The Cubs dealt outfielder Justin Ruggiano to the Seattle Mariners Wednesday morning in exchange for a 25-year-old right-handed pitcher.
The Cubs announced their minor-league coaching staff Wednesday, including a promotion for award-winning manager Mark Johnson and a mental skills position for Darnell McDonald.
Could the Cubs have signed Jon Lester without Joe Maddon? Theo Epstein isn't sure, but he's glad he doesn't have to find out.

Team talk

  • 3y
    The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Chris Capuano Friday, taking them out of the running for right-hander Hiroki Kuroda. Could Theo Epstein make a move?
  • 3y
    While it would be a year too late, the Cubs feel Ron Santo's legacy needs to be completed by his induction into the Hall of Fame. The verdict on that will be announced Monday morning.
  • 3y
    Dealing with speculation of being traded for the last six years, Matt Garza hears the rumors and tries to ignore them. He's open to whatever, but his first preference would be to remain a Cub.
  • 3y
    In his time in Boston, Theo Epstein knew he had to compete with the Yankees, it's what drove him to helping the Red Sox win the World Series twice. He's hoping to have the same success in Chicago.
  • 3y
    Dale Sveum will bring former Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach Chris Bosio with him to Wrigley Field as the Cubs hired Bosio to be their new pitching coach on Friday.
  • 3y
    The Milwaukee Brewers are starting to resort to their backup plan for offense assuming Prince Fielder winds up leaving and made the first step by reaching out to Aramis Ramirez.
  • 3y
    The Cubs traded away five quality young players last winter to acquire Matt Garza. Now Theo Epstein is facing a tough question: Is Garza a pitcher to build around or to be dealt for a number of promising players?


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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. Sweeneyoff 60-day DL
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. Ruggianooff 60-day DL
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Team 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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