Theo Epstein is Not Focused on Contract Extension

The Cubs focus this off-season has been on improving the roster. The front office has created depth in the bullpen with additions that did not grab headlines, brought back Trevor Cahill and created more buzz by signing free agents John Lackey, Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and baseball ops are not […]

Tom Ricketts Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Tom Ricketts joined Mully and Hanley (670 The Score) on Monday morning to talk about his team and the recent signings of John Lackey, Ben Zobrist and Jason Heyward. There has not been any progress on a contract extension for Theo Epstein yet. Ricketts said they have not had a chance to sit down since […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Gordon Updates, Pitching Rumors and McLeod Provides Prospect Info

Reports continued throughout the weekend on what moves the Cubs could make this off-season as the World Series played on in New York. The Cubs are one of the teams expected to be in the mix for Alex Gordon and the front office could sign a veteran starter according to Peter Gammons. Jason McLeod talked […]

The Daily CCO: One Year Ago, Cubs Announced the Hiring of Joe Maddon

Happy Halloween It was exactly one year ago today the front office broke its silence and announced hiring Joe Maddon to be the 54th manager of the Chicago Cubs. Theo Epstein ended the week of speculation with a statement confirming that Maddon had replaced Rick Renteria. Three days later the Cubs beat writers and fan […]

Rambling as the Cubs Play in the Playoffs

Hello again, everybody! And holy cow hello again Major League Baseball Playoffs! Wow, the Cubs take the field in Pittsburgh tonight for their first playoff game since 2008.  Five managers, two general managers, and what seems like decades in between, it’s now time to play baseball in the playoffs. And it is quite a beautiful […]

Tom Ricketts Made the Rounds and Talked Cubs

Tom Ricketts made the media rounds Monday leading up to the Cubs’ final home game of the regular season. Among his stops Monday were the Mully and Hanley Show (670 The Score), Kap and Co. (ESPN 1000) and Waddle and Silvy (ESPN 1000) before talking to the beat writers in the dugout at Wrigley. Ricketts […]

Theo Epstein Talks Playoff-Bound Cubs on 670 The Score

Theo Epstein joined Barry Rozner at the top of the last Hit & Run Show of the season Sunday morning on 670 The Score. Theo Epstein discussed the season, Joe Maddon, Tom Ricketts, his contract and how far the Cubs have come in four years in a rather candid interview. On talking about playing the […]

Rambling about the Cubs While Wondering about the Wild Card Game

Hello again, everybody! And hello again as Ramblings returns to Friday. It’s been a long time coming, but we are back, and we are back with a vengeance hoping to distribute, display and define this definitely delirious day with much more than decent thoughts, feelings and emotions. The Pirates roll into town today, and in […]

Rambling about the Cubs with the Wild Card in Sight

Hello again, everybody. I hope this is a fine Friday for all. The Cubs had a fine trip to St. Louis and proved they can play with the vaunted Cardinals and beat good teams regularly. In fact, they can beat the best team regularly so this should be a good sign for Cubs fans everyone. […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Four One-Game Winning Streaks, Big Flies Galore, Awards and Roster Moves

It was a very good Labor Day weekend for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Diamondbacks at Wrigley before hitting the road and winning game one in St. Louis behind Dan Haren. Joe Maddon wants his team focused on one day and one game at a time. And he would […]