Rangers Hire Greg Maddux as Special Assistant to GM

According to multiple reports, Greg Maddux has stepped down from his position as Special Assistant to the General Manger with the Chicago Cubs to take the same job with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers hired Maddux to be a Special Assistant to Jon Daniels. Greg Maddux has been in the Cubs’ front office for the […]

Rambling for a New Cubs Manager

Happy Veterans Day from the CCO and a tip of the cap to all of the veterans that have fought for our freedom … Hello again, everybody! It’s Friday, it’s probably snowing and it is time to ramble! Cubs’ fans are downright giddy about the off-season and cannot wait to see what Theo and Jed […]

Is Maddux the Favorite to Land the Cubs’ Gig?

By all accounts Mike Maddux’s time with the Cubs went extremely well and he could be the leader in the proverbial clubhouse to become their next manager. Mike Maddux spent Tuesday night and four hours Wednesday morning talking baseball with Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod and Randy Bush. Maddux sounded at ease speaking to […]

The Cubs Managerial Interviews Resume … and Other News, Notes and Rumors

Will the third managerial candidate be the charm for the Chicago Cubs? Mike Maddux is scheduled to meet with Team Epstein on Wednesday for the Cubs managerial position. After Maddux withdrew his name from the Red Sox search two days ago, the speculation began that Maddux is the favorite to land the Cubs job. It […]

Rambling While Wondering Who Is Next

It is Friday, so it is time for me to get a little nutty, hopefully funny, and somewhat lovey … dovey. Unfortunately, there is really nothing to talk about as it relates to the Cubs. It has been a very quiet offseason thus far with basically nothing happening. So, I am really at a loss […]

Team Epstein Begins Interviewing Managerial Candidates

The Cubs new front office is not wasting anytime. Less than ten days after Theo Epstein officially began calling all of the shots, Team Epstein dismissed Mike Quade and has started interviewing candidates for the Cubs managerial opening … and the Cubs’ brass is taking the interview process to a new level. As a part […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 08/22/11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs (56-71) vs. Braves (76-52) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-8, 3.80/1.37) vs. Jair Jurrjens (12-5, 2.84/1.17) After winning two of three over the weekend from the Cardinals, the Cubs open […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Red Sox – 05/20/11

Game Forty-Three: Cubs (19-23) vs. Red Sox (23-20) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV, MLB Network – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 89 Location – Fenway Park, Boston Doug Davis (0-1, 1.80/1.00) vs. Jon Lester (5-1, 3.28/1.25) For the first time since the days of Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs […]

No Sleep for Q … Roster Decisions Loom for the Cubs

Seven games and six days left in the desert for the Chicago Cubs. The final Cactus League game of 2011 is Tuesday, March 29 … The Cubs equipment truck leaves for Chicago Sunday. Mike Quade, Randy Bush, Pat Listach, Mark Riggins and Greg Maddux met in with Jim Hendry in the GM’s office Tuesday morning […]

Greg Maddux to Host Uncork for a Cause

Greg Maddux will host Uncork for a Cause on March 24 at J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, a fundraiser to benefit the Maddux Foundation. The event will include an all-star laden silent auction and wine tasting, along with hors d’oeuvres from J&G Steakhouse. Tickets are available at www.uncorkforacause.com.