1. Inside the Pursuit of Russell Martin

    CHICAGO -- Though the Chicago Cubs lost out on their bid for free-agent catcher Russell Martin early last week, it doesn't mean they weren't in the hunt until the end...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs Selling Pieces of Wrigley Field Online

    As expected, you can buy parts of the now-demolished bleachers directly from the Cubs , as well as other things in the new Wrigley Field Collection.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 410 reads 0 comments

  3. Jon Lester Looms Larger in Wake of Reported Red Sox Signings

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 187 reads 0 comments

  4. Updated Odds for Chicago Cubs to Sign Top 5 Remaining Free Agent Targets

    Even though they missed out on catcher Russell Martin in free agency, the Chicago Cubs still have plenty of targets left in play. Most free agents they currently have an interest in would be more of role players, with the exception of ace Jon Lester...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 3 months ago 11,496 reads 1 comments

  5. Henry Blanco Joins Cubs as Quality Assurance Coach

    During Henry Blanco's four-year stint as Cubs backup catcher from 2005-08, I often thought he'd make a good coach for the team when he's done playing...

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  6. Anthony Rizzo Excited for Start of Maddon Reign

    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is only 25, but he's already on his fourth big league manager in Joe Maddon, who replaced the fired Rick Renteria last month.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 264 reads 0 comments

  7. With Money or Prospects, Cubs Will Pay for Elite Pitching

    The Cubs will pay for high-end pitching, whether it's using their hard-earned financial flexibility and borrowing against a future TV deal to sign a big-name free agent, or cashing in prospects from their elite farm system...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  8. 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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  9. 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...

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 3 months ago 179 reads 0 comments

  10. CJ Edwards Added to 40-Man Roster

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  11. 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 3 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 141 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 46,097 reads 119 comments

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

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 132 reads 0 comments

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

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 79 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 69 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 36,198 reads 55 comments

  18. Non-Tender Candidate: Travis Wood

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  19. 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 4 months ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 224 reads 0 comments

  22. Carlos Zambrano, Designated Hitter?

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  23. 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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  24. 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 4 months ago 251 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 317 reads 0 comments