Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.
A larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.
A similar sign is posted in many different clubhouses in baseball — “Wanted: a player who can get on base and steal.”
The top of the batting order is where all offense begins.
“I’m not sure I’d trade our long-term future for anybody’s,” Theo Epstein says.
Soler went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in his big league debut.
Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months.
It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.
Soler was hitting .278 with a .969 OPS at Triple-A Iowa entering Monday.
Javier Baez is striking out at a wild rate, but the Cubs just want to see quality at-bats.
Castillo is a highly regarded 27-year-old free agent from Cuba.
This is a glimpse of the future.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
Jake Arrieta scattered three hits and a run in seven innings.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Jorge Soler is already on the 40-man roster, which makes him easier to promote, Theo Epstein said.
Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.
Only two players remain from the 2010 Cubs after Darwin Barney was designated for assignment.
Darwin Barney is a career .244 hitter and has declined offensively in the last three years.
Players from the Chicago Cubs farm system are making their way onto the 25 man roster.