Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/28/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Six: Cubs (ss) (10-14-1) vs. Rockies (13-11-2) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: WBBM 780-AM Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Jake Arrieta (2-1, 5.40, 1.70) vs. Jonathan Gray (0-1, 2.08, 0.92) Spring Training Game Twenty-Seven: Cubs (ss) (10-14-1) vs. Reds (11-10-3) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/13/15

Spring Training Game Ten: Cubs (ss) (1-7-1) vs. Indians (ss) (3-6) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Tsuyoshi Wada (0-0, 0.00, 1.00) vs. T.J. House (0-0, 3.60, 0.60) Spring Training Game Eleven: Cubs (ss) (1-7-1) vs. Athletics (ss) (7-2-1) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/05/15

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (ss) (0-0) vs. Athletics (2-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Travis Wood (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Barry Zito (0-0, -.–, -.–) Spring Training Game Two: Cubs (ss) (0-0) vs. Giants (0-2) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Using Stars to Promote Winning Atmosphere, News from Day Thirteen of Camp Maddon

The countdown to the Cactus League is over, the games begin today for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs open the exhibition season with a split-squad day for the first time in over a decade. Half of the spring roster with Joe Maddon calling the shots hosts the Oakland A’s at Sloan Park while the other […]


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The Daily CCO: Dave Martinez is Glad to be Back with the Cubs and Other News and Notes

Dave Martinez is returning to the Cubs, the organization he broke in with back in 1986 and was drafted by in 1983. Martinez spoke with Carrie Muskat about his homecoming. Martinez called the Cubs his second home and predicted Joe Maddon “will make it very interesting with the Cubs.” Maddon is going to rely on […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs One of Baseball’s Biggest Storylines in the New Year?

Saying the Cubs have raised expectations for next year this winter is an understatement. But since there haven’t been any expectations for the past four to five years, the only way to go is up. It all started on the last day of the season in Milwaukee when Anthony Rizzo was asked about his expectations […]


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The Daily CCO: Padres Talking to Phillies about Hamels? And Cubs News and Notes

According to a report from Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, the Padres and Phillies have discussed a trade for Cole Hamels. And those talks could include newly acquired Wil Myers. Bob Nightengale confirmed Ryan Lawrence’s report. The Padres are not on Cole Hamels no-trade list. The Phillies are looking for “two […]


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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant Picks Up Joe Bauman Award, Says Looking Forward to Future

Kris Bryant attended the Winter Meetings in San Diego to receive the awards he earned during the 2014 season. Bryant won the 2014 Joe Bauman Award for hitting the most home runs (42) in the minor leagues. Bryant spoke with Carrie Muskat after Monday’s luncheon and said he’s ready for next season. Bryant said it is […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs News, Notes and Rumors on the Eve of the Winter Meetings

The baseball world has set up shop at the Manchester Grand Hotel in San Diego for the Winter Meetings. It is expected to be a busy week throughout the game as teams attempt to fill holes on their rosters. The annual gathering does not officially begin until Monday, but the Twitter Machine figures to heat […]


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Cubs Announce Hiring of Dave Martinez and Joe Maddon’s Coaching Staff

The Cubs announced the hiring of Dave Martinez as the team’s bench coach Thursday and Joe Maddon’s entire coaching staff for the 2015 season. Brandon Hyde was shifted to first base coach, replacing Doug Dascenzo who was named first base coach on Oct. 9. Dascenzo will remain in the organization as outfield and baserunning coordinator […]


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