Free Agent Profile: LHP David Price

As we hurtle closer to the Winter Meetings, the top free agent on everyone’s mind has been David Price. Teams like the Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, St Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants have been rumored to be the most interested so far. Let’s take a look at what it may cost […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – Starting Rotation

The Chicago Cubs surprised many across baseball by finishing with 97 wins, third most in all of baseball. The ascension of young hitters like Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo take much of the credit, but the pitching as a staff deserve more praise. As a whole, ten players made a start […]

The Daily CCO: Arrieta Ranked Second Best Pitcher in Baseball and Other Cubs News and Rumors

Buster Olney posted his list of the top 10 starting pitchers in the game and he ranked Jake Arrieta behind Clayton Kershaw as the second best pitcher in baseball. Olney’s top 10 starting pitchers: Clayton Kershaw, Jake Arrieta, Zack Greinke, Madison Bumgarner, Jacob deGrom, David Price, Dallas Keuchel, Max Scherzer, Gerrit Cole and Matt Harvey […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Moves and Rumors Galore

The Cubs had an excellent week. Kris Bryant, Joe Maddon and Jake Arrieta all won major awards. And the weekend started with two additions to the 40-man roster and an incredibly busy Friday. Three relievers were officially added to the roster and four of the organization’s top prospects moved a step closer to reaching their […]

Cubs Reportedly May Prefer Zack Greinke Over David Price

The Cubs are expected to spend money and make a commitment to a free agent starting pitcher. The Cubs began the process during the GM Meetings when the front office met with the agents for David Price, Zack Greinke, Jordan Zimmermann and Jeff Samardzija. And Theo Epstein had a much-publicized meeting with Samardzija this past […]

Chris Bosio Talks Jake Arrieta, Jeff Samardzija and Cubs Baseball on Inside the Clubhouse

Chris Bosio, the Cubs pitching coach, joined Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield during Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) to talk about Jake Arrieta winning the Cy Young Award and his relationship with one of the best pitchers in the game. Jordan Bernfield did not allow the interview to end without asking about Jeff […]

The Daily CCO: Topps Rookies, Cubs Win Esurance Awards and Other News and Rumors

Topps released its 2015 MLB All-Star Rookie Team on Friday and this year’s team includes three Cubs and a former farmhand. Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Kyle Schwarber were all named to the Topps Rookie Team. The Cubs have more players on the team than any other organization followed by the Mets and Marlins. 2015 […]

The Daily CCO: The BBWAA was Good to the Cubs, Bosio Signs an Extension and Other News and Rumors

Major awards week came to an end Thursday with the announcement of the Most Valuable Players. Bryce Harper and Josh Donaldson took home the MVP awards and three Cubs were in the final voting. Anthony Rizzo was fourth in the voting for NL MVP, Jake Arrieta was sixth and Kris Bryant finished 11th after all […]

Anthony Rizzo Finishes Fourth in Voting for the National League MVP Award

The Nationals’ Bryce Harper was unanimously named the National League Most Valuable Player by the BBWAA. Harper is the youngest player in the history of the game to unanimously win the award. Harper received 420 points with all 30 first-place votes. Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks finished second with 234 points and the Reds’ Joey […]

The Daily CCO: Jake Arrieta Named the Best Pitcher in the National League, Cubs Complete the Trifecta

The Chicago Cubs had a very good three days. After Kris Bryant was unanimously named the NL Rookie of the Year on Monday, the BBWAA voted Joe Maddon the National League Manager of the Year. And Wednesday, Jake Arrieta topped Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw to win the National League Cy Young Award. The Cubs […]