Theo Epstein Talks Cubs and the Makings of a Very Dominant Offense with ESPN Chicago

Jesse Rogers spoke with Theo Epstein earlier this week and discussed on-base percentage, walks, the way Epstein views strikeouts, Arismendy Alcantara and sports medicine with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein thinks the Cubs have the makings of a very dominant offense. And if he and Jed Hoyer can add some guys that […]

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Cubs Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen, Eric Jokisch and Tsuyoshi Wada to Start at Miller Park

Rick Renteria announced Tuesday the Cubs rotation for the last three games of the season at Miller Park. And the Cubs will send Eric Jokisch, Tsuyoshi Wada and Kyle Hendricks to the hill against the Brewers. Renteria said Edwin Jackson has been moved to the bullpen for the last four games of the season. According […]

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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Excited about Cubs as Season Comes to an End

It’s the final week of the baseball season for the Chicago Cubs and the journey that began in February at the Cubs brand new complex comes to an end in six days at Miller Park. It has been another year of change at the big league level for the Cubs and for the first time […]

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The CCO Daily: Chris Coghlan had a Really Good Day and Other Cubs News and Notes

What looked like it was going to be just another one of those days for the Cubs ended up being a fun, come from behind win against one of the best teams in the National League. To the Cubs credit they didn’t quit playing the game even though they were in a big hole third […]

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The Daily CCO: Speculation Surrounds Edwin Jackson’s Future with the Cubs

Edwin Jackson’s return to the rotation Friday did not turn out the way he or the team had hoped it would. Jackson gave up four runs to the first seven batters of the game and was gone after two outs and 35 pitches. Edwin Jackson left with a runner on first and before Eric Jokisch […]

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Dodgers Jump on Jackson, Pound Cubs Pitching – Dodgers 14, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs 5, Dodgers 14 WP – Clayton Kershaw (20-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-15) Save – None Edwin Jackson lasted just two-thirds of an inning as the Dodgers scored six runs in the first inning before Clayton Kershaw threw his first pitch. The Cubs tried to make a game of it, […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 09/19/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs (68-85) vs. Dodgers (87-66) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (6-14, 6.09/1.62/4.33) vs. Clayton Kershaw (19-3, 1.70/0.83/1.86) The Cubs will try to bounce back from Thursday’s rough loss against […]

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The Daily CCO: Tsuyoshi Wada Won’t Make Another Start for the Cubs This Season

Thursday may have been the last start for Tsuyoshi Wada for the Chicago Cubs. During his post-game meeting with the beat writers, Tsuyoshi Wada confirmed that he was told that Thursday was his last start of the season. The Cubs have a club option on Wada for next season worth $5 million that a report […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 09/18/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs (68-84) vs. Dodgers (86-66) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.34/1.20/3.83) vs. Zack Greinke (15-8, 2.64/1.15/3.02) It’s the final weekend series of the season at Wrigley Field and […]

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The Daily CCO: Mr. Bryant Goes to Wrigley and Other Cubs News and Notes

Kris Bryant and Jen-Ho Tseng, the Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year, were front and center Wednesday at Wrigley Field before the Cubs completed the three-game sweep of the Reds behind last year’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Kyle Hendricks. Bryant handled himself as expected when addressing the media. Before talking to […]

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