The Daily CCO: Cubs Postpone a Game, Take a Day Off the Calendar and Rearrange Rotation

The Cubs cancelled Tuesday night’s game with the Cardinals due to the sub-freezing wind chills and rain. The game will be made up when St. Louis returns to Wrigley in either July (July 6-8) or September (Sept. 18-20). By July, the bleachers will be open and the Cubs’ roster could look a lot different by […]


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Cubs Spring Training Ends with a Loss – Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 2

Spring Training Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Anthony Banda (1-0) LP – Travis Wood (1-2) Save – Jimmie Sherfy (1) Travis Wood gave up two runs in an inning of work. Kyle Hendricks tossed a scoreless second inning. But the prospect filled lineup couldn’t dig out of the early hole as […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/04/15

Spring Training Game Thirty-Three: Cubs (15-16-1) vs. Diamondbacks (18-14-2) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Travis Wood (1-1, 4.19, 1.50) vs. Vidal Nuno (1-1, 8.10, 1.60) This is it, the final spring game of the year … 32 down, one to go. […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Announces Cubs Rotation, Wood In, Jackson to the Bullpen

Countdown to Opening Night: 1 day Joe Maddon made it official before Friday night’s practice game against the Diamondbacks, Travis Wood made the rotation and Edwin Jackson would start the season in the bullpen. The decisions to have Wood stay in the rotation and Jackson to be the team’s long man in the pen were […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 04/03/15

Spring Training Game Thirty-Two: Cubs (15-15-1) vs. Diamondbacks (17-14-2) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: MLB Network, MLB.TV (Diamondbacks) – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Edwin Jackson (2-1, 5.28, 1.50) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (2-1, 6.00, 2.00) The Cubs play their first game of the year in a big league stadium tonight. […]


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Hendricks Runs Out of Gas, Cubs Rally and Top the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Spring Training Game Twenty-Nine – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Phil Coke (1-0) LP – Steven Okert (0-1, BS 1) Save – Zac Rosscup (3) The Cubs scored single runs in the first four innings against Tim Hudson and Kyle Hendricks was lights out through five innings. But Hendricks hit a wall in the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 03/30/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Nine: Cubs (12-15-1) vs. Giants (9-19-1) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Kyle Hendricks (1-0, 0.00, 0.43) vs. Tim Hudson (0-1, 3.00, 1.25) The Cubs return home this afternoon and will spend the last Monday in the Cactus League hosting […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant Goes Yard Again, Playing Time in the Outfield Could Happen Soon and Other Cubs News

Kris Bryant launching his ninth Cactus League homer and tenth longball of the spring would have created more of a buzz Tuesday than it did if it wasn’t for Edwin Jackson going to the wrong ballpark and being late for his own game. Bryant punished another baseball for his 13th hit in 11 games. Bryant is […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Athletics – 03/24/15

Spring Training Game Twenty-Two: Cubs (9-11-1) vs. Athletics (13-9-1) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Edwin Jackson (1-1, 1.00, 1.33) vs. Drew Pomeranz (0-2, 2.00, 1.33) The Cubs return to the field today for two games, one in the Cactus League and a B-Game […]


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Cubs Spring Training Update: Pitching Staff

It’s been an up and down spring for the Cubs pitching staff. And the starting rotation has been consistently inconsistent throughout the Cactus League schedule. Before dealing with a tired arm, Jon Lester was sharp for two starts then not-so-sharp in his third outing. Jake Arrieta has shown flashes of last year’s dominance while trying […]


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