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.
10mThe Cubs will prepare for a pair of potent lineups next week as the Reds and Padres come to town. See what Todd Hollandsworth had to say about the challenge in the Cubs Road Ahead.
10mWelington Castillo can do the math: The Cubs have three catchers but really only need two, and he could be the odd man out. But he's doing his best to help the Cubs win while bracing for a trade.
10mWhile their offense continues to sputter into the third game of the year Joe Maddon and the Cubs patiently wait for Kris Bryant to be called up and inject some life into the bats of the North Siders.
10mThe Cubs are feeling for Triple-A shortstop Javier Baez, who took a leave of absence to mourn the death of his sister, Noely, with whom he had an exceptionally close relationship.
10mThe Cubs placed right-handed pitcher Justin Grimm on the disabled list with right forearm inflammation Friday, recalling Chicagoland native Brian Schlitter to replace Grimm in the bullpen.
10mFor all the win-now expectations and runaway hype, the Cubs are still very much in a wait-and-see mode with a major focus on the long-term outlook at shortstop.
10mCubs minor leaguer Javier Baez will take a leave of absence from the organization as he mourns the passing of his 21-year-old sister, Noely.
Cubs believe Albert Almora’s time is coming after Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber’s fast-track development
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