Levine: Cubs Hold Preliminary Discussions With Orioles About Zach BrittonIncumbent Cubs closer Wade Davis is a free agent and drawing interest from the Mariners and Twins.
Levine: Cubs Vow To Be Aggressive In Pursuit Of PitchingEarly on, the free agent the Cubs are most associated with is right-hander Alex Cobb.
Cubs' Closer In 2018? Right Now, Your Guess Is As Good As Jed Hoyer'sThe Cubs will be in contact with Wade Davis in free agency, but the bullpen is full of uncertainty.
Cubs Extend Qualifying Offers To Jake Arrieta, Wade DavisThe Cubs will now receive draft pick compensation should Arrieta and/or Davis leave in free agency.
Levine: Could Wade Davis Take Qualifying Offer From Cubs?The qualifying offer is set at $17.4 million this offseason.
Ejected Cubs Manager Joe Maddon On Umpires' Overturn: 'Process Was Wrong'Maddon raged after umpires overturned a swing-and-miss for strike three and ruled it a foul tip.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Expands On Not Using Wade Davis: Had A Plan In Place, 'Important Not To Dry Hump Him'"That was all predetermined," Maddon says.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Didn't Use Wade Davis In Decisive 9th Inning Because He Was Saving Him For The SaveDavis watched as starter John Lackey allowed the game-winning homer in relief in a Game 2 loss to the Dodgers in the NLCS.
Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts: Wade Davis Is Our MVPDavis delivered with a seven-out save in a 9-8 win against the Nationals in Game 5.
Shaw's 2-Run Homer In 10th Stuns Cubs, Gives Brewers 4-3 WinTravis Shaw hit a game-winning two-run homer with one out in the 10th off Wade Davis.
Levine: For Cubs, Acquiring Closer Wade Davis Has Been Best Deal Of 2017Perfect in save chances, Davis has arguably been the Cubs' MVP this season.
Cubs Notes: La Stella Recalled, Russell Taking Cautious ApproachIn a corresponding move with the addition of Tommy La Stella, left-hander Rob Zastryany was optioned back to Iowa.