The Daily CCO: David Ross Signing with Cubs Considered One of Last Season’s Best Moves and Other News

Buster Olney led off his column Monday with a list of the 12 great moves that proved integral for teams last year. And the Cubs signing David Ross to a two-year contract last off-season checked in at No. 9 in Olney’s ranking. About the addition of David Ross and what he meant for the Cubs, […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – Starting Rotation

The Chicago Cubs surprised many across baseball by finishing with 97 wins, third most in all of baseball. The ascension of young hitters like Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo take much of the credit, but the pitching as a staff deserve more praise. As a whole, ten players made a start […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Flipping the Switch to the Off-Season

The Cubs shifted into off-season mode Thursday afternoon as Theo Epstein held his end of the season press conference. All of the reports linked in this roundup are must reads. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been transparent and honest since taking over baseball operations four years ago. A lot can be learned by reading […]

The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro Nine Years Later and Other Cubs News and Notes

It was on this date in 2006 the Cubs signed 16-year old Starlin Castro as an amateur free agent. Castro made his big league debut on May 7, 2010 with an incredible performance at Great American Ball Park. Castro hit a home run and a triple in five at bats and drove in six runs. […]

The Daily CCO: Dan Haren Retires, Cubs Moving to The Score and Derek Johnson Leaves Organization

The first day of the Cubs’ off-season was a rather busy one. Theo Epstein held his end of the season press conference in the afternoon and talked for close to an hour. Epstein answered every question and provided detailed answers to a variety of topics. Check back throughout the weekend as the information from his […]

Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – June and July

The Cubs played good ball in June and July while hovering around the five-game over .500 mark. The Cubs could not get over the hump until a series in late July in Milwaukee. Jake Arrieta found a groove and started an incredible run while Jon Lester also settled in with his new team. Balls started […]

Dan Haren Set to Retire after Cubs Post-Season Run

Dan Haren confirmed Sunday after his win against the Brewers at Miller Park that he will be calling it a career after the Cubs’ playoff run. Haren told the beat writers, “I have no desire to pitch next year. That was it for me.” Haren said he would be ready to pitch in the post-season […]

Cubs Month in Review – September 2015

After a strong August, September and early October was more of the same for one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. The young squad got stronger as the season wound down and won their last eight games. With the wild card playoff game on Wednesday on every Cubs fans mind, let’s take a […]

Ninety-Seven Wins – Cubs 3, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 3, Brewers 1 WP – Dan Haren (11-9) LP – Jorge Lopez (1-1) Save – Travis Wood (4) Anthony Rizzo drove in a pair of runs with a single in the first inning. The Cubs scored all three runs in the opening frame and gave Dan Haren and the […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 10/04/15

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two: Cubs (96-65) vs. Brewers (68-93) Game Time – 2:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Dan Haren (10-9, 3.67/1.15/4.68) vs. Jorge Lopez (1-0, 5.40/2.00/1.54) It’s Game 162, the last day of what has […]