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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cubs Announce Radio Partnership with WBBM-AM and CBS Radio

The Cubs made it official during a press conference on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field. WBBM-AM will be the new radio home of the Chicago Cubs starting with the 2015 season. The news surfaced Tuesday night the Cubs had finalized a seven-year contract with the CBS Radio to be the Cubs flagship station. WBBM-AM 780 […]

The Daily CCO: Pat Hughes is the Voice of the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs partnership with 720 WGN is set to expire at the end of the season and the team is expected to announce 780 WBBM-AM will broadcast Cubs games for the 2015 season. The Cubs have been on WGN since 1924 and the exclusive radio home of the Cubs since 1958. Pat Hughes is under […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/15/14

Spring Training Game Sixteen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Royals (7-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Surprise Stadium, Surprise Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 5.00, 1.44) vs. James Shields (2-0, 1.04, 0.69) Spring Training Game Seventeen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Mets (ss) (6-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT […]