Kyle Schwarber


Joe Maddon checks all the boxes for the Cubs, the free agent who lived up to his contract and already feels like a North Side institution after one unbelievable season.


BOCA RATON, Fla. – Even with all the moving pieces to this jigsaw-puzzle offseason, it doesn’t sound like the Cubs are ready to move Miguel Montero.


The Cubs may be competitive on the big-league level now, but that doesn't mean anybody is ignoring what is still considered one of the top farm systems in the game.


The Cubs notched 97 wins, beat the Pirates in an unforgettable wild-card game and went through almost 500 bottles of champagne after eliminating the hated Cardinals at Wrigley Field.