| Mar 11, 2015
| 7:22 PM
Zack Greinke says he should be ready for the beginning of the regular season.
Whereas Clayton Kershaw pitched three innings in his second start of the spring, Greinke pitched only two against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday because his throwing program...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 11:14 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- The Cubs face Texas this afternoon at Sloan Park in search of their first Cactus League victory under new manager Joe Maddon.
They’ve gone 0-3-1 in their first four games, bringing back memories of Lou Piniella’s debut as Cubs...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:47 PM
The Cubs opened the exhibition season with split-squad games in which they couldn't hold leads. In Mesa, Mike Olt staked the Cubs to a 2-0 lead on a home run off Barry Zito, but the Athletics held the Cubs to three hits over the final seven...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:15 PM
San Francisco 8, Cubs 6
Cubs 2, Oakland 2
The summary: Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs' first pick in the 2014 draft, hit a grand slam in his first spring at-bat against the world champion Giants, but the Giants rallied for five runs in the bottom of the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:18 AM
A collective groan echoed throughout a packed ballroom 2 1/2 months before an opponent had the opportunity to hit a home run into the Wrigley Field bleachers.
That's because high-ranking Cubs executives confirmed Saturday that delays in their...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Joe Maddon shares the same excitement many Cubs fans expressed last weekend after visiting with and listening to top prospects Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Jorge Soler, C.J. Edwards and Kyle Schwarber.
But when one Cubs Convention attendee asked Maddon...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:33 AM
Cubs infielder Javier Baez lost 15 pounds and hopes changes in his swing will reduce his strikeout rate.
Baez, one of the Cubs' prized players, watched plenty of video with hitting coach John Mallee at the start of his stint in the Puerto Rican League...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:31 AM
The Chicago Cubs trimmed their list of unsigned arbitration eligible players to four after agreeing to terms on a one-year, $2.505 million contract with outfielder Chris Coghlan and a one-year, $2.1 million contract with catcher Welington Castillo....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:21 PM
If adding prized left-hander Jon Lester and manager Joe Maddon didn’t raise enough optimism, first baseman Anthony Rizzo fueled more hype on the eve of Cubs Convention.
“We’re going to win the NL Central,” Rizzo said Thursday...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:38 PM
The granddaddy of all fan fests returns this weekend when the 30th annual Cubs Convention kicks off Friday at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers.
The blueprint isn't too different from the one former Cubs executive John McDonough invented in 1986,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:01 PM
With the additions of marquee left-hander Jon Lester and colorful manager Joe Maddon, this weekend's Cubs Convention will provide a more festive atmosphere for Cubs fans than last January, when restless supporters asked when the rebuilding program would...