Day Two of 2016 Cubs Convention: Joe Maddon and the Coaching Staff

The third session on Day Two of the 2016 Cubs Convention was also hosted by Len Kasper and featured Joe Maddon and his coaching staff. The session started late, there was a problem with the elevators, and Joe Maddon didn’t arrive until the Cubs’ coaching staff had been introduced. Dave Martinez, Chris Bosio, Lester Strode, […]

Cubs Off-Season Scorecard

The Cubs have been incredibly busy this off-season, one of the most active teams in the game. With all of the changes over a two-plus month time span, it seemed like an appropriate time to post a recap of the roster moves the front office has made to this point as well as provide a […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Rumors, Jed Hoyer, Rumors, Theo Epstein and More Rumors

It’s the rumor season throughout baseball and there were plenty of them about the Cubs over the last three days. Two rather significant trades have already been made and many think it will be an active winter for trades in the game. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer talked about the Cubs after spending a week […]

The Daily CCO: Dave Martinez No Longer in Mix for Dodgers Job and Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Friday was another busy day around baseball as players accepted and rejected qualifying offers from their former teams. For the first time a player accepted a qualifying offer, in fact there were three players that took the $15.8 million offer for next season and will return to their team for another year. Colby Rasmus, Matt […]

The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Receives Heart and Hustle Award and Other Cubs News

A tip of the cap to all of the Veterans for what you’ve given to provide the freedom that we all enjoy on a daily basis Anthony Rizzo was named the Heart and Hustle Award winner Tuesday at the MLBPAA dinner. Rizzo called it an incredible honor and said, “There is still a lot more […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Price, Samardzija Updates, Qualifying Offers, BA Prospect Ranking and Rumors

It was a very busy first full weekend in November for the Chicago Cubs that started with the release of a new logo to celebrate the franchise playing 100 years at Wrigley Field. Friday was the deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to free agents. Dexter Fowler received an offer and he’s expected to […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Shutdown Contreras, Martinez to Interview with Dodgers and Other News

The AFL Fall Stars Game is Saturday night (7:00pm CST). The game will be televised on MLB Network and MLB.com and Mike Ferrin will call the action on MLB Network. Jeimer Candelario and Corey Black are expected to play in the game. Unfortunately, the No. 2 prospect in the Cubs’ system will not be participating. […]

The Daily CCO: South Bend Cubs Receives Top Minor League Honor

The South Bend Cubs, the Class-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, won the 42nd annual John H. Johnson President’s Award. The award has been given out each year since 1974 to “honor the complete baseball franchise.” “This is an award we have to share with every fan in every city, town and village from a […]

Cubs Invite Joe Maddon’s Entire Coaching Staff Back for Next Season

During his end of season press conference Thursday, Theo Epstein confirmed the coaching staff has been invited back for next year. The front office is very happy with the results on the field at the big league level. And unless another team calls, Joe Maddon’s entire coaching staff will return for the 2016 season. Along […]

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 […]