Cubs Get Good News On Morrow, StropIf Strop isn't available, the Cubs' closer options include Steve Cishek, Carl Edwards Jr., Brandon Kintzler and Brian Duensing.
Maddon, Cubs Looking To Rebound From Disappointing FinishMaddon took a more hands-on approach during spring training after the Cubs blew a five-game lead in the NL Central last September and were eliminated by Colorado in the NL wild card game.
Cubs' Baez Has New Tricks Ready For This SeasonThere are some things defensively that Baez needs to work on, too. He will open the season as the Cubs' starting shortstop while Addison Russell completes a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
Strop Joins Morrow On Sidelines As Maddon Ponders CloserThe Cubs said Strop is able to play catch but will not participate in game-related drills during the next week.
Cubs Prospect Traces Love Of Catching To 1st Visit To field"I think he has certain intangibles that you look for behind the plate."
Kendall Graveman Gets Used To Cubs While Rehabbing InjuryGraveman signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs in December after his 2018 season with Oakland was cut short by reconstructive elbow surgery.
Cubs' Hamels Adjusts To Veteran Status, Aims For Fresh StartAmong the changes Hamels made was hiring a trainer for the first time, a "posture specialist" to help make his exercises more efficient.
Cubs' Contreras Will Play With Heavy Heart Thinking About His Native VenezuelaCatcher Willson Contreras was named an all-star last season, then slumped in the second half. He did play over 1,100 innings leading the majors, so what is his approach this year?
Cubs' Darvish Shakes Off Wildness, Excited By Spring DebutDarvish threw 19 pitches against five D-backs hitters in the first inning at Sloan Park, and got only one swing and miss, then had to wait while the Cubs sent nine batters to the plate in a four-run first.
Ald. Tunney Wins In Chicago's 44th Ward; Ricketts Played Hardball To Oust The AldermanOn Chicago's North Side, the battle for the 44th Ward was described as a fight between a longtime alderman and a prominent ward resident - the Chicago Cubs.
Rizzo: Cubs Have To Play Better After Falling ShortChicago combined for just two runs over 22 innings and watched as the Brewers and Rockies celebrated on consecutive days at Wrigley Field.
Cubs' Anthony Rizzo Ready For Upcoming Season: 'We've Got To Play Better'The Cubs didn’t upgrade their already talented roster, but there’s no shortage of leadership in the locker room. The now spoken-for Anthony Rizzo has no problem speaking up.