Chicago Cubs

New Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Levine: Dave Martinez Returns To His Roots

Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Dave Martinez, left, and Joe Maddon. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Cubs Hire Dave Martinez As Bench Coach

Martinez was a longtime member of Joe Maddon’s staff in Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Jon Lester. (Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Noise Grows Louder

Lester’s relationship with Cubs front office members won’t be the deciding factor, Jed Hoyer says.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

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

The Bernstein Brief: Bad Money Is Part Of Baseball

Winning titles justifies overpaying players in baseball.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Rendering of the renovated bleachers at Wrigley Field. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Reports: Cubs Trim Wrigley Field Proposal To 6 Signs

The Cubs are seeking approval from the landmarks commission again.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Wesley Wright. (Getty Images)

Cubs Non-Tender Wesley Wright, John Baker

Wright and Baker will become free agents.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

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

Report: Cubs’ Offer To Jon Lester Is For 6 Years, $138 Million

Still, a decision doesn’t appear imminent from Lester.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Likely To Tender Travis Wood By Deadline

Wood was 8-13 with a 5.03 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

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

Pedro Strop. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Strop Uninjured After Crash In Dominican Republic

The 29-year-old was driving a pickup truck when he crashed against a wall late Wednesday along a road southwest of the capital of Santo Domingo.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

Rendering of the renovated bleachers at Wrigley Field. (Credit: Chicago Cubs)

Levine: New Wrigley Bleachers Might Not Be Done By Opening Day

The Chicago Cubs are preparing for the worst-case scenario with their bleacher renovation.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Still In Hunt For Jon Lester

The bidding for Lester could easily reach $25 million-per.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Adrian Peterson, left, talks with lawyer Rusty Hardin. (David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What I’m Not Thankful For In 2014 Sports

Thursday Night Football, the Derrick Rose debates and Ronnie Woo Woo are on the list of turkeys.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

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

Miguel Montero. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Contend For Arizona Catcher

The Diamondbacks are considering moving Miguel Montero.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Cubs diehard fan Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers, center. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Diehard Cubs Fan Ronnie Woo Woo To Get His Own Bobblehead

For a fan, this is the highest of honors, right?

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

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

Listen: Spiegel & Mannelly’s Free Agent Pitches For Cubs, White Sox

How could the premier talent not come to Chicago after listening to these pitches?

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Russell Martin. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Reports: Russell Martin Signs With The Blue Jays

Martin reportedly received a five-year deal from Toronto.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2014

Tommy La Stella #7 of the Atlanta Braves fields a ground ball in the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 23, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire INF La Stella From Braves

The Cubs have acquired second baseman Tommy La Stella in a trade with the Atlanta Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2014