The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is a Candidate for the Hank Aaron Award and Other Cubs News

Anthony Rizzo is the Cubs nominee for the 16th annual Hank Aaron Award for the top offensive performer in the National League. Online voting is open through Sunday, Oct. 5 (10:59pm CDT) and the Cubs’ All-Star first baseman is up against the best offensive players in the Senior Circuit. Hank Aaron presents the award to each […]

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Theo Epstein Talked Cubs Prior to the Start of the Off-Season

Judd Sirott spoke with Theo Epstein prior to the end of the season and discussed a variety of topics with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations that were aired during two Cubs’ pre-game shows on 720 WGN. Theo Epstein talked about the exit meetings with the players, possible expectations going into next season and several […]

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Kyle Hendricks Will Not Start Season Finale, Pitched Enough Innings This Year

Rick Renteria announced prior to Friday’s game that Kyle Hendricks would not start the last game of the season. Jacob Turner will make the start instead and take on Mike Fiers in the season finale. Renteria said nothing is physically wrong with Hendricks, just that he’s pitched enough this season between Triple-A Iowa and the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/26/14

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs (71-88) vs. Brewers (81-78) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Eric Jokisch (0-0, 1.74/1.45/4.09) vs. Jimmy Nelson (2-8, 4.57/1.45/3.70) The Cubs kick-off the final series of the season tonight in Milwaukee […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs News and Notes from the Last Off Day of the 2014 Season

This is it, the last three games and the final weekend of Cubs baseball until late February, early March. It has been another challenging year at the big league level while the organization as a whole had a good year. Plus, the Wrigley Field Restoration project is set to begin in earnest as soon as […]

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Does the Front Office Still See Welington Castillo as the Cubs Starting Catcher?

Welington Castillo has had a good month at the plate while showing improvement behind it over the last two months. But has he done enough for the Cubs to keep from exploring other options at catcher in the off-season? Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have talked about the importance of adding veteran presence in the […]

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Cubs Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen, Eric Jokisch and Tsuyoshi Wada to Start at Miller Park

Rick Renteria announced Tuesday the Cubs rotation for the last three games of the season at Miller Park. And the Cubs will send Eric Jokisch, Tsuyoshi Wada and Kyle Hendricks to the hill against the Brewers. Renteria said Edwin Jackson has been moved to the bullpen for the last four games of the season. According […]

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Welington Castillo Delivers the Walk-Off Win Over the Cardinals in Extras – Cubs 4, Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight: Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 – 10 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (1-0) LP – Pat Neshek (7-2) Save – None Welington Castillo singled in Anthony Rizzo in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Cubs walked off with a win over the Cardinals Tuesday night at the old ballyard. Welington Castillo […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/23/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs (69-88) vs. Cardinals (88-69) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (7-2, 2.28/1.08/3.22) vs. Shelby Miller (10-9, 3.68/1.26/4.48) Rick Renteria will send his best two starters to the mound in the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 09/22/14

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs (69-87) vs. Cardinals (87-69) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (8-12, 4.86/1.52/4.48) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.45/1.05/2.93) It’s the final series of the season at Wrigley Field and the […]

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