The Daily CCO: Ricketts Family Reportedly Close to Selling Minority Stake in the Cubs

According to reports from the Sports Business Journal and Crain’s Chicago Business, the Ricketts family is close to selling a 20 percent, non-controlling, stake in the Chicago Cubs “said to be valued at around $300 million.” The sale of the minority share is expected to be finalized soon. The Sports Business Journal reported Tuesday the […]

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Report: Cubs In Talks with Joe Maddon

The Chicago Cubs could soon have a new manager. According to a report from the Sun-Times, the Cubs have been in discussions with Joe Maddon this week and an announcement could be made by Friday if Maddon will be the next skipper of the Cubs. There has been mutual interest between the team and Joe […]

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Cubs Still Silent on the Rick Renteria-Joe Maddon Situation

Monday came and went without a word from the Cubs front office about the Rick Renteria-Joe Maddon situation. Rick Renteria issued a short statement Monday afternoon through his agent, Ken Solomon. Renteria said he was hired nearly a year ago to manage the Cubs and he is focused on his off-season preparation to achieve the […]

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The Daily CCO: C.J. Edwards Named to East Squad for AFL Fall Stars Game and Other Cubs News

C.J. Edwards has had a good fall season and pitched his way onto the East squad in Saturday’s Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League. Edwards was the only one of the Cubs prospects named to the team. After laboring through a two-inning outing on Oct. 21, Edwards put together a very good start […]

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Rick Renteria Issues Short Statement, Cubs Front Office Remains Silent

Monday’s off day between Game Five and Game Six of The World Series came and went without the front office addressing the reports connecting the Cubs to Joe Maddon. The front office has remained silent since Friday. The Cubs current manager issued a short statement through his agent, Ken Solomon on the matter Monday afternoon. […]

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The Daily CCO: A Maddon-ing Weekend for the Cubs as Work Continued on Wrigley Field

To say a lot changed for the Cubs in three days would be an understatement and now there are even more questions than answers surrounding the team as baseball’s off-season is set to begin. Shortly after Buster Olney broke the news Joe Maddon had opted out of his contract with the Rays, Maddon was connected […]

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Report: Rick Renteria Has Not Heard from Front Office about Status with Cubs

The front office has not publicly addressed the connection made to the Cubs and Joe Maddon and could be waiting for a travel day, or the end of The World Series as the Sun-Times suggested, in which to do so with the media. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Rick Renteria had not heard […]

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Cubs Considered Front-Runner for Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon sent a shockwave through baseball when the announcement was made Friday that he exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and he would no longer be managing the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon is considered one of the best skippers in the game after working magic with his unique managerial style for nine years […]

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Cubs Reportedly Plan to Talk to Joe Maddon

The Cubs are seen by many as the early favorite to hire the recently available Joe Maddon. The Rays’ skipper exercised an opt-out in his contract Friday and became a free agent. Maddon can sign with any team to manage its ball club. Soon after the news hit the wire that Maddon had opted out, […]

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Multiple Reports Suggest Cubs Leading Contender to Sign Joe Maddon

Just when it appeared the Cubs front office would be focusing on adding player-talent from outside the organization to the big league team this winter, Joe Maddon exercised an opt out in his contract, that not many knew existed, and is no longer the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Joe Maddon, who is considered […]

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