Chicago Cubs

Justin Ruggiano. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire P Matt Brazis From Mariners In Exchange For OF Justin Ruggiano

Brazis, 25, split time between Single-A and Double-A in 2014, with a 2.36 ERA.

CBS Chicago–4 hours ago

Jeff Samardzija. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Samardzija Control Could Lead To Bidding War

The White Sox will work relentlessly to sign Jeff Samardzija to an extension before November.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: New Cubs Ace Jon Lester Lands On Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Jason Motte. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Jason Motte Could Pay Big Dividends For Cubs

After elbow problems, Motte has signed a one-year, $4.5-million deal with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Jason Motte. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Sign Jason Motte To 1-Year Deal

Motte missed all of 2013 after having right elbow surgery.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

New Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, left, puts on his jersey with some help from president of baseball operations Theo Epstein at his introductory press conference Monday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Breaking Down Jon Lester’s Contract

Lester’s 2021 option for $25 million can become guaranteed in two different ways.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester On Cubs: ‘I Believe In The Plan’

“Jon is the perfect pitcher to lead our rotation for where we want to go,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Hammel: Cubs Got Jon Lester For ‘Pretty Cheap’

For the record, Lester agreed to a six-year, $155-million deal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs, WLS-TV/ABC 7 Reach Deal To Televise 25 Games In 2015, Beyond

All 162 Cubs games in 2015 will be shown on TV in Chicago, Crane Kenney says.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

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

Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro.  (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still Talking With WGN, But No TV Deal Yet For 2015

As of Thursday morning, about 70 Cubs games don’t have a local television home in 2015.

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

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Invested In Win-Now Mode

The Cubs put a $155 million bet down on their bright future.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

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

Cubs fans. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: From Bears Misery To Baseball Hope

Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

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

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ World Series Odds Improve Drastically

At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.

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

Left-hander Jon Lester. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Jon Lester, Cubs Agree To 6-Year, $155M Deal

Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, a person familiar with the negotiations said.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

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