Cubs Blanked Before Celebrating Post-Season Berth – Pirates 4, Cubs 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 0, Pirates 4 WP – Francisco Liriano (12-7) LP – Jason Hammel (9-7) Save – None The Cubs managed four hits Saturday and were shutout for the 10th time on the season. And Jason Hammel served up a three-run homer to Jordy Mercer in the fifth inning as the […]

Cubs Fall Short in Finale, Take Two of Three from Cardinals – Cardinals 4, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 3, Cardinals 4 WP – Carlos Martinez (14-7) LP – Jon Lester (10-11) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (46) The Cubs ended up a run short for the second straight series with the Cardinals from completing a sweep. Jon Lester gave up three runs in the first inning on a […]

The Starlin Castro Game – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3 WP – Tommy Hunter (4-2) LP – Seth Maness (4-2) Save – None Starlin Castro had a career day as the Cubs started the weekend with a win over the Cardinals at the old ballyard. Castro drove in six of the eight runs with two home […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/09/15

After 830 games in which the Cubs system compiled a 444-386 record, the 2015 minor league regular season has ended for the Cubs’ affiliates. The Cubs had two teams, High-A Myrtle Beach and the AZL Cubs of the Rookie League, make the playoffs. The Cubs also had two players in the organization, Willson Contreras and […]

From the Wire: Cubs Activate RHP Neil Ramirez from 15-Day DL, Recall RHP Yoervis Medina from Iowa

The Cubs made two additions to the active roster prior to Tuesday’s game with the Cardinals. RHP Neil Ramirez was activated from the 15-day disabled list and RHP Yoervis Medina was recalled from Triple-A Iowa. With the two moves, the Cubs active roster stands at 34 players, 18 pitchers (five starters, 13 relievers) and 16 […]

The Daily CCO: Addison Russell Smooth at Short, Slugging at the Plate and Other Cubs News

Addison Russell has shown steady improvement since he made his Major League debut on April 21. Russell learned how to play second base in the big leagues before making the permanent move to shortstop on Aug. 7. The 21-year old rookie shortstop is helping the Cubs win games with his glove and bat. Anyone that […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/07/15

Happy Labor Day! The traditional last day of the minor league season will see us back where we started as Eugene completed their season falling one game short of the playoffs despite the hot hitting of P.J. Higgins. Both Myrtle Beach and Tennessee are creating a buzz as Willson Contreras could take home a batting […]

White Sox Claim INF Mike Olt off Waivers from the Cubs

The White Sox announced Saturday afternoon the team claimed INF Mike Olt off waivers from the Cubs. Olt was designated for assignment on Aug. 31 to open a spot on the 40-man roster for OF Austin Jackson. Mike Olt began the season on the Cubs roster and was at third base on Opening Night against […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Reportedly Planning to Give Dexter Fowler Qualifying Offer and Other News

The Cubs improved their standing in the NL Wild Card race with comeback win over the Reds Tuesday night. The Cubs gained ground on the Pirates and are within 4 ½ games of Pittsburgh for the top Wild Card spot. The Pirates lost 7-4 to the Brewers. And the Cubs’ lead over the Giants increased […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/15

The week started with a very hot South Bend team as Jeffrey Baez was Grand and Rashad Crawford also went deep. Tennessee experienced highs and lows with Bijan Rademacher leading the way. Iowa played marathon baseball as Emilio Bonifacio ran wild, while Myrtle Beach ended on a sour note despite the efforts of Tyler Skulina. […]