Arodys Vizcaino

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Embrace The Fun Of The Chicago Baseball Offseason

Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Tommy La Stella #7 of the Atlanta Braves fields a ground ball in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 23, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire INF La Stella From Braves

The Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2014

Cubs right-hander Dan Straily. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cubs Promote 7 To Big Leagues — But Not Bryant

It appears Kris Bryant will indeed wait until 2015 to make his big league debut.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Pedro Strop. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Levine: Strop Will Battle For Cubs’ Primary Set-up Role

The battle for bullpen roles are a big part of the spring training season for the Chicago Cubs.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2014

A Cubs fan shows his support. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ofman: Optimistic Cubs Fans Need A Reality Check

Slow down. Calm yourself. Take a pill or adopt a billy goat as a pet. But please, please stop thinking the Cubs will win 90 games. They won’t win 80 and might be lucky to get past 70.

WBBM Newsradio–02/25/2013

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Trade Deadline Reveals A Smarter Cubs Fan

What’s been fascinating, at the most compelling local trade deadline in years, is the rising knowledge and interest of the faithful.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Jason Heyward. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyward’s Slam Lifts Braves Over Cubs 5-4

Craig Kimbrel tied a major league rookie record with his 40th save, Jason Heyward hit his first career grand slam, and the Atlanta Braves hung on to win their sixth straight, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011