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Quintana's potential seen 10 years ago in DR

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:48:26 EDT

Carlos Chantres was a coach in the Yankees' organization in 2008 when he first saw Jose Quintana at the team's Dominican Republic academy.

Uehara gets ovation in return to Tokyo Dome

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:17:13 EDT

Uehara gets ovation in return to Tokyo Dome

Strep keeps Hendricks from scheduled tuneup

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:13:20 EDT

The Cubs' Kyle Hendricks skipped a start in a Minor League game on Tuesday because he's battling strep throat, but that was not expected to hinder him heading into the regular season.

Cubs' belief in Schwarber could pay off big

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:56:14 EDT

Kyle Schwarber is mashing the ball this spring, which surprises absolutely nobody. Then, let's be honest, would it have surprised if he was hitting .111 and striking out once every two times he comes to the plate? No, probably not.

Lester shines in Opening Day tuneup

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:38:14 EDT

It didn't matter to Jon Lester, the Cubs' Opening Day starter, that he faced a National League Central rival on Monday. His goal was to throw 100 pitches or go seven innings, work on his fastball command and come out of the outing healthy, and the lefty did all that.

Bourjos' fate may depend on bullpen's size

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:28:42 EDT

As the Cubs head into the final week of games in Arizona, they're still debating roster decisions, such as whether to carry seven or eight relievers. What they do could affect the status of someone like outfielder Peter Bourjos, who has been impressive in camp.

Can Heyward bounce back from subpar seasons?

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:28:18 EDT

Jason Heyward was as thrilling a prospect as the game had seen in a decade. He was going to change the sport, and it all came together in his perfect first career at-bat.

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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Zobrist, Dillard bring laughs, insight on podcast

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:48:04 EDT

It sounds like the setup to a joke: A World Series MVP, a Minor League lifer, a college coach and a strength guy walk into a podcast studio ... What you get is "Show and Go," the brainchild of the Cubs' Ben Zobrist and pitcher, filmmaker and funnyman Tim Dillard, who is entering his 16th season in professional baseball with the Brewers.

Youthful lineup looking to reach new heights

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:54:37 EDT

Last season, the Cubs set a franchise record with six players with at least 20 homers. All six are back this year. How good can the Cubs' offense be?

Cubs' holiday, special event uniforms unveiled

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:36:34 EDT

Major League Baseball on Monday unveiled the full lineup of holiday and special event uniforms that will be worn in 2018.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:19:23 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Cubs depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

Chatwood excited to anchor Cubs' elite rotation

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 20:39:27 EDT

On Sunday, Tyler Chatwood couldn't get a good feel for his cutter, but it's not going to affect his status with the Cubs. He's the fifth starter on what may be the best rotation the Cubs have ever had.

'Two-headed monster' invaluable to Cubs' arms

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 16:30:11 EDT

All the Cubs want from their pitchers is to be open-minded, execute their pitches, and trust their "two-headed monster," coach Mike Borzello and video coordinator Tommy Hottovy.

Bryant reflects on hometown in Vegas return

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:05:28 EDT

Kris Bryant returned home to Las Vegas on Saturday for the Cubs' weekend split-squad games, and a chance to play in front of family.

Zagunis among top prospect performers

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:19:33 EDT

Cubs outfielder Mark Zagunis was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Saturday.

Maddon not masking excitement about 'pen

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:07:14 EDT

You've heard about the Cubs' talented rotation. They also may have one of the best bullpens ever, manager Joe Maddon says.

Yes, Yu can! Righty in disbelief at 98 on radar

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:02:42 EDT

Can Yu Darvish throw 98-mph fastballs? That's what the radar gun at Camelback Ranch showed on Friday during the right-hander's outing in the Cubs' 6-3 win over the White Sox.

Kids get to Play Ball on Spring Training fields

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 15:04:35 EDT

In the nearly three years since Commissioner Rob Manfred introduced the Play Ball initiative, designed to attract kids to the game of baseball, nearly every major city in the United States has been touched by the program.

Cubs trim roster, optioning Maples, Zagunis

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:45:03 EDT

As the Cubs whittle down the spring camp roster to the final 25 for Opening Day, they have to consider which players still have options remaining.

Court trying to live out dream by playing for Cubs

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:51:43 EDT

Ryan Court, who attended the Cubs' championship parade as a fan, wants to make his Major League debut with his favorite team.

Hancock gets 'boost of confidence' from Maddon

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:42:11 EDT

With Justin Grimm's release, there will be an opening in the Cubs bullpen. One pitcher who has gotten manager Joe Maddon's attention is Justin Hancock. The right-hander was walking by Maddon's office recently when the manager called him in. Maddon told the pitcher that he had the best arm he's never heard of.

Wrigley renovation to be ready for Opening Day

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:52:48 EDT

Anyone who has walked past Wrigley Field this offseason knows the ballpark has been under construction and on Thursday, Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney said it will be ready by Opening Day, April 9.

Cubs release right-handed reliever Grimm

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:31:32 EDT

The Cubs released reliever Justin Grimm on Thursday.

Like fine wine, Happ savors his playing time

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:50:19 EDT

Could some expensive French wine get Ian Happ more playing time on the Cubs? It may depend if they pass manager Joe Maddon's test of swirl, sniff, sip and savor.

Cubs express gratitude for role Arrieta played

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 21:29:41 EDT

No matter what Jake Arrieta does for the Phillies, the Cubs will always remember what he did for them on Oct. 7, 2015. On that date, the right-hander propelled the Cubs into the postseason, throwing a shutout against the Pirates to win the National League Wild Card Game.

Cubs send nine out of Major League camp

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:01:15 EDT

Manager Joe Maddon likes what he's seen of the young Cubs in spring camp, including the nine players assigned to Minor League camp Tuesday.

Mills among top prospect performers

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:21:16 EDT

Cubs right-hander Alec Mills was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Wednesday.

How move to Cubs could make Darvish better

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:40:10 EDT

Yu Darvish and the Cubs might be a perfect match. It goes beyond Darvish giving the reigning National League Central champs a front-line starter to replace Jake Arrieta. Few pitchers have an arsenal like Darvish's, wide-ranging and live-wire; in that respect, he'd boost any club.

Cubs plan on keeping core around for a while

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:26:11 EDT

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein hopes Chicago is a consistent winner with a great group of mainstays, much like a team that is very special to his mother Ilene, the Brooklyn Dodgers of the 1950s.

Cubs' 25-man projection for Opening Day

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 18:25:22 EDT

When the Cubs began Spring Training, it was easy to guess at what the final 25-man Opening Day roster would be. So, what have we learned since the first prediction?

Quintana tosses sim game to stay on track

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:38:43 EDT

The rest of the Cubs had Monday off, but Jose Quintana stayed on his schedule and threw 63 pitches over five innings in a simulated game against Minor Leaguers at Sloan Park.

Arrieta pens heartfelt letter to Chicago

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:10:01 EDT

Arrieta pens heartfelt letter to Chicago