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  • Cubs lose lefty pitcher in Rule 5 draft

    Cubs lose lefty pitcher in Rule 5 draft
    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs lost Double-A left-hander Andrew McKirahan to the Miami Marlins on Thursday in the Rule 5 draft. The Marlins must keep McKirahan on the major-league roster for 2015 or offer him back to the Cubs for half of the $50,000...
  • Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings

    Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help. "I got my first destination...
  • Jon Lester signing shows Cubs intend to contend in 2015

    SAN DIEGO — After being on the losing end to Jon Lester and the Red Sox in the World Series seven years ago with the Rockies, manager Clint Hurdle knows what's coming for his Pirates and the rest of the National League Central after Lester agreed to...
  • With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world

    With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world
    To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
  • Angels boost infield depth with Rule 5 selections

    Angels boost infield depth with Rule 5 selections
    The Angels bolstered their infield depth in the Rule 5 draft on Thursday, acquiring utility man Taylor Featherston for cash from the Chicago Cubs, who had selected Featherston from Colorado’s double-A team in the major league phase of the draft....
  • Marlins bring Mat Latos home to enhance rotation

    Marlins bring Mat Latos home to enhance rotation
    Demonstrating their resolve to win now, the Miami Marlins for the second time in two days dealt prospects to acquire a veteran starting pitcher. In a deal the brought Broward County native Mat Latos from Cincinnati for minor-leaguers Anthony...
  • On The Fly: UConn Players Shut Out Of Postseason Football Honors

    On The Fly: UConn Players Shut Out Of Postseason Football Honors
    Say what you will about the state of UConn's football program, but here is the reality: Of the 11 programs in the American Athletic Conference only one did not land on a player on the first team, the second team or among the honorable mentions on...
  • Vegas loves Cubs after Jon Lester signing

    Vegas loves Cubs after Jon Lester signing
    ESPN.com reports: After entering the offseason at 40-1 odds to win the 2015 World Series, the Cubs were listed at 12-1 after the signing Wednesday of pitcher Jon Lester by the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas. The Cubs' odds had improved to 18-1 after the...
  • Cubs' playoff goal in focus after Jon Lester signing

    Cubs' playoff goal in focus after Jon Lester signing
    SAN DIEGO -- A goal of making the playoffs in 2015 that seemed merely wishful thinking at the end of the 2014 regular season became a realistic goal for the Cubs late Tuesday night. By reaching a franchise record six-year, $155 million contract with Jon...
  • Intriguing catching options for Jon Lester

    Intriguing catching options for Jon Lester
    SAN DIEGO -- Part of the learning process for Jon Lester in spring training will involve him getting acclimated to new Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero. The Cubs wouldn't have agreed to pay off of the remaining $40 million on Montero's contract if...
  • Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox

    Beyond Jeff Samardzija: 20 who played for both Cubs and White Sox
    Jeff Samardzija joins a long list of players who have toiled for both Chicago baseball teams. Here are 20 to remember. George Bell: 1991 Cubs; 1992-93 White Sox Bobby Bonds: 1981, Cubs, 1978 White Sox Smoky Burgess: 1949-51, Cubs; 1964-67 White Sox...