Cubs Year in Review – 2014

It took the Kansas City Royals 29 years to return to the playoffs this season and with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers, the baseball world is abuzz of the Royals. If anything, Cubs fans are jealous, but also hopeful that the current rebuild will do much of the same for their favorite team. Usually […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Win a Road Series

The Cubs had a good weekend in Philadelphia. Travis Wood tossed a gem Sunday afternoon and led the way to the Cubs first winning series on the road since last September in Cincinnati (Sept. 9-11). The Cubs were 0-9-3 in the 12 previous series outside of Wrigley Field. With the exception of another dud from […]

The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is Creating Headlines

Anthony Rizzo had a big night Tuesday in Pittsburgh. Rizzo went 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, three RBI and three runs scored. And Rizzo is one of the reasons the Cubs have played better baseball over the last two weeks. Since June 1 (nine games), Rizzo is hitting .375/.459/.781 with four doubles, three […]

From the Wire: Cubs Release RHP Jose Veras

Seven days after designating RHP Jose Veras for assignment, the Cubs cut ties with Veras and released the veteran reliever. Jose Veras signed a one-year contract with the Cubs in the off-season for $4 million in guaranteed money that included a team option for 2015. Veras’ contract called for him to be paid $3.85 million […]

The Daily CCO: Castillo Out for at Least Two Weeks, Cubs Sticking with 13-Man Pitching Staff

Welington Castillo landed on the disabled list again on Tuesday. And the injury that was downplayed as a sore back following Sunday’s game, in which he was lifted in the fourth inning, was brushed off again on Tuesday. Castillo was placed on the 15-day DL with left rib cage inflammation, not an oblique injury which […]

From the Wire: Cubs DFA Jose Veras, Place Welington Castillo on 15-Day DL, Call-Up Eli Whiteside

According to multiple reports, the Cubs designed RHP Jose Veras for assignment on Tuesday in order to make room on the 40-man roster for C Eli Whiteside. The Cubs had to add Whiteside to the 40-man roster due to an injury to Welington Castillo. The Cubs placed Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL with a […]

The Daily CCO: Pat Hughes is the Voice of the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs partnership with 720 WGN is set to expire at the end of the season and the team is expected to announce 780 WBBM-AM will broadcast Cubs games for the 2015 season. The Cubs have been on WGN since 1924 and the exclusive radio home of the Cubs since 1958. Pat Hughes is under […]

Cubs Month In Review – May

Our monthly review series rolls on to May that sees 2013 and 2014 blur together as the Cubs sported a similar record as well as an improved pitching staff to help lead to more wins. Let’s see how this year’s squad stacked up this month. 2014 Team Record: 11-16 Team Average: .230 Team ERA: 3.51 […]

Brewers Bash Wood and Mash the Cubs – Brewers 11, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Two: Cubs 5, Brewers 11 WP – Marco Estrada (5-2) LP – Travis Wood (5-5) Save – None Travis Wood had his worst outing in a Cubs’ uniform and three pitches into the game the Cubs were down 2-0. The Brewers hit around in the first inning and scored five times. Wood lasted only […]

From the Wire: Cubs Activate Pedro Strop from DL, Place Hector Rondon on Paternity List

The Cubs activated RHP Pedro Strop from the 15-day DL on Friday. Strop was reportedly set to begin a rehab assignment in the near future on Thursday. The Cubs have decided to activate him instead. Strop has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a left groin strain. The Cubs announced Friday that […]