Cubs Announce 2016 Television Broadcast Schedule

Opening Night on WLS-TV/ABC 7 and ESPN2 – Cubs Home Opener on WGN-TV The Cubs announced their 2016 regular season television schedule Thursday featuring broadcasts from Comcast SportsNet Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7. WLS-TV/ABC 7 will televise Opening Night from Anaheim on Monday, April 4 at 9:05pm CDT, the station’s first of 25 games this season. Comcast […]

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Jake Arrieta, Sign to One-Year, $10.7 Million Deal

According to multiple reports, the Cubs and Jake Arrieta have avoided arbitration with a one-year contract for the upcoming season. Jake Arrieta has agreed to a record contract for a second year arbitration eligible pitcher. Arrieta will reportedly make $10.7 million, surpassing David Price’s record of $10.1125 million in 2013. David Price made $4.35 million in […]

Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Landmarks Commission Approves Marquee Renovation

The Cubs received permission, with one condition, from the Landmarks Commission on Thursday to move forward with the changes and restoration of Wrigley Field’s iconic marquee. Wrigley’s marquee was removed early in the off-season as part of Phase Two of The 1060 Project. Due to the exterior work being done on the ballpark it was […]

Cubs Reportedly Sign OF Matt Murton to Minor League Contract, Includes Invite to Spring Training

According to a report from Japan, the Cubs have signed OF Matt Murton to a minor league contract. The deal reportedly includes a non-roster invite to Major League Spring Training. Matt Murton was the Opening Day left fielder for Lou Piniella and the Cubs in 2007. Murton was acquired from the Red Sox along with […]

Cubs Sign RHP Jonathan Pettibone to Minor League Contract with Invite to Spring Training

The Cubs announced Friday the team signed RHP Jonathan Pettibone to a minor league contract. Pettibone was one of 18 players that received a non-roster invite to big league camp. The 25-year old right hander was selected by the Phillies in the third round of the 2008 draft. Pettibone spent his career in the Phillies […]

Cubs Invite 18 Non-Roster Players to Spring Training Including Almora, Underwood and Rivero

The Cubs released the list of non-roster invitees to Major League Spring Training. Joe Maddon will start with a 58-man Spring Training roster when pitchers and catchers report in three weeks. The Cubs have invited 18 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training, which begins Friday, Feb. 19 when pitchers and catchers are invited to […]

Cubs Sign LHP Nick Greenwood to Minor League Contract

According to an update on 670 The Score, the Cubs signed LHP Nick Greenwood to a minor league contract. The Cubs have not announced or posted signing Greenwood. Updated 11:34am CST – Jan. 28 – Baseball America confirmed the Cubs signed Nick Greenwood to a minor league contract. Nick Greenwood was selected by the Padres […]

Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Feb. 19, position players report on Feb. 23 and the first full-squad workout is scheduled for Feb. 24. Spring Training is just around the corner. And so are the exhibition games. The Cubs’ first game of the 2016 Cactus League is against the Brewers in Maryvale on […]

MLB Moves Non-Waiver Trade Deadline to August 1 for 2016 Season

Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Thursday during the Owners Meetings in Florida that the non-waiver trade deadline will be pushed a day for the upcoming season. Major League Baseball moved the non-waiver trade deadline from July 31 to Aug. 1. The Commissioner said due to July 31 falling on a Sunday this year that is was […]

Cubs Sign INF Munenori Kawasaki to Minor League Deal

According to Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs signed INF Munenori Kawasaki to a minor league contract. Kawasaki’s deal with the Cubs should include a non-roster invite to Spring Training. Kawasaki signed as a free agent with the Mariners in 2012 after playing the first 11 seasons of his pro career in the Japan Pacific League. […]