The Daily CCO: Roster Moves, Starting Rotation, Edwin Jackson and Other Cubs News

The Cubs made four changes to the roster prior to Thursday’s game with the biggest move placing Edwin Jackson on the 15-day DL with a right lat strain. The Cubs filled Jackson’s spot on the active roster with LHP Zac Rosscup, a lefty reliever that should see an extended look down the stretch. Utilityman Logan […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Might Move Edwin Jackson to the Bullpen and Other News

Edwin Jackson had another bad outing Wednesday and according to multiple reports he could have lost his spot in the rotation for the remainder of the season. Jackson lasted just 2 2/3 innings, his shortest start of the year, and while he did not make any excuses for another poor outing, according to the Sun-Times […]

Conflicting Reports on Where the Cubs Stand in the Bidding for OF Rusney Castillo

Jed Hoyer confirmed Wednesday the Cubs are in the mix for Rusney Castillo after a rather confusing 24 hours on the Rusney Castillo front. Reports Monday suggested the Cubs were one of the major bidders for the free agent outfielder, but it appeared the Cubs were out of the mix throughout the day Tuesday based […]

Report: Cubs Viewed as Team Most Likely to Land OF Rusney Castillo

The Cubs are one of the teams believed to be a finalist for OF Rusney Castillo. A report out of Boston indicated the Cubs are one of the major bidders for Castillo, along with the Red Sox, Phillies, Yankees and Tigers. And Jon Heyman reported Tuesday the Cubs are one of a half-dozen teams that […]

Cubs Reportedly a Major Bidder for OF Rusney Castillo

A report late last Friday from Joel Sherman indicated free agent OF Rusney Castillo was in the process of reviewing the offers from numerous teams interested in signing him and he would trim the list down over the weekend and possibly sign with a team during the upcoming week. The Cubs are believed to be […]

Report: Rusney Castillo Could Decide on a Team Next Week

The Cubs are one of the many teams interested in OF Rusney Castillo. The free agent outfielder worked out at Wrigley Field ten days ago after the organization sent at least five scouts to watch his workout July 26 at the University of Miami. Jesse Sanchez reported Wednesday that Castillo’s private workouts were coming to […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Making Roster Moves and Claiming Pitchers

It was rather busy Wednesday before the Cubs took the field in Denver for the second game of the series with the Rockies. The Cubs held a private workout, in front of tourists, at Wrigley Field for OF Rusney Castillo. The free agent outfielder from Cuba reportedly intrigues the front office, along with a majority […]

Cubs Working Out Rusney Castillo at Wrigley Field

According to a report, and photo, from Ben Nicholson-Smith, the Cubs are working out free agent OF Rusney Castillo at Wrigley Field. The private workout with Castillo is taking place Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Ben Nicholson-Smith is touring Wrigley Field and reported the Cubs were conducting a workout with him on the field.

Report: Cubs Sent Five Scouts to Watch Rusney Castillo

The Cubs are one of many teams interested in free agent OF Rusney Castillo. The Cubs were among the 28 teams on hand last Saturday in Miami to watch Castillo’s workout. According to a report from Comcast SportsNet, the Cubs sent five scouts to watch his showcase last Saturday at the University of Miami and […]

The Daily CCO: Greg Maddux and Hall of Fame Sunday

Greg Maddux, along with Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre, will be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame Sunday in what should be a special ceremony. Greg Maddux was the best starting pitcher of his generation and one of the greatest of all-time. Maddux finished his 23 year big league […]