Saying they don't intend to put an undue amount of pressure on their manager, the Cubs have reportedly informed Joe Maddon the team will have to go undefeated in order to keep his job this season.
With holes to fill in the bullpen and starting rotation, as well as other key positions like back-up catcher and utility infielder, the Cubs will introduce their 2018 15-man roster at this weekend’s annual Cubs Convention.
After an initial announcement stating that they had signed the team’s newest ace starting pitcher, the Cubs sheepishly announced that the team has not in fact sign Jon Lester, but instead signed a six-year, $155 million contract with Jon Lieber, the 44-year old right-hander who pitched for the Cubs from 1999-2002 before retiring with the […]
The Cubs have dealt the player to be named later from the Oakland A’s in the Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade to the Incheon SK Wyverns of the Korea Professional League.
After an error was discovered on the official Wrigley Field 100th Anniversary celebratory mural last month, the Cubs have announced that they will be replacing the 1927 photo of fans honoring Charles Lindbergh, which was actually taken at Comiskey Park, with a 2003 photo of Steve Bartman deflecting a foul ball in the famous NLCS Game 6 incident of that year.
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer was so impressed by the work Babe Ruth's 97-year-old daughter Julia Ruth Stevens did throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field on Friday, he immediately talked Theo Epstein in to signing her to be the new closer. Ruth Stevens was in town to help commemorate her father's famous "called shot" home run that helped crush the Cubs 1932 World Series dreams. The encounter could be just the thing the Cubs needed to solidify their incredibly sketchy closer's role.