Anthony Rizzo


A trip to New York reminded Joe Maddon of the nowhere-to-hide scrutiny that comes with this job. But having no OFF switch must sound ideal to someone who loves the bright lights.


The Cubs celebrated the Jon Lester signing knowing there would be a huge hangover.


SAN DIEGO – The Cubs pushed all the right buttons with Jon Lester, appealing to his sense of history and selling his family on the idea of living in Chicago.


SAN DIEGO – The Cubs are back as major players at the winter meetings, selling Jon Lester on their vision of winning big at Wrigley Field and blowing him away with a six-year, $155 million m