The Daily CCO: The Cubs Had a Sweep of a Good Weekend and Other News and Notes

The Cubs completed arguably its best three game series in four-plus seasons, and not because the Cubs swept the Orioles, but the way the team played. The Cubs received two outstanding starts, the bullpen did not allow a single run in three games and preserved two one-run leads. The staff held the Orioles to four […]

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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler Headline a Big Night in the Cubs System

It was another big night down on the farm for the top prospects in the Cubs system. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler helped the I-Cubs end its losing streak with huge performances at the plate. Bryant went 2-for-2 with a home run, four walks and three runs scored. Bryant hit his 20th home run for Iowa […]

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Cubs Bullpen and Bats Deliver Win on a Rainy Day at Wrigley – Cubs 7, Orioles 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine: Cubs 7, Orioles 2 WP – Justin Grimm (4-2) LP – Bud Norris (11-8) Save – None After another long rain delay at Wrigley Field, the Cubs bullpen pitched seven innings of shutout ball and the offense tacked onto the lead it built before the three-hour and nine minute rain delay […]

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Giants Chip Away at Wood and Beat the Cubs – Giants 5, Cubs 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven: Cubs 3, Giants 5 WP – Madison Bumgarner (14-9) LP – Travis Wood (7-11) Save – Santiago Casilla (11) Justin Ruggiano and Welington Castillo hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning that gave the Cubs a 3-1 lead but Travis Wood gave up single runs in four of the six […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/21/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs (55-71) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 8:00pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (7-10, 4.86/1.52/4.21) vs. Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 3.14/1.14/2.97) Weather permitting … The Cubs wrap-up the series and season series against […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/19/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs (54-70) vs. Giants (65-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 84, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tsuyoshi Wada (2-1, 3.15/1.17/3.86) vs. Ryan Vogelsong (7-8, 3.71/1.25/3.51) Weather permitting … The Cubs kick-off a six-game homestand with the first […]

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In a Strikeout State of Mind – Mets 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs 2, Mets 3 WP – Zack Wheeler (8-8) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – Jenrry Mejia (18) A day after striking out 16 times, the Cubs struck out 14 times Friday night at Citi Field and dropped the opener of the four-game series in New York. The offense is […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 08/15/14

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs (52-68) vs. Mets (57-65) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Citi Field, Flushing Travis Wood (7-9, 4.86/1.53/4.13) vs. Zack Wheeler (7-8, 3.53/1.33/3.59) The Cubs will spend the next four days in New York facing […]

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Cubs Expected to Be Aggressive as Main Focus Shifts to Pitching

The front office has already started planning out the off-season and what lies ahead for the team in what should be an important winter for the Chicago Cubs. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have talked about the team being ‘aggressive’ with adding pitching and it will be the front office’s main focus this off-season and […]

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The Daily CCO: Edwin Jackson’s Role with Cubs in Question Down the Stretch

Edwin Jackson had another rough outing Thursday and according to multiple reports he could lose his spot in the rotation is in question for the remainder of the season. The Cubs want to take a look at Dan Straily and Felix Doubront in starting roles before the season ends. Straily will be recalled from Triple-A […]

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