Cubs

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.
The Cubs' bullpen took a major step forward in 2014, earning a spot in the top half of the MLB in ERA (3.61), up 10 spots from the 2013 unit.
Theo Epstein has promised that the Cubs will be adding impact pitching from outside the organization. That means heading back into the free-agent market after the expensive Edwin Jackson mistake.

Team talk

  • 2y
    In Dale Sveum, the Cubs hired a no-excuses tough guy who works as a counterweight to the corporate front office -- a guy who won't be afraid to be the field general of the Cubs.
  • 2y
    Dale Sveum isn't a puppet manager -- a myth Theo Epstein wanted to bust immediately after announcing the Cubs' next manager. And while he doesn't have any experience, every good manager was once inexperienced.
  • 2y
    David Kaplan goes one-on-one with new Cubs manager Dale Sveum? How does the skipper plan to change Cubs culture and bring a World Series to the North Side?
  • 2y
  • 2y
    As the Cubs announced Dale Sveum as the new manager, he said all the right things. But can he walk the walk and take the Cubs where no manager from the past century before him has gone?
  • 2y
    The timing was perfect for Dale Sveum, who will now try to direct to the Cubs to a World Series championship. Sveum was introduced at a Wrigley Field press conference earlier today.
  • 2y
    Now that the front office staff is in place and the Cubs have their new manager, when the heck will they start upgrading the roster in an attempt to turn the franchise around?

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Team Schedule

Last Results
DateOppFinal
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

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
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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Scoreboard

Sun, Sep 28
Final123 456 789 RHE
Chi Cubs200002001571
Milwaukee010010000251
  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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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
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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