The Jon Lester watch has already begun. The 30-year-old checks pretty much all the boxes for Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, who’ve known him since he was coming up through the Red Sox system.
The Cubs just finished off another last-place season, but Theo Epstein has expectations for a different finish in 2015: Contention.
The Cubs need an assistant hitting coach for the 2014 season and after a successful stint with Triple-A Iowa, could Manny Ramirez be considered for the big-league gig?

Team talk

  • 3y
    The Ricketts family is entering the second year of their ownership of the Cubs and believe they have a better grasp of the business and issues facing Wrigley Field. They are also looking forward to more Opening Days.
  • 3y
    Ryan Dempster will make his first Opening Day start as a member of the Cubs as the Northsiders host the Pirates at the Friendly Confines. Kevin Correia gets the start for Pittsburgh.
  • 3y
    Jim Hendry has had a long road to the Cubs general manager, a position he has held since 2002. And while many people are calling for his job, the 55-year-old is not worried about job security, only on the task at hand.
  • 3y
    A good teammate and citizen, Ryan Dempster is the image the Cubs would like to project. The Opening Day starter opens up to about his family and how he sees his future playing out on the North Side.
  • 3y
    Thursday, March 31, 2011 Posted: 10:35 a.m. By Jamie Bradley With Opening Day at Wrigley Field right around the corner, Andrew Belleson, the Chicago Cubs new public address announcer, stopped by "The Dan Patrick Show" on Thursday morning to talk about his new...
  • 3y
    The Cubs manager is forever wired and constantly in motion. It took 17 seasons and more than 2,300 games as a minor-league manager before Mike Quade finally got his dream job. He's not about to slow down now.
  • 3y
    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Posted: 1:39 p.m. Chicago native Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils are out of the NCAA Tournament, but that doesn't mean he won't be watching this weekend's Final Four games. But, what would happen if the Cubs home opener was on the same...


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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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