The Daily CCO: Time to Build on a Sweep and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs bounced back from a rough road trip with an impressive four-game sweep over the Mets. The Cubs took advantage of the extra opportunities the Mets gave them and won games started by two of the best young right-handers in baseball. Joe Maddon has his team believing in themselves. The Cubs are 6-4 in […]


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Rambling About the Cubs While Waving My Broom

Hello again, everybody! It is nice to be back, and it is even nicer to be writing about the Cubs sweeping a four-game series. And this was not a normal four-gamer; this was against the Mighty Mets who rode into town with an impressive 20-11 record. Well, thanks to the Cubbies you can add four […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/15/15

The Cubs made their first round of roster moves as numerous players received new addresses. Billy McKinney doubled his pleasure of being promoted to Double-A Tennessee, while Andrew Ely walked in his season debut for South Bend. Meanwhile, Chesny Young had his first action for Myrtle Beach delayed. Iowa did not have any promotions, but […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 05/14/15

Game Thirty-Four: Cubs (18-15) vs. Mets (20-14) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Travis Wood (2-2, 4.96/1.22/4.38) vs. Jon Niese (3-2, 1.95/1.43/3.83) Joe Maddon hands the ball to Travis Wood today as the Cubs […]


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The Daily CCO: Kris Bryant is a Baseball Player and Other Cubs News and Notes

Kris Bryant continues to impress and prove that he is more than just a home run hitter, even though he hit another longball Tuesday night. Bryant has gone yard in three of his last four games after the media started making a big deal about him not hitting the ball out of the park. In […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/13/15

A Player-of-the-Year candidate has moved to the forefront as Billy McKinney of Myrtle Beach now leads the Carolina League in hitting and RBI, and is second in home runs, as the Pelicans have gained their 20th win of the season. South Bend has the most likely leader for Pitcher-of-the-Year as Jeremy Null improved his record […]


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The Daily CCO: Pitching is Cubs Biggest Concern and Other News and Notes

There are no two ways about it, the Cubs had a rough week with only two wins in seven days (2-5). The Cubs did more than their fair share of swinging and missing and became the first team to strikeout 300 times this season. The Cubs have struck out 304 times in 30 games, as […]


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The Daily CCO: Changes Coming to the Cubs Roster? Bryant Homers, Ross Pitches and Other News

Happy Mother’s Day There could be another round of the Cubs’ roster shuffle in the near future. Joe Maddon said there is ongoing conversation about roster changes. And Maddon indicated after Saturday’s game he recently had a meeting with coaches to “talk about players.” The starting rotation and relievers have not pitched to expectations. The […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs are a Work in Progress

The Cubs didn’t pass their first test of the season in St. Louis. The Cubs went toe-to-toe with the best team in the National League for three games and should have won three of four instead of the other way around. The gap between the Cubs and Cardinals has been shortened. But there is still […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/08/15

It was an up and down end of the week for the Cubs’ affiliates as Wednesday was a make-up day for Myrtle Beach and Tennessee. Charcer Burks and Gleyber Torres stayed hot for South Bend while no other prospect in the system may be as locked in as Billy McKinney right now. McKinney walked off […]


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