1. A Cubs Fan's Tribute to the Legendary Ernie Banks

    To some people, being a dedicated fan of the Chicago Cubs can seem like a struggle at times. Years—even generations—have come and gone without experiencing the long-coveted celebration of a Cubs World Series championship...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 8 days ago 591 reads 3 comments

  2. Cubs Legend Ernie Banks Dies at Age 83

    Legendary Chicago Cubs player and Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has died at the age of 83. According to Fred Mitchell of the Chicago Tribune , Banks' wife Liz confirmed the news of her husband's passing...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 days ago 42,003 reads 166 comments

  3. Cubs Claim RP Germen from Rangers

    The Cubs announced that they have claimed righty Gonzalez Germen off waivers from the Rangers . Germen had only just been taken off waivers by Texas, after previously being dealt from the Mets to the Yankees following a DFA...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 143 reads 0 comments

  4. Projecting the Chicago Cubs' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    Changes are everywhere on the North Side of Chicago this baseball season. The bleachers — which won't be fully constructed until May — are undergoing renovations, a big ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 9 days ago 6,102 reads 22 comments

  5. Report: Former Cub Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud

    Former Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly has been charged with insurance fraud, San Luis Obispo's KSBY reported Thursday...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs, Dexter Fowler Avoid Arbitration

    The Cubs and outfielder Dexter Fowler have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $9.5MM, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (Twitter link). As MLBTR's Arbitration Tracker shows, Fowler had filed at $10...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 9 days ago 835 reads 0 comments

  7. What Will Chicago Cubs Do with Arismendy Alcantara?

    After the Chicago Cubs traded for Dexter Fowler, Arismendy Alcantara became a man without a position. Manager Joe Maddon and the Cubs have another plan for him. He could turn out to be a Ben Zobrist-type super utility player that Maddon had in Tampa...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Spencer Oshman about 9 days ago 93 reads 0 comments

  8. Piling World Series Expectations onto Youthful Chicago Cubs Is a Mistake

    When you are the Chicago Cubs , maybe the most cursed, endearing and followed team in Major League Baseball, there is no hiding. When you are this popular and have lost this ugly for this long, you cannot duck great hope...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 days ago 11,727 reads 52 comments

  9. Schwarber Is the Third Best Catching Prospect in Baseball, Per MLB Pipeline

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 10 days ago 131 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs Have Reason to Be Concerned About Baez

    The Chicago Cubs have reason to be concerned about one of their Core Four prospects, infielder Javier Baez...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 days ago 324 reads 0 comments

  11. Cubs Owner Pays $3 Million for Two Rooftop Apartment Buildings

    The Ricketts family, owner of the Chicago Cubs , paid $3 million for two apartment buildings overlooking Wrigley Field that have rooftop businesses, according to Cook County property records...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs Gearing Up for the Draft and Yoan Moncada

    The Cubs think Yoan Moncada is a big-time prospect with the chance to become a special player. That is not exactly going out on a limb. This is supposed to be the next great Cuban hitter...

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

  13. Twitter Mailbag: More Pitching?

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 11 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  14. For Cubs to Thrive in 2015, Young Guns Will Have to Produce

    The five players gathered on stage for a panel called "New Kids on the Block" had appeared in no major league games at this time last year...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  15. Pete Rose on Sosa: Get Rid of Skeletons in the Closet on PED Use

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs: What Kris Bryant Learned in His First Full Year of Pro Ball

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 12 days ago 335 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Welcomes Lofty Expectations

    Cubs fans got on their feet and roared, a rousing ovation for the person they hope will lead their favorite team to prominence...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 12 days ago 41 reads 0 comments

  18. Are Cubs Still Fishing for a Big Name?

    CHICAGO – OK, who's it going to be? Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister or Stephen Strasburg? The Washington Nationals would seemingly be ready to deal one of the starters in the wake of the reported agreement with fellow righty Max Scherzer...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 812 reads 0 comments

  19. Cubs GM: Trading Valbuena Doesn't Change Plans for Bryant

    With Luis Valbuena headed to Houston , that leaves an void at third base but Cubs GM Jed Hoyer says it's too early to write Kris Bryant's name in the lineup for Opening Day...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 535 reads 0 comments

  20. Chicago Cubs: How Much Better Does Dexter Fowler Make Them?

    The Chicago Cubs made what is likely their last major offseason move when they sent infielder Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily to the Houston Astros for outfielder and leadoff man Dexter Fowler...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 13 days ago 14,732 reads 44 comments

  21. Fowler 'Excited' to Join Cubs

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs upgraded their outfield and may have found a leadoff man, acquiring veteran Dexter Fowler from the Astros on Monday in exchange for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 13 days ago 173 reads 0 comments

  22. Breaking Down the Chicago Cubs' Trade for Dexter Fowler

    Hopefully, Luis Valbuena will look back at his time at the 2015 Cubs Convention with fond memories. He may or may not have known at the time, but it was his last hurrah in a Chicago Cubs uniform...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 13 days ago 14,114 reads 13 comments

  23. Cubs Get Their Leadoff Man in Dexter Fowler

    A trade between the two biggest rebuilding franchises the past few years went down Monday morning, sending center fielder Dexter Fowler to the Cubs with utility infielder Luis Valbuena and minor-league pitcher Dan Straily going back to the Astros ...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 13 days ago 460 reads 0 comments

  24. Cubs: Kris Bryant Will Try to Force the Opening Day Decision

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 13 days ago 228 reads 0 comments

  25. Cubs Pick Up Dexter Fowler in Trade with Astros

    The Cubs continued their dramatic offseason makeover, dealing for Dexter Fowler in a win-now move that addresses the need for a leadoff hitter and an everyday centerfielder...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 13 days ago 508 reads 0 comments