As the Royals and Giants get set to face off in the World Series, baseball Insiders Patrick Mooney and Dan Hayes break down the Top 10 Chicago story lines from the Fall Classic.
The $575 million Wrigley Field renovation project is officially underway. Check out some photos of Phase 1 of construction.
The Cubs have their outfield set on paper - Jorge Soler, Arismendy Alcantara, Chris Coghlan - but Theo Epstein's front office will still look for upgrades and depth this winter.

Team talk

  • 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?
  • 2y
    Dale Sveum has had a front row seat to almost every game of Prince Fielder's career and has received a glowing recommendation from the slugger. But is that enough to lure the big man to Chicago?
  • 2y
    The Cubs announced Dale Sveum as the new manager Thursday afternoon. The introductory press conference will be tomorrow at 9 a.m. and will be streamed at
  • 2y
    According to SI's Jon Heyman, the Cubs have offered their manager job to Dale Sveum, which comes on the heels of CSN's David Kaplan reporting Mike Maddux will likely not pursue the opening.
  • 2y
    CSNChicago's David Kaplan is reporting the Cubs will re-sign Kerry Wood, possibly to a two-year deal, barring an unforeseen development.
  • 2y
    Despite being interested, Mike Maddux does not appear willing to pursue the Cubs' managerial position, meaning the team's next manager very well could be Dale Sveum.


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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