The Ricketts Family Purchases Three Rooftop Buildings

The Ricketts family recently completed the purchase of three rooftop buildings from two property owners. During Saturday’s session at the Cubs Convention, Tom Ricketts confirmed the family bought the buildings and the properties will continue to be run as rooftop clubs. The family purchased two properties on Sheffield Avenue and one on Waveland Ave. According […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire OF Dexter Fowler from Houston for INF Luis Valbuena and RHP Dan Straily

The Cubs announced Monday the team acquired OF Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros for INF Luis Valbuena and RHP Dan Straily. The Cubs 40-man roster officially stands at 39 players with Monday’s trade. The Cubs have been looking for a left-handed hitting outfielder that could hit at the top of the lineup and play […]


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Cubs Reportedly Sign RHP Daniel Bard and LHP Francisley Bueno to Minor League Contracts

Updated 1:17pm CST, Jan. 18 – Jason McLeod confirmed Sunday morning the Cubs signed RHP Daniel Bard to a minor league contract. According to a report from Hardball Talk citing Mike Perchick as its source, the Cubs signed RHP Daniel Bard to a minor league contract. The deal includes a non-roster invitation to big league camp. […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract and Avoid Arbitration with Luis Valbuena

According to multiple reports, the Cubs and INF Luis Valbuena agreed to terms on a one-year, $4.2 million contract for the 2015 season. The Cubs agreed to terms on one-year deals with six of the seven arbitration eligible players prior to Friday’s deadline to exchange salary arbitration figures. The Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms […]


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From the Wire: Cubs and Travis Wood Avoid Arbitration, Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract

According to a report from Jesse Rogers, the Cubs and Travis Wood agreed to terms on a one-year, $5.685 million contract. The Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms with five of the seven arbitration eligible players … Jake Arrieta ($3.63 million), LHP Felix Doubront ($1.925 million), OF Chris Coghlan ($2.505 million) and C Welington Castillo […]


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From the Wire: Jake Arrieta Avoids Arbitration, Agrees to Terms with the Cubs on a One-Year Contract

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs and RHP Jake Arrieta agreed to terms on a one-year, $3.63 million contract for the 2015 season. Jake Arrieta is the fourth of seven arbitration eligible players on the Cubs roster to agree to terms on a contract for the 2015 season. The Cubs have signed […]


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From the Wire: Cubs and Welington Castillo Avoid Arbitration, Agree to Terms on One-Year Deal

According to a report from Mark Gonzales, the Cubs and catcher Welington Castillo agreed to terms Friday on a one-year contract for $2.1 million. Welington Castillo is the third arbitration eligible player to agree to terms with the Cubs for the 2015 season. Felix Doubront ($1.925 million) and Chris Coghlan ($2.505 million) have also agreed […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Chris Coghlan, Sign to a One-Year Contract

According to multiple reports Friday, the Cubs and OF Chris Coghlan agreed to terms on a one-year deal for $2.505 million. Chris Coghlan is the second of the Cubs seven arbitration eligible players to agree to teams with the team prior to Friday’s deadline to exchange salary arbitration figures. The Cubs and LHP Felix Doubront […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Avoid Arbitration with LHP Felix Doubront, Sign to One-Year Contract

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs and LHP Felix Doubront avoided arbitration Thursday and agreed to terms on a one-year contract for $1.925 million. Doubront is the first of the seven salary arbitration eligible players on the Cubs roster to agree to terms on a contract for the 2015 season. Friday is […]


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Cubs Acquire RHP Lars Huijer from the Mariners for LHP Mike Kickham

The Cubs announced Wednesday the team traded recently DFA’d Mike Kickham to the Seattle Mariners for minor league right hander Lars Huijer. To make room on the 40-man roster for Kickham, the Mariners designated LHP Anthony Fernandez for assignment. RHP Lars Huijer was not on the Mariners reserve roster and will not take a spot […]


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