Weekend Update … A Big Week for the Cubs

As anticipated last week was a busy one for the Chicago Cubs … and it could be more of the same over the next five days leading up to the convention. The Cubs are looking to add pitching (starters and relievers) as they try to finalize their roster heading into Spring Training. Theo Epstein and […]

A Cubs Trivia Christmas

Merry Christmas from everyone at the CCO! For those looking for their baseball fix after opening what the jolly old elf brought down your chimney, here is another look inside the Cubstory book. Did you ever wonder when the Cubs played their first game? Or who holds the franchise record for the longest hitting streak? […]

Ron Santo Elected to the Hall of Fame

According to multiple reports, Ron Santo has been elected into the Hall of Fame. This has to be a bittersweet day for the Santo family as he should have been the one receiving the call from the hall. Santo passed away one year and two days ago and one could only imagine how happy he […]

Weekend Update … Big Decisions for the Cubs in Big D

Baseball’s Winter Meetings officially begin on Monday but many are already in Dallas getting an early jump on the week ahead … and that includes the Chicago Cubs’ new front office. According to Tom Ricketts, a big contingent of the Cubs’ regime, including Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, are in Dallas preparing for what figures […]

All Rumors Lead to Dallas and the Winter Meetings

The final countdown to Baseball’s Winter Meetings has begun and most of the experts think there is going to be a lot of activity in Dallas … with the Cubs right in the middle of the action. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have many holes to fill in order to field a team for next […]

Rumors, News and More Rumors … A Busy Week Ahead for the Cubs

If Tuesday was any indication, the next nine days should be anything but boring for the Chicago Cubs … and Jed Hoyer even indicated as much. From Albert Pujols to Prince Fielder to Alfonso Soriano to Tom Ricketts, news and rumors came from all directions. Jed Hoyer spent time on MLB Network Radio (XM Radio) […]

Are the Cubs Planning a Roster Overhaul?

Could the Cubs’ new front office be planning major changes to the roster they inherited? Jim Bowden reported over the weekend that the Cubs “have been very aggressive with a wide range of free agents and have been in on trade talks with at least a dozen clubs.” Bowden has heard that the Cubs “conversations […]

Catching Up with the Cubs after Turkey Day

Thanksgiving has come and gone and so has Black Friday, once the holiday weekend comes to an end it figures to get very busy for the Chicago Cubs. Baseball’s Winter Meetings kickoff a week from Monday, so this time next week all of baseball will start making their way to Dallas. The Cubs offered salary […]

Rambling About This Great Second Half Team

Nine out of eleven! Don’t call it a comeback! Seriously, don’t. It’s not happening. However, I must admit that it has been enjoyable to watch the Cubs win baseball games … plural! That is right; the Cubs have transformed themselves into a force to be reckoned with just in time for … Football season. This […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Nationals – 08/10/11

Game One Hundred Seventeen: Cubs (49-67) vs. Nationals (56-59) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rodrigo Lopez (2-3, 5.17/1.49) vs. Ross Detwiler (1-1, 2.66/1.28) #10 … It is Ron Santo Day at Wrigley Field. The Cubs will unveil […]