The Daily CCO: Javier Baez and Tommy La Stella Have Resumed Baseball Activities and Other Cubs News

Not long after the team announced Jason Hammel was penciled in to make his next start and he is not expected to miss any time after the MRI on his left hamstring did not reveal any damage, the Cubs provided updates on Javier Baez and Tommy La Stella. Baez and La Stella have resumed “some […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Reinstate Mike Olt from DL and Option to Iowa, DFA RHP Donn Roach

The Cubs made two roster moves prior to Friday’s game against the White Sox. Mike Olt was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Olt on the 40-man roster, RHP Donn Roach was designated for assignment. With the two roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Set for the Home Run Derby and Other Cubs News and Rumors

This year’s Home Run Derby became a must-see event when it was announced Wednesday afternoon that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will compete in the event. Major League Baseball released the list of sluggers that will participate in this year’s Derby: Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson, Prince Fielder, Todd Frazier, Manny Machado, Joc […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Likes Hitting Lefties and Other Cubs News and Rumors

It is fairly safe to say that Tuesday was a good day for the Cubs. Joe Maddon’s team won both games of the day-night doubleheader against the Cardinals. It was just one day and two games, but the Cubs showed they could not only play with the Cardinals but they could actually beat them. Maddon […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/08/15

After a big shakeup over the holiday weekend things seem to be settling in for the affiliates as Iowa is on a roll, winning three straight thanks to home runs from Junior Lake, Ryan Dent, Taylor Davis, Jonathan Mota, Matt Szczur, and Kyle Schwarber. Major leaguers Tsuyoshi Wada and Rafael Soriano were the center of […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/03/15

Pitching dominated the end of the week as Eugene got a nine strikeout performance from Oscar De La Cruz while Justin Steele continued to dominate the Northwest League. Pierce Johnson looks ready to make the next step in his development as he, along with two home runs, helped Tennessee to victory. Meanwhile, Carlos Pimentel also […]


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The Daily CCO: Alcantara is an All-Star, Positive News on Underwood Jr. and Other Cubs News

INF/OF Arismendy Alcantara was named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team and will represent the Iowa Cubs in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 15 in Omaha. Arismendy Alcantara is batting .252/.317/.461 in 65 games with 10 doubles, seven triples and 10 home runs for a .778 OPS. In 258 at bats, Alcantara […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon’s Magic Trick and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Joe Maddon does things a little bit different from other managers, besides not reading from the old book. So after the Cubs dropped their season-worst fifth game in a row Sunday night, Maddon decided it was the right time to pull a trick out of his hat to make the losing streak disappear. A couple […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/29/15

Streaks were the big story to start the week as South Bend came off of All-Star break and extended their winning streak to five games thanks to Gleyber Torres. Winning four games in a row brought Eugene’s record even as Eloy Jimenez and Ian Happ came up big. Both Tennessee and Iowa had modest two […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Draft Signings, Roster Moves and Rumors

While the Cubs struggled on the field at Busch Stadium, the rumors picked up during the last weekend of June. The Cubs have been linked to several pitchers that are expected to be moved before the deadline. The Cubs made one roster move after another and welcomed back Neil Ramirez. Jorge Soler starts a rehab […]


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