Cubs Name Will Venable Their First-Base CoachChicago has also hired Jim Benedict as a special assistant to baseball operations.
Cubs, Red Sox To Meet In Exhibition Play For First Time Since 1960s
Watch: Cubs' Kris Bryant Asks Austrians About Baseball, And They've No Idea Who He IsBryant is up to some more hijinks in conjunction with sponsor Red Bull.
Cubs Add 3 Players To 40-Man RosterRight-hander Adbert Alzolay, infielder David Bote and right-hander Oscar De La Cruz will be protected in the Rule 5 Draft.
Cubs, White Sox Announce Spring Training Schedules, Will Meet 3 TimesThe teams play on Feb. 27, March 10 and March 16.
Kerry Wood, Carlos Zambrano Among Newcomers On 2018 Hall Of Fame BallotTo reach the Hall of Fame, candidates must be named on 75 percent of the the ballots.
Speeding Up Games On MLB Agenda For Next SeasonThe average time of a nine-inning contest was a record 3 hours, 5 minutes this season, up from 2:56 in 2015. The postseason average was 3:29.
Levine: Cubs Hold Preliminary Discussions With Orioles About Zach BrittonIncumbent Cubs closer Wade Davis is a free agent and drawing interest from the Mariners and Twins.
Levine: Cubs, White Sox Intrigued By Shohei Otani, As Is EveryoneA 23-year-old pitcher and outfielder from Japan, Otani will soon be posted and become an international free agent.
Cubs Lose Quality Control Coach Henry Blanco To NationalsBlanco will take over as the Nationals' bullpen coach under manager Davey Martinez.
Levine: Cubs Vow To Be Aggressive In Pursuit Of PitchingEarly on, the free agent the Cubs are most associated with is right-hander Alex Cobb.
Jason McLeod: Adbert Alzolay Took 'Biggest Step Forward' Among Pitchers In Cubs' Farm System"He's the classic power guy," McLeod says of Alzolay.