Cubs Announce Six-Man Rotation for September

Rick Renteria confirmed prior to Tuesday’s game that the Cubs will use a six-man rotation in September. According to multiple reports, the rotation will be Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Tsuyoshi Wada, Felix Doubront, Travis Wood and Jacob Turner for at least the next two times through the rotation. Dan Straily and Eric Jokisch will pitch […]

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Mike Olt Could Be Back with the Cubs by the Weekend

If all goes well while he is rehabbing with the Kane County Cougars, Mike Olt could be back in the majors by Friday according to multiple reports during Tuesday night’s game against the Brewers. Mike Olt was not included in the first group of September call-ups due to the hamstring injury he suffered on Aug. […]

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The Daily CCO: The Cubs are Creating Quite the Buzz

For the first time in half a decade the arrow is pointing up for the Chicago Cubs and the baseball world can see what is going on with the North Side Nine. The Cubs are coming off their second winning month of the season and have actually played .500 ball since the All-Star break (21-21). […]

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Theo Epstein Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Theo Epstein joined Barry Rozner and Matt Abbatacola last Thursday on 670 The Score and discussed several topics before the Cubs wrapped up the series in Cincinnati ahead of the weekend in St. Louis. Epstein talked about the progress of the organization, the prospects, the big league payroll, adding impact talent to the Major League […]

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Adding a Veteran Bat is High on the Cubs Off-Season List

The front office has been talking about the importance of adding veteran leadership to the young clubhouse this off-season. Even with the emergence of Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro, the Cubs think a veteran presence is needed to not only help win games on the field but to help the prospects make the transition to […]

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Cubs Well-Positioned to Add Impact Starting Pitching

Theo Epstein spent time earlier this week on ESPN 1000 with Carmen & Jurko talking about the Jackie Robinson West team and of course the Chicago Cubs. Epstein discussed Javier Baez and the recent call-up of Jorge Soler while pointing out Baez and Soler are two totally different players with the way they approach hitting. […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Working on Playing Clean Baseball

After one of the team’s better four-game stretches in three-plus years, the Cubs had a rough couple of days to wrap up the season series in Cincinnati. The Cubs were charged with three errors Wednesday night and two more Thursday. Rick Renteria is hoping the last two games against the Reds “are few and far […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Have a Chance to Be Young, Fun and Exciting and Other News

The Cubs are creating quite the buzz with the prospects graduating to the majors and the results, while mixed in the win-loss record, have pointed to better days being on the horizon. Jon Heyman spoke with Jed Hoyer and the Cubs’ GM said, “It’s going to be fun. We’re getting there. We have a chance […]

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Front Office to Explore Ways to Add Veterans to Cubs Roster

Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein have been mentioning for some time the need to add veterans to the roster. With the talent coming from the system, the front office feels a veteran presence is needed  that will not only help the team win games but to help the prospects make the transition from the minors […]

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Unplayable Field Conditions Give the Cubs a Rain-Shortened Win – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 0 – 5 innings WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a majestic two-run home run in the first inning, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched a complete game shutout and the Cubs picked up a victory in what turned out to […]

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