Theo Epstein Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Theo Epstein joined Barry Rozner and Matt Abbatacola last Thursday on 670 The Score and discussed several topics before the Cubs wrapped up the series in Cincinnati ahead of the weekend in St. Louis. Epstein talked about the progress of the organization, the prospects, the big league payroll, adding impact talent to the Major League […]

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Six-Man Rotation on Tap for the Cubs in September

The Cubs have not announced how many of the nine players on the 40-man roster not currently with the big league team will be called up when the active roster expands Sept. 1. But from all indications the Cubs will use a six-man rotation down the stretch. Jed Hoyer mentioned the possibility of the Cubs […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activated LHP Felix Doubront from 15-Day DL, Optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves prior to game one of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader in St. Louis. LHP Felix Doubront was activated from the 15-day disabled list and LHP Zac Rosscup was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Rosscup stayed with the team as the 26th man for Saturday’s doubleheader. Rosscup will not be available for Sunday’s finale and […]

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Cubs Likely to Use a Six-Man Rotation in September

Jed Hoyer said two weeks ago the front office and coaching staff were discussing how the rotation and bullpen would be handled in September. Hoyer mentioned then the team would “do different things with the rotation” in the final month of the season. The Cubs are not going to shut down Jake Arrieta early or […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Working on Playing Clean Baseball

After one of the team’s better four-game stretches in three-plus years, the Cubs had a rough couple of days to wrap up the season series in Cincinnati. The Cubs were charged with three errors Wednesday night and two more Thursday. Rick Renteria is hoping the last two games against the Reds “are few and far […]

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Reds Ran All Over the Cubs – Reds 7, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three: Cubs 2, Reds 7 WP – Dylan Axelrod (1-0) LP – Jake Arrieta (7-5) Save – None The Reds domination over the Cubs continued Thursday afternoon in the season finale at the Great American Ball Park. The Cubs lost to the Reds in Cincinnati for the seventh time in 10 games […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/28/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs (59-73) vs. Reds (64-69) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Jake Arrieta (7-4, 2.53/1.01/2.41) vs. Dylan Axelrod (0-0, 3.00/1.33/5.63) The Cubs look to bounce back from Wednesday’s sloppy game […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/26/14

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs (58-72) vs. Reds (63-68) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 186, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Travis Wood (7-11, 4.91/1.52/4.21) vs. Johnny Cueto (15-7, 2.20/0.94/3.25) Weather permitting … The Cubs return to the field tonight […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler Headline a Big Night in the Cubs System

It was another big night down on the farm for the top prospects in the Cubs system. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler helped the I-Cubs end its losing streak with huge performances at the plate. Bryant went 2-for-2 with a home run, four walks and three runs scored. Bryant hit his 20th home run for Iowa […]

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