| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
This week's long-anticipated Fenway Park homecoming for Cubs President Theo Epstein has been postponed due to circumstances beyond his control.
Epstein instead will have to watch the Cubs-Red Sox series on TV from his Wrigleyville residence because of...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The Cubs will enjoy a rare off day on Sunday.
For the first time in 82 years there is no game scheduled for the Cubs on a Sunday.
"That's unheard of. We already have some family plans for that day. Maybe this can become a regular thing,"...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Dallas Beeler said he felt as if he was on "Cloud Nine" while he stood at his locker in the Cubs clubhouse Friday morning.
The right-hander got the call from Triple-A Iowa to start the first game of Saturday's split doubleheader against the Nationals....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Both Chicago managers were jeered Tuesday night, though Robin Ventura probably couldn’t hear White Sox fans shouting at their TVs from his dugout spot in Baltimore, some 700 miles away.
It was one of those rare nights of Chicago baseball symmetry,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Manny Ramirez will make his debut as player-coach with the Chicago Cubs' Triple-A Iowa affiliate on Thursday at Colorado Springs.
Ramirez, 42, has spent most of the past three weeks working out at the Cubs' facility in Mesa, Ariz., in preparation for his...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Controversial slugger Manny Ramirez will make his debut as player-coach with the Chicago Cubs' Triple-Iowa affiliate on Thursday at Colorado Springs.
Ramirez, 42, has spent most of the past three weeks working out at the Cubs' facility in Mesa, Ariz.,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A refrain that is all too familiar to Cubs fans: "Wait till next year," also will apply to top slugging prospect Kris Bryant, who hit 22 home runs at Double-A Tennessee before being promoted to Triple-A Iowa and hitting another home run in his debut...
| Jun 21, 2014
With all of the attention surrounding the emerging hitters in the Cubs minor league system, a couple of young pillars of the current big league roster continue to impress this season.
Starlin Castro belted a three-run homer and Anthony Rizzo hit a...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With a minor league system loaded with impressionable prospects like Javier Baez whose development dictates every organizational decision, the Cubs hired a Triple-A player-coach Sunday who symbolizes cheating in baseball.
Hiring Manny Ramirez as a...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:53 PM
For kicks Tuesday night at Wrigley Field against the Yankees, the Cubs should give out horseshoes and fake hand grenades to the first 20,000 fans to celebrate coming close.
Before you scoff, consider the Cubs have tried worse marketing ideas — and...