Cubs Receive Good News on Jason Hammel, Not Expected to Miss Any Time

According to multiple reports, the MRI on Jason Hammel’s left hamstring came back positive and he is expected to avoid the disabled list. The MRI did not reveal any damage, structural issues or strain. Jason Hammel is expected to make his next start after the break. The Cubs will move him back a couple of […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – Game Two – 07/07/15

Game Eighty-Three: Cubs (45-37) vs. Cardinals (54-29) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Dallas Beeler (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Tim Cooney (0-0, 5.40/1.68/6.68) Joe Maddon turns to rookie right hander Dallas Beeler in the nightcap […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – Game One – 07/07/15

Game Eighty-Two: Cubs (44-37) vs. Cardinals (54-28) Game Time – 12:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.80/1.03/2.73) vs. Tyler Lyons (2-0, 5.09/1.52/4.39) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Cardinals have a full day […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant are All-Stars, Rafael Soriano and Other Cubs News

The Cubs will have two players representing the organization in the upcoming All-Star Game … Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. Reserves and the pitching staffs for the National League and American League squads were announced Monday night and the Cubs top two position players will be in Cincinnati next week. Joe Maddon told Rizzo and […]


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The Daily CCO: An Important Week for the Cubs

After posting back-to-back victories over the weekend, the Cubs have the opportunity to wrap up what is viewed as the first half of the season on high note. The Cubs most important stretch of the season to date begins Monday night at Wrigley with the first of four games in three days against the Cardinals. […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon’s Rotation Plans, Soler Back This Weekend? And Cubs News and Rumors

It’s time for baseball, fireworks and a long homestand at Wrigley Field. The Cubs return from the road (3-3) and will spend the next 10 days leading up to the All-Star break at home. The Cubs were on the road for a majority of June, the team just finished a stretch of playing 20 out […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/01/15

The Cubs’ affiliates have a new first place team as the Eugene Emeralds took the top spot thanks to the hot hitting of Donnie Dewees and Matt Rose. South Bend remained in first place due to excellent pitching from Tommy Thorpe and Corbin Hoffner. A 4-for-4 performance by Jeimer Candelario got Myrtle Beach their first […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/15

The end of an exciting week saw three affiliates start the second half of their seasons as Tennessee got a big boost from catcher Taylor Davis. South Bend also started off with a win as Jason Vosler went deep. Iowa swept a doubleheader thanks to an excellent pitching performance by Carlos Pimentel and Eugene took […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/15

As the first half of the minor league season closed, all teams are now in play as both the Northwest League and the Arizona Rookie League opened this weekend. The first half concluded with Myrtle Beach the Carolina League South Division Champions on the strength of pitchers Josh Conway and Daury Torrez. First round draft […]


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