Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.
The secondary ticket market shows Chicago baseball fans are bullish on their teams.
The Cubs have denied any wrongdoing.
Although 23-year-old phenom Kris Bryant will compete for the Cubs third-base job this spring, learning another position will be a part of his experience in Mesa.
The old Cubs have nothing to do with these new Cubs.
“We have a really nice culture,” Theo Epstein says.
The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.
The Cubs have vehemently denied the Rays’ accusation.
“Joe will find out that this is a little tougher job than the Tampa Bay job,” Piniella says.
There are a lot of smart men leading sports franchises in Chicago now.
Expectations are high inside and outside Chicago.
Chicago could be eyeing Sam Fuld and/or Jonny Gomes to add a veteran presence.
“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.
Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.
Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.
At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.
Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.
Martinez was a longtime member of Joe Maddon’s staff in Tampa Bay.
Thursday Night Football, the Derrick Rose debates and Ronnie Woo Woo are on the list of turkeys.
Maddon wants to hang out at the Cubby Bear after a win this upcoming season.