Cubs Scouting Red Sox, Red Sox Scouting Cubs and Reportedly Trying to Find a Trade Partner for Allen Craig

According to a report from Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox “have had some of their top pro scouts around the Giants, Padres and Cubs” and Boston is trying to find a trade partner for Allen Craig. And the Belleville News-Democrat reported the Cubs are “one of the teams said to be the most interested” in […]


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The Daily CCO: Three Catchers a Possibility for the Cubs? And Other News and Rumors

The Cubs seem to be leaning toward having three catchers on the active roster when the season starts; at least that is what the team is saying publicly, according to a report from Carrie Muskat. Joe Maddon discussed the scenario with the beat writers Tuesday and pointed out Welington Castillo would give the team insurance […]


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Lester Not Good, Cubs Sloppy and Shut Out – Padres 7, Cubs 0

Spring Training Game Fifteen – Cubs 0, Padres 7 WP – Brandon Morrow (1-0) LP – Jon Lester (0-1) Save – None The Cubs had one of those days Monday afternoon in Peoria. After playing good baseball for close to a week, the defense was sloppy behind Jon Lester while he struggled with his command. […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 03/16/15

Spring Training Game Fifteen: Cubs (5-8-1) vs. Padres (6-6) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: MLB Network, MLB.TV – Radio: Cubs.com Location – Peoria Sports Complex, Peoria Jon Lester (0-0, 0.00, 0.80) vs. Brandon Morrow (0-0, 1.80, 1.60) The Cubs make the trip from Mesa to Peoria this afternoon to face the Padres […]


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The Daily CCO: All About The Bryant and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Kris Bryant is the talk of baseball right now. The Chicago and National media are focused on the Cubs’ top prospect. Jon Heyman said Bryant is putting on a show and putting pressure on the Cubs while Peter Gammons tweeted the reality of what it would mean to the Cubs long term for him to […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Maddon’s Men Won Some Games and Hit Some Home Runs

It was a long weekend for the Chicago Cubs, one in which the organization played five games in three days and went 4-1 in the exhibition season. The Cubs had a good three days with a couple of exceptions and one big scare. RHP Jacob Turner will miss at least a month dealing with an […]


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Szczur, Castillo and the Cubs Bash the Brewers – Cubs 10, Brewers 5

Spring Training Game Thirteen – Cubs (ss) 10, Brewers 5 WP – Edwin Jackson (1-1) LP – Jimmy Nelson (0-1) Save – None The Cubs scored eight runs in the first three innings, seven in third, and Edwin Jackson did not allow the Brewers to cross the plate in his three innings of work as […]


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The Daily CCO: Theo Epstein Extension Update and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs won one and lost one on the first of back-to-back split squad days. And while half the roster picked up a win in Las Vegas, the other half struggled in Mesa and Tsuyoshi Wada left the game with an injury in the first inning. The Cubs play two more games Saturday before squaring […]


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Jed Hoyer Addressed Several Cubs Topics Early in Spring Training

The Cubs are preparing for what has the makings of an interesting and fun, but unpredictable season at the big league level. The front office has given Joe Maddon a lot of young talent to work with and it will be up to Maddon and his staff to put the players in position to win […]


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Rambling about the Cubs with St. Patty’s in Sight

Hello again, everybody. Baseball games are being played, some with Will Ferrell in them, others without. While spring has begun on the diamond it will be one week before it officially begins. With more daylight, better weather and the NCAA tourney a week away, the winter doldrums have lifted just in time to celebrate a […]


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