Cubs Have a Blueprint to Follow for Sustained Success

The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals have always been connected and will always be compared. The two cities are major hubs in the Midwest and because of it have always been considered rivals. The two teams have played 2241 games against each other with the Cubs earning an 1127-1097 record against them. Most recently, […]

The Daily CCO: Rules for Cubs Open-Air Plaza to be Introduced to City Council

As construction continues at Wrigley Field and the area around the iconic ballpark, Alderman Tom Tunney will submit a proposal at next week’s City Council meeting to set up rules for the open-air plaza outside of Wrigley Field. Under Ald. Tunney’s proposal live music and other activities could take place until 9:00pm on weeknights and […]

A Good Review on Javier Baez’s Center Field Defense

Javier Baez has been playing ball for Santurce in the Roberto Clemente Professional Baseball League in Puerto Rico. And one of the goals for the young slugger and slick infielder was to spend time in center field learning how to play the position. Baez played four games in center in the 15 games he participated […]

The Daily CCO: Hall of Fame Wednesday and Cubs News and Notes

The 2016 Hall of Fame Class will be announced Wednesday at 5:00pm CST on the MLB Network and MLB.com. One of the best players of his generation could set the record for the highest vote total. Ken Griffey Jr. is the only lock to receive The Call from the Hall. Junior could be joined by […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Will Figure Prominently in Pre-Season Predictions and Other News

It’s only four days into the New Year, a majority of the teams are still working on their rosters, there is a month and a half left before pitchers and catchers report and the predictions for the upcoming season are already being posted. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod have built the Cubs for […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 01/04/16

Happy New Year! As we turn the page on the calendar, it means playoff time in the Caribbean. Arismendy Alcantara is powering Licey in the Dominican Republic, while Christian Villanueva helped lead Obregon to the best record in Mexico. Santurce edged their way into the playoff picture in Puerto Rico with Javier Baez moving around […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Projections, Bigger Expectations in the New Year

With ushering in the New Year, the countdown started for pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training. For the Cubs there are 47 days left before camp officially begins on Feb. 19. The Cubs Convention is 12 days away and reports over the last three days indicated the front office is still talking to teams […]

Recapping the Cubs Options for Center Field

As the calendar year came to an end, rumors continued to point to the Cubs talking to several teams as the front office explored ways to acquire pitching, both for the rotation and bullpen. The Cubs have added depth to the roster this winter but many within the game do not think Theo Epstein and […]

Cubs Reportedly Still Talking Trades with Multiple Teams

With 2016 quickly approaching, the Cubs are believed to be looking for ways to upgrade the starting rotation and bullpen. The Cubs are expected to make smaller deals to add depth to the roster in the coming weeks, and those players would likely be signed to minor league contracts with non-roster invites to Spring Training. […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs News and Notes as the Calendar Gets Ready to Flip to a New Year

Happy New Year! It’s the last day of Two Thousand Fifteen and what a year it was for the Chicago Cubs. The hype that started at the Convention last January continued throughout the spring and into the regular season. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell made their big league debuts in April. Kyle Schwarber had a […]