| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:18 PM
DENVER — Before Javier Baez's game-winning home run in his first game in the majors Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Cubs tried their best to persuade the media not to overhype the event.
Manager Rick Renteria said the reporters were "more...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:50 PM
With the Cubs hoping to win city approval of the latest revisions to their Wrigley Field renovation plan, business operations President Crane Kenney revealed he has signed a five-year extension through 2019.
Kenney's announcement Saturday during an...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 11:51 AM
COOPERSTOWN — Greg Maddux admitted during his Hall of Fame speech Sunday he left the Cubs to try and win.
“I picked Atlanta because I finally wanted to get a World Series ring and start a family,” he said.
After a brief pause, Maddux...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:53 AM
The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here’s the problem:
Even in losing eight of their last 10 games heading into the All-Star break, the Cubs still rank as only the...
| Jul 20, 2014
The bitter quarrel between the Chicago Cubs and nearby rooftop owners over signs at Wrigley Field remains hot, but the rooftops' political contributions have cooled off this year.
The city's landmarks commission has approved a plan to upgrade the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Cubs season-ticket renewals went out this week. Yeah, baby, seize on that Manny Acta mania.
Or is it Rick Renteria fever?
No, wait, it’s Dave Martinez delirium.
The good news for season-ticket holders is the Cubs will not raise prices next...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Me, I’d have traded Matt Garza after the first inning in Pittsburgh when he survived a one-out walk and got a magnificent catch from Julio Borbon.
Or I might’ve cut the deal to send Garza to (your rotation here) after the second inning...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Ten years ago this month, fans came as close to seeing the Cubs in the World Series as they’d been in six decades. Then the eighth inning of Game 6 in the National League Championship Series happened, setting off a catastrophic...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:24 AM
| Oct 12, 2011
| 9:21 AM
This seems like the perfect hire.
The best thing ever.
The smartest move you could dream of.
But it’s the Cubs. So, it will turn into a disaster. That’s what the Cubs do.
Somehow, some way at some time, the hiring of Boston general manager...