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.
Theo Epstein: Yu Darvish Ready To 'Do Some Special Things' For Cubs"My priority in selecting a team was a team that had a great chance of winning the World Series," Darvish said.
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: Cubs Win The Waiting GameThe Cubs' signing of Yu Darvish was a slow-moving endeavor but one that could change the complexion of years to come.
Does Jed Hoyer Have A Desire To Lead A Front Office Again? 'Right Now, I'm Incredibly Happy'Hoyer has been the Cubs' general manager since late 2011, working under and in conjunction with good friend Theo Epstein.
Jed Hoyer Explains Why He, Theo Epstein Never Wear World Series Rings"You have to be all about now," Hoyer says.
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.
Levine: Cubs Still Have Key Additions To Make For 2018 SeasonThe Cubs have a renewed interest in bringing back Jake Arrieta as they look to bolster their rotation.
Levine: Theo Epstein, Cubs Turn Attention Elsewhere After Missing On Shohei OhtaniThe Cubs are waiting on a decision from right-hander Alex Cobb.
Levine: Shohei Ohtani Decision Soon? Cubs' Theo Epstein Mum On ProcessThe Cubs are one of seven finalists in Ohtani's free agency, which no one has a quality read on.
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.