The Daily CCO: Outfield Defense a Question Mark the Cubs Will Find Answers To in the Spring

With pitchers and catchers reporting to Mesa in less than two weeks and the first full squad workout in just 17 days, one of the areas the Cubs have to address this spring is the team’s outfield defense. During a conversation with Sean McAdam, Theo Epstein recently said, “Our outfield defense will be a question […]

The Daily CCO: Jed Hoyer, Several Players Already in Mesa as Cubs Prepare for Spring Training

The Cubs first on-field work out of the spring is two weeks from today (Feb. 20). Jed Hoyer is already in Mesa, along with several of the players. Hoyer told Jesse Rogers on Friday, before the Cubs avoided arbitration with Jake Arrieta, that they are expecting a bunch of players at the complex early in […]

The Daily CCO: MLB Network to Air Harry Caray Documentary and Other Cubs News and Rumors

MLB Network is scheduled to air a documentary on the legendary Harry Caray. “Holy Cow! The Story of Harry Caray” will premier Feb. 2 at 8:00pm CST as part of the latest edition of MLB Network Presents. Lifelong Cubs’ fan William Peterson narrates the special that features Steve Stone, Pat Hughes, Rick Sutcliffe, Bob Costas, […]

Austin Jackson Reportedly Could be a Fit for the Cubs at the Right Price

There are several outfielders available on the market as Spring Training quickly approaches. And three of those free agent outfielders finished last season on the Cubs’ active roster. Dexter Fowler, Chris Denorfia and Austin Jackson have not landed with a team yet. While there has not been any clarity on where Dexter Fowler could sign […]

Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Jed Hoyer jumped on 670 The Score last Friday morning before the Cubs Convention and talked about his team with Matt Spiegel and Jason Goff (Spiegel & Goff Show). The Cubs continue to have conversations with teams and would be willing to make another move or two this off-season if the front office thinks they […]

Recapping the Cubs Options for Center Field

As the calendar year came to an end, rumors continued to point to the Cubs talking to several teams as the front office explored ways to acquire pitching, both for the rotation and bullpen. The Cubs have added depth to the roster this winter but many within the game do not think Theo Epstein and […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – Right Field

There was much excitement going into last season about the right field position for the Chicago Cubs after Jorge Soler debuted in 2014 and displayed the batting skill he was signed for. Soler showed flashes in his first full season, but a month spent on the disabled list led to 10 total players manning right […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – Center Field

In 2014, center field was arguably the Cubs worst offensive position. After seven total players failed to establish themselves, the front office traded for Dexter Fowler and received an immediate uptick in numbers. Center field managed an overall .252/.345/.411 line with 18 home runs, 53 RBI and 22 stolen bases. Let’s take a look back […]

Cubs 2015 Position Review – Left Field

Like many positions on the diamond for the Chicago Cubs, left field is in a holding pattern of who might be the main starter come Spring Training. Nine total players patrolled there batting .247/.338/.419 with 22 home runs, 67 RBI and 13 stolen bases and became a large platoon of the right player for that […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/05/15

Position Analysis – Center Field The position analysis series has moved back to the middle and continues with look at a position that is just loaded with prospects: Center field. Center Field The front office made a good deal in the off-season, trading two unwanted players for a one-year rental in veteran Dexter Fowler. The […]