The Cubs understood there would be no sneaking into the playoffs this year with a strong National League. In order to become a World Series favorite, Theo Epstein & Co. had to think big.
Jake Arrieta and the Cubs have agreed to a one-year, $10.7 million contract, the Associated Press reported Friday, avoiding an arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday in Arizona.
The Cincinnati Reds have hired former Cubs manager Lou Piniella as a senior advisor to baseball operations, the team announced Saturday on Twitter.
8mTopps card company released a couple of cool Cubs cards Wednesday - a Kris Bryant rookie card and one featuring actor Chris Pratt throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field.
8mThe 2015 MLB Draft wrapped up on Day 3, where players were selected in Rounds 11 through 40. Check out which players became the newest members of the Cubs organization with this draft tracker.
8mJon Lester labored on Tuesday night, allowing five runs on nine hits as the Cubs dropped the series opener to the Detroit Tigers, 6-0, at Comerica Park.
8mWhile the Cubs could have promoted Kyle Schwarber to play DH against the Detroit Tigers in interleague play, the organization ultimately decided against it, opting to keep Schwarber at Double-A Tennessee.
8mThe Cubs added veteran closer Rafael Soriano to the bullpen mix Tuesday morning, agreeing to terms on a minor-league deal with the 35-year-old right-hander.
8mThe Cubs spent Day 2 of the MLB Draft by following suit with the organization's philosophy under Theo Epstein - selecting a bunch of pitchers after taking position players early in the draft.
8mThe Cubs are looking smart for drafting Kyle Schwarber, who's hitting .324 with 12 homers and 37 RBIs at Double-A Tennessee. But Jason McLeod said there's no rush to get Schwarber to the majors.
Cubs believe Albert Almora’s time is coming after Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber’s fast-track development
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