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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

Cubs left-hander Eric Jokisch. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Brewers

Eric Jokisch opposes Jimmy Nelson tonight at Miller Park.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cardinals-Cubs

John Lackey opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs To Begin Wrigley Rehab

As many as seven advertising signs may go up, but they’ll be erected on a per-sale basis.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Looking Forward To New Beginnings

Travis Wood needs to regain his command to lock up a spot in the 2015 rotation.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cardinals-Cubs

Shelby Miller opposes Kyle Hendricks tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals follows through on an RBI single scoring teammate Matt Carpenter during the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wainwright Wins 20th As Cardinals Shut Out Cubs

Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

Catcher Welington Castillo #5 (L) and starting pitcher Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs (R) argue with home plate umpire Mike DiMuro #16 after DiMuro called Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants safe at home, scoring on an RBI single hit by Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The call was not reviewed. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: With Long Baseball Games, TV Ads Are Real Culprit

Major league baseball will take a hard look during the off-season at time of game and eliminating needless delays by both the pitcher and hitter, Bruce Levine writes.

09/22/2014

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

Levine: Elite Cub Prospect Russell Gets Tour Of Wrigley

Addison Russell says the Cubs haven’t discussed a position change with him.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2014

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