clock menu more-arrow no yes

Cubs

Filed under:

Baseball quiz: 75 and counting

With that many days left till baseball openers, here’s something to keep your head in the game.

Filed under:

Whether it’s the NFL MVP award or the Baseball Hall of Fame, judgment always creeps in

It shouldn’t matter if a candidate is a jerk, but try telling that to voters’ human nature.

Filed under:

Former Cubs pitcher Jon Lester announces his retirement

"It’s kind of run its course," Lester told ESPN. "It’s getting harder for me physically."

Filed under:

Baseball quiz: How are you managing?

Here’s a new year’s resolution for you: Manage to do better on our quizzes, starting with this one about managers.

Filed under:

Oddsmakers favor White Sox to win AL Central

The Cubs are expected to finish fourth in the NL Central.

Filed under:

Here’s your year in preview, Chicago sports fans (please, no thanks necessary)

If having 2022 vision is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

Filed under:

Enjoy some old baseball trivia for the new year

We can’t think of a better way to look forward to 2022 than to look back at some milestones of baseball seasons past.

Filed under:

For a time, Christmas was in Chicago in the summer

Put this quiz under your tree as a gift of baseball knowledge.

Filed under:

Minnie Minoso, Buck O’Neil elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

"Mr. White Sox" led the way in voting from the Golden Days Era committee. Negro Leaguer and former Cubs coach Buck O’Neil also is elected to the Hall.

Filed under:

Jed at the buzzer: Hoyer, Cubs make big free-agent splash ahead of MLB lockout

Before the collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday, the Cubs made a flurry of moves, including signing right-hander Marcus Stroman to a three-year deal.

Filed under:

Cubs make big splash with signing of Marcus Stroman

Stroman was 10-13 with a 3.02 ERA and had a 50.8% ground-ball rate in 33 starts.

Filed under:

Curses! We’re all foiled again as baseball nears the glitching hour

Unless MLB and the players’ union do something about an expiring collective bargaining agreement by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, it’s lockout time.

Filed under:

Sources: Cubs sign catcher Yan Gomes to two-year deal, also add OF Clint Frazier

Gomes hit .252/.301/.421 with 14 homers and 52 RBI last season with the Nationals and A’s.

Filed under:

Three realistic free-agent targets for the Cubs

Outfielder Michael Conforto is a coveted free agent, but is he a piece the Cubs could build with?

Filed under:

Cubs get outfielder Harold Ramirez from Guardians for cash

Ramirez batted .268 with seven home runs and 41 RBI in 99 games for Cleveland last season.

Filed under:

Cubs looking to get creative with innings and pitcher development

The Cubs are going try to find different ways to get 27 outs over 162 games.

Filed under:

Cubs hire Daniel Moskos to be assistant pitching coach

Moskos, 35, was the pitching coach for the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate.

Filed under:

With CBA fight looming, Cubs leave GM meetings with updated to-do list

MLB and MLBPA’s collective-bargaining agreement is set to expire at 11:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 1.

Filed under:

Cubs moving forward with new front office finally in place

"I want to create a culture of winning and inclusion. I also want us to be excellent decision-makers and excellent player-developers," Jed Hoyer said Wednesday.

Filed under:

Cubs still looking for more pitching after addition of Wade Miley

Team president Jed Hoyer said Tuesday that the Cubs would like to add different looks to their pitching staff, including power arms.

Filed under:

Cubs ready to embark on new course

As the GM meetings begin, the team will be looking to address issues in its rotation and lineup.

Filed under:

Will Cubs’ rebuild timeline prevent splashy move for elite shortstop?

The Cubs have a decision to make with several elite shortstops on the free-agent market.

Filed under:

Cubs claim Wade Miley off waivers from Reds

Miley was 12-7 with a 3.37 ERA in 28 games last season.

Filed under:

New bobbleheads commemorate Cubs’ World Series title

The bobbleheads feature each player holding a replica World Series trophy.

Filed under:

Cubs hiring new hitting coach: reports

Rays minor-league hitting coordinator Greg Brown will replace Anthony Iapoce.

Filed under:

What is the Cubs’ biggest need this offseason?

The Cubs’ starting pitching was their downfall last season. Even before the trades of Kris Bryant, Javy Baez and Anthony Rizzo, the rotation put the Cubs behind the eight-ball.

Filed under:

Jon Sciambi reflects on first season as Cubs’ TV voice on Marquee Sports Network

"Boog" felt connected to partner Jim Deshaies. Former Cubs TV voice Len Kasper predicted as much when the team hired Sciambi in January to replace him.

Filed under:

Jed Hoyer adds to Cubs’ front office, hires Ehsan Bokhari as assistant GM

Bokhari, 38, graduated with a Ph.D. in quantitative psychology and a master’s degree in statistics from the University of Illinois.

Filed under:

This You Gotta See: Astros’ Dusty Baker goes for his first World Series title as a manager

Love or hate this Houston club, you’ve got to be happy for Baker. Unless you don’t like him, either.

Filed under:

Free agency will be important step for Cubs’ rebuild

President Jed Hoyer has emphasized spending "intelligently" this winter.

Filed under:

Marquee Sports Network announces offseason programming

The lineup includes a weekly show covering offseason news that starts next month and a documentary on Hall of Famer Billy Williams that will debut in the winter.

Filed under:

Cubs introduce new general manager Carter Hawkins

"As I began making calls around the league this summer, one name came up every time. And that was Carter Hawkins," president Jed Hoyer said.