Cubs Year in Review – 2014

It took the Kansas City Royals 29 years to return to the playoffs this season and with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers, the baseball world is abuzz of the Royals. If anything, Cubs fans are jealous, but also hopeful that the current rebuild will do much of the same for their favorite team. Usually […]

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The Daily CCO: It’s Opening Day in the Arizona Fall League and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Arizona Fall League kicks off its season Tuesday afternoon and the Mesa Solar Sox open the 2014 fall league with a trip to Glendale to take on the Desert Dogs. Mesa’s first game begins at 2:35pm CDT (12:35pm MST). Several of the Cubs tops prospects including Addison Russell, C.J. Edwards and Dan Vogelbach will […]

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The Daily CCO: Kevin Encarnacion and Jose Zapata Return to the Field and Other Cubs News

Two Cubs prospects that were involved in a serious car crash in the Dominican Republic last January have returned to the field after both players spent a majority of the year not knowing if they would be able to continue their baseball careers. Kevin Encarnacion is scheduled to play in an Instructional League intrasquad game […]

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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo is One of Three Finalists for Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award

The MLBPA announced on Wednesday the finalists for the 2014 Players Choice Awards. And the winners will be revealed on Monday, Nov. 3 on the MLB Network. Anthony Rizzo is one of the three finalists for the MLBPA’s Marvin Miller Man of the Year award. The award, named in honor of the player association’s first […]

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Rick Renteria, Majority of Cubs Coaching Staff Returning in 2015

Theo Epstein held his season ending press conference Tuesday afternoon. And the first line of business for the day was to announce Rick Renteria and a majority of his coaching staff will return for the 2015 season. The Cubs did not offer Mike Brumley the assistant hitting coach’s job, but would like for him to […]

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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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