Theo Epstein always keeps the youngsters in mind when making moves.
“I wanted to be close to home,” Mallee says.
Mallee spent his last two seasons with the Astros.
Chicago will play split-squad games on the first day of action.
Tom Ricketts expressed plenty of optimism in a message to season-ticket holders.
The Cubs front office was concerned about the high strikeout rates of hitters.
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Manny Ramirez reportedly won’t be considered for the lead hitting coach job.
Joseph Ortiz has been added to Chicago’s 40-man roster.
Cubs brass wants to add a veteran leader, and Hunter is a free agent with plenty left in the tank.
“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.
“We have a chance to win this division and win it on a consistent basis,” Epstein says.
It pays to be really bad instead of middle-of-the-pack bad.
The Chicago Cubs lead the major leagues in strikeouts, and Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta took full advantage of their free-swinging ways.
Chris Coghlan hit a leadoff homer, and Javier Baez had his second career three-hit game.
Eric Jokisch opposes Jimmy Nelson tonight at Miller Park.
John Lackey opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.
As many as seven advertising signs may go up, but they’ll be erected on a per-sale basis.
Travis Wood needs to regain his command to lock up a spot in the 2015 rotation.
Shelby Miller opposes Kyle Hendricks tonight at Wrigley Field.