Lester last year was a bundle of nerve endings leading up to getting moved on the final day of that trade period.
Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer to help Chicago to a 3-2 win.
“I want to be here and stay here,” Castro says.
The Cubs also called up right-handers Yoervis Medina and Ben Rowen.
Joe Maddon is doing everything he can to get Schwarber’s bat into the Cubs’ lineup.
Eddie Butler opposes Jon Lester this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Colorado Rockies get a win in their first game after trading Troy Tulowitzki.
In the thick of a wild-card race, the Cubs need to make a deal and do it soon.
Yohan Flande opposes Dallas Beeler tonight at Wrigley Field.
Bryant broke out of a slump with a walk-off two-run homer Monday against the Rockies.
Colorado scored four runs in the top of the ninth before Chicago responded with two.
The Cubs won’t push themselves to do anything that will detour from the goal of organization excellence for the next decade.
The caretaker of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks took him to sign a will days after an evaluation found he exhibited signs of “moderate to severe” dementia, his estranged wife alleges in court filings.
Here’s our weekly look at how the top prospects are faring for the Cubs and White Sox.
Assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske and third baseman Kris Bryant share thoughts amid the team’s offensive struggles.
The Cubs remain involved, but Billy Beane has plenty of leverage with so many teams interested.
Jorge De La Rosa opposes Kyle Hendricks tonight at Wrigley Field.
It’s not a crisis and context is everything — but this sure is ugly of late.
The Cubs are 51-46 on the season.
Chicago fell to 51-46 after being swept by Philadelphia.