Former Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly will work under Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer.
All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.
After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.
The young hitters give reason for hope, but quality young arms aren’t arriving anytime soon.
Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).
Many believe/hope the Cubs compete for a playoff spot in 2015. With that actually being pretty unrealistic it’s the wrong time not to shop a soon to be 29 year old starting pitcher.
On the surface, it would appear the Cubs settled with Rick Renteria as their new manager.
With Girardi’s unsurprising snub in mind, my concern is that by firing Dale Sveum a year before his contract ended, Theo Epstein & Co. have really stepped in it.
To his credit, Theo Epstein has never claimed to be the smartest guy in the room, let alone in baseball.
Former Indians manager Manny Acta reportedly interviewed for the Cubs managerial position Monday.
In order to last 29 years in the booth like Hawk has, you have to be doing something right.
Find the right guy, even if if he’s not the known guy.
When Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over the Cubs’ baseball operations, one of their first moves was to dismiss then-manager Mike Quade.
Until a true winning mentality emerges in the front office at Clark & Addison, changing managers on the field doesn’t much matter.
It has been a pretty long-held notion that at a certain point in our lives we are beyond teaching.
Edwin Jackson returned to the mound after a 66-minute rain delay and pitched eight solid innings, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Wednesday for their only victory of the four-game series.
Sveum acknowledged that it’s ultimately team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer’s decision, but he doubts the duo will move the right-hander.
Is Starlin Castro turning the corner again?
The Cubs are approaching a deal with Taiwanese right-hander Jen-Ho Tseng, according to multiple reports.
Guys who can pitch like Matt Garza don’t grow on trees.