The Daily CCO: Bryant Gets Engaged, Baez Plays Center and Other Cubs News and Rumors

Kris Bryant made headlines Tuesday night when he announced on Twitter he asked his longtime girlfriend Jessica Delp to marry him. Bryant tweeted along with a photo, “Only took me eight years, but I can’t wait to marry my best friend! Perfect way to end an unforgettable year.” One of his teammates was not very […]

Not So Fast on Jason Heyward Hitting Leadoff for Cubs

After the Cubs signed Jason Heyward, the different lineup combinations Joe Maddon could use next season made the way around the Internet from various media outlets. And most of the lineups had Heyward hitting leadoff for the Cubs. Patrick Mooney talked to Maddon about what his lineup could look like next year. Maddon said the first […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Stocking Full of Projections, Highlights, Minor Signings and a Rumor or Two

As Two Thousand Fifteen winds down, the holiday weekend was a time of reflection and looking toward the future at Chicago Cubs Online. Projections for next season were posted as well as one last look at the incredible, award winning seasons put together by Jake Arrieta and Kris Bryant. The front office has not ruled […]

Kris Bryant’s Top Games and Highlights of 2015

Kris Bryant lived up to all of the hype and his contributions to a 97-win Cubs’ team led to him being unanimously named the National League Rookie of the Year. Baseball America, the Sporting News, the MLBPA and the IBWAA also voted Bryant as the NL Rookie of the Year for 2015. Kris Bryant became […]

The Biggest Longballs of 2015 from Twelve Cubs

The Cubs punished more than their share of baseballs last season. The Cubs seemingly filled the 162-game schedule with one memorable moment after the other and most involved a ball leaving the park or at the very least an extra-base knock. As a team, the Cubs collected 1,341 hits, which placed them 14th in the […]

Jason McLeod Talks Cubs on MLB Network Radio

Jason McLeod was on Minors and Majors (MLB Network Radio) around the Winter Meetings. McLeod discussed Kris Bryant’s season and him being named National League Rookie of the Year with Grant Paulsen. And McLeod talked about the front office’s decision to call-up Kyle Schwarber last year. On what it means to the organization for Kris […]

The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Plays Center Field and Other Cubs News and Rumors

Javier Baez saw his first action in the outfield. Baez started Friday night’s game in center field and batted fourth for Santurce in Puerto Rico. Until Friday, Baez had played second base and shortstop in Winter Ball. Doug Dascenzo was sent to work with Baez and he played outfield for the first time in a […]

The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant to Receive Ceremonial Key to Las Vegas and Other Cubs News

The Cubs made it official Monday and announced the one-year deal with Trevor Cahill. The veteran right-hander was placed back on the 40-man roster, which stands at 39 players. The team has not given a timetable on a Jason Heyward announcement. The front office will have to open at least one spot in order to […]

The Daily CCO: Grievance Filed Against Cubs Over Kris Bryant’s Service Time and Other News

The news hit the wire Monday afternoon that grievances had been filed by Kris Bryant and the Phillies’ Maikel Franco over service time. A Major League season is counted as 172 days. Bryant had 171 days and Franco finished the season with 170 days, just short of a full year of service time. The Cubs […]

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 […]