Cubs Updated Pitching Staff Projections

With pitchers and catchers reporting to Mesa in 17 days, opinions vary on the Cubs starting rotation and bullpen. Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester lead a starting staff that is considered one of the six or seven best rotations in baseball. John Lackey and Jason Hammel should slot in behind Arrieta and Lester. Kyle Hendricks begins […]

Cubs 2016 Spring Training Preview: Starting Pitchers

Since the start of their tenure in the front office, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have preached the importance of improving the Cubs’ starting pitching depth. This was even more apparent during the club’s first playoff berth in seven seasons where ace pitcher Jake Arrieta tired and backend starters Kyle Hendricks and Jason Hammel struggled […]

David Ross Talks Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

David Ross joined Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield during Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score). Ross shared his views on the importance of being a good teammate and what he’s learned over his many years in the big leagues. Ross recently exchanged texts with his former locker-mate Dexter Fowler. While Fowler would not tip […]

Cubs Rotation Ranked No. 1 in Baseball

Pitchers and catchers officially report to Mesa in 23 days with the first on field workout scheduled for Feb. 20. In 24 days, Chris Bosio will start working on the upcoming season with his pitching staff. For now, the pre-season rankings continue. The Cubs’ starting rotation when Spring Training begins in three weeks will be […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Sights were Set on Jason Heyward and Other News and Notes

Cubs pitchers and catchers report to Mesa one month from today … The Cubs landed the biggest free agent outfielder of this year’s class. And as it turns out, the Cubs have had Jason Heyward in their sights for well over a year. According to a report from Patrick Mooney, the presentation given to Jon […]

The Daily CCO: ESPN Ranks Cubs Rotation Fourth Best in Baseball and Other News and Rumors

Buster Olney ranked the starting rotations in baseball. Olney based his list on information he gathered from evaluators around the game. To no surprise, the Mets ended up at the top of Olney’s list. And Chris Bosio’s guys checked in as the second best rotation in the NL Central and No. 4 in all of […]

Pitching Staff Projections for the 2016 Chicago Cubs

Pitchers and catchers don’t report for eight weeks and Opening Night against the Angels in Los Angeles is more than three months away, but it’s never too early projections. The Cubs will begin Spring Training not only the popular pick to win the NL Central Division Crown but also as a favorite to be the […]

Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs Off-Season on ESPN 1000

Jed Hoyer joined David Kaplan during his show Monday afternoon on ESPN 1000. The Cubs are preparing for two rather busy weeks. Hoyer said the Cubs are not close on anything right now, either free agent signings or trades. Hoyer also discussed the Cubs outfield defense and the team’s plans for Kris Bryant and Kyle […]

David Price Update: Blue Jays Out? Red Sox Reportedly All In

With the Winter Meetings just a little over a week away, the market for David Price appears to be taking shape. The Cubs remain among the teams interested in signing Price, along with the Red Sox, Dodgers, Giants and Cardinals. Price may have lost a possible destination on Friday night. Despite reports suggesting Price would […]

Free Agent Profile: LHP David Price

As we hurtle closer to the Winter Meetings, the top free agent on everyone’s mind has been David Price. Teams like the Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, St Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants have been rumored to be the most interested so far. Let’s take a look at what it may cost […]