The Daily CCO: The Score is Expanding Cubs Pre- and Post-Game Shows and Other News and Rumors

It won’t be too much longer until Pat Hughes kicks off another season of Cubs’ baseball on the radio. His familiar welcome, ‘Cubs Baseball is on the Air’ will be heard for the first time on 670 The Score in just over a month. The Cubs first broadcast of the spring on The Score is […]

Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Feb. 19, position players report on Feb. 23 and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 24. Spring Training is just around the corner. And so are the exhibition games. The Cubs’ first game of the 2016 Cactus League is against the Brewers in Maryvale on […]

A Grand Opening to the 2016 Cubs Convention

The 2016 Cubs Convention got underway Friday at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. There was an energy and excitement on the first day of Cubs Convention that has not been there in at least the last 10 winter gatherings. Thousands upon thousands of diehard Cubs fans filled the hotel in Downtown Chicago with one thing and […]

Pat Hughes Named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs, was recognized once again for the tremendous job he does calling Cubs’ games on the radio. Pat Hughes has been named the 2015 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Hughes has provided the soundtrack to Cubs’ baseball on the radio side […]

The Daily CCO: Hall of Fame Wednesday and Cubs News and Notes

The 2016 Hall of Fame Class will be announced Wednesday at 5:00pm CST on the MLB Network and MLB.com. One of the best players of his generation could set the record for the highest vote total. Ken Griffey Jr. is the only lock to receive The Call from the Hall. Junior could be joined by […]

Cubs Off-Season Scorecard

The Cubs have been incredibly busy this off-season, one of the most active teams in the game. With all of the changes over a two-plus month time span, it seemed like an appropriate time to post a recap of the roster moves the front office has made to this point as well as provide a […]

Cubs Officially Move Radio Broadcasts to 670 The Score

When Pat Hughes says “Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the air” in early March it will be on WSCR-AM 670 The Score. The Cubs announced Wednesday the station has been named the team’s new flagship station. In a move that has been anticipated for a year and Robert Feder reported would happen last month, beginning next […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]