The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Named NL Player of the Week and Cubs News and Notes

Anthony Rizzo had a very good weekend in Arizona. Rizzo went 5-for-11 in the three games with three home runs and was named National League Player of the Week on Monday. Rizzo hit three longballs, two on Friday, and drove in four runs. And his 23 home runs on the season equaled a career-high in […]

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The Daily CCO: Tsuyoshi Wada Gets First Shot at Fifth Spot in the Rotation and Other Cubs News

Rick Renteria announced Sunday that LHP Tsuyoshi Wada would be recalled from Triple-A Iowa Wednesday and start the second game of the series with the Padres. Wada is coming off a solid start with Iowa last Friday in which he gave up one run on three hits with a walk and 10 strikeouts over six […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/20/14

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs (40-56) vs. Diamondbacks (42-56) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Jake Arrieta (5-1, 1.95/1.01/2.14) vs. Josh Collmenter (7-5, 3.80/1.27/3.97) The Cubs wrap up the series and season series against the Diamondbacks this afternoon. […]

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The Daily CCO: The Rumors, The Roster and Other Cubs News

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is 11 days away and the Cubs could be very active as teams continue to look at several players on the Cubs roster. According to multiple reports, pitchers James Russell, Wesley Wright and Carlos Villanueva have drawn interest. And Russell could be the next player traded according to the […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/19/14

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs (40-55) vs. Diamondbacks (41-56) Game Time – 7:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Travis Wood (7-8, 4.96/1.49/4.29) vs. Wade Miley (5-6, 4.18/1.24/3.96) The Cubs will shoot to snap their three-game losing skid tonight behind Travis Wood. […]

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The Daily CCO: Kyle Hendricks Announced as Cubs Fourth Starter and Other News and Notes

The Cubs announced prior to Friday’s game that Kyle Hendricks will be recalled from Triple-A Tuesday to make the start against the Padres in what will be his Wrigley Field debut. The Cubs would like to see Hendricks grab the fourth spot in the rotation for the remainder of the season. Rick Renteria did not […]

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Report: Yankees Could Be Interested in Edwin Jackson

According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Yankees could be interested in Edwin Jackson. The Yankees are looking for pitching to fill out a rotation for the remainder of the season and could be looking at Edwin Jackson. Gordon Wittenmyer reported “scouts turned out in droves” Friday at Chase Field to watch a “no-accident […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 07/18/14

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs (40-54) vs. Diamondbacks (40-56) Game Time – 8:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 85, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Edwin Jackson (5-10, 5.64/1.58/4.26) vs. Trevor Cahill (1-6, 5.66/1.74/4.15) The Cubs open what could end up being a very interesting second half of […]

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Rambling about the Cubs on the First Day of the Second Half

Hello again, everybody. The All-Star break has ended, the American League won again, making it 47 out of the last 51 for the DH’ers, or at least it seems that way. As I started saying, today is the first day of the second half, of what I hope is the final “total giveaway” season of […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Braves – 07/13/14

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs (40-53) vs. Braves (51-43) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-7, 4.64/1.48/4.20) vs. Julio Teheran (8-6, 2.57/1.03/3.35) The Cubs will shoot to take the rubber-game of the series against the Braves […]

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