| Dec 6, 2014
As soon as renovations at Wrigley Field are completed and a new television deal is finalized, the Cubs could be a feared team in free agency instead of losing out on top players such as catcher Russell Martin, who signed with the Blue Jays.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:57 PM
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The Chicago Cubs say the pieces are falling into place and now it's time to win.
With a top-tier manager, a pipeline of talented players arriving from the minors and the prospect of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs tendered contracts to eight of their 10 arbitration-eligible players before the 11 p.m. deadline Tuesday.
However, backup catcher John Baker and left-handed reliever Wesley Wright weren't tendered contracts and now become free agents.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The Cubs left room for Jon Lester in case the marquee free-agent left-hander signs with them even as they added pitching prospect C.J. Edwards to their 40-man roster before Thursday night's deadline.
The addition of Edwards, 23, who has struck out 294...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:41 PM
With decisions by free agents Russell Martin and Jon Lester looming, the Cubs hope they addressed several offensive weaknesses Sunday by acquiring second baseman Tommy La Stella from the Braves.
La Stella, 25, and the Braves' No. 4 international signing...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Add and subtract.
That's how the Cubs and White Sox, respectively, could improve when they accelerate talks with agents and officials from other teams starting Monday at baseball's general managers' meetings in Phoenix.
Although GM Jed Hoyer has...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:04 PM
It’s obvious the Cubs would like to upgrade their catching, but general manager Jed Hoyer won’t confirm or elaborate reports of the team’s interest in Russell Martin and other impact free agents.
“One of the challenges we have...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions.
The hiring of two-time American League manager of the year Joe Maddon seems imminent,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the questions increased in September, Welington Castillo started showing more signs that he could be a part of the Cubs’ future.
The biggest question could be whether Castillo, 27, could provide enough offensive and defensive production to...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Dodgers could be National League West champions by Tuesday night.
Here's what they have to do: Beat the second-place San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Monday, and again the next day.
"That'd be really nice," Matt Kemp said.
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The process of preparing for next season already has started, with Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and manager Rick Renteria conducting exit interviews with selected position players.
Rookie Javier Baez has an idea of what he would like to work on this...