Cubs Announce Plans to Honor Ernie Banks, Includes Wearing a No. 14 Patch on Home and Away Jerseys

The Cubs announced plans to honor Ernie Banks during Spring Training, Opening Night at Wrigley Field and throughout the 2015. Beginning in Spring Training and continuing throughout the 2015 season, the team will wear a commemorative No. 14 patch on both its home and away jerseys. The Cubs will open their Spring Training schedule by […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request for Temporary Restraining Order

After hearing both sides state their cases Wednesday, Judge Virginia Kendall handed down her ruling Thursday morning and denied the rooftops request for a temporary restraining order. Judge Kendall said “the rooftop owners did not satisfy the burden of demonstrating irreparable harm if the signs went up” according to the Tribune. Multiple reports indicated the […]


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Kevin Youkilis Reportedly Joining Cubs Front Office as a Special Assistant to Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer

According to reports from Mark Gonzales and Carrie Muskat, the Cubs have hired Kevin Youkilis to be a special assistant to Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. Kevin Youkilis joins former Cubs’ Kerry Wood, Ted Lilly and Ryan Dempster as special assistants to Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. Tim Wilken is also a special assistant to […]


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Cubs Outright RHP Gonzalez Germen to Triple-A Iowa, Receives Non-Roster Invite to Spring Training

The Cubs announced Friday RHP Gonzalez Germen cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa. Germen received a non-roster invite to Spring Training and will be in big league camp when pitchers and catchers report to Mesa next week (Feb. 19). Germen was designated for assignment Feb. 4 when the team claimed LHP Drake Britton […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners Seeking Restraining Order to Stop Sign Installation

According to a report from the Tribune, the rooftop owners that filed a lawsuit against the Cubs and Tom Ricketts last month for violating terms of its revenue-sharing contract went back to Federal Court on Thursday seeking a restraining order to stop the installation of the outfield signs. The two rooftop club owners are attempting […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Release Video of Progress on the 1060 Project

The Cubs are making progress on the first phase of the 1060 Project to Expand and Restore Wrigley Field and the team released a video that provided details of the extent of the work going on at the old ballyard. The team announced during last month’s convention that the left and right field bleachers would […]


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Kris Bryant, Addison Russell among 19 Players Receiving Non-Roster Invites to Cubs Spring Training

The Cubs announced the list of players the team invited to Major League Spring Training on non-roster invitations. The Cubs invited 19 players that include seven of the top prospects from the minor league system. Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora received NRIs to big league camp along with Pierce Johnson, Corey […]


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

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs and RHP Pedro Strop agreed to terms on a one-year contract for $2.525 million. The Cubs and Strop settled slightly over the midpoint. Strop submitted a $3 million figure and the Cubs filed at $2 million. Strop avoided arbitration a year ago and was paid $1.325 million. […]


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Cubs and American Airlines Announce Legacy Partnership

The Cubs and American Airlines Thursday announced a long-term Legacy Partnership that makes American Airlines the Official Airline of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. American Airlines replaced United Airlines as the exclusive airline of the Chicago Cubs. United Airlines signed a three-year contract with the team in 2011 and had been a sponsor of […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Claim LHP Drake Britton Off Waivers from Red Sox, DFA RHP Gonzalez Germen

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday. The team claimed LHP Drake Britton off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and to make room for Britton on the 40-man roster, RHP Gonzalez Germen was designated for assignment. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 40 players. The Cubs claiming LHP Drake Britton […]


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