Amid the Hot Stove craziness, Theo Epstein won't ditch the plan he and the front office have set up for the Cubs, waiting for pieces like Kris Bryant, Arodys Vizcaino and Kyle Hendricks to emerge.
According to sources familiar with the situation, there is mutual interest between the Cubs and free agent closer John Axford. He posted a 1.93 ERA with the Cardinals in 2013 after being traded from the Brewers.
Rick Renteria is relentlessly upbeat and has stressed a need to be even-keeled in the dugout, but the new Cubs manager also knows there's something to be said for some competitive fire.
11mBOSTON (AP) Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says he understands the ballclub's culture better now than he did when he first arrived in Chicago. ``I think we all recognized we had a building process. We've been transparent about that,'' he said on Friday...
11mOSAKA, Japan (AP) Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League. The 35-year-old signed a three-year deal with the Tigers after spending five seasons with the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland...
11mA day after his former teammate Sammy Sosa failed to get elected to the Hall of Fame, former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood said he wasn't stunned.
11mFind out how a 1981 Monte Carlo, One Direction, Justin Bieber, the Golden Gate Bridge, Morgan Freeman and Lance Johnson's wardrobe are each a part of Kerry Wood's past or present.
11mThe Cubs' roster is shaping up as the club nears the one-month mark until pitchers and catchers report for springing training; three players signed deals today.
11mCHICAGO (AP) Infielder Luis Valbuena has agreed to a $930,000, one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, nearly double the $495,200 he made last year. Valbuena , who avoided arbitration with Thursday's deal, has a .224 average in five big league seasons, including three...
11mThe Baseball Writers Association of America did not elect any of the 37 candidates into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, including Sammy Sosa, who received just 12.5 percent of the required 75 percent of votes.
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