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.
9mHit by six pitches already this April, Anthony Rizzo set a new franchise record. But Cubs manager Joe Maddon doesn't think opposing pitchers are intentionally trying to plunk the first baseman.
9mBoth the Cubs and White Sox will do battle this evening on Comcast SportsNet. That, and much more from the triple-overtime thriller, in today's SportsNet Central Update.
9mAfter Scott Boras fought for Kris Bryant to be included on the Cubs' roster when they broke camp, how would he rewrite the rules for a mega-prospect trying to make an Opening Day roster?
9mAddison Russell is in the bigs, but Starlin Castro doesn't see it as a threat to his future, instead welcoming Russell to a team that can finally give Castro his first finish above fifth place.
9mThe Cubs are still waiting for Javier Baez to return from an extended leave of absence following the death of his sister. But they also want the grieving Baez to take as much time as he needs.
9mAddison Russell joined the likes of Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Kris Bryant in the big leagues. And while Joe Maddon stresses that patience is still required, the future has arrived for the Cubs.
9mThe female fan who was hit in the head with a foul ball in Monday night's Cubs-Pirates game in Pittsburgh was released from the hospital Tuesday.
Cubs believe Albert Almora’s time is coming after Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber’s fast-track development
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