Video from the First Cubs Game of the Spring

The Cubs suited up for the first time Sunday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. Several members of the 2011 Cubs made their debut in blue pinstripes, including Matt Garza and Carlos Pena. Here is original video shot by the CCO from Sunday’s game against the Oakland A’s …

Video from the First Cubs Game of the Spring

The Cubs beat the A’s on Thursday at HoHoKam Park, 9-3. It was a beautiful day for baseball … and the Cubs’ offense pounded the ball. Granted it was just an exhibition game, but to see the Cubs on the field after such a long winter was more than a welcomed sight to see. The […]

You Tube Friday: Cubs Minor Leagues

Time to take a break from the latest on the Milton Bradley saga, if the Cubs have enough to trade for Curtis Granderson, if Marlon Byrd is worth a three-year, $24 million contract and the rumor mill. Next week figures to be full of roster movement (reserve lists must be filed by November 20) and […]

From the CCO Inbox – 07/24/09

Before the Cubs begin a seven-game homestand with the first of three against the Reds on Friday afternoon, it seems like the right time to empty out the CCO Inbox and pass along information we have received over the last month. So while Lou tries to get Milton Bradley on track and the offense performing […]

A Little Dis-N-Dat…Before the Cardinals Series

The Cubs open a big four-game series on Thursday afternoon against the Cardinals…and one thing is for sure, the only walks Lou Piniella’s staff should issue for the next four games is to Albert Pujols. With first pitch not until 1:20pm C.T., here are a few Cubs’ tidbits…including notes from Crane Kenney on WGN Radio, […]

New Faces in an Old Place…Video from Cubs’ Second Game of the Spring

Many of Jim Hendry’s off-season acquisitions took the field at HoHoKam Park against the Brewers on Thursday. The Cubs won the game 7-4, with the big hit coming off the bat of Jake Fox, a 3-run homer in the third. Joey Gathright was 3-for-3 with a walk, a run and a stolen base in his […]

Another Slow Start to the Spring

Spring Training Game Four – Cubs 6 Giants 8 WP – Jack Taschner (1-0) LP – Neal Cotts (0-1) Save – Julio Mateo (1) Felix Pie hit his 2nd home run in 4 games and Andres Torres added a 2-run shot in the 7th inning but the Cubs dropped their third Cactus League game in […]