The Daily CCO: The Schwarber is Putting on a Show for the Cubs

Kyle Schwarber has done exactly what the front office wanted him to do in his ‘pit stop’ from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa, he has hit the baseball. Before Schwarber’s second game as the team’s DH, Joe Maddon said the only way he would stay with the team beyond Sunday was if the Cubs moved […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Could Use a Little Designated Hitting and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs were flat Tuesday night coming off an unexpected day off and were shutout for the fifth time this season. Joe Maddon does not like off days for his young team. Even with taking three of four from the Reds, the Cubs scored a grand total of 16 runs during the five-game homestand after […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Defends the Cubs Young Defenders and Other News, Notes and Rumors

Joe Maddon put the positive spin on Friday’s loss to the Reds in which two errors were the difference in the game. Maddon was happy with the effort the Cubs made and has been consistent in the fact he knows physical mistakes are going to happen. Maddon is convinced if the Cubs play with the […]


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The Daily CCO: Closer Controversy for the Cubs? And Other News and Notes

The Cubs played a good, clean game Saturday. Jason Hammel pitched into the ninth inning and the Cubs scored just enough to beat a very good Nationals’ team in their house. Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Dexter Fowler and Jonathan Herrera drove in runs, with three of the four scoring on two out hits. The storyline […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place OF Jorge Soler on 15-Day DL, Recall OF/INF Mike Baxter from Triple-A Iowa

Updated 4:48pm CDT – Joe Maddon said Jorge Soler should be out two-three weeks, not the six weeks the Sun-Times reported. The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday. OF Jorge Soler was placed on the 15-day DL and OF/INF Mike Baxter was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs placed Soler on the disabled list with […]


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The Daily CCO: Junior Lake’s Playing Time Could Increase if Jorge Soler is Sidelined and Other Cubs News

Tuesday wasn’t the best of days for the Cubs. Before losing the game to the Marlins, the team found out that Jorge Soler hurt his left ankle Monday night when he landed awkwardly on first base. Soler had an MRI and the results are expected early Wednesday. Joe Maddon would not rule out Soler landing […]


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Cubs Month in Review – May 2015

If April was an announcement of an improved Chicago Cubs, May has shown a team that still has some issues before it becomes a full-blown contender. The offense and pitching couldn’t get on the same page, as the first half of the month saw the offense batting .254 and pitching to a 4.79 ERA while […]


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Hammel Time – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 WP – Jason Hammel (4-2) LP – Jose Urena (0-2) Save – None Jason Hammel struck out a career-high 11 batters and the 25 and Under Club drove in all five runs as the Cubs started the nine-game road trip with a win on Monday night in Miami. […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Splitting with the Royals, Draft News and a Bunch of Rumors

Even with only two games it was a typically busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs ended up with a split of the two-game series with the Royals and finished May with a 14-14 record. More rumors surfaced on which players the front office could try to acquire to improve the big league roster. […]


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Cubs Patience Leads to Walk-Off Win over Royals – Cubs 2, Royals 1

Game Forty-Eight – Cubs 2, Royals 1 – 11 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (2-1) LP – Ryan Madson (0-1) Save – None David Ross delivered the game-winner, a bloop single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning as the Cubs topped the Royals on Sunday afternoon at Weeghman Park. Dexter Fowler (0-for-4 with a […]


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