The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Options for Wada’s Spot in the Rotation and Other News and Rumors

The Cubs received some not-so-good news about LHP Tsuyoshi Wada prior to Wednesday’s loss to the Dodgers. Wada was still dealing with soreness in his shoulder. And while the Cubs haven’t ruled him out for Saturday in St. Louis, the Cubs are exploring internal options in case he is unable to pitch. Reports indicated Wada […]


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Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on MLB Network Radio

Jed Hoyer joined Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on Inside Pitch (MLB Network Radio) last Thursday after the Cubs rather impressive 17-0 win in Cleveland. Hoyer talked about the plans for Kyle Schwarber and why he is going to stay at catcher and not move to the outfield. Addison Russell may be playing second base, […]


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Report: Cubs Calling Around the League Looking for a Starting Pitcher

Reports have pointed to the front office’s desire to add pitching to the Cubs’ roster. And according to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs “have contacted all of the 29 other teams seeking at least a mid-rotation starter capable of falling in behind Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta” in a playoff rotation. The Sun-Times […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Not Likely a DH Option, Best Case for Baez is Six Weeks and Other Cubs News

The Cubs return to the field tonight with the first of two in Detroit. The Cubs could tweak the roster for the upcoming games against the Tigers, Reds, Indians and Twins. But based on what Jason McLeod said Monday night, the roster changes will not include Kyle Schwarber. There has been a lot of speculation, […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/08/15

Success is building throughout the minor league system as first place Myrtle Beach was able to stop a losing streak on National Television with the help of Mark Zagunis. Both Iowa and Tennessee are in second place and hot on the heels of the front runners as Taylor Teagarden had a breakout game and Frank […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Back to Five Over, Javier Baez, Closer by Committee and Rumors

It was an incredibly busy first weekend in June for the Chicago Cubs. On the field, the Cubs played their best series of the season. Even with the Nationals struggling, taking three of four on the road from any team in baseball should be considered an accomplishment. The Cubs played good ball all weekend, received […]


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Javier Baez Headed to the Disabled List with Non-Displaced Fracture of Left Ring Finger

It was announced shortly after the impressive win against the Nationals on Sunday afternoon that Javier Baez broke his left ring finger and the initial diagnosis is that he will be out 4-8 weeks. Baez will be re-evaluated in a couple of days. The Cubs have not said how long Baez is expected to be […]


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Javier Baez Cracks Eighth Triple-A Homer, Plays Third Base for Fourth Straight Game

Javier Baez is inching closer to being recalled from Triple-A Iowa and that promotion could happen as soon as this week according to reports, more than likely by June 11 or at least by the time the Cubs open a five-game road trip in Cleveland on June 17. Baez bounced back from and 0-for-5 performance […]


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Jason McLeod Talks Cubs and the Draft on Inside the Clubhouse

Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft begins Monday and the Cubs have the ninth pick in the first round. Pre-draft meetings began last week and continue through the weekend as the Cubs set up their board. Jason McLeod spent a little time Saturday morning on Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) and talked to Bruce […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Shown Serious Interest in Eddy Julio Martinez and Other News

According a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs have shown serious interest in Cuban OF Eddy Julio Martinez. The 20-year old is considered the top International prospect and he could be looking at a rather large signing bonus. Estimates have Martinez signing an eight-figure bonus, around the $10 million range. And the Cubs are one […]


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