Cubs Release Tentative 2015 Spring Training Schedule

The Cubs announced a tentative 2015 Spring Training schedule Wednesday. The team could still add exhibition games to the spring slate that begins on March 5 with split squad games against the A’s at Cubs Park and in Scottsdale against the Giants. As the schedule is currently composed, the Cubs play 29 games in the […]

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Reports: Bill Mueller Resigned as Cubs Hitting Coach

Updated 3:39pm CDT – Cubs confirmed reports Bill Mueller will not return as the Cubs hitting coach for the 2015 season. Mueller decided not to return due to family reasons and the front office’s decision not to retain assistant hitting coach Mike Brumley. According to reports from ESPN Chicago and Comcast SportsNet, Bill Mueller has […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Claim LHP Joseph Ortiz Off Waivers from the Rangers

The Cubs announced Monday afternoon the team claimed LHP Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers. Ortiz was rumored to be in the talks in July 2013 for Matt Garza. The 24-year old lefty pitched in 13 games for Double-A Frisco last season after a broken foot he suffered when he was hit by […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: The Wrigley Field Project is Underway

While the official groundbreaking on the Wrigley Field Restoration Project might be a couple of weeks away, the work has started at the old ballyard on the corner of Clark and Addison. Jon Greenberg spoke with Julian Green and discussed the Cubs “aggressive 26 week schedule” with the team’s Vice President of Communications and Community […]

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Theo Epstein: Cubs Goal in 2015 is to Win the National League Central Division

Theo Epstein held his season-ending press conference Tuesday afternoon and covered a plethora of topics. Rick Renteria and a majority of his coaching staff have been invited back for next season, with the exception of Mike Brumley. And Epstein left open the possibility of Manny Ramirez joining the coaching staff. The Cubs plan for Javier […]

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Rick Renteria, Majority of Cubs Coaching Staff Returning in 2015

Theo Epstein held his season ending press conference Tuesday afternoon. And the first line of business for the day was to announce Rick Renteria and a majority of his coaching staff will return for the 2015 season. The Cubs did not offer Mike Brumley the assistant hitting coach’s job, but would like for him to […]

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From the Wire: Rockies Claim LHP Chris Rusin Off Waivers from the Cubs

According to the transactions page on Cubs.com, the Rockies claimed LHP Chris Rusin off of waivers from the Cubs. Rusin pitched in four games for the Cubs this season and allowed 10 runs on 16 hits with five walks and eight strikeouts in 12 2/3 innings (7.11 ERA, 1.66 WHIP). Chris Rusin spent a majority […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Wrigley Project Set to Begin in Earnest Monday

According to a report from DNAinfo Chicago, the Wrigley Field Restoration Project “will begin in earnest Monday with the demolition of the left and right field bleachers.” Erica Demarest spoke with Julian Green and provided an update on the project. The Cubs will also “begin a large excavation of the red and purple lots that run […]

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South Bend Officially Changes Nickname, Cubs Low Class-A Affiliate Called the South Bend Cubs

Andrew Berlin, the owner of the South Bend franchise, proudly announced Thursday morning, “We are The South Bend Cubs.” Theo Epstein and Jason McLeod spent Thursday morning in South Bend to be part of the organization’s new Low Class-A affiliate’s press conference to formally announce the partnership with the Chicago Cubs and the nickname change […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Clubhouse Scheduled for Completion by Opening Day 2016

With the Cubs home schedule winding down, the team is expected to break ground on the first phase of the Wrigley Field Restoration plans. Mayor Emanuel gave the Cubs permission last week to proceed with the project that should begin in early October. The Cubs are moving forward with the project despite the pending lawsuit […]

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