Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/28/15

The end of the week saw another affiliate move into first place, as Eugene used a dominant performance by Oscar De La Cruz to move into the top spot. Iowa continued to roll with the lightning and thunder of John Andreoli and Javier Baez, while Tennessee was able to grind away thanks to the bat […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Says Despite Recent Success Cubs are Still Learning

The Cubs dropped one to the Giants for the first time in six games Wednesday night. And the Cubs first loss in a week snapped the team’s six-game winning streak. The Cubs lost ground in the NL Wild Card race and in the division. The Pirates had an easy time in South Florida and rolled […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Tweak Rotation, Starlin Castro and Other News

Tuesday night and into Wednesday did not go the Cubs way. Not only did Joe Maddon’s team lose to the Tigers, but also slipped in the Wild Card Standings. The Pirates topped the D-Backs 9-8 in 15 innings and the Giants beat the Cardinals 2-0. The Cubs will enter play Wednesday three behind the Pirates […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing September Call-Ups

With two weeks remaining in August, the Cubs are discussing which players on the 40-man roster will be called up in September with the roster expands. Joe Maddon talked to the Tribune about the possible additions to the active roster. “I’ve always liked the nugget or two that you draw from the minor league system, […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place RHP Rafael Soriano on 15-Day DL, Re-Sign LHP Clayton Richard

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday afternoon. RHP Rafael Soriano was placed on the 15-day DL (retroactive to August 4) with right shoulder inflammation. The Cubs re-signed LHP Clayton Richard. Richard takes Soriano’s spot on the 25-man roster. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the 40-man roster currently stands at 39 players and the 25-man roster […]


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Cubs-Pirates Postponed After Two Rain Delays, Will Be Made Up at Later Date

The opener of the three-game series Monday in Pittsburgh was postponed after two lengthy rain delays. The game will be made up a later date. Monday’s game was postponed after the fourth inning tied 1-1. When the game is rescheduled it will start from the beginning. All stats from Monday night will not count. The […]


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Cubs Month in Review – July 2015

Even with a winning record for the month, July has been somewhat of a disappointment. The Cubs slipped to a game behind the Giants for the second wild card spot due to an 8-7 record after the All-Star break in 15 games against some poor teams. With just two months to go, the club appears […]


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Rizzo Rocks the Three-Run Homer – Cubs 5, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 5, Brewers 2 WP – Rafael Soriano (2-0) LP – Will Smith (4-2, BS 4) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Anthony Rizzo stepped to the plate with two on and two out in the eighth inning with his team down 2-0. Rizzo hit a bullet to the upper deck […]


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Cubs Unable to Recover from Bad Start – Rockies 7, Cubs 2

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 2, Rockies 7 WP – Yohan Flande (1-1) LP – Dallas Beeler (0-1) Save – None The Rockies scored four runs in the first inning off Dallas Beeler and put the game away with two more runs off Rafael Soriano in the eighth as the Cubs lost another game to a […]


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Bryant’s Big Fly Walks Off the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 8

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 8 WP – Rafael Soriano (1-0, BS 1) LP – John Axford (3-4, BS 4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 8-7 after Jason Motte and Rafael Soriano gave up four […]


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