1. Even with Lester, Cubs Won't Contend in 2015

    Because while the addition of Jon Lester obviously means the Cubs are serious about winning --€“ you know, just in case anybody ever doubted that Theo Epstein would take ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 1,749 reads 1 comments

  2. Cubs in Position to Make 'Back to the Future II' Prediction Come True?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  3. Cubs Might Not Be Done Yet; Club Could Move Castillo, Chase Gomes

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 559 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs Make a Flurry of Moves in Rule 5 Draft

    The Cubs acquired Taylor Featherston in the Rule 5 Draft Thursday, but immediately spun the 25-year-old infielder to the Angels for cash.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 22 reads 0 comments

  5. After Lester Signing, Buzz Picks Up on Cubs

    SAN DIEGO – It was "dig me" day for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at the winter meetings in Southern California...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 12 days ago 237 reads 0 comments

  6. Jonny Gomes Fits Cubs' Leadership Mission

    Jon Lester was the centerpiece of Plan A that centered on the Cubs ' efforts to accelerate their push toward playoff status...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 265 reads 0 comments

  7. SiriusXM: Maddon 'Couldn't Be Happier' to Have Lester

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  8. Why the Cubs Should Offer Max Scherzer a $200 Million Deal

    It’s official: Jon Lester is now a member of the Chicago Cubs after signing a six-year, $155 million deal. As Scott Miller of Bleacher Report recently wrote, the Cubs’ dreams of finally contending might be here ...

    Dan Karpuc Written by Dan Karpuc about 12 days ago 2,961 reads 8 comments

  9. Cubs To Sign Jon Lester

    The bonus is in fact for $30MM, though it will be paid out over the life of the deal, Jayson Stark of ESPN.com reports (links to Twitter)...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 12 days ago 173 reads 0 comments

  10. Joe Maddon Says He Likes Players Who Shoot Things

    SAN DIEGO - This just in: New Cubs manager Joe Maddon commands attention nearly everywhere he goes. It was illustrated quite nicely Tuesday in the media room at the Winter Meetings...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 192 reads 0 comments

  11. Report: Cubs to Shop Welington Castillo

    After adding Miguel Montero via trade, the Cubs will shop incumbent starter Welington Castillo, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports on Twitter...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 299 reads 0 comments

  12. Can Cubs Become the Dodgers or Yankees of Winter Meetings?

    It's the only way to make sense of the megadeals that will go down this week at the winter meetings inside the Hilton San Diego Bayfront...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 13 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  13. Aggressive Cubs Looking to Kick Rebirth into Overdrive at 2014 Winter Meetings

    The Chicago Cubs aren't messing around. If that wasn't clear already, the first day of Major League Baseball's winter meetings in San Diego brought it into sharp, undeniable focus...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 14 days ago 22,349 reads 44 comments

  14. Jason Hammel to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Chicago Cubs have reeled in their first major free-agent pitcher of the winter. It's just not the one most expected...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 14 days ago 37,614 reads 40 comments

  15. Report: Cubs Sign RHP Jason Hammel to 2-Yr/$18M Deal

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 14 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Cubs 'Nearing Deal' to Bring Back Hammel

    While Jon Lester Watch is on high alert, the Cubs are also nearing a deal to bring back pitcher Jason Hammel...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 14 days ago 179 reads 0 comments

  17. Starlin Castro “Isn't Going Anywhere”, According to a Report

    An end to the Starlin Castro rumors for a good long while? Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs ' front office told the Mets , the Yankees (before they got Didi Gregorius), and other ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 15 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  18. Cubs Still Looking to Upgrade at Catcher After Russell Martin Pursuit

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 16 days ago 495 reads 0 comments

  19. Potential Trade Targets for Chicago Cubs at MLB Winter Meetings

    While the Chicago Cubs are still trying to make key signings on the free-agent market, when the front office makes its way to the MLB winter meetings Monday, it will also be looking to make some trades...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 17 days ago 5,222 reads 2 comments

  20. Theo Epstein on Free Agency: 'We Are Being Aggressive'

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 17 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  21. Ryan Dempster Retires as a Cub, Joins Cubs Front Office as Special Assistant

    According to multiple reports on Twitter – though, full disclosure, I've not received an announcement – the Chicago Cubs have announced that they signed Ryan Dempster, ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 17 days ago 175 reads 0 comments

  22. Dempster Retires with Cubs; Will Join Front Office

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 17 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  23. Dave Martinez Joins Cubs as Joe Maddon's Bench Coach

    As soon as Dave Martinez failed to make the three finalists to replace Joe Maddon as the Rays ' manager it seemed all but certain he'd wind up on Maddon's new coaching staff with the ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 6,506 reads 0 comments

  24. Report: Cubs Add Martinez as Maddon's Bench Coach

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 18 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  25. Baez Slated for Work in Puerto Rico Winter Ball

    Javier Baez will play for Santurce in Puerto Rico, starting Dec. 11, and the additional Winter League at-bats can only help the Cubs infielder, new hitting coach John Mallee said...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 18 days ago 126 reads 0 comments