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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

It was a “system sweep” on Sunday as all of the Cubs’ affiliates came away victorious. South Bend used a 5-for-5 performance by shortstop Gleyber Torres, while All-Star Jonathan Martinez tossed a two-hitter for Myrtle Beach. Tennessee had a second successful rehab start by Jacob Turner, and Iowa received another good outing from Dallas Beeler. […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/10/15

Early summer rains were the norm to start this week, as three of the four affiliates were rained out on Monday and South Bend lost both games to weather. Doubleheaders ensued as Myrtle Beach split a pair with Frederick, and Chesny Young remaining a hitting machine. Tennessee also split as they suffered the indignity of […]

The Daily CCO: Schwarber Not Likely a DH Option, Best Case for Baez is Six Weeks and Other Cubs News

The Cubs return to the field tonight with the first of two in Detroit. The Cubs could tweak the roster for the upcoming games against the Tigers, Reds, Indians and Twins. But based on what Jason McLeod said Monday night, the roster changes will not include Kyle Schwarber. There has been a lot of speculation, […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/05/15

An infielder is knocking at the door for the majors, but it’s not who you think it is. Christian Villanueva has had a monster week, with four home runs in four games for Iowa. In Tennessee, the Smokies have moved into first place thanks to efforts of pitchers Ryan Williams and Felix Pena. It was […]