| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:07 PM
President Theo Epstein was seen Thursday night at the Bulls game checking his smartphone, hours after prioritizing starting pitching, relief pitching, outfield and bench help for the Cubs entering baseball's winter meetings next week.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:17 PM
The Chicago Cubs bolstered the left side of their bullpen Wednesday night by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with free agent left-hander Wesley Wright.
Wright, 28, was not tendered a contract Monday night by the Tampa Bay Rays. Wright posted...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:16 PM
The Cubs retained the rights of nine arbitration eligible players, led by pitcher Jeff Samardzija and second baseman Darwin Barney.
How long they remain with the Cubs could be dictated by the trade market and the progress of their top prospects....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
A Chicago Cubs player has joined the Toronto Blue Jays, but it’s not pitcher Jeff Samardzija.
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, free-agent backup catcher Dioner Navarro has agreed to a two-year, $8 million contract with the Blue Jays....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Jim Johnson’s sixth blown save – which ties him with setup man James Russell of the Chicago Cubs for the major league lead – on Friday night in the Bronx was particularly painful to watch.
That’s partially because...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The Bears’ Jay Cutler and fiancée Kristin Cavallari took in the Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field Saturday. “Hot Tub Time Machine” star John Cusack and the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald also attended the game.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I understand that the Cubs want to build the team the "right way" by building the farm system. What I do not understand is why they can't both build the farm system and try to build a winner right now. I think it is wrong to ask the fans who have waited...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:16 PM
A pitching staff that included Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm, Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Marmol went belly up in 2012, despite prolonged stretches of dominance from those four starters and the closer.
The Cubs finished 24th among all major...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Now that the Cubs have been mathematically eliminated from 2012 and 2013 postseason contention, how bare do you see Theo Epstein stripping the Cubs? Is he going to trade everything of value (Matt Garza, Geovany Soto), pay large chunks of salary (Alfonso...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum made it official Friday morning: Carlos Marmol is no longer the closer out of the bullpen.
The two met in Sveum’s office before Friday’s game against the Dodgers at Wrigley Field and Marmol was “fine with it,...