancy on their Major League roster. With the move, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 38 […]

Seven Days and Eight Players Later….An Updated Look at the Cubs Roster

Many words can be used to describe the last week for the Chicago Cubs, but boring cannot be one of them….and Jim Hendry might not be done. Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park a week from Friday and the team that won 97 games a year ago will have several new faces. On January […]

Are the Cubs Done for the Off-Season?

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in a little over two weeks and once some big football game on Sunday is completed, the baseball season will unofficially begin. This off-season has been like few others in the history of the game. There are several ‘big name‘ free agents still without jobs which should result […]

Done Tweaking? A Look at the Cubs Roster

Reportedly Jim Hendry has more changes in store for Lou Piniella before pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park on February 13th. The roster Piniella will have to play with in Arizona has begun to take shape with several additions, subtractions and non-roster invitations. The Cubs do not have an empty spot on their 40-man […]

Cubs Add to the 40-man Roster

According to a report in the Daily Herald, the Cubs added three players to their 40-man roster a day before the November 20th deadline. Mitch Atkins, Justin Berg and Marcos Mateo. Atkins and Berg pitched for Triple-A Iowa last season while Mateo was with the Daytona Cubs in Class-A ball. The Cubs 40-man roster now […]

Petrick Outrighted to Triple-A

According to the transaction wire on, Billy Petrick cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday. Along with Carmen Pignatiello and Casey McGehee, the Cubs have opened three spots on their 40-man roster since the end of the season.

New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year from everyone here at the CCO!!!! Could this be the year? While everyone is gearing up for a full day of College Football, here are a few numbers to remember…. 45, 59 and 91….as in 45 days until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training on February 14th, 59 days until the […]