Rambling about the Cubs while Cubbie Kool-Aid is Flying Off the Shelves

Hello again, everybody.  I hope you are feeling quite fit and fine on the phenomenal Friday. I attended my 10th Cubs Convention last weekend, and I must say, I have never seen anything like it. The hotel was packed, it was mass chaos in many ways, and the vibe was one that has not been seen […]


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The Daily CCO: Max Scherzer Goes to Washington for Seven Years and Cubs News and Rumors

The Daily returns following information overload from the Cubs Convention. Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa one month from today. The mystery is over. RHP Max Scherzer reportedly agreed to terms on a seven year contract with the Washington Nationals for more than $180 million. Scherzer turned down six years and $144 million from the […]


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The Daily CCO: Starlin Castro, Javier Baez and Other News, Notes and Rumors from the Cubs Convention

Starlin Castro addressed the two incidents in the Dominican Republic with the beat writers Friday and admitted he “was in the wrong situation at the wrong time.” Starlin Castro is living in Arizona now, preparing for Spring Training, but he could make a permanent move to Arizona and out of the Dominican Republic. Castro is […]


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Report: Starlin Castro Preparing for Spring Training at Cubs Facility in Mesa

According to a report from Mark Gonzales, Starlin Castro is in Arizona at the Cubs facility preparing for Spring Training. Castro’s agent, Paul Kinzer told the Tribune he may return briefly to his home in the Dominican Republic before camp officially begins Feb. 24. Castro is scheduled to attend the Cubs Convention this weekend. When the […]


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The Daily CCO: Patience is the Missing Link and Other Cubs News and Notes

There is quite a bit of excitement surrounding the Cubs upcoming season, and some of it will be on display at the end of the week during the sold out convention. Most are predicting a five to ten game improvement in the win column for Joe Maddon’s team. The Cubs are going to have a […]


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The Daily CCO: Dave Martinez is Glad to be Back with the Cubs and Other News and Notes

Dave Martinez is returning to the Cubs, the organization he broke in with back in 1986 and was drafted by in 1983. Martinez spoke with Carrie Muskat about his homecoming. Martinez called the Cubs his second home and predicted Joe Maddon “will make it very interesting with the Cubs.” Maddon is going to rely on […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Roster Addition, News, Notes and Rumors as the Calendar Rolled to 2015

It was a rather busy end to 2014 and beginning to 2015 for the Cubs. The front office agreed to terms with OF Chris Denorfia. FanGraphs projected a 10-win improvement for Joe Maddon’s Cubs and the holiday weekend wrapped up with rumor Sunday as baseball gears up for the stretch run before pitchers and catchers […]


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Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer Discussed the Cubs on Multiple Outlets

It’s been a rather busy winter for the Chicago Cubs and because the team has been one of the biggest stories of Baseball’s other season, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have spent a lot of time on multiple radio outlets. Due to the transparency of the Cubs front office, the time Epstein and Hoyer spends […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Planning on an Exciting Two Thousand Fifteen

Happy New Year! On the first day of the New Year there are reasons to look forward to the baseball season for the Chicago Cubs and not just the trade deadline or the draft. The team has its sights on dethroning the Cardinals in the division, at the very least a spot in the playoffs […]


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Agent Paul Kinzer Thinks Starlin Castro Should Move Out of the Dominican Republic

Paul Kinzer joined Mike Ferrin and Jon Paul Morosi Monday during Power Alley (MLB Network Radio) and discussed what happened with Starlin Castro over the weekend in the Dominican Republic. Kinzer is Castro’s long-time agent and he is concerned about his client. Kinzer reiterated Castro had been cleared of involvement in the shooting that ended […]


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