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Levine: Ricketts Family Close To Buying 2 Rooftop Buildings

(CBS) — The Chicago Cubs are making news on the business front as well as with managerial changes. Numerous sources have confirmed that the Ricketts Family LLC, a different entity from the Cubs, is close […]

10/31/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Maddon To Be Named Cubs Manager

Joe Maddon is considered one of baseball’s top managers.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Cut Short Young Shortstop’s Fall League Season

Both parties decided it was best for Addison Russell to rest.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

Pablo Sandoval. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Have Reason To Keep Eye On Pablo Sandoval

Free agent-to-be Pablo Sandoval would fit in with both Chicago baseball teams.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Ned Colletti. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Levine: Chicago Native Ned Colletti Did It His Way

Colletti was dismissed as the Dodgers general manager on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

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

Levine: Epstein Not Content With Failure

Theo Epstein always keeps the youngsters in mind when making moves.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Hitting coach John Mallee, right. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: New Hitting Coach John Mallee Always Wanted To Be A Cub

“I wanted to be close to home,” Mallee says.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Hitting coach John Mallee, right. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cubs Tab John Mallee As Their New Hitting Coach

Mallee spent his last two seasons with the Astros.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

Cubs Park in Mesa, Ariz. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Spring Training Opener Set For March 5

Chicago will play split-squad games on the first day of action.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Owner Ricketts Declares Team Is On Road To World Series

Tom Ricketts expressed plenty of optimism in a message to season-ticket holders.

CBS Chicago–10/08/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Searching For New Hitting Coach

The Cubs front office was concerned about the high strikeout rates of hitters.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Battle For Same Free Agent Pitchers

What pitchers are the Chicago teams looking at after the big three names?

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

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

Reports: Cubs Hitting Coach Mueller Resigns

Manny Ramirez reportedly won’t be considered for the lead hitting coach job.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Claim P Ortiz From Rangers

Joseph Ortiz has been added to Chicago’s 40-man roster.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Torii Hunter. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Levine: Torii Hunter Would Be Perfect Veteran Fit For Cubs

Cubs brass wants to add a veteran leader, and Hunter is a free agent with plenty left in the tank.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2014

Manny Ramirez. (Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Levine: Manny Ramirez May Join Cubs’ Coaching Staff

“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2014

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

Epstein: Cubs Ready To Compete For NL Central In ’15

“We have a chance to win this division and win it on a consistent basis,” Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

The White Sox's Marcus Semien is tagged out by Cubs catcher Welington Castillo on May 5. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, White Sox Both Nab Protected Draft Picks

It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Jean Segura #9 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a single in the bottom of the eight inning against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on September 27, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Cubs Strike Out 16 Times In 2-1 Loss To Brewers

The Chicago Cubs lead the major leagues in strikeouts, and Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta took full advantage of their free-swinging ways.

09/27/2014

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 26, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Brewers 6-4

Chris Coghlan hit a leadoff homer, and Javier Baez had his second career three-hit game.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

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