Time for the Off-Season to Begin … Cubs Hire Minor League Pitching Coordinator and Other News and Notes

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for winning their second World Series title in three years … When the Cubs announced the new staff structure for baseball operations last Tuesday, two positions had not been filled at that time … Minor League Pitching Coordinator and Minor League Hitting Coordinator. According to Baseball America, at least […]

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Replacing Brenly … and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs’ off-season will not kick into full swing for a couple of weeks but the speculation has begun on which players Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer might try to sign this winter. The focus will be on adding pitching and filling out a rotation that was void of Major League arms for a majority […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Yankees – 06/17/11

Game Sixty-Nine: Cubs (28-40) vs. Yankees (39-28) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Doug Davis (0-5, 5.90/1.86) vs. Freddy Garcia (5-5, 3.60/1.40) The Cubs welcome the New York Yankees to Wrigley Field this afternoon for the […]

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Cubs and WGN Begin Search for Pat Hughes’ New Partner

The Cubs and WGN Radio have begun the search to find a color analyst. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, the search is still in the preliminary phase and Dave Eanet (WGN 720 Sports Director) indicated it could take up to three weeks to find a new partner for Pat Hughes. Hughes will […]

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Brenly to Milwaukee? Grace Back to Chicago?

Former Arizona Diamondbacks’ manager and current Cubs’ color analyst Bob Brenly interviewed on Thursday for the vacated skipper’s job in Milwaukee. Brenly is on a short-list of candidates that includes former managers Ken Macha and Willie Randolph. Brenly recently signed a contract extension to remain with Len Kasper in the Cubs’ booth and some feel […]

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