The Daily CCO: It’s One Game, Under Cubstruction and Cubs News from Opening Night

Opening Night didn’t go as planned for the team or for Wrigley Field. As Anthony Rizzo pointed out, it’s only one game and his comment was after Theo Epstein warned prior first pitch not to read too much into the first game of the season. The Under Cubstruction signs that were posted throughout the old […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 04/05/15

Opening Night – Game One: Cubs (0-0) vs. Cardinals (0-0) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: ESPN2 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jon Lester (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) vs. Adam Wainwright (0-0, -.–/-.–/-.–) Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the Air! It’s Opening Day! […]


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MLB Still Investigating Tampering Charges Filed Against the Cubs, Process Will Continue into the Season

According to a report from the Sun-Times, Major League Baseball has not made a decision on the tampering charges filed by the Rays against the Cubs for hiring Joe Maddon. And the process “will continue into the season.” The Sun-Times report did not provide a timeframe as to when MLB will finally make its ruling […]


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Rambling about the Cubs on the Eve of the Eve

Hello again, everybody. Real games are so close I can almost taste them. Well, to be fair, I just had some hot dogs, so I like, literally just tasted baseball. And yes, I am very well aware that is an erroneous use of “literally.” The North Side is abuzz with the excitement of baseball, video […]


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Cubs Set to Begin Season with Three Catchers on Active Roster

Barring a team swooping in at the last minute and paying the front office’s asking price for Welington Castillo, the Cubs are going to start the season with three catchers on its active roster. At least four teams have shown interest in Castillo during Spring Training. And the Cubs reportedly had a conversation with the […]


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Theo Epstein Discusses the Cubs Decision to Send Down Bryant, Baez and Russell

The Cubs sent down three of the best young players in the system Monday and two, in Kris Bryant and Addison Russell that are ranked among the top five prospects in baseball. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were extremely impressive this spring and will be part of the big league team in the near future. […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have Wonderful, Healthy Debates and News from the Big Day in Camp

Countdown to Opening Night: 5 days The Cubs’ brass made the announcements most were waiting for Monday when the team optioned INF Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and re-assigned 3B/OF Kris Bryant and SS Addison Russell to minor league camp. The trio will spend a lot of time in Iowa’s infield over the next few […]


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Players Association, MLB Release Statements in Response to Cubs Sending Kris Bryant to Triple-A

The Cubs made the announcement Monday that’s been expected since last fall, Kris Bryant will begin the season in the minor leagues. The Cubs officially re-assigned Kris Bryant to minor league camp and he will spend at least two more weeks in an Iowa Cubs uniform. And the reaction from across baseball was almost immediate. The […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Roster Moves, Rumors, Home Runs, Spring Wins and Kris Bryant

There is never a dull moment with the Chicago Cubs and that was definitely the case throughout the long weekend. On the field, the Cubs won three of the four games Maddon’s men played against the White Sox, Rockies, Reds and Royals. Jake Arrieta had a big day on the mound and at the plate. […]


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Boras Keeps Talking Up Kris Bryant, Manfred and Epstein Defend Cubs Position

Scott Boras lashed out against the Cubs and the system again about a decision that hasn’t been made yet, sending Kris Bryant down to Triple-A Iowa for the start of the season. Jon Heyman talked to Boras, who was apparently more than happy to share his views on the subject. And Boras even went as […]


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