Jed Hoyer: Cubs Were Super-Aggressive Trying to Acquire Pitching Leading Up to the Deadline

The Cubs priority since day one of the current administration has been to add pitching to the organization. And the front office’s focus has not changed four years later. The Cubs know the team is short on pitching, especially in the starting rotation. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said a year ago the front office […]

Theo Epstein’s End of Season Press Conference was Chock-Full of Information

Theo Epstein covered a lot of topics during his end of season press conference. As has been the case for the last four years, Epstein was transparent when talking about his team, the season that was and the plans for the off-season and immediate future. “We need to be deep. We need to be redundant. […]

Too Many Mistakes, Cubs Give the Mets Game 3 of the NLCS – Mets 5, Cubs 2

National League Championship Series Game 3 – Cubs 2, Mets 5 WP – Jacob deGrom (1-0) LP – Trevor Cahill (0-1) Save – Jeurys Familia (3) The Cubs defensive issues caught up with them Tuesday night and it cost them Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. The Cubs gave the Mets too many […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – NLCS Game 3 – 10/20/15

National League Championship Series Game 3: Cubs (97-65, 0-2) vs. Mets (90-72, 2-0) Game Time – 7:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: TBS – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89 (Cubs), 844 (Cubs), 184 (Mets), 80 (National) and ESPN Radio Location – Wrigley Field Kyle Hendricks (8-7, 3.95/1.16/3.36) vs. Jacob deGrom (14-8, […]

Cubs Lineup for Game 3 of NLCS

Joe Maddon posted his lineup for Game 3 of the NLCS. And Jorge Soler is back in the starting nine. Jorge Soler is starting in place of Chris Coghlan in right field. Maddon said Tuesday that the warmer weather should help Soler be more productive at the plate. Javier Baez is batting ninth at shortstop […]

The Daily CCO: It’s Tuesday, Time for Cubs to Start a One-Game Winning Streak

With manic Monday out of the way, it’s a new day. And the Cubs have date Tuesday night with the Mets at the old ballyard. The Cubs were all on the same page during Monday’s workout at Wrigley. From the players to Joe Maddon to the coaching staff and front office no one is panicking […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Down, But Not Out and Other News

The Cubs are down 0-2 in the NLCS after Sunday’s disappointing loss. The Cubs have a chance to regroup Monday before Game 3 on Tuesday at Wrigley. This team has not gone away quietly all season and won’t start now. Absolutely nothing went the Cubs way for two days in New York. While the Mets […]

How the Cubs Starting Staff has Performed against the Mets and Dodgers

The Cubs will open the National League Championship Series on Saturday in either New York or Los Angeles. Games one and two of the NLCS will be at Citi Field or Dodger Stadium. Major League Baseball has not announced starting times. TBS will broadcast the NLCS and Pat Hughes, Ron Coomer and Len Kasper will […]

Small Ball and Soler Power Evens the Series – Cubs 6, Cardinals 3

National League Division Series Game 2 – Cubs 6, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (1-0) LP – Jaime Garcia (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (1) The Cubs scored five runs in the second inning on two squeeze bunts, an infield single and a two-run homer from Jorge Soler. The Cubs built a 6-1 lead […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – NLDS Game 2 – 10/10/15

National League Division Series Game 2: Cubs (97-65, 0-1) vs. Cardinals (100-62, 1-0) Game Time – 4:37pm CDT Coverage – TV: TBS – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183(Cubs), 844(Cubs), 89(Cardinals) Location – Busch Stadium Kyle Hendricks (8-7, 3.95/1.16/3.36) vs. Jaime Garcia (10-6, 2.43/1.05/3.00) The National League Division Series – Game […]