Back to Work for the Cubs’ Front Office

With the holidays in the review mirror, it should be a rather busy couple of weeks for the Chicago Cubs leading up to the caravan and Cubs Convention. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer still have to clear a spot on the 40-man roster to officially add Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva to the team … […]

From the Files of Cubs Rumors

The countdown to Lake Buena Vista has begun … and the rumors and activity throughout baseball picked up after the long holiday weekend. The Cubs continue to be linked to the same players, with a few exceptions. Jesse Crain joined the list of relievers the Cubs are looking at this winter. Brandon Webb, Jeff Francis, […]

Peripheral Moves on the Horizon for the Cubs

Official releases should be flying out of the offices at 1060 West Addison on Wednesday. Not only are the Cubs expected to announce deals with Xavier Nady and Chad Tracy, there is a press conference scheduled for 11:30am CST on Wednesday morning in Arizona. At that time, the Cubs are expected to make the official […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Dodgers – 05/31/09

Game Forty-Nine: Cubs (25-23) vs. Dodgers (34-17) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 175 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Sean Marshall (3-3, 3.70/1.28) vs. Eric Milton (1-0, 3.00/1.44) Can Lou Piniella’s crew build on the momentum created from Friday and Saturday’s victories […]

More Than Just A Name

It’s Friday and time for the latest from the CCO Feedback column. Raul Barraza does not like the idea of possibly renaming the old ballpark at 1060 West Addison…. I never thought I would see the day Wrigley Field was anything other than Wrigley Field, but Sam Zell is looking to selling the naming rights. […]

Is it Tomorrow?

Welcome to Super Tuesday and Happy Fat Tuesday…. For the last nine days, updates from the mainstream media on the Erik Bedard deal have indicated a trade between the Mariners and Orioles was close to being completed. Depending on which outlet you read or which radio report you listen to, a deal will happen either […]