The Daily CCO: A Maddon-ing Weekend for the Cubs as Work Continued on Wrigley Field

To say a lot changed for the Cubs in three days would be an understatement and now there are even more questions than answers surrounding the team as baseball’s off-season is set to begin. Shortly after Buster Olney broke the news Joe Maddon had opted out of his contract with the Rays, Maddon was connected […]

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Report: Rick Renteria Has Not Heard from Front Office about Status with Cubs

The front office has not publicly addressed the connection made to the Cubs and Joe Maddon and could be waiting for a travel day, or the end of The World Series as the Sun-Times suggested, in which to do so with the media. According to a report from Bruce Levine, Rick Renteria had not heard […]

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The Daily CCO: Day Three of The Cubs and Joe Maddon Watch

Before the focus shifted to Game Four of the World Series, Joe Maddon was the topic of conversation throughout baseball for the second straight day. And many within the game think Joe Maddon will be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs. Buster Olney reported Saturday, “Maddon as the leader of the North Siders is […]

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Cost Could Be Steep for the Cubs to Acquire Cole Hamels

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have made it known, the Cubs goal is to win the National League Central Division in 2015 and the front office would be adding impact talent this off-season from outside of the organization that compliments the existing roster. The Cubs would ideally like to add two starting pitchers, with at […]

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Joe Maddon’s Agent, Alan Nero Says Cubs Would Be on the Radar

Alan Nero, Joe Maddon’s agent, joined Bruce Levine and Wayne Randazzo on Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) Saturday morning and discussed his biggest free agent client. There is a lot of interest in Joe Maddon. Nero was contacted by 15 general managers Friday. Maddon would like to manage in 2015 but he is willing […]

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The Daily CCO: Three Years Ago Theo Epstein was Introduced as Cubs President of Baseball Operations

Three years ago today, Theo Epstein was introduced as the Cubs President of Baseball Operations. During his first press conference with the Chicago and Boston media as the new face of the Cubs, Epstein talked about having an organization built from the ground up that focused on player development for its Sustained Success. Epstein explained […]

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Cubs Considered Front-Runner for Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon sent a shockwave through baseball when the announcement was made Friday that he exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and he would no longer be managing the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon is considered one of the best skippers in the game after working magic with his unique managerial style for nine years […]

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Multiple Reports Suggest Cubs Leading Contender to Sign Joe Maddon

Just when it appeared the Cubs front office would be focusing on adding player-talent from outside the organization to the big league team this winter, Joe Maddon exercised an opt out in his contract, that not many knew existed, and is no longer the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Joe Maddon, who is considered […]

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The Daily CCO: Kyle Schwarber is Catching On, Other Cubs News and a Wrigley Restoration Update

Theo Epstein announced two weeks ago the front office and coaching staff had seen enough from Kyle Schwarber from behind the plate that he would be a full-time catcher moving forward. And Schwarber would likely begin the season at High-A Myrtle Beach or Double-A Tennessee. With Epstein’s announcement, the thought of Schwarber making it to […]

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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Named to Sporting News 2014 National League All-Star Team

The Cubs All-Star first baseman had a very good year and Anthony Rizzo was named to the Sporting News National League All-Star team Wednesday. Anthony Rizzo beat out fellow first basemen Freddie Freeman, Adrian Gonzalez and Paul Goldschmidt. Anthony Rizzo was the only Cubs player selected to the NL team by a panel of 11 […]

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