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 […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Blue Jays – 09/08/14

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs (64-79) vs. Blue Jays (73-69) Game Time – 6:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Rogers Centre, Toronto Jacob Turner (1-1, 3.14/1.26/3.41) vs. Marcus Stroman (9-5, 3.83/1.22/3.00) The Cubs travel to Toronto for the first time since 2008 […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 06/16/14

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs (28-39) vs. Marlins (35-33) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Marlins Park, Miami Jason Hammel (6-4, 2.81/0.98/3.03) vs. Tom Koehler (5-5, 3.68/1.28/4.55) The Cubs begin the final stretch of the 10-game road trip tonight with the […]


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Cubs Announce Radio Partnership with WBBM-AM and CBS Radio

The Cubs made it official during a press conference on Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field. WBBM-AM will be the new radio home of the Chicago Cubs starting with the 2015 season. The news surfaced Tuesday night the Cubs had finalized a seven-year contract with the CBS Radio to be the Cubs flagship station. WBBM-AM 780 […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/15/14

Spring Training Game Sixteen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Royals (7-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Surprise Stadium, Surprise Jeff Samardzija (0-0, 5.00, 1.44) vs. James Shields (2-0, 1.04, 0.69) Spring Training Game Seventeen: Cubs (ss) (7-8) vs. Mets (ss) (6-7) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Angels – 02/28/14

Spring Training Game Two: Cubs (0-1) vs. Angels (0-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: MLB.TV – Radio: 720 WGN Location – Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe Chris Rusin (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Jered Weaver (0-0, -.–, -.–) Cactus League play for the Cubs resumes this afternoon in Tempe against the Los Angeles Angels. […]


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