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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:36:29 EDTIan Happ, the Cubs' first-round pick in the 2015 Draft, made the most of his first big league camp.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDTThe 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.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:56:08 EDTBen 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.
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:28:26 EDTWhen 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:47:08 EDTAnthony 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:05:04 EDTBrett 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.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:42:47 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:13:05 EDTWhen 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:35:59 EDTRizzo bats leadoff, hits monster shot
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:55:47 EDTAndreoli threw out Barnhart at first base -- from RF
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:56:56 EDTChesny 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.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:40:36 EDTKyle 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.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:52:24 EDTPitching 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.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:33:46 EDTFrom 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.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:33:02 EDTThe 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:32:14 EDTStarters 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:28:54 EDTKyle Schwarber got behind the plate and caught four innings in a Minor League game Friday, his first game action at the position all spring.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:51:32 EDTHuey Lewis and Jimmy Kimmel went to the Cubs game
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:17:50 EDTOn 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:40:16 EDTMike 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.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:28:06 EDTIn 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:08:37 EDTJake Arrieta led the Cubs pitchers with two home runs last season, and got his swing tuned up on Thursday with his first of 2017.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:14:22 EDTTheo Epstein was named the world's greatest leader
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:53:33 EDTNot many teams have the luxury of having the Major League's ERA leader as their No. 5 starter but the Cubs can do that.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:52:42 EDTJake 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:58:27 EDTThe 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:13:18 EDTFor 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:09:24 EDTAdam 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.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:57:55 EDTThis 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDTFollowing 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.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:17:25 EDTFormer 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.'
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:27:56 EDTCubs 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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:38:33 EDTNobody 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:06:32 EDTJavier 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.