The Beginning of a Long Off-Season for the Cubs

The off-season has begun for the Chicago Cubs. While the playoffs are underway and the focus throughout the game is on some set of games in late October, the Cubs remain focused on the future and building an organization with sustained success. Theo Epstein spent just under an hour with the media in the dungeon […]

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From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

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CCO Radio…Say Good Night Gracie

The last CCO Radio Show of the 2009 season … The CCO Radio returns on the Cubs final off day of the season. The Cubs put together a solid road trip (6-4 record after dropping the first two) and open their last homestand of the year on Tuesday with the first of four against the […]

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Preparing for the Cubs Off-Season with Rumors

While the Cubs spend their final off day in Chicago preparing for the final seven games of the regular season, the rumor mill is already churning. Many feel the Cubs will make more trades this off-season than free agent signings. With close to $116 million committed to ten players for 2010, it makes sense that […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 09/03/09

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two: Cubs (67-64) vs. White Sox (65-69) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (8-7, 4.15/1.37) vs. Carlos Torres (0-0, 6.75/1.93) The Crosstown Classic returns for the final round this afternoon in the last […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 05/12/09

Game Thirty-Two: Cubs (17-14) vs. Padres (13-19) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rich Harden (3-1, 4.83/1.45) vs. Jake Peavy (2-4, 4.27/1.21) After a winter of pursuing Jake Peavy, Jim Hendry will finally get to see him pitch […]

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Peavy…A Matter of Time?

The Jake Peavy rumors that dominated the winter appear to be making the rounds again. Lee Hamilton reported on his XM Radio show last weekend he heard the Jake Peavy to the Cubs talk was heating back up. Since last weekend not one, not two but three separate reports from the mainstream media mentioned Jake […]

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For the Cubs…Fifteen Down, Twenty-Four to Go

The first fifteen games of the 2009 Cactus League schedule are in the books for Lou Piniella’s crew…and has anything been resolved after a month in Arizona? When pitchers and catchers reported to Fitch Park nearly a month ago there were several questions that the Cubs needed to find answers to. Many things have changed […]

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Bradley Set to Return

Milton Bradley will be back in the Cubs’ lineup as the team’s DH against the Indians Wednesday in Goodyear according to a report on Cubs.com. With a split squad game on Thursday in Las Vegas against the White Sox, Bradley will get the day off and is expected to play right field against the Dodgers […]

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Could Peavy and Alderson be on the Horizon?

The Cubs have not re-opened talks with the Padres for Jake Peavy but might once the sale of the team is finalized. According to a report from the Tribune the two sides have not discussed Peavy since the end of the Winter Meetings but after facing the Cubs on Sunday in Peoria “he still sounded […]

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