As Expected, Cubs Tender Contracts To 4 Key Pitchers Jake Arrieta, Hector Rondon, Pedro Strop and Justin Grimm remain under team control in 2017.
Levine: Cubs Increase Bullpen To 9 Men"I love being a semi-everyday player," newly acquired reliever Joe Smith says.
Cubs Place Jason Hammel On Bereavement List, Recall Justin GrimmHammel is expected to make his next start after picking up the win Tuesday night.
Behind The Plate: Clark's CrewIt's a quiet Sunday morning before a home game and dozens of little feet are scurrying around Wrigley Field. It's the second Clark's Crew of the season where inquisitive kids under 13 get to talk with the Cubs' mascot and players.
Schwarber Belts 1st HR, But Cubs Fall To Indians, 4-3Kyle Schwarber knows his first stint in the majors is going to be short, but he is making the most of his opportunity to impress.
Cubs Make Series Of Roster MovesJustin Grimm has been activated, and Matt Szczur has been recalled from Triple-A.
Levine: Cubs' Starting Pitching Is Light On Innings LoadCubs starters are averaging fewer than six innings per outing.
Cubs Place Justin Grimm On 15-Day DL, Recall Brian SchlitterSchlitter had a 4.15 ERA for the Cubs last season.
Maddon: 'Not Into' Traditional Bullpen Book"I kind of like that freedom unless you have an absolute hammer at the end of the game," Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.
Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers EverIt appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.
Cubs Agree To Terms With 19 Players On 2014 ContractsJake Arrieta, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, Mike Olt and Junior Lake are among those who have agreed to terms.