1. 5 Chicago Cubs Minor Leaguers Who Will See Time in the Majors This Season

    The Chicago Cubs are already off to a really slow start, starting the season 5-11. It's been clear that the team lacks any real exciting playmakers —outside of maybe Starlin Castro and a surprising Emilio Bonifacio ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 14 hours ago 2,145 reads 3 comments

  2. Olt Delivering on Power Potential

    CHICAGO -- Mike Olt hit his first home run this year off somebody not named Wandy Rodriguez, setting the tone on a cool Wrigley Field afternoon that did not seem inviting for long balls...

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  3. Back Spasms End Rizzo's Day Early

    CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds with back spasms, but the issue isn't believed to be serious...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 16 hours ago 69 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs Hit 3 HRs, Break Loose to Beat Reds 8-4

    CHICAGO -- Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 17 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  5. Jeff Samardzija Says He Wants a Big-Money Contract to Help Future Players

    The Cubs and starter Jeff Samardzija avoided arbitration with a one-year, $5.345 million deal back in February...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 307 reads 0 comments

  6. Series Preview: Reds at Cubs

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds for the first time this season as they begin a stretch of 13 straight days of games.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  7. Making a Case for Firing Theo Epstein

    It's coming up. Very soon, in fact. In mid-May, people will start to note Theo Epstein's contract is half-over. Along with that will come an increased number of calls (both open and veiled) for his ouster...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 634 reads 1 comments

  8. Cubs' Jeff Samardzija Talks Winning, His Future in the Windy City

    Jeff Samardzija is arguably one of the greatest debates amongst the Cubs ' fan base right now, as the team decides whether or not to keep the tall right-hander, or deal him to add to a farm system in need of Major League-ready, young pitching talent...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  9. Time's Ripe for Cubs to Extend Jeff Samardzija

    With the feeble losses mounting, the Cubs trading Jeff Samardzija seems as inevitable as not winning the World Series for the 106th consecutive season.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 174 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs Announce Lineup to Face Reds

    Today's # Cubs lineup vs CIN: Bonifacio 2B, Lake LF, Rizzo 1B, Schierholtz RF, Castro SS, Sweeney CF, Castillo C, Valbuena 3B, Samardzija P.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Rooke about 2 days ago 125 reads 0 comments

  11. Why Development Is Crucial to Young Cubs Prospects

    For fans of the Chicago Cubs , 2014 looks to be a difficult season in terms of success. Already predicted to finish in last place in the National League Central, the Cubs face stiff competition in the St...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 3 days ago 559 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 16

    Albert Almora turned 20 today and did not play in the Daytona loss. However, he says he's fine and will start tomorrow's game.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs Recall LHP Rosscup for Nightcap

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs recalled left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup for the second game of their day/night doubleheader against the New York Yankees on Wednesday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Zach Moretti about 4 days ago 50 reads 0 comments

  14. Anthony Rizzo Takes Batting Practice with Actual Meatballs

    The folks at MLB Fan Cave cooked up the idea for Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo to take batting practice with actual meatballs...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 days ago 505 reads 0 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Cubs' Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses of the 2014 Season

    A dozen games into the 2014 MLB season, the Chicago Cubs find themselves heading into Yankee Stadium with a 4-8 record and a 3-6 record against division rivals. Surprising? Not so much...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 4 days ago 1,695 reads 5 comments

  16. Darnell McDonald Joins Cubs Front Office Two Weeks After Retiring

    Earlier this month journeyman outfielder Darnell McDonald announced his retirement via Instagram and he's already landed a good post-playing gig in the Cubs ' front office as a baseball operations assistant...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 4 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  17. Edwards: In the next 2-3 years, the Cubs will win a pennant

    C.J. Edwards isn't taking anything for granted. The Cubs ' top pitching prospect doesn't have any grand delusions of being called up to pitch at Wrigley Field next week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 4 days ago 266 reads 1 comments

  18. Cubs' Jake Arrieta Right on Schedule for Return

    NEW YORK — Rain caused the Cubs to wait another day before facing the Yankees on Wednesday in a split doubleheader at Yankee Stadium.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 4 days ago 547 reads 0 comments

  19. Theo: Soriano Trade Benefited Cubs, Yanks

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs are paying almost $18 million of Alfonso Soriano's salary this season, but team president Theo Epstein says the July 2013 trade has benefited both the Cubs and New York Yankees , Soriano's original major league team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by James Wrabel about 5 days ago 254 reads 0 comments

  20. Theo: Soriano Trade Worked for Both Teams

    NEW YORK -- The Chicago Cubs will see some familiar faces when they take on the New York Yankees on Tuesday and Wednesday.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 212 reads 0 comments

  21. To Compete with Cards, Cubs Have to Strike Gold Deep in the Draft

    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs are not shy about pointing out how popular their farm system has become with the baseball trade publications.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 79 reads 0 comments

  22. Former Cubs Teammates Are Eager to Say Hi to Alfonso Soriano

    NEW YORK — A lot of these Cubs in New York for this two-game interleague series with the Yankees have never played in the Bronx, much less the new, sixth-year Yankee Stadium...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  23. Derek Jeter Has Made Impression on Starlin Castro

    NEW YORK — Starlin Castro knows the pressures of playing under a microscope after reaching the majors at 20 and being selected to two All-Star Games only to experience a down year in 2013 that seemed to overshadow his past achievements...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  24. Renteria's Style Proving to Be Unpredictable

    After two weeks on the job, Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria might best be described by one word: unpredictable. Maybe he realizes he doesn't exactly have a roster full of All-Stars or maybe this is how he's always going to be as a manager...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 days ago 83 reads 0 comments

  25. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects After Week 2

    It was another tough week for the Chicago Cubs at the big league level, as they went 2-4 and remain in the No. 30 spot on this week's power rankings ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 6 days ago 8,248 reads 8 comments