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Kevin Youkilis. (Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Kevin Youkilis Joins Cubs As A Special Assistant

Youkilis and Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein have a past history.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Responds To Hundreds Of Fan Tweets After Signing With Cubs

Lester is a man of the people.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Yoenis Cespedes. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Red Sox Acquire Rick Porcello, Send Yoenis Cespedes To Tigers

It’s Cespedes’ third team in the past five or so months.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Jonny Gomes. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Showing Interest In Jonny Gomes

“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Impressive Jon Lester Statistics

Lester’s coming off a career year in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Jon Lester: ‘Couldn’t Be More Excited’ To Be A Cub

Lester also thanked the Red Sox for his run in Boston.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Get Their Man In Jon Lester

“I am totally excited,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Decision Expected By End Of Tuesday

The Cubs, Giants, Red Sox and Dodgers remain involved.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Jon Lester. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Bidding War Continues

Lester’s expected to make a decision in the next week or so.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Epstein: Always A Line To Draw In Free Agent Bidding

The Cubs are chasing Jon Lester, but Theo Epstein is keeping perspective.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Jon Lester Meeting With Giants

Lester is the Cubs’ top free agent target.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a double in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves during Game Three of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Reports: Red Sox On Verge Of Signing Ramirez, Sandoval

Hanley Ramirez has reportedly signed for five years and around $90 million.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Red Sox Make Offer To Jon Lester, Who’s Expected To Take His Time

The Cubs met with Lester on Tuesday, but it’s unclear what direction he might be leaning.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Joe Maddon. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Joe Maddon Is Awesome — As A Person

Unconventional thinking is a staple of new Cubs manager Joe Maddon.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let Manny Be The New Manny In Chicago

Manny Ramirez has worked wonders with the young Cubs hitters at Triple-A Iowa.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: A fan reacts as Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies is picked #22 overall by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.

8 People In Sports Who Need To Be Doused With Ice Water

Everyone’s taking up the ice bucket challenge. But some people in the sports world need ice water dumped on them.


Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.


John Lackey. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Cardinals Send Craig, Kelly To Red Sox For Lackey

It was Boston’s second big trade of the day, as it earlier shipped Jon Lester to Oakland.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014


5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]


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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.