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  • Cubs working out plan for catcher Miguel Montero's workload

    Cubs working out plan for catcher Miguel Montero's workload
    MESA, Ariz. — One of Cubs manager Joe Maddon's toughest decisions could be how often to rest catcher Miguel Montero. Montero, 31, has played in at least 136 games in three of the last four seasons. But the Cubs also added David Ross, who has a...
  • Joe Maddon sticking with Hector Rondon as Cubs closer

    Joe Maddon sticking with Hector Rondon as Cubs closer
    MESA, Ariz. — Manager Joe Maddon expounded on using relievers in various situations to maximize their strengths. But the only firm role appears that of closer Hector Rondon. "He did close last year, didn't he?'' Maddon replied Saturday. "I ended...
  • New manager Maddon, Cubs getting to know each other in camp

    New manager Maddon, Cubs getting to know each other in camp
    MESA, Ariz. — Joe Maddon is already putting his imprint on the Chicago Cubs, from what they hear to how they wear their hair. The new manager has been meeting with his team and getting to know his players at spring training — not that they...
  • How long will it take for baseball to get up to speed?

    How long will it take for baseball to get up to speed?
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Those darn kids have done it again. Besides being on our lawns all the time, they now are forcing baseball to change the game to fit their 21st century attention spans. The rule changes implemented Friday to speed up the pace...
  • Cubs seem to be moving forward on the field at a quicker pace now

    Cubs seem to be moving forward on the field at a quicker pace now
    MESA, Ariz. — As Cubs' pitchers and catchers reported to their spring training facility Thursday, Cubs' attorneys and paralegals reported to a U.S. District courtroom back home in Chicago. The players may have little in common with the legal...
  • Chicago businessman buys stake in Cubs

     Chicago businessman buys stake in Cubs
    Chicago businessman Andrew Berlin confirmed on Twitter on Friday afternoon that he has become a limited partner in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin said, "It is an honor to be invested w/ an org like @Cubs." The chairman and chief executive officer of...
  • Anthony Rizzo relishes greater expectations with Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo relishes greater expectations with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Slugger Anthony Rizzo noticed a change in the mood of the Chicago Cubs’ organization well before the hiring of manager Joe Maddon and before Rizzo predicted the Cubs would win the National League Central. “I think when we made...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon. With the...
  • Joe Maddon's mission: Gain trust of players

    Joe Maddon's mission: Gain trust of players
    MESA, Ariz. -- On the eve of his first workout as manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon tried to keep details of his first meeting with pitchers and catchers under wraps. But Maddon, who joined the Cubs after nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays,...
  • Kris Bryant named Baseball America's top prospect

    Kris Bryant named Baseball America's top prospect
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Third baseman Kris Bryant earned the first of what could be several honors in 2015. Bryant, 23, the Chicago Cubs' marquee slugger, Thursday night was named the top prospect in the major leagues by Baseball America magazine....
  • New team, league, same determined Jon Lester

    New team, league, same determined Jon Lester
    MESA, Ariz. — Jon Lester changed leagues, uniform colors and spring training venues. But the confidence Lester developed over nine seasons with the Red Sox remains strong as he seeks to help the Cubs win a World Series for the first time in 107...