Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, setting social media abuzz trying to predict his new landing spot. Could he wind up in Chicago with the Cubs?
The Cubs have decided that top prospect Addison Russell has gotten enough experience this year and will shut down his Arizona Fall League season early.
CSN's David Kaplan has learned the Ricketts family and some Wrigley rooftop buildings are moving closer to a deal which would see some rooftops surrounding Wrigley Field sold to the Ricketts.

Team talk

  • 2y
    In 2008, the Rays shocked baseball by not only making the postseason but also reaching the World Series. Andy Sonnanstine and Matt Garza were members of that team, and they're hoping to do the same with the Cubs.
  • 2y
    MESA, Ariz. There are so many X-factors that will go into this before it really matters, but Cubs fans looking for signs of hope got one with the extra wild card. Theo Epstein isnt wishing for a championship. The front office will rely on the cold, hard logic of advanced...
  • 2y
    Behind all the buzz surrounding Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder stood Rodrigo Lopez who actually became one of the biggest off-season stories.
  • 2y
    Theo Epstein describes himself as a traditionalist when it comes to his views on baseball, but even he can't argue with the addition of one playoff team to each league. Maybe because he plans on taking full advantage of it.
  • 2y
    So much of the winter conversation was about when the Cubs would trade Matt Garza. But Theo Epstein doesn't want to do that, instead he hopes to be a buyer by the time the trade deadline rolls around.
  • 2y
    Going back to 1995, what would've changed if the current playoff format -- with two wild cards -- had been in place? For one, the Red Sox would've had the most to lose.
  • 2y
    Alfonso Soriano took the top spot in the lineup in an intra-squad scrimmage at Cubs camp. What is the possibility of manager Dale Sveum using Soriano as a leadoff in the future?


Today's Poll

Which Cubs call-up did you look the most forward to?

Team Schedule

Last Results
9/28MilW 5-2
9/27MilL 1-2
9/26MilW 6-4
9/24vs. StLW 3-1
9/23vs. StLW 4-3
9/22vs. StLL 0-8
9/21vs. LADL 5-8
9/20vs. LADW 8-7
9/19vs. LADL 5-14
9/18vs. LADL 4-8
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Injury Report

9/16A. AlcantaraRight wrist soreness (day-to-day)
9/2S. CastroLeft ankle sprain - out 4-6 weeks (day-to-day)
8/27R. SweeneyStrained left hamstring (on 60-day DL)
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. RuggianoLeft ankle surgery - out for season (on 60-day DL)
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Sun, Sep 28
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs200002001571
  W: J. Turner (6-11)   L: M. Fiers (6-5)   S: H. Rondon (29)
  ChC HR: A. Rizzo (32)
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez33.500500343.2531.44
Eric Jokisch00-41014.1101.88
Pedro Strop24.333650261.0712.21
Hector Rondon44.5006402963.1632.42
Kyle Hendricks72.7781313080.1472.46
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