Cubs Hire Former Catcher David Ross As New Manager; Ink 3-Year DealRoss, 42, replaces World Series-winning manager Joe Maddon, whose contract was not renewed after the Cubs missed the postseason this year.
Theo Epstein: 'Opportunity For Change' As Cubs Move On After Joe MaddonCubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said the organization will be making changes in the interest of developing the next world championship Cubs team.
MLB Investigating Racist Message Sent To Cubs' Carl EdwardsTheo Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Cubs, calls the language "reprehensible" and says it "cannot be tolerated in our game or society." He says the team supports Major League Baseball's effort "to identify the person responsible." The Athletic first reported the investigation.
'Own It Now' Cubs Spring Training Gets Under Way Amid Controversy"We'll continue to hold Addison to an incredibly high standard or he won't play another regular season game as a Chicago Cub ever again."
Cubs Spring Training Press Conference With Theo Epstein, Joe Maddon, Jed HoyerThe Chicago Cubs top brass--GM Jed Hoyer, President Theo Epstein and Manager Joe Maddon, talked about the plan for spring training, the status of Addison Russell and the racist emails from Joe Ricketts.
Epstein Thinks Maddon Will Stay With Cubs Past This SeasonJoe Maddon is under contract for one more year after Epstein and the Cubs decided against offering him an extension over the winter.
2019 Cubs Convention Is UnderwayThe Cubs Kool-Aid will be flowing along the Chicago River, as the 34th annual fan convention gets underway at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel.
Cubs' Maddon Studying `Managing Millennials For Dummies'"You have to make your adjustments. And that's what I'm working on right now is to understand better how I could better serve these guys."
Epstein: Maddon To Return For Fifth Season As Cubs ManagerChicago was eliminated by Colorado with a 2-1, 13-inning defeat in the NL wild-card game Tuesday.
Cubs' Theo Epstein On Gun Laws: 'Tremendous Disparity' In Public Opinion, Behavior Of Elected Officials"To explain and overcome that divide, it takes a lot of people speaking out," Epstein says.
Cubs' Theo Epstein Views Ian Happ As Prime Candidate To Make 'The Leap' This Year"He had a great offseason reshaping his body," Epstein says.
Cubs To Use Brandon Morrow In Structured, 9th-Inning Closer's RoleWe don't see bullpen by committee," Theo Epstein says. "We think we've got a really good bullpen, and Morrow's the closer."
With 'Some Work,' Cubs Still In A Position To Be A Force In Free-Agent Market Next Offseason"Rosters are flexible, payrolls are flexible," Theo Epstein says.
Theo Epstein: Flexibility Of Jose Quintana Contract A Big Reason Cubs Could Sign Yu DarvishThe team-friendly deal of Quintana came with an added bonus for the Cubs.
Cubs' Theo Epstein: 'Appropriate To Tip Your Cap To Jake Arrieta'"None of us have rings without Jake Arrieta," Epstein says.