Theo Epstein was almost giddy talking about the beginning of Spring Training. The Cubs President said this has been a long time coming.
Marlon Byrd filled up the reporter’s notebook on Saturday. The first thing you noticed seeing is that there is less of him…20 lbs to be exact.
Agreements have been approved that will allow the Cubs to build a new $99 million training complex in Mesa, Ariz.
The Cubs are back home at Wrigley Field now, and plans are moving ahead for a new stadium for the team in Arizona, according to a published report.
The 2011 Chicago White Sox season officially begins in Cleveland, and after all the big offseason moves, the team is set up to be a dangerous team in the AL Central. But one returning player could have the biggest impact.
Adam Dunn has said he has difficulty getting loose while playing DH, there are some who see this as an excuse, and some who understand what he’s going through. Former South Sider Ron Kittle knows what he’s going through.
Matt Garza’s first spring training with the Chicago Cubs didn’t go the way that he, the Cubs or the fans would have wanted.
The Chicago Cubs have sent catcher Max Ramirez to Triple-A Iowa, their 40-man roster now stands at 37 players.
Bruce Chen pitched five solid innings, Brayan Pena hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Tuesday for their sixth straight victory.
The Chicago Cubs have optioned catcher Welington Castillo to Triple-A Iowa, the team announced today.
When the Chicago White Sox break their spring training camp they’ll do so with only 11, opposed to their usual 12 pitchers. But when Jake Peavy returns, that number might have to go back to what it normally is.
The Chicago White Sox are expected to be compete for the AL Central title and make a run into the playoffs, their North Side counter parts, on the other hand, have more modest expectations.
The Chicago Cubs announced Sunday morning the unconditional release of right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva.
On Thursday, the Chicago White Sox named Brent Morel their starting third baseman. While it seems as if Morel beat out Mark Teahen based on their spring training performances, the job may have been decided much sooner.
Seven earned runs and and 4 walks in Thursday’s 8-7 White Sox loss to the Cubs, likely aren’t going to cost Phil Humber a chance at breaking camp as the team’s 5th starter. Barring an incredible recover by Jake Peavy or an acquisition of some kind (both highly unlikely), Humber will still be the guy.
On Thursday, Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen announced that Brent Morel will be the team’s starting third baseman.
The Chicago Cubs have sent five players to minor league camp and reduced their spring training roster to 31 players, the team announced on Thursday.
With few decisions left to be made, the White Sox fully expect that their team will be complete by next week. That according to the manager Ozzie Guillen after the Sox 6-2 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday.
After going most of spring training battling with Chris Sale to be the Chicago White Sox’s closer, Matt Thornton got the official nod from manager Ozzie Guillen. But it’s business as usual for Thornton, even after the announcement.
The Chicago Cubs have sent four players to minor league camp, bringing their spring training roster down to 36 players.