1. Visitation and Memorial Services Set for Ernie Banks

    visitation for Ernie Banks will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday in Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Cubs announced Monday...

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  2. Cubs' Blend of Veterans, Youngsters a Recipe for Success in 2015

    The Chicago Cubs have had a busy offseason, where they started by hiring Joe Maddon as manager. He and President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein then proceeded to create a locker room with a healthy mix of both veterans and youngsters...

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  3. EMS, Hospital Staff and Chicago Cubs Draft Pick Get Thanks for Saving Mans Life

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  4. How the Cubs Should Handle the Unleashing of Uber-Prospect Kris Bryant

    The Kris Bryant era in Chicago will begin in 2015. The question is: When? Or alternatively: How soon? In the wake of the Chicago Cubs ' acquisition last week of center fielder ...

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  5. City to Hold Public Memorial for Ernie Banks

    Baseball fans continue to mourn the passing of Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who died late Friday of a heart attack at the age of 83. To honor Banks' life and legacy, the city is hosting a public memorial Wednesday through Saturday at Daley Plaza...

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  6. Maddon Watches Baez Play in Puerto Rico

    CHICAGO -- Cubs manager Joe Maddon was in Puerto Rico this weekend to watch Javier Baez play in the championship series with Santurce. What was he looking for? Maddon told the young infielder he wanted to "see him smile...

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  7. Why Chicago Cubs Need to Win World Series for Ernie Banks

    Friday night, the Chicago Cubs , which had been used to getting good news during the past few months, got a piece of devastatingly bad news: "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks, the greatest player in franchise history, died at the age of 83, per ESPN...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 3 days ago 9,941 reads 43 comments

  8. PHOTO: Ernie Banks' 1953 Scouting Report

    Before Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks smacked 512 career home runs, earned 14 All-Star selections and won back-to-back MVPs, he was a 22-year-old Negro League shortstop looking for a job in the majors...

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  9. Mr. Cub: A Life Like a Miracle

    His story is like a movie script built around an unexpected turn, a chance that for him was easier to seize than to explain. Maybe that's because Ernie Banks had trouble believing it even as he lived it...

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  10. Twitter Mourns Mr. Cub Ernie Banks, Who Died Friday Night at Age 83

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  11. A Cubs Fan's Tribute to the Legendary Ernie Banks

    To some people, being a dedicated fan of the Chicago Cubs can seem like a struggle at times. Years—even generations—have come and gone without experiencing the long-coveted celebration of a Cubs World Series championship...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 4 days ago 519 reads 3 comments

  12. Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Dies at Age 83

    Legendary Chicago Cubs player and Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. According to Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune , Banks' wife Liz confirmed the news of her husband's passing...

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  13. Cubs Claim RP Germen from Rangers

    The Cubs announced that they have claimed righty Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers . Germen had only just been taken off waivers by Texas, after previously being dealt from the Mets to the Yankees following a DFA...

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  14. Projecting the Chicago Cubs' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    Changes are everywhere on the North Side of Chicago this baseball season. The bleachers — which won't be fully constructed until May — are undergoing renovations, a big ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 4 days ago 1,185 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Former Cub Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud

    Former Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has been charged with insurance fraud, San Luis Obispo's KSBY reported Thursday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 4 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs, Dexter Fowler Avoid Arbitration

    The Cubs and outfielder Dexter Fowler have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $9.5MM, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter link). As MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker shows, Fowler had filed at $10...

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  17. What Will Chicago Cubs Do with Arismendy Alcantara?

    After the Chicago Cubs traded for Dexter Fowler, Arismendy Alcantara became a man without a position. Manager Joe Maddon and the Cubs have another plan for him. He could turn out to be a Ben Zobrist-type super utility player that Maddon had in Tampa...

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  18. Piling World Series Expectations onto Youthful Chicago Cubs Is a Mistake

    When you are the Chicago Cubs , maybe the most cursed, endearing and followed team in Major League Baseball, there is no hiding. When you are this popular and have lost this ugly for this long, you cannot duck great hope...

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  19. Schwarber Is the Third Best Catching Prospect in Baseball, Per MLB Pipeline

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  20. Cubs Have Reason to Be Concerned About Baez

    The Chicago Cubs have reason to be concerned about one of their Core Four prospects, infielder Javier Baez...

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  21. Cubs Owner Pays $3 Million for Two Rooftop Apartment Buildings

    The Ricketts family, owner of the Chicago Cubs , paid $3 million for two apartment buildings overlooking Wrigley Field that have rooftop businesses, according to Cook County property records...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  22. Cubs Gearing Up for the Draft and Yoan Moncada

    The Cubs think Yoan Moncada is a big-time prospect with the chance to become a special player. That is not exactly going out on a limb. This is supposed to be the next great Cuban hitter...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  23. Twitter Mailbag: More Pitching?

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  24. For Cubs to Thrive in 2015, Young Guns Will Have to Produce

    The five players gathered on stage for a panel called "New Kids on the Block" had appeared in no major league games at this time last year...

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  25. Pete Rose on Sosa: Get Rid of Skeletons in the Closet on PED Use

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