Soler, Baez and Bryant Hit Back-to-Back-to-Back Jacks, Cubs Still Winless on the Spring – Indians 10, Cubs 6

Spring Training Game Seven – Cubs 6, Indians 10 WP – Shaun Marcum (1-0) LP – Blake Parker (0-1) Save – None Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant launched home runs in consecutive at bats to start the fourth inning. And Welington Castillo tied the exhibition game with a solo homer of his own […]


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Cubs Shut Down Jacob Turner with Flexor Strain and Bone Bruise in Right Elbow

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have shut down RHP Jacob Turner and he will begin the season on the disabled list. An MRI on Turner’s right elbow revealed a flexor strain and bone bruise but no ligament damage. Turner will reportedly get a second opinion on the injury The Cubs have not provided a […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 03/10/15

Spring Training Game Seven: Cubs (0-5-1) vs. Indians (2-4) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: MLB.TV (Indians), MLB Network (delay) – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear Travis Wood (0-0, 0.00, 0.00) vs. Trevor Bauer (0-0, 0.00, 1.00) The Cubs look to end their string of winless games this spring today against […]


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Chris Bosio Talked Cubs Pitching on 670 The Score

Cubs’ pitching coach Chris Bosio spent time last Friday on the Mully and Hanley Show (670 The Score) and discussed his pitching staff the day after the team’s first Spring Training game. Chris Bosio has a reputation of being brutally honest with his players and he did not mix his words during his interview with […]


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The Daily CCO: Travis Wood Makes an October Prediction and Other Cubs News

Cubs’ single game tickets go on-sale this morning at 10:00am CST … The Cubs kicked off the 2015 Cactus League schedule with a tie, a loss and several good performances by big leaguers and prospects. Travis Wood met with the beat writers following his first outing of the spring. Wood was sharp in his two […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Games Have Begun!

Hello again, everybody. It is nice to be back in the saddle with some actual baseball being played. Sure, the outcomes don’t matter, and the spring games really tell us nothing, but baseball is back, and Opening Night is right around the corner. So, lets get down to the BRASS TACKS and going rambling on […]


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Olt’s Bolt Not Enough, Spring Opener Ends in a Tie – Cubs 2, Athletics 2

Spring Training Game One – Cubs (ss) 2, A’s 2 – 9 innings WP – None LP – None Save – None On a picture perfect Chamber of Commerce Day in front of 11,132 at Sloan Park, the Cubs could not ride out a Mike Olt two-run homer in the second inning and played the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – The Split Squads – 03/05/15

Spring Training Game One: Cubs (ss) (0-0) vs. Athletics (2-0) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Sloan Park, Mesa Travis Wood (0-0, -.–, -.–) vs. Barry Zito (0-0, -.–, -.–) Spring Training Game Two: Cubs (ss) (0-0) vs. Giants (0-2) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – […]


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Cubs Sign LHP Phil Coke to a Minor League Contract

Updated 11:53pm CST – According to Hardball Talk, Phil Coke can earn at least $2.25 million if he makes the Cubs roster out of Spring Training. The minor league deal includes $900,000 appearance-based incentives package. Patrick Mooney added that Phil Coke still has to pass a physical and that is the reason the Cubs did […]


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The Daily CCO: Jorge Soler, the Fifth Rotation Spot and Cubs News from Day Eleven of Camp Maddon

Countdown to Cubs Cactus League Openers: 2 days Rain shortened the Cubs workouts Monday. The outdoor drills Joe Maddon had planned were pushed to Tuesday as the players took advantage of the indoor facilities at the Cubs complex. And photo day was a huge success on Twitter. Jorge Soler spoke with the beat writers Monday […]


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