More Cubs Expected to Participate in the WBC

Back in November news began surfacing on which Cubs were expected to participate in the second World Baseball Classic scheduled for March 5th through March 23rd. Carlos Marmol and Alfonso Soriano had signed on at the time to play for the Dominican Team led by Stan Javier. Carlos Zambrano, according to a report from, […]

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. […]

Options for Kid K

The CCO Feedback column returns for a Tuesday afternoon edition. Here is an article from one of the Faithful, Raul Barraza, with his thoughts on Kerry Wood and his role in the upcoming season. I’m going to come out and say it, I’m a huge Kerry Wood fan. I have nothing but respect for him. […]

Weekend Update – 02/09/08

Finally the long-rumored 6-player deal between the Orioles and Mariners was made official on Friday. Erik Bedard was shipped West for 5 players including one of the best prospects in the game, Adam Jones. Countless reports have indicated this winter that once Andy MacPhail dealt Bedard, Brian Roberts would be next on the trading block. […]

Crazy Eights

With tomorrow being the first day of 2008, the mainstream media will undoubtedly begin reminding the Faithful, on seemingly a daily basis, why this year is significant to the Chicago Cubs. While many organizations celebrate such anniversaries, it is safe to say there probably will not be any references to the accomplishment from a century […]

‘Tis the Season for Trivia

All appears to be quiet on the North Side of Chicago as baseball executives take a break for the Holidays. Kenny Williams was on ESPN 1000 with Bruce Levine on Saturday morning and he stated he only takes Christmas Day off. In the age of email, Blackberries and iPhones, general managers are awarded with as […]