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Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

As Expected, Jon Lester Will Start Opener For Cubs

Chicago opens the season April 5 against St. Louis at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

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

Levine: Cubs Management Eager For First Winning Season Together

“We have a really nice culture,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Pitchers, Catchers Report This Week

The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Levine: Predictions Of Cubs’ 2015 World Series Title Are Premature

Chicago still has too many holes to think quite that big.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Sporting News Picks Cubs To Win 2015 World Series

Expectations are high inside and outside Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 27, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Reports: Cubs Acquire Boston Red Sox Catcher David Ross

(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs have acquired free-agent catcher David Ross, multiple sources reported Friday. In a post-season marked by major deals and additions, Ross, recently of the Boston Red Sox, would be paid $5 million under […]


Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: Jon Lester’s Deal Isn’t About 6 Years – It’s About 1

A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Talks Aging Well, Winning Now & Twitter Responses

“I know how hard I work, I know how I take care of myself,” Lester says.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: New Cubs Ace Jon Lester Lands On Cover Of Sports Illustrated

Here comes to national attention for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

New Cubs pitcher Jon Lester, left, puts on his jersey with some help from president of baseball operations Theo Epstein at his introductory press conference Monday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Breaking Down Jon Lester’s Contract

Lester’s 2021 option for $25 million can become guaranteed in two different ways.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester On Cubs: ‘I Believe In The Plan’

“Jon is the perfect pitcher to lead our rotation for where we want to go,” Theo Epstein says.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Hammel: Cubs Got Jon Lester For ‘Pretty Cheap’

For the record, Lester agreed to a six-year, $155-million deal.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Responds To Hundreds Of Fan Tweets After Signing With Cubs

Lester is a man of the people.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Jonny Gomes. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Showing Interest In Jonny Gomes

“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Invested In Win-Now Mode

The Cubs put a $155 million bet down on their bright future.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Impressive Jon Lester Statistics

Lester’s coming off a career year in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs fans. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: From Bears Misery To Baseball Hope

Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Embrace The Fun Of The Chicago Baseball Offseason

Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ World Series Odds Improve Drastically

At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Jon Lester: ‘Couldn’t Be More Excited’ To Be A Cub

Lester also thanked the Red Sox for his run in Boston.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014