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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:50:28 EDTCubs fans throughout Chicago and the Midwest will get a chance to see the Commissioner's Trophy up close during the Cubs Trophy Tour.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:37:39 EDTThe Cubs are World Series champions! Get T-shirts, caps, jerseys, sweatshirts and more official merchandise from the MLBshop.com.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:09:23 EDTOne of the areas the Cubs wanted to improve upon in 2017 was to be better equipped in the bullpen against left-handed hitters. They may have found some help in Koji Uehara.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:13:38 EDTThe Cubs were the headliners last year, acquiring free agents Jason Heyward, Ben Zobrist and John Lackey. Those players all contributed to Chicago's 103-win season and first World Series championship since 1908. At this year's Winter Meetings, which closed Thursday, the Cubs did find a new closer in Wade Davis and added another arm to the bullpen with Rule 5 Draft pick Caleb Smith.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:28:27 EDTThe Cubs added another left-handed pitcher to the bullpen on Thursday, acquiring Caleb Smith, who was the Brewers' selection in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft. The Brewers traded Smith to the Cubs for cash considerations.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:15:33 EDTMaddon says LeBron can play for Cubs 'any time'
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:35:47 EDTThe Cubs' goal this offseason was to restock the bullpen and on Wednesday, they acquired a new closer in Wade Davis by trading Jorge Soler to the Royals.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 02:15:37 EDT"Joy in Wrigleyville," airing on MLB Network on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT, features several groups of fans, from all walks of life and all corners of Chicago, as they experienced the white-knuckle moments of an epic postseason that ended with a 10-inning Cubs win over the Indians in Game 7.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:35:17 EDTDayton Moore and Jed Hoyer take questions after completing the trade that sent Wade Davis to the Cubs in exchange for Jorge Soler.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:57:33 EDTTheo Epstein is enjoying the euphoric feeling in Chicago following the Cubs' dramatic seven-game Series, which ended the longest championship drought in professional sports.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:10:13 EDTThe Cubs may select a player in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft, especially if they can find a pitcher who can give them more depth.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:59:35 EDTSoon enough, Cubs manager Joe Maddon will put pen to paper to map out a course for the 2017 season. "You [win the World Series], and you relieve a burden. However, you want to do it again, you want to do it again the next year," he said.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:25:16 EDTIt will be a happy holiday season for the Cubs players and staff. Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that a full postseason share for the 2016 World Series-champion Cubs was worth $368,871.59.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:58:10 EDTKyle Schwarber, who made a miraculous recovery from a severe knee injury suffered in the third game of the regular season to play in the World Series, will continue to rehab but not play in winter ball, Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:12:46 EDTWho do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EDTComing off their first World Series championship since 1908, the Cubs announced Monday they will increase ticket prices for 2017.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 13:35:41 EDTThere's never a dull moment with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, and Friday night's program at my grandfather's museum -- the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J. -- was certainly no exception.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:56:47 EDTAs expected, the Cubs on Friday tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration-eligible players, including Jake Arrieta. But they non-tendered four pre-arbitration players to make room on the 40-man roster ahead of next week's Winter Meetings.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:54:44 EDTThe Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with left-handed reliever Brian Duensing.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:21:05 EDTLeBron James wore a full Cubs uniform to Chicago
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:04:07 EDTJon Jay called his union with Chicago a "perfect match," in part because the Cubs are World Series champions, with most of their core coming back to bid for a repeat in 2017.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:35:46 EDTEven after sealing a one-year deal with free-agent center fielder Jon Jay, the Cubs are not quite ready to mark the end of the Dexter Fowler era in Chicago.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:14:17 EDTLester tweets his CBA wish: No throws to first base
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:45:04 EDTIt's not too soon to see what the top of the 2014 Draft -- when the Mariners made the conventional choice with the sixth overall pick and selected Alex Jackson, a widely praised high school catcher with the ability to hit -- says about how the game is changing. It also reveals a little bit about how Theo Epstein put together his World Series champions.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:02:52 EDTSchwarber returning to IU to be honorary captain
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:44:12 EDTPresident-elect Donald Trump has nominated Todd Ricketts -- brother of Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts and a member of the team's board of directors -- as deputy commerce secretary.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:07:21 EDTWill Dexter Fowler re-sign with the Cubs this offseason? Beat writer Carrie Muskat answers this question and more from Chicago fans.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:25:48 EDTThe Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Jon Jay, the team announced on Tuesday. Chicago did not disclose the terms of the deal.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:00:05 EDTA lot can happen in the course of a baseball season. Just ask Mike Montgomery, who came to Spring Training with the Mariners in 2016 out of Minor League options and a long shot to land a spot on the 25-man roster ... yet he found himself on the mound recording the final out and picking up his first career save in the Cubs' dramatic 8-7 victory over the Indians in Game 7 of the World Series.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:25:47 EDTAs part of MLBPipeline.com's coverage of all things prospect and the AFL in particular, a group of five experts was assembled to discuss a quintet of up-and-coming stars. Each prospect has lofty expectations and an argument can be made for all of them to have the brightest futures. Those arguments were hashed out in "The Next Big Leaguers."
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:04:46 EDTHere's Wrigley Field as a 400-pound gingerbread house
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:34:09 EDTIn Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, Matt Szczur loaned Anthony Rizzo one of his bats, and the first baseman used it to hit a home run in the fifth inning, helping propel the Cubs to a 10-2 victory over the Dodgers. After the game, Szczur was asked about the bat, and once the media throng departed, a reporter approached the outfielder to say thank you. Szczur had helped save the life of the man's wife.