The Daily CCO: Training Program has David Ross Feeling Good about Upcoming Season and Other Cubs News

David Ross said he’s super excited about being with the Cubs and the upcoming season. The Cubs’ new backup catcher explained to Casey Stern and Brad Lidge on Inside Pitch (MLB Network Radio) last week that by signing Jon Lester and bringing in Joe Maddon, the Cubs showed a commitment to winning. Ross admitted he […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Expecting Resolution and Vindication Soon on Tampering Charges

Major League Baseball has not ruled on the tampering charges the Rays filed against the Cubs over the hiring Joe Maddon. A resolution was expected two months ago on the matter. According to a report from Marc Topkin, Theo Epstein is expecting the Cubs to be cleared of the charges soon. Bob Nightengale reported Thursday […]


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The Daily CCO: WBBM Releases Cubs Spring Training Broadcast Schedule and Other News and Notes

Cubs’ Radio has a new home starting this season. Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer will be heard on WBBM-780 and Monday the station released its spring broadcast schedule. WBBM will carry eight Cactus League games with the remaining spring action expected to be available on Cubs.com with Len Kasper and Mick Gillispie on the play-by-play. […]


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Voice of the Cubs Pat Hughes Named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

‘Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the air’ is the familiar refrain Pat Hughes begins every Cubs radio broadcast. The radio of voice of the Chicago Cubs is simply one of the best in the business, as Len Kasper said Monday one day he will be in the Hall of Fame. Pat Hughes was named the […]


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The Daily CCO: Phillies Might Have to Alter Expectations to Trade Cole Hamels and Cubs News and Rumors

Cole Hamels would like to be traded this winter, but he won’t demand one according to a report from Bob Nightengale. There are not many teams that have both the prospect currency it would take to acquire him and the payroll flexibility to add the $96 million left on his contract over the next four […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is a Candidate for the Hank Aaron Award and Other Cubs News

Anthony Rizzo is the Cubs nominee for the 16th annual Hank Aaron Award for the top offensive performer in the National League. Online voting is open through Sunday, Oct. 5 (10:59pm CDT) and the Cubs’ All-Star first baseman is up against the best offensive players in the Senior Circuit. Hank Aaron presents the award to each […]


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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro Not Expected to Play Again This Season

According to multiple reports, Starlin Castro will not play again this season. Castro is still in a walking boot and with only four games remaining on the schedule Rick Renteria said Tuesday it would be difficult for him to return this year. Starlin Castro has not stopped rehabbing the sprain left ankle that appears to […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Blue Jays – 09/08/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs (64-79) vs. Blue Jays (73-69) Game Time – 6:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Rogers Centre, Toronto Jacob Turner (1-1, 3.14/1.26/3.41) vs. Marcus Stroman (9-5, 3.83/1.22/3.00) The Cubs travel to Toronto for the first time since 2008 […]


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The Daily CCO: Injuries Put the Remainder of the Season in Question for Rizzo and Castro

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have had very good years, but a back injury and an ankle injury could end both seasons a little early. Anthony Rizzo has hit .278/.375/.514 with 23 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and a .889 in 129 games and Starlin Castro has put together a .292/.339/.438 line with 33 […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/16/14

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs (28-39) vs. Marlins (35-33) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81/0.98/3.03) vs. Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68/1.28/4.55) The Cubs begin the final stretch of the 10-game road trip tonight with the […]


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