The Daily CCO: The Score is Expanding Cubs Pre- and Post-Game Shows and Other News and Rumors

It won’t be too much longer until Pat Hughes kicks off another season of Cubs’ baseball on the radio. His familiar welcome, ‘Cubs Baseball is on the Air’ will be heard for the first time on 670 The Score in just over a month. The Cubs first broadcast of the spring on The Score is […]

Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Feb. 19, position players report on Feb. 23 and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 24. Spring Training is just around the corner. And so are the exhibition games. The Cubs’ first game of the 2016 Cactus League is against the Brewers in Maryvale on […]

Pat Hughes Named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs, was recognized once again for the tremendous job he does calling Cubs’ games on the radio. Pat Hughes has been named the 2015 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Hughes has provided the soundtrack to Cubs’ baseball on the radio side […]

Cubs Off-Season Scorecard

The Cubs have been incredibly busy this off-season, one of the most active teams in the game. With all of the changes over a two-plus month time span, it seemed like an appropriate time to post a recap of the roster moves the front office has made to this point as well as provide a […]

Cubs Officially Move Radio Broadcasts to 670 The Score

When Pat Hughes says “Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the air” in early March it will be on WSCR-AM 670 The Score. The Cubs announced Wednesday the station has been named the team’s new flagship station. In a move that has been anticipated for a year and Robert Feder reported would happen last month, beginning next […]

The Daily CCO: Training Program has David Ross Feeling Good about Upcoming Season and Other Cubs News

David Ross said he’s super excited about being with the Cubs and the upcoming season. The Cubs’ new backup catcher explained to Casey Stern and Brad Lidge on Inside Pitch (MLB Network Radio) last week that by signing Jon Lester and bringing in Joe Maddon, the Cubs showed a commitment to winning. Ross admitted he […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Expecting Resolution and Vindication Soon on Tampering Charges

Major League Baseball has not ruled on the tampering charges the Rays filed against the Cubs over the hiring Joe Maddon. A resolution was expected two months ago on the matter. According to a report from Marc Topkin, Theo Epstein is expecting the Cubs to be cleared of the charges soon. Bob Nightengale reported Thursday […]

The Daily CCO: WBBM Releases Cubs Spring Training Broadcast Schedule and Other News and Notes

Cubs’ Radio has a new home starting this season. Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer will be heard on WBBM-780 and Monday the station released its spring broadcast schedule. WBBM will carry eight Cactus League games with the remaining spring action expected to be available on Cubs.com with Len Kasper and Mick Gillispie on the play-by-play. […]

Voice of the Cubs Pat Hughes Named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

‘Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the air’ is the familiar refrain Pat Hughes begins every Cubs radio broadcast. The radio of voice of the Chicago Cubs is simply one of the best in the business, as Len Kasper said Monday one day he will be in the Hall of Fame. Pat Hughes was named the […]

The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro Not Expected to Play Again This Season

According to multiple reports, Starlin Castro will not play again this season. Castro is still in a walking boot and with only four games remaining on the schedule Rick Renteria said Tuesday it would be difficult for him to return this year. Starlin Castro has not stopped rehabbing the sprain left ankle that appears to […]