Cubs Sign Joe Maddon to a Five-Year Contract Through the 2019 Season

The Cubs made it official and named Joe Maddon the 54th manager in franchise history Monday. Maddon and the Cubs agreed to terms on a five-year contract that runs through the 2019 season. Terms of the deal were not released. Multiple reports have suggested Joe Maddon will receive $5 million a year (five-year, $25 million contract) […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract with LHP Tsuyoshi Wada

The Cubs announced Monday morning a one-year Major League contract with LHP Tsuyoshi Wada. Wada had a $5 million club option on the minor league deal he signed with the Cubs last off-season. Financial terms were not officially released but according to a report from Patrick Mooney, the Cubs inked Wada to a one-year, $4 […]

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Cubs Exercise 2015 Option on RHP Jacob Turner

The Cubs announced Saturday the team picked up the $1 million option on RHP Jacob Turner for the 2015 as expected. The Cubs claimed Jacob Turner off waivers from the Marlins in early August and worked out a deal that sent RHP Jose Arias and RHP Tyler Bremer to Miami for the former first round […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Make It Official, Announce Hiring of Joe Maddon

The Cubs announced Friday afternoon the team has hired Joe Maddon to be the 54th manager in franchise history. A press conference is scheduled for 2:00pm CST on Monday afternoon at the Cubby Bear due to the construction at Wrigley Field. Terms of the contract have not been released yet. The Cubs were expected to sign […]

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Gary Jones Not Returning as Cubs Third Base Coach

Shortly after Theo Epstein released the statement the Cubs had fired Rick Renteria, the Sun-Times reported third base coach Gary Jones would not be returning for the 2015 season. Gary Jones was one of two coaches on the Cubs staff that Rick Renteria brought in last year. Quality Assurance Coach, Jose Castro was the other […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Announce Firing of Rick Renteria

The Cubs have fired manager Rick Renteria clearing the way to announce the hiring of Joe Maddon. Theo Epstein announced the Cubs decision Friday after in a statement to the media. The Chicago Cubs today announced that the club has fired manager Rick Renteria.  Renteria, the 53rd manager in franchise history, led the club for […]

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Cubs Decline 2015 Option on RHP Kyuji Fujikawa

The Cubs announced Thursday the team would not be picking up the 2015 club option for $5.5 million on RHP Kyuji Fujikawa. The Cubs paid the $500,000 buyout on the option that was included in the two-year, $9.5 million contract Fujikawa signed in December 2012. With the Cubs declining his option, Kyuji Fujikawa becomes a […]

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Cubs Outright Josh Vitters, Chris Valaika, Ryan Kalish to Iowa, James McDonald Elects Free Agency

The Cubs announced four roster moves Wednesday and created three spots on the 40-man roster. OF/INF Josh Vitters, INF/OF Chris Valaika and OF Ryan Kalish were outrighted to Iowa after clearing waivers. RHP James McDonald, who spent the season on the 60-day DL and did not count against the 40-man roster, elected free agency. OF […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Demolition of the Bleachers and Work on the Triangle Lot Continues

Crews remain hard at work at Wrigley Field on the demolition of the left and right field bleachers, the parking lot west of Wrigley and other areas inside the park. DNAInfoChicago.com talked with Cubs’ spokesman Julian Green about the progress being made at Wrigley. Crews are still working on the bleachers and Julian Green told […]

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Kane County Wins the 2014 MiLBY for the Best Team in Minor League Baseball

The 2014 Midwest League Champions received another trophy Tuesday when the Kane County Cougars were awarded the MiLBY for the Best Team of the Year. The Cubs Low-A affiliate received both the staff and fan vote for top team of 2014. Low-A Kane County, led by manager Mark Johnson, won 91 games during the regular […]

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