According to sources familiar with the situation, there is mutual interest between the Cubs and free agent closer John Axford. He posted a 1.93 ERA with the Cardinals in 2013 after being traded from the Brewers.
Rick Renteria is relentlessly upbeat and has stressed a need to be even-keeled in the dugout, but the new Cubs manager also knows there's something to be said for some competitive fire.
Starlin Castro is one of the few Cubs players that moves the needle and with top prospect Javier Baez knocking on the door, new manager Rick Renteria will be tasked with handling these young players.
11mAdam Greenberg is getting a chance to resume his baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles. The 31-year-old returned to the major leagues for one at-bat in October, more than seven years after he was beaned in his debut. He agreed to a minor league contract with the...
11mThe Cubs made a flurry of moves Friday, officially adding outfielder Nate Schierholtz, while losing a pair of pitchers on waivers and designating Gerardo Concepcion for assignment.
11mCHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs say they have agreed to a one-year contract with outfielder Nate Schierholtz. The team announced the agreement Friday. The deal calls for Schierholtz to earn $2.25 million plus an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses. Schierholtz was...
11mThe CTL panel breaks down the Cubs' recent pitching acquisitions, and how it affects the team's rebuilding project.
11mWith Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva now in the mix, CubsTalk takes a look at the Cubs' potential Opening Day roster, including what the pitching staff may look like.
11mThe Cubs have signed Carlos Villanueva and Edwin Jackson, pending physicals. Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney breaks down the details of each contract.
11mComcast SportsNet's David Kaplan announces the Cubs have agreed to a deal with Carlos Villanueva and are close to finalizing a deal with Edwin Jackson.
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