Weekend Update … One Week Until Cubs Spring Training Begins

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in seven days … It is Super Bowl Sunday. After the NFL’s biggest game a majority of the focus will turn to Major League Baseball. Pitchers and catchers report in one week, position players on February 18 with the first full squad workout scheduled for February 19 … […]

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Updating the Search for Pat Hughes’ New Partner

The Cubs and WGN were hoping to hire Pat Hughes’ new radio partner around the time of the Cubs Convention, which begins next week. But it appears the search may drag on a little bit longer. WGN Radio has not released their broadcast schedule for the Cubs Spring Training games … the Cubs and A’s […]

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The Final Cubs Weekend Update of Twenty-Ten

With Christmas in the rearview mirror and only six days remaining in the year, does Jim Hendry have anything in the works that would allow Twenty-Ten to end on a positive note? If Jim Hendry keeps to his New Year tradition, it could be an interesting week on the North Side. The Cubs GM has […]

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Cubs and WGN Begin Search for Pat Hughes’ New Partner

The Cubs and WGN Radio have begun the search to find a color analyst. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, the search is still in the preliminary phase and Dave Eanet (WGN 720 Sports Director) indicated it could take up to three weeks to find a new partner for Pat Hughes. Hughes will […]

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Rambling with a Month to go before Spring Training …

The 25th annual Cubs Convention was a huge success and Lou says this team can be 10-wins better than last year. I have thoughts and feelings. Some make sense, some don’t, but if you watch MTV’s smash hit “Jersey Shore,” more will make sense. Without further ado …

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Cubs and Pirates on the MLB Network

As part of the All-Time Games series, the MLB Network will telecast the shootout of the Cubs versus the Pirates from Sunday, April 21, 1991 at Three Rivers Stadium on Sunday night at 7:00pm C.T. For those counting down the day until the Cubs Convention (the CCO will post the full schedule of the 24th […]

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Towers Focused on Cubs

The Jake Peavy rumors picked up a little steam on Monday night. Kevin Towers was quoted in the San Diego Union-Tribune as saying: “It’s really come down to one club now – the Cubs. It’s going to take awhile. They have a couple of players to pick from that we are interested in but anything […]

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Brenly to Milwaukee? Grace Back to Chicago?

Former Arizona Diamondbacks’ manager and current Cubs’ color analyst Bob Brenly interviewed on Thursday for the vacated skipper’s job in Milwaukee. Brenly is on a short-list of candidates that includes former managers Ken Macha and Willie Randolph. Brenly recently signed a contract extension to remain with Len Kasper in the Cubs’ booth and some feel […]

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Oh That Sweet Convention Smell

The Cubs Convention will kick off two weeks from today, and boy am I excited! This will be the third year in a row I attend the Convention and it is quite an experience. I wrote a similar column last year, but I could not avoid doing it again. More and more people read the […]

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Crazy Eights

With tomorrow being the first day of 2008, the mainstream media will undoubtedly begin reminding the Faithful, on seemingly a daily basis, why this year is significant to the Chicago Cubs. While many organizations celebrate such anniversaries, it is safe to say there probably will not be any references to the accomplishment from a century […]

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