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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.

Team talk

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    Carlos Zambrano has his bags packed for good now, so CubsTalk is taking this opportunity to check out the career that was for the enigmatic pitcher.
  • 4y
    The Marlins, complete with new manager Ozzie Guillen, were the only realistic landing spot in an inevitable trade of Carlos Zambrano. CSNChicago.com's Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney has the story.
  • 4y
    In dealing Carlos Zambrano and 15 million to Miami, the Cubs made a move that counts as a massive victory, argues CSNChicago.com's David Kaplan.
  • 4y
    CSNChicago's David Kaplan has confirmed a report that the Cubs have finalized a trade with the Miami Marlins about a trade that would send Carlos Zambrano to South Beach for Chris Volstad.
  • 4y
    Cubs pitchers and catchers are set to report to spring training on Feb. 18 and the first full-squad workout will occur on Feb. 24.
  • 4y
    Reed Johnson's signing became official Tuesday and CSNChicago.com's Patrick Mooney says it's a good move for a team trying to change the culture.
  • 4y
    Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have been dangling Matt Garza all winter and five teams have expressed interest so far. But which team has the most to offer in return?

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Will the Cubs advance to the World Series in 2016?

Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
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

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
A. Rizzo1605869416338331101.278
K. Bryant151559871543152699.275
A. Jackson13649156131253948.267
S. Castro151547521452321169.265
C. Coghlan148440641102561641.250
D. Fowler1565961021492981746.250

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
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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