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Maddon's 'Thanksmas' part of year-long efforts

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:57 EDT

Kyle Schwarber saluted first responders, Anthony Rizzo and Jon Lester continued to help in the fight against cancer, Joe Maddon shaved his head and hosted a boxing event, and Theo Epstein played some music. All of the Cubs -- and more -- combined to do their part this year to give back. At Thanksgiving, it's a good time to say thanks for their efforts.

Take 25 percent off Shop orders $25 or more

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:23:51 EDT

Dig into the savings on Thanksgiving at the Cubs Shop, where you can take 25 percent off orders over $25 through 10:59 p.m. CT Thursday.

Cubs announce Hickey as new pitching coach

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:16:09 EDT

The Cubs announced Jim Hickey as the pitching coach Tuesday and named Will Venable first-base coach, replacing Brandon Hyde, who is switching to the dugout to be manager Joe Maddon's bench coach.

Rivera helping bring Christmas to kids in PR

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:02:06 EDT

Cubs catcher Rene Rivera and his wife, Mariel Perez, know families are struggling to rebuild in their homeland of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and the couple wants to make sure children there get gifts this holiday season.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:11:55 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Cubs 2018 ticket packs go on sale Tuesday

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:32:22 EDT

Cubs fans can get a head start on purchasing tickets for the 2018 season by buying multi-game packages starting Tuesday.

Hey, Chicago! Park at Wrigley offers holiday fun

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:07:19 EDT

Cubs fans can ice skate, shop for holiday gifts, and find plenty to eat at the Park at Wrigley, starting Friday.

Cubs' Top 30 Prospects list

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:42:47 EDT

Who do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Cubs, Red Sox to close ST with pair of games

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:09:29 EDT

The Cubs and Red Sox will close Spring Training with two exhibitions at the Red Sox's Spring Training home, JetBlue Park, in Fort Myers, Fla.

Wood, Zambrano named to first HOF ballot

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:07:37 EDT

Kerry Wood, who struck out 20 in one game his rookie season, and Carlos Zambrano, who threw a no-hitter in 2008, are among the first-time nominees on the Hall of Fame ballot, released Monday.

Hello spring: Schedules are out

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:14:20 EDT

The Cubs' 2018 Cactus League schedule begins on the road Feb. 23 against the Brewers, and they open their 40th consecutive Spring Training in Mesa, Ariz., the next day against the Rangers. The Cubs' spring schedule also includes split-squad games in Las Vegas against the Indians on March 17-18.

Top prospect De La Cruz put on 40-man roster

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:30:58 EDT

Ahead of Monday's 7 p.m. CT deadline to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft, the Cubs selected the contracts of right-handers Adbert Alzolay and Oscar De La Cruz plus infielder David Bote, and added them to their 40-man roster. Outfielder Jacob Hannemann also cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Borkowski, former Cubs OF, dies at 91

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:25:34 EDT

Bob Borkowski, an outfielder who played six seasons for the Cubs, Reds and Dodgers from 1950-55, passed away at the age of 91 on Saturday.

Burks grabs AFL opportunity, runs with it

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:02:13 EDT

The Arizona Fall League season ended Saturday, and it was a perfect opportunity for Cubs prospect Charcer Burks.

Arrieta, Davis decline Cubs' qualifying offers

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:19:24 EDT

As expected, Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis both rejected the Cubs' qualifying offers on Thursday, although the team was expected to stay in contact with both pitchers' agents about a possible return.

Mark Bowman: Why I put Bryant 1st on my ballot

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:04:05 EDT

Moments after Giancarlo Stanton was named National League MVP and the individual ballots were released, my Twitter feed filled a rash of opinions regarding my decision to give a first-place vote to last year's winner Kris Bryant.

Arrieta's big-game pedigree could pay dividends

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:30:53 EDT

Jake Arrieta's regular-season record helped him become one of the premier starters in baseball over the past three seasons, and his postseason success could also be appealing to clubs interested in the right-hander.

Success impacts price for season ticket holders

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:29:25 EDT

The Cubs' success in 2017 will result in some pricing changes for '18 season ticket holders, who received an email Thursday detailing the renewal process.

Hoyer discusses options at GM Meetings

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:28:58 EDT

Could John Lackey return to the Cubs? General manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday they'll talk to Lackey, who apparently isn't done after 15 seasons and wants to keep pitching.

Duensings raise pediatric cancer awareness

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:59:55 EDT

Brian Duensing and his wife Lisa have four healthy children, but they know that's not true for some families. On Friday, the Duensings and their foundation will host the 2017 Superhero Gala to benefit Sammy's Superheroes Foundation in its battle against childhood cancer.

Cobb wouldn't mind Maddon, Hickey reunion

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:12:27 EDT

It's no secret the Cubs are in the market to acquire more pitching, and Alex Cobb apparently would like to be considered as an option.

Arrieta's son has some serious baseball skills

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:25:29 EDT

Arrieta's son has some serious baseball skills

Rizzo named Marvin Miller Man of the Year

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 21:53:57 EDT

The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo received the prestigious Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award from the Major League Baseball Players Association, presented during the Players Choice Awards on Wednesday.

Cubs move Hyde from 1B to bench coach

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 21:04:41 EDT

Brandon Hyde will return to the Cubs' dugout in 2018, switching from first-base coach to manager Joe Maddon's bench coach.

Heyward wins 5th NL Gold Glove Award

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 23:27:52 EDT

Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward won his fifth Rawlings National League Gold Glove Award on Tuesday.

Cubs will have free-agent holes to fill

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 18:25:28 EDT

It will be a busy offseason for the Cubs, who not only have some holes in the roster to fill on the roster but also spots on manager Joe Maddon's coaching staff.

Heyward's glove makes him a trade fit for SF

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 13:38:49 EDT

With Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis exploring free agency, it's no secret that the Cubs are looking for rotation and bullpen help. And if they are looking to overhaul their roster via trade -- as opposed to free agency -- the Giants appear to be a solid match.

Lackey may not be ready to hang up cleats

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 20:52:20 EDT

Maybe John Lackey isn't ready to ride off into the sunset. According to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, Lackey is not retiring and wants to pitch in 2018.

Scout who drafted Halladay shares '95 report

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:40:35 EDT

On Monday, Arizona Diamondbacks scout Tim Wilken stopped by a high school baseball field near Clearwater, Fla. He wanted to give the Calvary Christian team's pitching coach and Wilken's former Draft pick, Roy Halladay, a copy of the scouting report from 1995 when Wilken, then with the Blue Jays, first saw the right-handed pitcher.

Cubs add right-handers Mazzoni, Carasiti

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 17:32:49 EDT

The Cubs continued to stock up on pitching on Monday by claiming right-hander Cory Mazzoni off waivers from the Padres and selecting the contract of right-hander Matt Carasiti from Triple-A Iowa. They assigned outfielder Leonys Martin outright to Triple-A.

Cubs prospect Alzolay has ace potential

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 18:25:54 EDT

Ranked No. 3 among Cubs prospects by, Adbert Alzolay was pitching for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League. He went 7-1 with a 2.98 ERA in 15 starts at Class A Myrtle Beach last season and posted a 3.03 ERA in seven starts at Double-A Tennessee.

Fall Stars wrap: How top prospects performed

Sun, 5 Nov 2017 01:30:20 EDT

Here's a look at how top prospects performed in the 2017 Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game on Saturday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, a 4-2 win for the East Fall Stars:

Cubs have questions to answer in offseason

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 12:19:00 EDT

The Cubs were the first defending World Series champs to both win their division the next season and reach 90 wins since the 2009 Phillies. They were also the first defending champs to make the postseason since the '12 Cardinals. But the Cubs weren't able to repeat -- something that hasn't been done since the Yankees did from 1998-2000.

Cubs claim lefty reliever Rosario from Twins

Fri, 3 Nov 2017 15:45:40 EDT

The Cubs claimed left-handed pitcher Randy Rosario off waivers from the Twins on Friday. With the move, the Cubs' 40-man roster is now at 33.