Chicago Cubs Reportedly Valued at $1.8 Billion

According to a report from Forbes, the Cubs were valued at $1.8 billion in order to complete the transaction of the minority shares of the team to six investors. Tom Ricketts confirmed the sale of minority ownership shares to six investors Wednesday after reports from Comcast SportsNet and the Sun-Times indicated the Ricketts family had […]


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Baseball America Released Updated First-Year Player Draft and International Bonus Pools

Baseball America reported Thursday that Major League Baseball has sent out information to all 30 teams detailing the signing bonus pools for June’s Draft and the 2015-16 International Free Agent signing period. The Cubs have the ninth overall pick in the First Year Player Draft and have the 14th highest bonus pool for the draft. The […]


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Tom Ricketts Confirms Sale of Minority Ownership Shares, Cubs Reportedly Raise Around $175 Million

Tom Ricketts met with the media Wednesday after addressing the team. And the Cubs Chairman confirmed the Ricketts family sold minority ownership in the Cubs to six investors. Comcast SportsNet reported the Ricketts family completed deals last week with six investors that included South Bends Cubs owner Andrew Berlin, for non-controlling interest in the Chicago […]


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Report: Cubs Sell Minority Ownership Shares to Six Investors

According to a report from Patrick Mooney, the Ricketts family has sold minority ownership shares to six investors that includes South Bend Cubs owner Andrew Berlin. Major League Baseball has approved the sale of the shares into the Ricketts family’s holding company. The Cubs reportedly completed the deals late last week. The non-controlling interest “doesn’t come […]


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Cubs Single Game Tickets Go On-Sale March 6, Details and Promotional Schedule Released

The Cubs announced details for purchasing single game tickets for the 2015 season. Single game tickets go on-sale Friday, March 6, at 10:00am CST, and will be available on www.cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Fans may once again participate in the MasterCard Pre-sale prior to the general on-sale date. Starting Tuesday, March 3, at […]


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Cubs Announce Baseball Operations Hirings and Promotions, Establish Mental Skills Program

The Cubs announced a series of baseball operations hirings and promotions, including the establishment of the club’s new mental skills program, the hiring of Manny Ramirez (Hitting Consultant) and Kevin Youkilis (Scouting and Player Development Consultant) and several additions and promotions in amateur and professional scouting. Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis join the organization as […]


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Cubs Hire Manny Ramirez as Major and Minor League Hitting Consultant

The Cubs announced Tuesday as part of numerous baseball operations hirings and promotions that Manny Ramirez is officially back with the organization. According to the release from the team, Manny Ramirez has been hired to be a hitting consultant at the Major League and Minor League levels. Ramirez will work with hitters in the organization […]


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Andrew Berlin Purchases Minority Ownership Stake in the Chicago Cubs

The owner of the South Bend Cubs, the Low-A affiliate of the Cubs, is now a limited partner in the organization. Andrew Berlin announced Friday that he purchased a minority stake in the Chicago Cubs. According to a report from WSBT, Berlin confirmed he would not be part of the decision making process of the […]


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Cubs Announce 2015 Regular Season Television Broadcast Schedule

The Cubs announced Friday its 2015 regular season television schedule featuring broadcasts from Comcast SportsNet, WGN-TV Ch. 9 and WLS-TV/ABC-7. The Cubs open the 2015 regular season on Sunday Night Baseball against the St. Louis Cardinals in what should be a match-up between LHP Jon Lester and RHP Adam Wainwright. ESPN2 will broadcast the first […]


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MLB, MLBPA Announce Pace of Play Initiatives and Replay Modifications

Major League Baseball and the Players Association, with support from Major League Umpires, announced significant rule changes Friday. MLB is an attempt to address the concerns over the pace of the game put in place several changes for the 2015 season. Umpires will enforce the batter’s box rule and the new big league rule will […]


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