Arrieta Gets Standing Ovation In Return To Wrigley; Phillies Beat Cubs 5-4 In 10 InningsThe memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the plate for the first time.
Spring Training Report: Arrieta Finally Signs, MLB Signs Broadcast Deal With FacebookThe free agent pitcher finally gets a deal done and the league adds a new broadcast partner.
Cubs' Theo Epstein: 'Appropriate To Tip Your Cap To Jake Arrieta'"None of us have rings without Jake Arrieta," Epstein says.
Baffoe: A Salute To Jake ArrietaArrieta was a throwback, a consummate winner and one of the greatest Cubs ever.
Emma: Yu Darvish Was Just What The Cubs NeededThe Cubs cemented their elite rotation for years to come by signing Darvish to a six-year deal.
Baffoe: MLB's Cold Stove Is An Owner ProblemHaving one-third or more of MLB intentionally not making an effort to win has damaging effects.
Baseball Union Head Tony Clark, MLB Trade Verbal Shots Over Frozen Free-Agent MarketJust 53 of 166 players who exercised their free agency rights last November had announced agreements entering Tuesday.
As Market Stagnates, Scott Boras Believes Abundance Of Rebuilding Teams Is A Cancer To BaseballJ.D. Martinez, Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer and Jake Arrieta, all Boras clients, remain unsigned 10 days before spring training in a historically slow market.
Top Remaining MLB Free AgentsWe are less than three weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting, yet several of the top free agents still remain available.
Levine: As Cubs Seek Free-Agent Pitcher, Alex Cobb Seems Like Best BetThe market has yet to be defined in terms of years or dollars for Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish and Alex Cobb.
Theo Epstein: Cubs Want To Add 1 More Starting Pitcher But Are Content As Is"We're really happy with the way things have gone so far," Epstein says.
Levine: Cubs' Door For Reunion With Jake Arrieta Remains OpenThe Cubs have had numerous conversations with Arrieta's camp recently.
Emma: Cubs Banking On Better From Their Young Core In 2018Were the regressions of last season an outlier? The Cubs are counting on that in a quiet offseason.
Jed Hoyer: Cubs 'Almost Definitely' Moving Into Season With This Group Of Offensive PlayersJudging by Hoyer's remarks, the Cubs don't appear inclined to make a big trade or sign another high-profile position player.
Baffoe: Cubs Signing Jake Arrieta Would Feel Good, But Would It Be Good?The heart wants what the heart wants, caring not for the advanced metrics.