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Happ sent to Minors camp as Cubs trim roster

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:36:29 EDT

Ian Happ, the Cubs' first-round pick in the 2015 Draft, made the most of his first big league camp.

Loaded Cubs could be quiet at Trade Deadline

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

The Cubs have been active at the Trade Deadline under president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, but that was part of the rebuilding plan. Now, they feel the Cubs boast a solid core of young position players and they hope to have enough inventory in the Minor Leagues to fill holes if needed.

Zobrist (neck) nears return to lineup

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:56:08 EDT

Ben Zobrist told manager Joe Maddon that he hopes to play Tuesday in the Cubs' penultimate game in Arizona. However, there's no update on when shortstop Addison Russell will return to action.

MLB.TV is counting down to Opening Day

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:37:09 EDT

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Heyward's intangibles balance out struggles

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:28:26 EDT

When they signed Jason Heyward, the Cubs and club president Theo Epstein -- who are supposed to be as sober and analytical as any organization in baseball -- bet on something that sober and analytical organizations are not supposed to bet on. They bet on Heyward's intangibles, or the stuff that we used to call intangibles anyway.

Cubs hit 5 jacks, don't stop at 21 in Vegas

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:47:08 EDT

Anthony Rizzo hit a home run on the first pitch he saw and Albert Almora Jr. smacked a pair of homers and an RBI double to finish with five RBIs and power the Cubs to a 22-4 victory on Sunday over the Reds in a split-squad game for both teams at Cashman Field.

Mills, Cubs struggle to contain Padres

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:05:04 EDT

Brett Wallace and Jabari Blash powered the offense and Trevor Cahill shut down his former team for five innings to lead the Padres to a 9-4 victory against the Cubs on Sunday afternoon at Sloan Park.

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.

With Bryant back home, dad talks prep work

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:13:05 EDT

When Kris Bryant got back to work on his swing this offseason, his father, Mike, wanted him to remember how he was pitched to in the Minor Leagues, and that's what they worked on. His mother, Susie, was busy handling all the wedding gifts.

Rizzo bats leadoff, hits monster shot

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:35:59 EDT

Rizzo bats leadoff, hits monster shot

Andreoli threw out Barnhart at first base -- from RF

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:55:47 EDT

Andreoli threw out Barnhart at first base -- from RF

Bryant, prospects homer in Cubs' big frame

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:56:56 EDT

Chesny Young, Kris Bryant and Ian Happ all homered in the fifth inning on Saturday to spark the Cubs to an 11-7 victory over the Reds in a split-squad game at Cashman Field.

Yoga keeps Hendricks centered on mound

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:40:36 EDT

Kyle Hendricks got out of a jam in Game 7 of the World Series in part because he told himself to breathe and focus. The difference? Yoga.

Heyward homers, Anderson strong vs. Rockies

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:52:24 EDT

Pitching to be included on the Rockies' season-opening staff, right-hander German Marquez held the Cubs to two runs and struck out six in six innings of a 7-4 victory over the Cubs on Saturday in front of a Rockies Salt River Fields at Talking Stick-record crowd of 13,565.

Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:33:46 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.

Bryant appreciates Las Vegas embracing Cubs

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:33:02 EDT

The Cubs' two games in Las Vegas are a homecoming for Kris Bryant, who grew up here. The reigning National League Most Valuable Player said he's noticed a lot more Cubs caps in town since they won the World Series.

Lackey sharp over six; Happ hits fourth HR

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:32:14 EDT

Starters Carlos Carrasco and John Lackey combined to give up just one run over nine innings as the Indians topped the Cubs, 4-2, on Friday afternoon at Sloan Park.

Schwarber sees first spring action at catcher

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:28:54 EDT

Kyle Schwarber got behind the plate and caught four innings in a Minor League game Friday, his first game action at the position all spring.

Huey Lewis and Jimmy Kimmel went to the Cubs game

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:51:32 EDT

Huey Lewis and Jimmy Kimmel went to the Cubs game

T-shirt reminds Cubs of Heyward speech

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:17:50 EDT

On some of Joe Maddon's new T-shirts this year there's a simple image of an umbrella with a couple of raindrops over "8-7." Cubs fans know that's the score from Game 7 of the World Series. The umbrella is a reminder of the 17-minute rain delay when Jason Heyward gave the players a pep talk that helped propel the Cubs to victory.

Montgomery excited about 'utility pitcher' role

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:40:16 EDT

Mike Montgomery's versatility has made him the Ben Zobrist of the Cubs' pitching staff. Montgomery came to Spring Training as a candidate for the rotation, but his ability to start and relieve has prompted the team to keep him in the bullpen and name Brett Anderson to the rotation.

Maddon: Arrieta's not only pitcher who can hit

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:28:06 EDT

In his first spring at-bat Thursday, Jake Arrieta crushed a 465-foot home run. If he's not pitching that day, Arrieta may be the Cubs pitcher who manager Joe Maddon uses if he needs an extra pinch-hitter.

See Jake rake: Arrieta crushes 465-foot HR

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:08:37 EDT

Jake Arrieta led the Cubs pitchers with two home runs last season, and got his swing tuned up on Thursday with his first of 2017.

Epstein named the world's greatest leader

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:14:22 EDT

Theo Epstein was named the world's greatest leader

Anderson wins spot in Cubs' rotation

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:53:33 EDT

Not many teams have the luxury of having the Major League's ERA leader as their No. 5 starter but the Cubs can do that.

Arrieta, La Stella highlight offense vs. D-backs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:52:42 EDT

Jake Arrieta's 465-foot homer off Zack Greinke may have stolen the show, but the pair of pitchers also put on a pretty good display on the mound in a game that ended in a 5-5 tie in front of a record crowd of 14,002 at Salt River Fields.

Candelario among six sent down by Cubs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:58:27 EDT

The Cubs released pitcher Jim Henderson on Thursday, and optioned Jake Buchanan, Alec Mills and Jeimer Candelario to Triple-A Iowa. Williams Perez, Dylan Floro and David Rollins also were assigned to Minor League camp, trimming the number of players in camp to 36.

Bryant gets a chance to rest before season

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:13:18 EDT

For the first time since he moved into his new house in Las Vegas in January, Kris Bryant will have a chance to sit by the pool.

Schwarber hits long ball in rain-shortened game

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:09:24 EDT

Adam Duvall hit a two-run home run to lead to the Reds to a 5-2 win over the Cubs on Wednesday in a game that was called in the fifth inning because of rain. Kyle Schwarber had two hits for Chicago, including a two-run home run.

Battery mate: Lester builds trust with Contreras

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:57:55 EDT

This spring is a little different for Cubs pitchers like Jon Lester, who don't have catcher David Ross around to counsel them. That means the pitchers have to build a stronger relationship with Willson Contreras.

Baez among All-Classic Team standouts

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDT

Following a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.

Green remembered as 'quintessential baseball man'

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:17:25 EDT

Former Cubs' executive vice president and Dallas Green passed away on Wednesday. He was referred to by current Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer as the 'quintessential baseball man.'

Maddon sees growth in Baez during Classic

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:27:56 EDT

Cubs manager Joe Maddon isn't surprised Javier Baez is having the success he's had playing for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. "He's playing full throttle -- which he did at the end of last year," Maddon said.

Green's candor, passion leave lasting impact

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:38:33 EDT

Nobody in the game rode taller in the saddle than Dallas Green. Not 6-foot-7 Frank Howard nor 6-foot-11 Jon Rauch. Dallas Green was baseball's John Wayne, so upright and rigid and with such a commanding voice.

Baez's otherworldly play nabs Dutch runner at plate

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:06:32 EDT

Javier Baez made one of the hardest throws recorded by a second baseman in the Statcast era to cut down a Netherlands runner at the plate during Puerto Rico's semifinal win in the World Baseball Classic on Monday night.