The Cubs may have given Jason Heyward the largest contract in franchise history, but they're just hoping for the 26-year-old outfielder to be himself and not try to do too much.
John Lackey has seen it all and the veteran pitcher plans to help change the mindset in the Cubs clubhouse and keep the team focused on their goal of winning it all.
The Cubs released their 2016 TV broadcast schedule Thursday, featuring 86 games on Comcast SportsNet.

Team talk

  • 3y
    Bryan LaHair's status for Opening Day is up in the air as he deals with a back issue, while Rule 5 pick Lendy Castillo will make the trip to Chicago but may not end up on the 25-man roster.
  • 3y
    While Starlin Castro's defense still needs work and he hasn't had success hitting third, Cubs manager Dale Sveum is pushing the shortstop to become a better player, one who will be a centerpiece of the team for years to come.
  • 3y
    While Dale Sveum may have more tattoos than your regular manager, the new Cubs leader has been through it all and is ready to ride with his team through whatever 2012 has to offer.
  • 3y
    The Cubs received 19-year-old first baseman Jair Bogaerts from Boston to finally complete the Theo Epstein compensation process nearly six months after the issue arose.
  • 3y
    Randy Wells was shocked by the Cubs' decision to demote him to Triple-A Iowa, but he's accepting of it and says he'll use the move as motivation.
  • 3y
    Following a strong outing against Cleveland Wednesday, Jeff Samardzija's place in the Cubs' starting rotation, something he's been building toward for months, looks secure.
  • 3y
    Kerry Wood appears to be set to pitch for the first time since March 18 on Thursday, with that layoff being all part of the process to get Wood ready for Opening Day.


Today's Poll

Will the Cubs advance to the World Series in 2016?

Injury Report

10/12A. RussellHamstring (day-to-day)
9/23J. Perezoff 60-day DL
9/14K. Negronoff 60-day DL
8/24J. Leathersichoff 60-day DL
8/24J. Soleroff 15-day DL
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Team Stats

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A. Rizzo1605869416338331101.278
K. Bryant151559871543152699.275
A. Jackson13649156131253948.267
S. Castro151547521452321169.265
C. Coghlan148440641102561641.250
D. Fowler1565961021492981746.250

C. Denorfia00-1000.100.00
D. Ross00-2002.000.00
H. Rondon64.6007203070.0691.67
J. Arrieta226.78633330229.02361.77
J. Grimm35.375620349.2671.99
P. Strop26.250760368.0812.91
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