Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 06/23/14

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs (31-42) vs. Reds (37-37) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 2.60/1.21/2.89) vs. Alfredo Simon (10-3, 3.05/1.11/4.44) Weather permitting … The Cubs 10-game homestand continues with the first of three night games […]

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Cubs Reportedly Among the Most Aggressive in Baseball Scouting Other Teams

It’s the last full week of June and the trade rumors are picking up. According to a report from Joel Sherman, the Cubs are the only team “willing to jump the market” and the front office is talking to teams about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. The Cubs could be looking to trade Hammel before […]

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Cubs See Jake Arrieta as Part of The Plan

A report last week from Jon Paul Morosi that indicated the Cubs are willing to listen to offers for Jake Arrieta caught many off guard. It is a given the Cubs are talking to teams about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel and would like to trade Edwin Jackson, but the rumor about Jake Arrieta was […]

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Rizzo, Castro and Coghlan Power the Cubs Past the Pirates – Cubs 6, Pirates 3

Game Seventy-One: Cubs 6, Pirates 3 WP – Edwin Jackson (5-7) LP – Charlie Morton (4-8) Save – Hector Rondon (8) Anthony Rizzo doubled in the Cubs’ first two runs and Starlin Castro followed Rizzo with a three-run homer that accounted for all five of the Cubs runs in the third inning. The Cubs pen […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 06/20/14

Game Seventy-One – Cubs (30-40) vs. Pirates (35-37) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Edwin Jackson (4-7, 5.11/1.50/3.88) vs. Charlie Morton (4-7, 3.09/1.24/3.74) After a well-deserved day off Thursday, the Cubs begin a 10-game homestand this afternoon […]

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Rumor: Cubs Willing to Listen to Offers for Samardzija, Hammel, Jackson and Arrieta

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs are telling team they are willing to listen to offers for Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Edwin Jackson and Jake Arrieta. Morosi pointed out the Cubs are not looking to trade all four starters. The front office is doing its due diligence and trying to determine […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Win a Road Series

The Cubs had a good weekend in Philadelphia. Travis Wood tossed a gem Sunday afternoon and led the way to the Cubs first winning series on the road since last September in Cincinnati (Sept. 9-11). The Cubs were 0-9-3 in the 12 previous series outside of Wrigley Field. With the exception of another dud from […]

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The Daily CCO: Bryant, Schwarber and Cubs Minor Leaguers on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day from everyone at the CCO Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber were productive for their respective teams Saturday night. Kris Bryant led off the seventh inning of Saturday’s game with a double and ran his hitting streak to nine games. Bryant has reached base safely in each of his last 19 games. Bryant […]

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Phillies Rock and Roll Over Jackson – Phillies 7, Cubs 4

Game Sixty-Six: Cubs 4, Phillies 7 WP – David Buchanan (2-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (4-7) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (15) Edwin Jackson had another rough outing. Jackson could not complete five innings after the Phillies launched two home runs that accounted for four of the seven runs he allowed as the Cubs dropped the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 06/14/14

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs (27-38) vs. Phillies (28-37) Game Time – 2:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.70/1.46/3.54) vs. David Buchanan (1-3, 6.08/1.35/4.56) The Cubs will shoot to make it two wins in a row in […]

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