Cubs Break Ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field

On an incredibly beautiful Saturday morning at the corner of Clark and Addison, the Chicago Cubs officially broke ground on The 1060 Project, the Restoration and Expansion of Wrigley Field. With construction crews supplying the soundtrack for the groundbreaking ceremony as the demolition of the left field and right field bleachers continued throughout the morning, […]

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Theo Epstein: Cubs Stands for Excellence, Winning and Playing the Game the Right Way to Players in the System

Day one of Cubs On Deck 2015 took place Friday at The Oriental Theatre in Downtown Chicago. The second annual event is put on by the team for the season ticket holders. With a theme of “Building to Win,” the Cubs believe the organization is on “The Greatest Journey in Sports,” a journey that began […]

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Cubs Hire John Mallee as Hitting Coach, Eric Hinske Assistant Hitting Coach and Doug Dascenzo as First Base Coach

The front office filled the team’s hitting coach vacancies Thursday afternoon with the hiring of John Mallee. Mallee becomes the team’s fourth hitting coach in four years. Mallee interviewed for the Cubs hitting coach job last year. The Chicago native also interviewed for the Cubs minor league hitting coordinator’s position two years ago before accepting […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for Saturday

The Wrigley Field Restoration Project is underway and the team has scheduled a groundbreaking ceremony for Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9:30am. The Cubs ownership will be joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and MLB Commissioner Bud Selig for the groundbreaking along with former players Kerry Wood and Milt Pappas. According to the report from Crain’s Chicago […]

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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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