The most exciting trade that went down during the 2013 winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., didn’t involve actual baseball players.
Adding a right-handed hitter with some pop ,the Chicago Cubs added some depth to their outfield mix as they departed the winter meetings.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said the Cubs need to get started on their project to renovate Wrigley Field, now that the City Council has approved several items on the owners’ wish list for the project.
The Chicago Cubs and agent Mark Rogers have a midday meeting on Wednesday here at the winter meeting.
The tide could turn for the Chicago Cubs if they can find the resources to sign Japanese pitcher Masashiro Tanaka this off-season.
The Cubs would be allowed to sell beer and wine from kiosks at an open-air plaza adjacent to a renovated Wrigley Field — and fans would be allowed to bring drinks in plastic cups to the plaza — in the latest in a string of concessions to the team.
The Chicago Cubs acquired catcher George Kottaras from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations.
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux and White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were named to the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot on Tuesday.
Many believe/hope the Cubs compete for a playoff spot in 2015. With that actually being pretty unrealistic it’s the wrong time not to shop a soon to be 29 year old starting pitcher.
Another baseball tradition is about to largely disappear: a manager, with a crazed look in his eyes, charging the field and getting into a face-to-face shouting match with an umpire.
Baseball owners are likely to give the go-ahead this week to spend the money for expanding instant replay next season.
I’d be a hypocrite if I called for Incognito to be denied work in a trade that he has skill for.
On the surface, it would appear the Cubs settled with Rick Renteria as their new manager.
Former Cub Keith Moreland is leaving his job as a color analyst for the team on WGN radio broadcasts,.
The Chicago Cubs have exercised an option in their contract with WGN-TV that will end the agreement following the 2014 season.
The Cubs will name Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their next manager on Thursday, succeeding Dale Sveum.
You don’t need to fill your team with superstars acquired through free agency in order to turn things around.
In the name of Lou Brock, the Cubs can’t do that.
White Sox minor leaguer Nicholas Blount and Cubs minor leaguer Eliot Soto have each been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball for violating baseball’s drug prevention and treatment program.
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