Cubs Sign LHP James Russell to a Minor League Contract

The Cubs announced Wednesday LHP James Russell returned to the organization that drafted him. Russell inked a minor league contract with the Cubs and the lefty is currently in Arizona. Russell is expected to report to Triple-A Iowa on Sunday. James Russell tweeted he is happy to be back with the Cubs and can’t wait to […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Release OF Ryan Sweeney

The Cubs announced Tuesday the team released OF Ryan Sweeney. The Cubs designated Ryan Sweeney for assignment Sunday prior to submitting the first roster of the season. Sweeney struggled in Spring Training and was outplayed by Matt Szczur. The team also decided to begin the year with an extra infielder, selected the contract of Jonathan […]


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Cubs Set Opening Day Roster: Szczur, Herrera Take Last Two Spots, Sweeney DFA’d

The Cubs finalized the first roster of the season Sunday afternoon. Matt Szczur made the team’s Opening Day roster and will be joined on the Cubs’ bench by INF Jonathan Herrera. The Cubs selected the contract of Jonathan Herrera and added him to the 40-man roster. The Cubs designated OF Ryan Sweeney for assignment. Sweeney […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Outright LHP Drake Britton to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced Friday that LHP Drake Britton cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa. The roster moves clears a spot on the 40-man roster and reduces the Spring Training roster to 31 players. LHP Drake Britton was claimed off waivers from the Red Sox on Feb. 4 and added to the 40-man roster. […]


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Cubs to Donate Net Proceeds from Cubs Authentics Sales to Cubs Charities

Authenticated Ballpark and Player Memorabilia Sales to Support Cubs Charities Initiatives The Cubs announced net proceeds from all MLB-authenticated, game-used and autographed Cubs memorabilia sold through Cubs Authentics will be donated to Cubs Charities. These funds will help support Cubs Charities’ mission to harness the passion of Chicago Cubs fans to improve the lives of […]


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Cubs Charities Announce Let’s Give Campaign

Charity Events, Player Fundraisers and Community Service Projects to Improve the Lives of Children and Families This season, Cubs Charities will roll out a “Let’s Give” initiative in conjunction with the organization’s 2015 marketing campaign, “Let’s Go.” This yearlong charitable campaign will include Cubs Charities events, player fundraisers and programs benefiting the Chicago community. These […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Judge Denies Rooftops Request to Stop Installation of Right Field Video Board

According to a report from the Tribune, U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall “denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right field video board” on Thursday afternoon. The Tribune explained the ruling “could mean an end to the acrimonious dispute between the team and Skybox on Sheffield […]


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Cubs and Nuveen Investments Announce Legacy Partnership

The Chicago Cubs and Nuveen Investments today announced a Legacy Partnership that extends the long-term relationship between the two organizations. Nuveen, a leading global provider of investment services to institutions and individual investors, has been a partner of the Cubs since 2005. The Cubs did not announce the length of the deal and financial terms […]


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Cubs Announce Affiliate Station Guide for Television and Radio Broadcasts

Cubs Announce Affiliate Station Guide for 2015 Regular Season Television and Radio Broadcasts The Chicago Cubs announced an affiliate station guide to complement the 2015 television and radio schedule featuring broadcasts from Comcast SportsNet Chicago, WGN-TV, WLS-TV/ABC 7 and WBBM Newsradio 780-AM. WGN-TV’s first of 45 broadcasts will take place Tuesday, April 7, at 7:05pm […]


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Cubs Option RHP Brian Schlitter, LHP Zac Rosscup and OF Junior Lake to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced the sixth round of spring roster cuts Wednesday morning. RHP Brian Schlitter, LHP Zac Rosscup and OF Junior Lake were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. The Cubs officially reduced the Spring Training roster to 32 players. The Cubs spring roster officially stands at 32 players, but four players are dealing with injuries. RHP […]


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