1. Maddon's Departure from Rays to Cubs Feels Shady

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 24 days ago 334 reads 0 comments

  2. Maddon Hire Is History in the Making

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 25 days ago 178 reads 0 comments

  3. New Chicago Cubs Offseason Checklist Following Joe Maddon Hire

    The Chicago Cubs got their man and their manager. By hiring skipper Joe Maddon , a move that became a reality with Monday's introductory press conference, the franchise ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 25 days ago 18,005 reads 36 comments

  4. Maddon couldn't pass on opportunity with Cubs

    CHICAGO -- Joe Maddon still has to call some of the Rays players to say goodbye, and he has a long list of new players on the Cubs whom he needs to connect with as well...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 25 days ago 178 reads 0 comments

  5. Biggest Takeaways from Joe Maddon's Introductory Press Conference with Cubs

    With one mantra during his introductory press conference on Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs , Joe Maddon aptly summed up why he's the perfect man to lead a talented young team to prominence...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 25 days ago 33,715 reads 45 comments

  6. Watch Live: Cubs Introduce Joe Maddon

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  7. Expectations for Cubs to Rise Upon Maddon's Arrival

    The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs Moving in a Completely Different Direction with Joe Maddon

    The Cubs will be following the standard playbook in professional sports by firing one guy and swinging in a completely different direction with Joe Maddon.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  9. Introduction of Joe Maddon Marks New Era in Cubs Baseball

    Eleven years ago, when upstart general manager Theo Epstein was looking for the manager to end his Red Sox 's 86-year World Series drought, he decided to bring in a longtime bench coach of the Anaheim Angels ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 25 days ago 1,668 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs Sign Tsuyoshi Wada

    The Cubs have signed left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada to a one-year, Major League contract, the team announced. The deal is worth $4MM, and another $2MM available in incentives, MLB .com's Carrie Muskat reports (Twitter link)...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 25 days ago 170 reads 0 comments

  11. 6 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for Chicago Cubs

    Excitement is undoubtedly in the Wrigley Field debris-filled air on the North Side of Chicago. The Chicago Cubs will introduce Joe Maddon as their new manager on Monday, which seems to be indicative of wanting to compete starting in 2015...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 26 days ago 18,788 reads 27 comments

  12. Cubs Have Exercised the 2015 Contract Option on RHP Jacob Turner

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  13. Can Maddon Make "Magic" with Cubs?

    Joe Maddon will definitely be a different manager than any the Cubs have had in the past. The two-time AL Manager of the Year has invited a pair of South African penguins from the ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 28 days ago 443 reads 1 comments

  14. Cubs Players Commend Renteria

    Catcher John Baker played in San Diego when Rick Renteria was on the coaching staff, and the two were reunited in Chicago this past season...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 28 days ago 228 reads 0 comments

  15. Why the Cubs Should Not Sign James Shields

    Although the end of the 2014 World Series means the official end of baseball season, Wednesday's finale brings about the beginning of plenty of excitement and drama to the north side of Chicago...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 28 days ago 7,398 reads 7 comments

  16. Cubs to Announce Maddon Appointment on Monday

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  17. Joe Maddon Is Dream Fit for Chicago Cubs' Hype-Filled, Youthful Future

    There was no way the Theo Epstein regime was going to sit on its hands with bait in its pockets and a big fish in the water. Joe Maddon —that big fish—will be announced as the Cubs ' new manager at a 2 p...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 28 days ago 17,594 reads 44 comments

  18. Cubs Fire Manager Rick Renteria

    The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that the club has fired manager Rick Renteria after one season on the job...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 28 days ago 934 reads 0 comments

  19. Cubs Fire Rick Renteria

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  20. Joe Maddon's Pursuit of the Cubs Job Called “a Classless Act” by Some

    News broke just before Game 7 that the Cubs had hired — or were about to hire — Joe Maddon as their manager. Then everything seemed to back off a bit...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 28 days ago 3,220 reads 3 comments

  21. Joe Maddon: A Real Ray of Hope for Cubs

    Finally, after five seasons of bad baseball from the Cubs and superhuman patience from their fans, something real.....

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

  22. Chicago Cubs Offseason Tracker: Hottest Free Agency News, Trade Rumors

    The Chicago Cubs have been rebuilding for years, and this offseason may be the time that the organization decides to make a run at getting back to the postseason...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 28 days ago 14,296 reads 10 comments

  23. Cubs Decline 2015 Option on Fujikawa

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs declined a 2015 team option on right-handed relief pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa, the organization announced Thursday, making him a free agent...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 29 days ago 292 reads 0 comments

  24. Cubs' Cut 40-Man Roster Down to 37

    CHICAGO -- In advance of free agency beginning next week the Chicago Cubs cleared room off their 40-man roster by outrighting three players to Triple-A Iowa, including former 2007 first round pick Josh Vitters...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 29 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  25. Joe Maddon, Cubs Historic Deal Announcement Could Come Thursday

    The Cubs were poised to make their biggest free-agent splash in the Theo Epstein era Wednesday night, closing in on a multiyear deal to hire Joe Maddon as their manager, according to several sources...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 29 days ago 13 reads 0 comments