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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Cubs Reportedly Sign Two-Year Player Development Contract with the Eugene Emeralds

The Cubs affiliate shuffle appears to be over. According to a report from Steve Mims, the Cubs have signed a two-year player development contract with the Eugene Emeralds that would keep the Cubs Short-Season Class-A team in Eugene for through the 2016 season. The Eugene Emeralds play in the South Division of the Northwest League, […]

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Cubs Changing Low-A Affiliate, Moving from Kane County to South Bend

The Cubs have reached an agreement on a four-year player development contract with South Bend to move the team’s Class Low-A affiliate from Kane County to South Bend. The Cubs PDC with South Bend runs through the 2018 season. The South Bend franchise was the Low-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks and called the ‘Silver […]

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Cubs Extend Player Development Contract with Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs announced Tuesday a two-year extension that will keep the organization’s Triple-A affiliate in Iowa through the 2018 season. The Cubs player development contract was not set to expire until after the 2016 season but the long-time partners agreed on an extension. The Cubs and I-Cubs have the eighth longest current continuous minor […]

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