Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 02/14/11

Greetings to everyone at the CCO! With the Winter League seasons over and Opening Day for the Minor Leagues weeks away, it’s time to step away from reporting and move to more feature articles. As a preview to Spring Training, our first article is entitled … Bubble Players and Bubble Busters By now, we should […]

Cubs Baseball is Just Around the Corner

Pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in four days … The on the field work begins for the Chicago Cubs on Sunday … pitchers and catchers report on February 13, position players on February 18 with the first full squad workout scheduled for February 19. Mike Quade said he’s going to “stress fundamentals like […]

Weekend Update … The Week that Was in Cubs News

The last weekend in January and the end of the final month without Cubs’ baseball until at least October … pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in just 14 days. It was a busy six days for the team on the North Side of Chicago. From the non-roster invitations to minor league signings the […]

From the Wire … Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Koyie Hill

According to multiple reports, the Cubs avoided arbitration on Wednesday with catcher Koyie Hill. Hill agreed to a one-year deal worth $850,000. Koyie Hill earned $700,000 in 2010 and is favored to be the back-up to Geovany Soto when the season begins.

News, Notes and a Few Cubs Rumors

The next five days figures to be anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs announced on Tuesday that pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park on February 13 with the first workout on February 14. The first full squad workout for Q’s crew is scheduled for February 19 … 31 days before pitchers […]

Garza, Quade and Cubs Baseball

It is only 33 days until pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park and the Cubs Convention kicks off in four days. The baseball season is just around the corner. The Matt Garza trade remained in the headlines two days after the trade became official. Mike Quade spent time discussing the trade and his team […]

From the Wire … Cubs Claim Max Ramirez Off Waivers from the Red Sox

According to a tweet from Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports, the Cubs claimed catcher/first baseman Max Ramirez off waivers from the Boston Red Sox … the Sox claimed Ramirez off waivers from the Rangers last week. Baseball America ranked the 26-year old (October 11, 1984) the 11th best prospect in the Rangers’ organization prior […]