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: Anthony Rizzo Set Expectations for the Cubs in 2015

It’s always strange the day after the baseball season ends. Seven months, counting Spring Training, and all of the sudden it comes to an abrupt ending. And for the first time in six years there was not a countdown to the final game of the year due to the way the Cubs played after the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/28/14

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs (72-89) vs. Brewers (82-79) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Jacob Turner (1-4, 6.98/1.52/4.58) vs. Mike Fiers (6-4, 1.92/0.85/2.95) This is it … the journey that began in February in Mesa […]

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Rotation Spot Not Guaranteed for Edwin Jackson Moving Forward with the Cubs

The Cubs have been conducting exit interviews with the players and coaching staff with the season winding down. And based on statements by Theo Epstein and Rick Renteria changes could be made as soon as Tuesday to the coaching staff. With the off-season officially starting as soon as the last out of Sunday’s game is […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/27/14

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs (72-88) vs. Brewers (81-79) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.22/1.20/3.68) vs. Wily Peralta (16-11, 3.62/1.32/4.27) There are only two games left as the Cubs shoot to close […]

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The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein Said Rick Renteria Absolutely Will Return, Mike Olt to Work in the Outfield

Before Rick Renteria was tossed for the sixth time this season Friday night, Theo Epstein was asked if Rick Renteria would be back for his second season as Cubs manager in 2015. Epstein said Renteria would absolutely be back, but “there could be changes with the coaching staff.” The front office is reportedly very happy […]

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Kyle Hendricks Will Not Start Season Finale, Pitched Enough Innings This Year

Rick Renteria announced prior to Friday’s game that Kyle Hendricks would not start the last game of the season. Jacob Turner will make the start instead and take on Mike Fiers in the season finale. Renteria said nothing is physically wrong with Hendricks, just that he’s pitched enough this season between Triple-A Iowa and the […]

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Cubs Outlast the Brewers in Opener of Last Series of the Season – Cubs 6, Brewers 4

Game One Hundred Sixty: Cubs 6, Brewers 4 WP – Neil Ramirez (3-3) LP – Jimmy Nelson (2-9) Save – Hector Rondon (28) The Cubs outlasted the Brewers in a sluggish game Friday night that took over three and a half hours to complete. The Cubs jumped out to an early lead when Chris Coghlan […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/26/14

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs (71-88) vs. Brewers (81-78) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Eric Jokisch (0-0, 1.74/1.45/4.09) vs. Jimmy Nelson (2-8, 4.57/1.45/3.70) The Cubs kick-off the final series of the season tonight in Milwaukee […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs News and Notes from the Last Off Day of the 2014 Season

This is it, the last three games and the final weekend of Cubs baseball until late February, early March. It has been another challenging year at the big league level while the organization as a whole had a good year. Plus, the Wrigley Field Restoration project is set to begin in earnest as soon as […]

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