Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Moves, Rumors, Home Runs, Spring Wins and Kris Bryant

There is never a dull moment with the Chicago Cubs and that was definitely the case throughout the long weekend. On the field, the Cubs won three of the four games Maddon’s men played against the White Sox, Rockies, Reds and Royals. Jake Arrieta had a big day on the mound and at the plate. […]


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The Daily CCO: The Cactus League is Coming to an End, Lester Completes Start and Other Cubs News

One last weekend in Arizona for the Chicago Cubs and it’s going to be a busy three days for Maddon’s men. The Cubs host the White Sox this afternoon, Jason Hammel against Jeff Samardzija, then the spring roster will be split in two one more time. Half of the Cubs will host the Rockies on […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Angels – 03/26/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (9-13-1) vs. Angels (12-8-1) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Eric Jokisch (1-0, 4.50, 1.38) vs. Jered Weaver (2-0, 1.69, 1.00) The Cubs return to home to host the Angels on National TV and Joe Maddon is running out […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant Goes Yard Again, Playing Time in the Outfield Could Happen Soon and Other Cubs News

Kris Bryant launching his ninth Cactus League homer and tenth longball of the spring would have created more of a buzz Tuesday than it did if it wasn’t for Edwin Jackson going to the wrong ballpark and being late for his own game. Bryant punished another baseball for his 13th hit in 11 games. Bryant is […]


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Cubs Spring Training Update: Pitching Staff

It’s been an up and down spring for the Cubs pitching staff. And the starting rotation has been consistently inconsistent throughout the Cactus League schedule. Before dealing with a tired arm, Jon Lester was sharp for two starts then not-so-sharp in his third outing. Jake Arrieta has shown flashes of last year’s dominance while trying […]


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The Daily CCO: Mike Olt, Jon Lester and Cubs News from the Spring Break

The Cubs return to the field today following Monday’s day off with a pair of games … the regularly scheduled Cactus League contest with the Athletics and a B-Game earlier in the day against a different version of those same Athletics at the Cubs’ old spring stomping grounds, HoHoKam Park. (Updated 9:29am CDT: Cubs are […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Three Days of Homers, the Kris Bryant Watch, Injury Updates and Spring Wins

It was another busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs, only one more full weekend left in Arizona before the season opener on April 5. Jon Lester and Kris Bryant dominated the news. While Lester was scratched from his start with a tired arm, Bryant was busy hitting three homers in two games. But Bryant wasn’t […]


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The Daily CCO: Castro a Little Banged Up, Bryant a Little Fired Up and Other Cubs News

Starlin Castro may be a little sore right now but Kris Bryant has been playing with a chip on his shoulder this spring. Starlin Castro was a late scratch from Saturday’s lineup with right groin tightness. It’s not believed to be a serious injury and Castro is considered day-to-day. After dealing with hamstring injuries the […]


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Jon Lester Says No Pain, No Worry and Plans to Make Next Spring Start

A day after Joe Maddon announced Jon Lester had been scratched from Saturday’s start with a dead arm Lester met with the media and said there is no reason to be concerned. Jon Lester said Saturday morning he has no pain or discomfort in his arm so there is no reason to worry. Lester labeled […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mariners – 03/21/15

Spring Training Game Twenty: Cubs (8-10-1) vs. Mariners (8-7-2) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: WBBM 780-AM Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Eric Jokisch (0-0, 7.20, 1.40) vs. Felix Hernandez (0-0, 0.00, 0.50) The Cubs return to Sloan Park after three days on the Spring Training road. And what was […]


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