Tis the Season for Cubs Trivia

Happy Christmas from the CCO! It is that time of year again. Time to break out the Cubs’ history books and take a look back at what the franchise and players accomplished in years gone by. So for those looking for their daily baseball fix after unwrapping what the jolly old elf left under the […]

The Tanaka Watch Continues and Other Cubs News and Notes

Despite the reports on Thursday morning, the Rakuten Golden Eagles have not made a decision on whether or not they will post Masahiro Tanaka this winter. Most still think he will be made available to Major League teams this off-season, but it is pretty clear that no one, not even Tanaka, knows at this point. […]

Hollandsworth, Otto and Possibly Coomer in the Mix for Cubs Radio Gig

WGN and the Cubs are in the process of finding a replacement for Keith Moreland in the Cubs’ radio booth alongside the great Pat Hughes. A report earlier in the week indicated eight former Cubs and Andy Masur were on the shortlist to fill the vacated spot. At the time, Mark DeRosa was thought to […]

Carlos Marmol, Front Office Changes and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Carlos Marmol was accused in a Dominican Republic court on Wednesday of domestic assault. Miledys Mejia Cepeda, 24, accused Marmol of violating articles 309-1, 309-2 and 333-2 of the Dominican Republic criminal code which are violence against women and filed a criminal complaint. The police have not filed charges according to the Tribune and he […]

Pitching, Pitching … and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Early indications are that the Cubs will focus on adding pitching this off-season. Theo Epstein said earlier this week that the Cubs will add at least two starters to go along with Jeff Samardzija, Matt Garza and Travis Wood. Epstein indicated that Garza is progressing as the Cubs had hoped and he should be ready […]

The Beginning of a Long Off-Season for the Cubs

The off-season has begun for the Chicago Cubs. While the playoffs are underway and the focus throughout the game is on some set of games in late October, the Cubs remain focused on the future and building an organization with sustained success. Theo Epstein spent just under an hour with the media in the dungeon […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/02/12

Game Seventy-Nine: Cubs (29-49) vs. Braves (41-37) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187/914 Location – Turner Field, Atlanta Jeff Samardzija (5-7, 5.05/1.42) vs. Tommy Hanson (9-4, 3.59/1.35) The Cubs are coming off their best homestand of the season can they begin their last […]

A Cubs Trivia Christmas

Merry Christmas from everyone at the CCO! For those looking for their baseball fix after opening what the jolly old elf brought down your chimney, here is another look inside the Cubstory book. Did you ever wonder when the Cubs played their first game? Or who holds the franchise record for the longest hitting streak? […]

Rambling on the Last Day of the Cubs Season

As I walked to Wrigley Field in my one-of-a-kind CCO Cubs T-Shirt on April 1st of this year, I knew what to expect. I figured it would be a tough year, but I had no idea how rough it would be. From losing 40 percent of the pitching staff in the first week to having […]

Rambling about the Comeback, yet the Reality

Don’t call it a comeback!! Holy wow. It was fun to be a Cubs fan last night. Yes, you read that right. It was fun to be a Cubs fan. It reminded me of 1989. The Cubs were down 9-0 to the Houston Astros. The game was out of reach and a run away from […]