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  • 7 ways Joe Maddon can help the Cubs

    7 ways Joe Maddon can help the Cubs
    New Cubs manager Joe Maddon figures to be as entertaining as Ozzie Guillen but without the profanity-laced tirades. The 60-year-old mix of old school and new school, as Cubs president Theo Epstein put it, will have to work some real magic if he's going to...
  • Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'

    Cubs' Tom Ricketts: 'That's Theo's money'
    Clearing nearly $41 million from last season’s player payroll, coupled with a lucrative television contract on the horizon, points to an aggressive shopping spree for the Chicago Cubs. And owner Tom Ricketts stated that available money will be...
  • Theo Epstein welcomes MLB tampering investigation

    Theo Epstein welcomes MLB tampering investigation
    PHOENIX -- Major League Baseball will investigate whether the Cubs tampered with new manager Joe Maddon while he was still under contract with the Rays, and Cubs president Theo Epstein says bring it on. "We welcome the MLB investigation," Epstein said...
  • Cubs, Theo Epstein ready for busiest offseason in years

     Cubs, Theo Epstein ready for busiest offseason in years
    PHOENIX — After demolishing the Wrigley Field bleachers, upgrading from coach to first class in the manager's office and declaring themselves postseason-ready in 2015, the Cubs have already made more offseason news than the last three winters...
  • Theo Epstein concentrating on upgrading rotation over bullpen

    Theo Epstein concentrating on upgrading rotation over bullpen
    PHOENIX— The San Francisco Giants won the World Series this year with a rotation that ranked 16th in the majors, beating a Kansas City Royals team whose rotation finished 11th overall. So why spend over $100 million on a free-agent starter when an...
  • Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to produce in 2015

    Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to produce in 2015
    PHOENIX — Theo Epstein's moment of truth in Chicago finally has arrived, four years after he blew away the baseball world in Boston with the acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez and signing of Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million deal. Those...
  • Manny Ramirez, 41, hired by Cubs as player-coach on triple-A team

    Old Dodgers never die … they just come back as triple-A player-coaches? Manny Ramirez -- the one and only – has been hired by the Cubs and sent to Des Moines, Iowa. Say this for the 41-year-old Ramirez: He’s determined to stay in...
  • Kenney reveals he has signed 5-year contract extension

    Kenney reveals he has signed 5-year contract extension
    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...
  • Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook

    Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook
    For the first time since taking over as the Cubs' baseball president three years ago, spending money won't be an issue for Theo Epstein. The issue will be how wisely Epstein invests in marquee pitching this winter through free agency and trades while...
  • Cubs' Epstein: Jackson signing "a mistake''

    Cubs' Epstein: Jackson signing "a mistake''
    President Theo Epstein hasn't been shy about the Chicago Cubs' aggressive pursuit of landing as many as two marquee pitchers this winter through free agency and perhaps trades. But Epstein acknowledged the risks of acquiring pitchers, from the rash of...
  • Cubs believe Mallee is a keeper

    Cubs believe Mallee is a keeper
    The Chicago Cubs finally can feel good that new hitting coach John Mallee will stay with the organization for the foreseeable future. President Theo Epstein revealed that Mallee, a Chicago native, joined the Cubs' organization two years ago, only to...