The Daily CCO: Rizzo and the Players are Tired of Just Hearing about Wrigley Restoration Plans

Anthony Rizzo did not start on Friday night for the first time this season, but he had plenty to say before his teammates were bashed by the Brewers at Miller Park. According to multiple reports, Anthony Rizzo was asked about the latest news concerning the restoration of Wrigley Field and admitted he and the players […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Pedro Strop from DL, Place Hector Rondon on Paternity List

The Cubs activated RHP Pedro Strop from the 15-day DL on Friday. Strop was reportedly set to begin a rehab assignment in the near future on Thursday. The Cubs have decided to activate him instead. Strop has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a left groin strain. The Cubs announced Friday that […]

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Cubs Get Enough Wood to Hang On and Beat the Padres – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Forty-Seven: Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-4) LP – Billy Buckner (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (6) Travis Wood cruised through the first seven innings and drove in the Cubs third run with a single in the sixth inning. Neil Ramirez and Hector Rondon retired the last five batters of the […]

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Rambling About the Cubs Ineptitude

Hello again, everybody. It’s been a seesaw of a week for the Cubs. I think Paula Abdul said it best in her song “Opposites Attract, “I take two steps forward, I take two steps back …” Yes, for the record, I just went Paula Abdul on everyone, and if that doesn’t date me, I am […]

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No Win for Samardzija, No Sweep for the Cubs – Yankees 4, Cubs 2

Game Forty-Four: Cubs 2, Yankees 4 – 13 innings WP – Preston Claiborne (2-0) LP – Jose Veras (0-1) Save – David Robertson (9) Jeff Samardzija pitched seven innings of shutout baseball and the Cubs took a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning behind a pair of sacrifice hits. The Yankees loaded the bases with […]

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Beating Tanaka in the Rain – Cubs 6, Yankees 1

Game Forty-Three: Cubs 6, Yankees 1 WP – Jason Hammel (5-2) LP – Masahiro Tanaka (6-1) Save – None The Cubs played one of their best games of the season on Tuesday night in the rain at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel outpitched Masahiro Tanaka as the Cubs beat the Yankees and handed Tanaka his […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Won Second Series of the Season

The Cubs had a good weekend at the old ballyard and took two of three from the Brewers. After a sloppy, mistake filled game on Friday, Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and the bullpen held Milwaukee to a Rickie Weeks two-run home run over the last 18 innings of the series and beat the Brewers in […]

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Cubs Power-Up a Series Victory Over the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 2

Game Forty-Two: Cubs 4, Brewers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-4) LP – Marco Estrada (3-2) Save – Hector Rondon (5) The Cubs beat Marco Estrada for the first time and won their second series of the season on Sunday as the Cubs outslugged the Brewers at Wrigley Field. Seven of the Cubs eight hits […]

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Edwin Jackson’s Excellent Outing – Cubs 3, Brewers 0

Game Forty-One: Cubs 3, Brewers 0 WP – Edwin Jackson (3-3) LP – Matt Garza (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (4) The Cubs got under Matt Garza’s skin in the first inning, put a three-spot on the board and Edwin Jackson took care of the rest as the Cubs blanked the Brewers on Saturday afternoon. […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Jose Veras, Place Zac Rosscup on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Wednesday that RHP Jose Veras was activated from the 15-day DL and LHP Zac Rosscup was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder soreness. The Cubs backdated Rosscup’s trip to the DL to May 10. Jose Veras was placed on the DL on April 26, retroactive to April 25, with […]

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