The Daily CCO: A Good Weekend for the Cubs and Edwin Jackson in Los Angeles

Edwin Jackson put together his best outing in a month Sunday and soon after the Cubs won the game and Jackson recorded his first win since June 20 he was asked about the possibility of being traded this month. Jackson gave up two runs on seven hits in six innings. Jackson did not walk a […]

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Cubs Walk Out of LA with a Series Win – Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

Game One Hundred Ten: Cubs 7, Dodgers 3 WP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) LP – Josh Beckett (6-6) Save – None The Cubs played one of their better games of the season Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Edwin Jackson limited the Dodgers to two runs in six innings. Chris Coghlan had a huge day that […]

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The Daily CCO: Extra Innings, Cubs Prioritizing Pitching and Other News and Notes

The Cubs played free baseball for the third time in five games Saturday night and all of the extra innings and lack of quality starts are showing on the bullpen arms. The relievers look tired and the numbers over the last month prove the point. The Cubs made it a priority early in the season […]

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Dodgers Hanley the Cubs Another Extra Innings Loss – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred-Nine: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – 12 innings WP – Jamey Wright (4-2) LP – Blake Parker (1-1) Save – None It took extra innings for the third time in five days to decide the outcome of a Cubs game. And for the second time the Cubs ended up on the losing end […]

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Hendricks Stars in Cubs Win Over the Dodgers – Cubs 8, Dodgers 2

Game One Hundred-Eight: Cubs 8, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Hendricks (2-1) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Kyle Hendricks returned to Los Angeles and beat his hometown team Friday night. Hendricks limited the Dodgers to two runs, one earned, on four hits while collecting two hits of his own and driving in […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. It is August 1, and I must say, I think Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had themselves quite a July. They added multiple players to the farm system’s top-20 list while promoting many of the big names to their respective next level. The dog days may begin in August, but Cubs fans […]

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Jake Arrieta Deals a W for the Cubs – Cubs 3, Rockies 1

Game One Hundred-Seven: Cubs 3, Rockies 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-2) LP – Pedro Hernandez (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Jake Arrieta took a perfect game into the fifth inning and ending up limiting the Rockies to one run over seven innings while the offense was patient enough in the sixth inning to […]

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Cubs Unable to Deliver the Wright Ending in Extra Innings – Rockies 6, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred-Six: Cubs 4, Rockies 6 – 10 innings WP – Rob Scahill (1-0) LP – Wesley Wright (0-2) Save – Adam Ottavino (1) For the second game in a row, the Cubs and Rockies needed extra innings to decide the outcome after a Cubs’ third baseman game tying two-run homer. Wesley Wright could […]

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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs, Trade Deadline, Free Agency and the Future on the GM’s Office

Jim Bowden spoke with Theo Epstein earlier in the week and discussed a variety of topics with the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. Theo Epstein talked about the trade with Oakland and explained a little of the process that went into pulling the trigger on the deal, all of the shortstops in the system and […]

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