1. Chicago Cubs: If They Miss Out on Lester, Scherzer Is an Excellent Plan B

    In only about three years, Theo Epstein has built the Chicago Cubs farm system into one of the game’s best...

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  2. Chicago Cubs Add C.J. Edwards to 40-Man Roster

    The bare minimum that the Chicago Cubs would do today was add top pitching prospect (give or take a pitcher) to the 40-man roster to protect him from next month's Rule 5 Draft...

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  3. CJ Edwards Added to 40-Man Roster

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  4. Offense Remains Priority for Cubs

    The Cubs ' pursuit of impact starting pitchers like Jon Lester is understandable, especially given the fact that ace Jake Arrieta never has pitched at least 200 innings and the rotation's 927 innings were the second fewest in the National League ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 116 reads 0 comments

  5. From Jon Lester to Jonny Gomes, Cubs Looking for New Leaders

    The Cubs are going to pay for leadership qualities. It's a common denominator in the failed pursuit of Russell Martin, the flirtation with Jon Lester and the legitimate interest in lower-level targets like Jonny Gomes...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 140 reads 0 comments

  6. Introducing Addison Russell, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

    The Chicago Cubs ' future was on display late last summer with franchise cornerstones Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro playing on the same field as highly regarded prospects such as Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Arismendy Alcantara...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 44,942 reads 118 comments

  7. Report: Jonny Gomes Drawing Legitimate Interest from Cubs, Four Others

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 131 reads 0 comments

  8. Signing with Cubs Would Be Big Leap of Faith for Jon Lester

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 78 reads 0 comments

  9. Just Because Cubs Can Afford to Overpay Doesn't Mean They Should

    On paper it was a bad day for the Cubs , who watched their archrivals get better Monday while missing out on one of their primary free-agent targets.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 69 reads 0 comments

  10. Theo Epstein Is Leading the Chicago Cubs' Franchise-Changing Offseason

    The Chicago Cubs have embarked on what might be their most important offseason in franchise history, one that will start the team’s transformation from lovable loser to perennial World Series threat...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 36,119 reads 55 comments

  11. Non-Tender Candidate: Travis Wood

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 454 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs Acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    From Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune comes word that the Cubs have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and international signing slot No. 4 from the Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs Get Braves La Stella for Pitching Prospect Vizcaino

    Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from Braves for P Arodys Vizcaino. And get Atl No. 4 international signing bonus and give them 3 slots (2-4)...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 25 reads 0 comments

  14. Waiting on Pitching Wouldn't Be Horrible for Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are perhaps the most discussed team this offseason in Major League Baseball. They boast an enviable pile of young position-playing talent and have money to spend, ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 222 reads 0 comments

  15. Carlos Zambrano, Designated Hitter?

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 427 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs' Maddon on Renteria: 'I Didn't Like What Happened to Rick'

    Joe Maddon took Rick Renteria's job as manager of the Chicago Cubs , but it doesn't mean he comes to the Windy City without feeling some remorse for his predecessor. “Well I did try to call Rick,” Maddon told WGWG-FM...

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  17. Cubs Pitching Prospect Edwards Ready for Next Step

    MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs pitching prospect C.J. Edwards is ready to go home. That's where his girlfriend -- whom he said he talks to “almost all day” when he's ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 247 reads 0 comments

  18. Russell, Bryant Top Baseball Prospectus Prospect Rankings

    Baseball Prospectus released its list of the Cubs ' top 10 prospects Friday, with Addison Russell jumping Kris Bryant for the top spot.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 316 reads 0 comments

  19. Jon Lester Would Further Solidify Solid Cubs Staff

    PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox , Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 12 reads 0 comments

  20. Ideal Trade Scenarios for the Cubs to Focus on Pulling off This Offseason

    Linked to major free agents this offseason like Jon Lester and Russell Martin , the Chicago Cubs are expected to make a big splash this winter in one way or another...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 5,093 reads 1 comments

  21. Jon Lester-Theo Epstein Reunion Is Must-Have Splash to Make Young Cubs a Threat

    You'll know President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein finally has the Chicago Cubs ready to make a run at ending their 106-year championship drought when he strikes a deal with an old associate of his: Jon Lester ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,773 reads 20 comments

  22. Cubs Claim Donn Roach off Waivers FromPadres

    Right-hander Donn Roach has been claimed off waivers by the Cubs after being designated for assignment by the Padres last week.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 76 reads 0 comments

  23. Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to Produce in 2015

    PHOENIX — Theo Epstein's moment of truth in Chicago finally has arrived, four years after he blew away the baseball world in Boston with the acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez and signing of Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million deal...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 41 reads 0 comments

  24. Arrieta Gets Cy Young Votes

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta received three fifth-place votes for the National League Cy Young Award, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced on Wednesday...

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  25. Boras Advocates for Bryant on Opening Day Roster

    The agent for top Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant is using the team's own rhetoric in making the case for his client to be on the Cubs' Opening Day roster in 2015...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sean Jordan about 1 month ago 98 reads 0 comments