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  • Cubs players eager to get fans back in the bleachers

     Cubs players eager to get fans back in the bleachers
    MESA, Ariz. — Center fielder Dexter Fowler seemed disappointed to learn the Wrigley Field bleachers reconstruction won't be completed until at least early June so he won't be able to hear fan noise behind him. "I don't know what to expect," said...
  • Simple tip from his father helps Cubs' Dexter Fowler get on base

    Simple tip from his father helps Cubs' Dexter Fowler get on base
    MESA, Ariz. — Dexter Fowler was smart enough to have the opportunity to attend Harvard and play basketball for the Crimson. But Fowler chose to apply his smarts to the baseball diamond. Now the Cubs hope the rest of their hitters will study the...
  • 9 questions facing Cubs in spring training

    9 questions facing Cubs in spring training
    Despite having an improved roster for 2015, there are many questions confronting the Cubs in spring training. Here are nine: When are the trades? Even though a late offseason flirtation with free agent James Shields fell through, the Cubs could deal...
  • Starlin Castro feels at home with Cubs, Joe Maddon

    Starlin Castro feels at home with Cubs, Joe Maddon
    MESA, Ariz. -- Starlin Castro has been accustomed to change during his five seasons with the Chicago Cubs. But one move he has been somewhat reluctant to make involves his family and could affect his future with the Cubs. Castro said he is looking...
  • Arismendy Alcantara's adaptability enormous asset in Joe Maddon's system

    MESA, Ariz. — Arismendy Alcantara didn't play the outfield until about one month before he was promoted to the Cubs in July. That may have been a solid career move for Alcantara, especially with Joe Maddon as the Cubs' new manager. Alcantara's...
  • Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots

    Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots
    Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players. He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
  • Fans react to call for new Cubs song

    Fans react to call for new Cubs song
    Last month we put out a call for a new Cubs victory song to be played at Wrigley Field to replace Steve Goodman's "Go Cubs Go," which we respectfully suggested would make more sense being played before games ("The Cubs are gonna win today") than...
  • Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm

    Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm
    Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world. The clubs posted identical 73-89...
  • Dexter Fowler, Cubs agree to one-year, $9.5 million contract

    The Chicago Cubs and newly acquired center fielder Dexter Fowler avoided an arbitration hearing by agreeing Friday to a one-year, $9.5 million contact. Last week, the representatives for Fowler, 28, filed a salary figure of $10.8 million, while the...
  • Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros

    Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler from Astros
    The acquisition of switch-hitting center fielder Dexter Fowler tentatively completes a massive offseason for the Cubs. “If we can improve our team for now and the future, we’ll look to do it,” general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday...
  • On The Fly: It's Man-Child vs. Taskmaster

    On The Fly: It's Man-Child vs. Taskmaster
    So we have the Super Bowl battle of coaches: Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. It's the carefree, goofy California man-child vs. the serious, ultra-competitive Machiavellian taskmaster. A study in contrasts? Maybe not. Former Patriots quarterback Drew...