The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Wonderful, Healthy Debates and News from the Big Day in Camp

Countdown to Opening Night: 5 days The Cubs’ brass made the announcements most were waiting for Monday when the team optioned INF Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and re-assigned 3B/OF Kris Bryant and SS Addison Russell to minor league camp. The trio will spend a lot of time in Iowa’s infield over the next few […]


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Cubs Option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa, Re-Assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League Camp

The Cubs announced the fifth round of spring roster cuts Monday morning. Javier Baez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa and both Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were re-assigned to minor league camp. With Monday’s roster moves, the Cubs spring roster officially stands at 35 players. The Cubs optioned 2B Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa. Baez […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – Iowa Cubs Preview

Minor League Preview – Triple-A Iowa Cubs The fifth installment of a series previewing the 2015 minor league season focuses on the Iowa Cubs. Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated Spring Training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion […]


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Edwin Jackson and the Cubs Surprise the Royals with a Spring Shutout – Cubs 7, Royals 0

Spring Training Game Twenty-Eight – Cubs 7, Royals 0 WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Edinson Volquez (1-3) Save – None Edwin Jackson pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings. Miguel Montero, Junior Lake and Matt Szczur homered. The Cubs scored five runs in their last two at bats Sunday afternoon off Wade Davis and Greg […]


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Not a Good Day for the Cubs Relievers in Goodyear – Reds 9, Cubs 5

Spring Training Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs (ss) 5, Reds 9 WP – Aroldis Chapman (1-0) LP – Gonzalez Germen (0-1) Save – None The bullpen day went as expected. The Reds jumped out to an early lead Saturday afternoon and the offense could not keep up as the Cubs’ split squad dropped the exhibition game […]


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Two Big Innings for the Angels, One Spring Loss for the Cubs – Angels 8, Cubs 4

Spring Training Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 4, Angels 8 WP – Jered Weaver (3-0) LP – Eric Jokisch (1-1) Save – None Mike Olt and Travis Wood hit home runs and Jorge Soler collected another RBI, but the Angels put a four-spot on the board in both third and fifth inning as the Cubs dropped […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mariners – 03/25/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Three: Cubs (9-12-1) vs. Mariners (9-10-2) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria Travis Wood (1-0, 3.77, 1.53) vs. Taijuan Walker (1-0, 0.00, 0.58) The Cubs hit the road tonight, hopefully with right directions to the park, and play their […]


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Cubs Haven’t Made the Decision Yet to Include Javier Baez on Opening Day Roster

During Joe Maddon’s pre-game meeting with the beat writers Wednesday, the Cubs skipper shot down the report from the Sun-Times that Javier Baez was told he will be on the Cubs Opening Day roster. The Cubs have not made the decision yet on whether or not Javier Baez will be with the big league team […]


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Javier Baez Reportedly Makes the Cubs Opening Day Roster

According to a report from the Sun-Times, Javier Baez has been told he will be on the Cubs Opening Day roster. Gordon Wittenmyer spoke with Baez and confirmed what the second baseman told him with a team source. The Cubs have not made an announcement on where Javier Baez will begin the season, but this […]


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A Bad Day for Edwin Jackson in Cubs Return to HoHoKam Park – Athletics 14, Cubs 2

Spring Training Game Twenty-Two – Cubs 2, Athletics 14 WP – Drew Pomeranz (1-2) LP – Blake Parker (0-2) Save – None Kris Bryant hit his ninth home run in the Cactus League and Jorge Soler drove in a run, but Edwin Jackson reported late to the park because he was stuck in traffic and […]


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