The Daily CCO: All Eyes on the Cubs Minor League System

Kris Bryant made his Triple-A debut Thursday night and after rain delayed the start for over an hour, Iowa played a solid game and beat El Paso 6-2. Tsuyoshi Wada had another good outing and was an umpire’s missed call away from completing a full seven innings. All eyes were on Kris Bryant as he […]

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Wood Delivers in a Pinch – Cubs 5, Marlins 4

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 4 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (3-5) LP – Jacob Turner (2-5) Save – James Russell (1) With two outs, Junior Lake on first base and the game tied at four in the 13th inning, Rick Renteria sent Travis Wood up to hit for Carlos Villanueva. And Travis Wood […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Win a Road Series

The Cubs had a good weekend in Philadelphia. Travis Wood tossed a gem Sunday afternoon and led the way to the Cubs first winning series on the road since last September in Cincinnati (Sept. 9-11). The Cubs were 0-9-3 in the 12 previous series outside of Wrigley Field. With the exception of another dud from […]

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Wood Silences Phillies Bats in Finale – Cubs 3, Phillies 0

Game Sixty-Seven: Cubs 3, Phillies 0 WP – Travis Wood (7-5) LP – A.J. Burnett (4-6) Save – Neil Ramirez (3) Travis Wood put together his best start of the season and combined with Neil Ramirez on a three-hit shutout of the Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Cubs fifth shutout of the year. The Cubs […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 06/15/14

Game Sixty-Seven – Cubs (27-39) vs. Phillies (29-37) Game Time – 12:35pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Travis Wood (6-5, 4.95/1.43/4.09) vs. A.J. Burnett (4-5, 4.24/1.44/4.36) Happy Father’s Day! The Cubs and Phillies wrap up the three-game series (1-1) […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Phillies – 06/13/14

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs (26-38) vs. Phillies (28-36) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50/1.42/2.58) vs. Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35/1.55/4.71) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin a three-game series in Philadelphia. The forecast, […]

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Cubs Spoil the Pirates Party – Cubs 7, Pirates 3

Game Sixty-Two: Cubs 7, Pirates 3 WP – Travis Wood (6-5) LP – Casey Sadler (0-1) Save – None The Cubs snapped their two-game losing skid on Tuesday night at PNC Park and picked up a much-needed win outside of Wrigley Field. The offense pounded out 11 hits, six for extra bases, with Anthony Rizzo […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 06/10/14

Game Sixty-Two – Cubs (25-36) vs. Pirates (30-33) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Travis Wood (5-5, 5.04/1.41/3.97) vs. Francisco Liriano (1-6, 4.54/1.47/3.93) Weather permitting … The Cubs will try to end their two-game losing skid tonight […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 06/09/14

Game Sixty-One – Cubs (25-35) vs. Pirates (29-33) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Edwin Jackson (4-5, 4.59/1.46/3.53) vs. Charlie Morton (2-7, 3.31/1.28/4.03) The Cubs begin a very challenging three-city, 10-game road trip tonight with the first of […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Do a Little Drafting and a Little Sweeping

The 2014 First-Year Player Draft began on Thursday night and the Cubs selected a position player and a pitcher with their first two picks. The Cubs made Kyle Schwarber the fourth overall pick in the draft. The Cubs value the lefty hitting, catcher/outfielder and feel he will sign quickly and report to Boise. Schwarber would […]

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