Resolution in Joe Maddon Tampering Investigation Expected Soon

Could Major League Baseball’s investigation of the tampering charges filed by the Rays for the Cubs hiring of Joe Maddon be coming to an end? Jon Heyman provided an update on the investigation that has been ongoing since November. And the expectation is the case “will be wrapped up fairly soon.” MLB is believed to […]


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Rambling About the Cubs While the Prospects Have Arrived

Hello, again everybody. The Cubbies are 8-7, and I must admit, it is a rather disappointing 8-7 at that, but I will say that this team is better than I expected. A team cannot win the pennant in April, but it can definitely lose one. The past few years it seemed like late May arrived […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Land in Olney’s Power Rankings, the Bullpen Issues and Other News

Even with a disappointing weekend in which the Cubs were in a position to sweep the Padres, Buster Olney ranked the Cubs in his top ten. The Cubs are 6-5 after 11 games and have a very challenging road trip and stretch of games ahead of them. The Cubs have played good ball. One cannot […]


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The Daily CCO: Day Two Much Better for Bryant, the Red Bull Commercial and Other Cubs News

In case you haven’t noticed, the Cubs team is fun to watch. While Saturday’s walk-off win could have been avoided it was another game the Cubs would have lost in previous years. Instead the Cubs won their third game in the last seven days in the final at bat. Kris Bryant was in the middle […]


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The Daily CCO: Time for the Cubs to Just Play Baseball

With all the openers, the built in off days and the Kris Bryant Watch out of the way, it’s time for the Cubs to get into the routine of the season and just focus on the game. The Cubs do not have another scheduled day off until April 30. After the two remaining games with […]


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Rambling About the Cubs from First Place

Hello again, everybody. It is nice to be with you and writing about actual baseball games that matter. While it’s only been eight games, it been a fun eight games for the most part, and the Cubs are over .500 for the first time since Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance. Okay, fine, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but you get […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Not Ruling Out Possibility of Kris Bryant Making Debut During Homestand

Jackie Robinson Day The Cubs have an open spot on its 40-man roster and now a need at third base with Tommy La Stella on the DL and Mike Olt less than 100 percent. Could Kris Bryant make his debut this weekend before the Cubs hit the road for a week in Pittsburgh and Cincinnati? […]


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MLB Investigation Remains Ongoing, Decision could be made Fairly Soon on Tampering Charges Filed against Cubs

Major League Baseball has not made a decision on the tampering charges filed by the Rays against the Cubs for hiring Joe Maddon. The Rays maintain that Maddon would not have opted out of his contract had he not known the Cubs were willing to hire him. The issue that was supposed to be cleared […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant a Possible Option if Injuries to Olt and La Stella Linger and Other Cubs News

The Cubs are two games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2009 season, which means under Ricketts family ownership the Cubs had not been more than a game over .500 (2-1 after three games in 2013) until last night. The Cubs are trying to avoid placing Tommy La Stella and […]


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The Daily CCO: All of the Cubs Pieces Can Fit Together

The Cubs have three of the best young position players in the game on its roster and two of the top minor league players in baseball pushing their way to the big leagues. Most think it’s just a matter of days before Kris Bryant is called up and added to a roster that already includes […]


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