1. The Future Is Now: Cubs' Baez Looks to Make Impact

    We interrupt the usual parade of soul-crushing fantasy injuries to bring you this happy announcement: The Cubs are promoting their No. 2 prospect, Javier Baez, and will start him at second base tonight at Colorado ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 485 reads 0 comments

  2. FanGraphs Is Convinced Javier Baez Is Headed for Superstardom

    Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago confirmed early on Monday that Chicago Cubs shortstop prospect Javier Baez will be called up and will make his major league debut at second base on Tuesday night in Colorado ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 8,608 reads 21 comments

  3. Why Javier Baez Is Hyped as MLB's Next Power-Hitting Infield Phenom

    It’s finally happening: Javier Baez is getting called up. According to Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com ( via Twitter ), Baez will join the Chicago Cubs before Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 41,060 reads 72 comments

  4. Javier Baez Promoted by Cubs: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Updates from Tuesday, Aug. 5 The Chicago Cubs confirmed Javier Baez's inclusion in tonight's lineup: Original Text The Chicago Cubs haven't had a playoff contender to ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 16,456 reads 79 comments

  5. Cubs Prospects Sure to Make a Splash in 2015

    Regardless of what happens in the remainder of the 2014 season, Cubs fans should feel confident about the future of their lovable losers. Heck, the team may even be able to shed the nickname "lovable losers" in due time...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 1 month ago 10,201 reads 21 comments

  6. Cubs Detail Wrigley Rehab in 2 Phases

    Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 9 reads 0 comments

  7. Villanueva Knows He Could Be Targeted in Waiver-Wire Trade

    LOS ANGELES — If the Cubs plan to trade Carlos Villanueva this month in a waiver-wire deal, the right-hander only hopes they get what he's worth.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 314 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs Starting to Think Big, Will Make Pitching No. 1 Priority

    LOS ANGELES — Now comes the hard part: The Cubs are going to have to spend crazy money on pitching and give up some of their precious prospects to build a rotation for October...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 968 reads 0 comments

  9. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 18

    The focus of Chicago Cubs fans in 2014 continues to be as much on cities like Knoxville, Tennessee, and Des Moines, Iowa, as it is on the city of Chicago...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 4,344 reads 2 comments

  10. Cubs Take Series Behind Improved Jackson

    LOS ANGELES -- Edwin Jackson needed this. Jackson ended a personal seven-game winless streak Sunday, and helped himself with two hits, as the Cubs beat the National League West-leading Dodgers , 7-3, to take the series...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 71 reads 0 comments

  11. Cubs: What Was Rick Renteria Thinking?

    LOS ANGELES – If Rick Renteria won't be judged by wins and losses now, his bosses and his players will look at the gray areas...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 703 reads 0 comments

  12. Castro Eager to See Baez in Majors

    On May 7, 2010, Starlin Castro was promoted from Double-A Tennessee to the Cubs . The team was playing in Cincinnati , and Castro had a game to remember, hitting a home run in his first at-bat and finishing with six RBIs...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 1,532 reads 0 comments

  13. Coghlan's HR Leads Cubs to 7-3 Win over Dodgers

    Edwin Jackson pitched six innings for his first victory in six weeks and Chris Coghlan hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday...

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  14. Starlin Castro Sitting for 1st Time This Season Sunday vs. Dodgers

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 196 reads 0 comments

  15. Hendricks Leads Cubs to Comfortable Win

    LOS ANGELES -- The Chicago Cubs ' ticket list already was stretched with manager Rick Renteria and starting rookie pitcher Kyle Hendricks returning Friday night to Dodger Stadium....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 month ago 517 reads 0 comments

  16. Dodgers' Haren Drops 5th Straight Start

    KEY MOMENT: The Cubs broke a 1-1 stalemate in a disastrous third inning for the Dodgers . Ryan Sweeney singled to right field to drive in Anthony Rizzo and move the Cubs in front, 2-1...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 month ago 292 reads 2 comments

  17. Re-Ranking Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects After the Trade Deadline

    This trade deadline, the Cubs added to an already loaded system of young talent. Even though they've yet to add any elite pitching prospects to the system, the team continues to claim it can build the pitching staff through trades and free agency...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 16,134 reads 24 comments

  18. Greenberg: Deadline Marks End of a Cubs Era

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 1,123 reads 0 comments

  19. Report: Chris Valaika Being Recalled by Cubs

    This online report from the Santa Clarita Valley Signal is the first I've seen telling who the Chicago Cubs are placing on the 25-man (and 40-man) roster to replace Emilio Bonifacio:...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 1,750 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs Jumped out in Front of the David Price/Jon Lester Madness

    If GM Jed Hoyer thinks dugout hugs are awkward, just imagine the Cubs trying to trade Jeff Samardzija in this fast-paced market.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 742 reads 0 comments

  21. Grading the Chicago Cubs' Trade Deadline Performance

    Fans knew the Cubs would be sellers once again this trade deadline, and with their flurry of deals over the past month, they've added several more key prospects...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 1 month ago 15,778 reads 25 comments

  22. Newly Acquired Doubront to DL with Calf Strain

    Felix Doubront, the left-handed pitcher who the Cubs acquired from the Red Sox , will not join the team, but will instead go on the disabled list with a strained right calf, general manager Jed Hoyer said Thursday...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 170 reads 0 comments

  23. Ramirez OK with Cubs' DL Decision

    Claiming he was a "little bit" surprised when the Chicago Cubs initially sent him down to Triple-A Iowa over the weekend, reliever Neil Ramirez isn't upset at how he was handled after coming up with a sore right triceps...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 139 reads 0 comments

  24. Despite Trade, Baez Isn't Coming Up Yet

    CHICAGO – Admit it. The moment you heard the Chicago Cubs had traded Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves for Class-A catcher Victor Caratini you thought of one name...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 960 reads 1 comments

  25. Cubs Stick to Baez Plan After Trading Bonifacio, Russell to Braves

    A teammate hugged Emilio Bonifacio moments after he walked into the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday morning. Another player angled for extra locker space once Bonifacio got traded...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 334 reads 0 comments