The Daily CCO: Hall of Fame Day and Cubs News and Rumors

The 2015 Hall of Fame Class will be announced Tuesday at 1:00pm CST on the MLB Network. And it could be the first time in 60 years the BBWAA voted in four players in the same class. Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson appear to be locks for induction into Cooperstown in July. And John Smoltz […]

Cubs Year in Review – 2014

It took the Kansas City Royals 29 years to return to the playoffs this season and with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers, the baseball world is abuzz of the Royals. If anything, Cubs fans are jealous, but also hopeful that the current rebuild will do much of the same for their favorite team. Usually […]

The Daily CCO: Bryant Back on the Field, Hendricks Posts Another Quality Start and Other Cubs News

According to reports from the Des Moines Register, Kris Bryant expects to be back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against Salt Lake. Bryant did some running and participated in batting practice before Monday’s game a day after an MRI on his left foot revealed a bruise. Marty Pevey told the Des Moines Register that Bryant […]

The Daily CCO: Edwin Jackson’s Role with Cubs in Question Down the Stretch

Edwin Jackson had another rough outing Thursday and according to multiple reports he could lose his spot in the rotation is in question for the remainder of the season. The Cubs want to take a look at Dan Straily and Felix Doubront in starting roles before the season ends. Straily will be recalled from Triple-A […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Must Find Balance and Other News and Notes

The front office is expected to focus this off-season and for the next 12-24 months on adding pitching to the organization. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have talked about the imbalance between the pitching and position players and many think, and reports have backed up the speculation, the Cubs will try to add a top […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Making Roster Moves and Claiming Pitchers

It was rather busy Wednesday before the Cubs took the field in Denver for the second game of the series with the Rockies. The Cubs held a private workout, in front of tourists, at Wrigley Field for OF Rusney Castillo. The free agent outfielder from Cuba reportedly intrigues the front office, along with a majority […]

From the Wire: Cubs DFA Nate Schierholtz, Activate RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 60-Day DL

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday afternoon. The team designated OF Nate Schierholtz for assignment to make room on the 40-man and active roster for RHP Kyuji Fujikawa. Kyuji Fujikawa is with the Cubs in Denver and will be available out of the bullpen for Wednesday’s game. The Cubs staff is back to 13 […]

A Baez Blast Beats the Rockies in Extra Innings – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (3-3, BS 4) LP – Boone Logan (2-2) Save – Carlos Villanueva (2) Welcome to the Big Leagues Javier Baez … Javier Baez led off the top of the 12th with the game tied at five in search of his first […]

Cubs Walk Out of LA with a Series Win – Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

Game One Hundred Ten: Cubs 7, Dodgers 3 WP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) LP – Josh Beckett (6-6) Save – None The Cubs played one of their better games of the season Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Edwin Jackson limited the Dodgers to two runs in six innings. Chris Coghlan had a huge day that […]

Dodgers Hanley the Cubs Another Extra Innings Loss – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred-Nine: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – 12 innings WP – Jamey Wright (4-2) LP – Blake Parker (1-1) Save – None It took extra innings for the third time in five days to decide the outcome of a Cubs game. And for the second time the Cubs ended up on the losing end […]