Brett Jackson

Junior Lake. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Agree To Terms With 19 Players On 2014 Contracts

Jake Arrieta, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, Mike Olt and Junior Lake are among those who have agreed to terms.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

Travis Wood #30 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning on August 11, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Valbuena Homers, Cubs Beat Angels 11-2

Luis Valbuena got off to a great start in his bid to win more playing time with the Cubs, hitting a home run that helped Chicago beat a Los Angeles Angels split squad 11-2 Saturday in the spring training opener for both teams.


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

Wisch: Unlucky ’13? The Cubs Might Be Even Worse

After 101 losses – and 61 uninteresting wins – the 2012 Cubs season is finally, thankfully and mercifully over.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2012

Colorado Rockies v Chicago Cubs

Cubs Lose To Colorado Rockies 4-3

The Cubs have now lost five of their last six games, after falling to the Colorado Rockies 4-3 at Wrigley Field Saturday.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Wilson Valdez #15 of the Cincinnati Reds is congratulted by Drew Stubbs #6 after scoring a run during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on August 19, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Reds Win 5-4 On Walkoff To Take Series From Cubs

Xavier Paul led off the ninth inning with a pinch-hit triple and Ryan Hanigan followed with a single Sunday, giving the Cincinnati Reds a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.


Starlin Castro. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s Wrong With Starlin Castro?

It doesn’t take any kind of experienced scout to see outs being made, or any kind of analytical wizard to see month-by-month batting numbers sliding into frightening territory.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters. (Photos by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Getting To Know The Cubs’ Newest Callups

The weekend ended with the Chicago Cubs surprising many fans by calling up prospects Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters without much warning. Jackson started in center field and went 2-4 in his MLB debut, while Vitters pinch-hit in the seventh inning, flying out to right.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Brett Jackson

Rogers: Help Could Be On The Way For Cubs

To put it simply, things are bleak for Cubs nation right now.

670 The Score–04/11/2012

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

Epstein: Cubs’ Focus Not Solely On 2012

When Theo Epstein first arrived in Chicago, one of his first moves was to trade arguably the Cubs best left-handed pitcher in Sean Marshall.

670 The Score–04/05/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Rizzo, Jackson Cut By Cubs

Top prospects Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson were cut by the Cubs on Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Brett Jackson was a member of the U.S. national team at the Baseball World Cup in Panama City last October. (RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Schuster: Brett Jackson’s Future Is In The Majors

Brett Jackson is the future for the Cubs. The question is, when is that future? Is it near or is it far?

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

Chris Carpenter. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cubs Send Carpenter To Red Sox For Theo Compensation

The compensation for the Cubs getting Theo Epstein from the Red Sox will be decided soon.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Don’t Expect Much From September Call-Ups

Mike Quade has a tough road ahead in trying to find the proper balance of winning and developing unproven talent that may affect the organization’s future.

670 The Score–09/02/2011

Randy Wells

Cubs Sneak Past Indians

The Chicago Cubs and Indians were stuck with a 1-1 score into the ninth inning. That was until they broke the tie with Brett Jackson’s walk-off, RBI single with two outs. Randy Wells had a strong outing, not allowing an earned run in his four innings on the mound.


Matt Graza and Carlos Zambrano

Schuster: Cubs Camp Is Quiet So far

Day three of the Cub’s training camp and so far the operative word is vanilla. Vanilla as in not much is happening here. The anticipation of the arrival of some of the everyday players is about the biggest news.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2011

Augie Ojeda

Cubs Bring Back Ojeda, Sign Looper

There will be a lot of familiar faces at this year’s Chicago Cubs spring training. Over the offseason the Cubs have signed former players Kerry Wood, Reed Johnson, Todd Wellemeyer and Augie Ojeda.