| 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 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Jon Lester, David Price and Jeff Samardzija, the three biggest stars of MLB's sweeps month, were last seen together in the American League clubhouse at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis.
If everything goes according to plan, they all will be on the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
DENVER — President Theo Epstein said the Cubs "don't have anything in the hopper as of yet," but a move of some significance could be made Wednesday to make room for the activation of reliever Kyuji Fujikawa.
The Cubs will have to adjust their 40-...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
KODAK, Tenn. — While the arrivals of Javier Baez and Jorge Soler have given Cubs fans hope the game plan finally is coming to fruition, Double-A right-hander Pierce Johnson and the rest of the top pitching prospects aren't assured of a seat at the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Chicago Cubs acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday for a player to be named later, the team said.
The non-waiver trading deadline is less than 24 hours away, and a deal involving Cubs infielder Emilio Bonifacio...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:56 AM
When the Cubs signed Jorge Soler out of Cuba two years ago, making an unprecedented nine-year commitment to keep him under control through 2020, Jose Abreu was still an anonymous first baseman playing for Cienfuegos in the Cuban baseball league.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Quick, digital-only thoughts from In the Wake of the News columnist David Haugh.
For openers ...
As Paul George landed Friday night against the basket stanchion in Las Vegas, his right leg below the knee snapped to a nearly 90-degree angle, a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:26 PM
DENVER — Amid the hoopla surrounding Javier Baez, the Cubs' megaprospect wasn't about to change a style that produced impressive numbers but left him vulnerable at times.
"I always swing big, hard," Baez said.
And after going hitless with...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:26 AM
The Chicago Cubs weren't gloating about a 2-0 victory that hurt the playoff hopes of the San Francisco Giants.
That's because President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer insisted they wanted to play all nine innings. A brief but convincing rain...