Cubs Announce Long-Term Legacy Partnership with Wintrust Financial Corporation

The Chicago Cubs and Wintrust Financial Corporation announced Wednesday their Legacy Partnership that includes signage above the left field video board at Wrigley Field, future naming rights of Wrigley Field’s Gate D, activation at Cubs Park in Mesa and an additional partnership with Cubs Charities. With the agreement, Wintrust becomes the exclusive Official Banking Partner […]

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Cubs Tender Contracts to Eight of Ten Arbitration Eligible Players, Non-Tender John Baker and Wesley Wright

The Cubs tendered contracts to eight of the ten players on the roster arbitration eligible for the 2015 season and the 22 players on the 40-man roster with 0-3 years (automatic renewal) of service time. Travis Wood was among the eight players tendered contracts for the 2015 season. The Cubs did not tender contracts to […]

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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs Meeting with Landmarks Commission to Revise Approved Plans

The Cubs are on the Commission of Chicago Landmarks agenda for Thursday to have the team’s revised plans for the outfield signage and the outfield wall revised. The Landmarks Commission approved seven outfield signs last July as well as the location of the outfield walls. But the Cubs are looking to revise the approved plans […]

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Cubs to End 2015 Spring Training with a Pair of Exhibition Games at Chase Field

The Cubs will wrap-up the 2015 exhibition season with two games against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Cubs added the two dates, April 3-4, Tuesday and have all but finalized the Spring Training schedule. The two games at Chase Field will be Friday, April 3 (8:40pm CDT) and Saturday, April 4 (3:10pm CDT). The […]

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Wrigley Field Memorabilia Available Through Cubs Authentics

The Cubs announced Monday the addition of The Wrigley Field Collection to Cubs Authentics, the team’s official provider of game-used and authenticated memorabilia.The Wrigley Field Collection will feature authenticated items in limited quantities throughout the season, including bleacher seats, flags, scoreboard tiles, signage and celebrity guest memorabilia, plus items related to Wrigley Field’s restoration and […]

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Henry Blanco Joins Joe Maddon’s Staff as Quality Assurance Coach

According to multiple reports, Henry Blanco has left the Arizona Diamondbacks and is returning to the Cubs. The Cubs have hired Henry Blanco to be the team’s new quality assurance coach, replacing Jose Castro. Castro left the Cubs to take the assistant hitting coach’s job in Atlanta. Henry Blanco was the Diamondbacks bullpen catcher/coach last season. […]

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Trip to Las Vegas Added to Cubs Spring Schedule

The Cubs confirmed Friday a split-squad will spend a weekend in Las Vegas this spring. As reported by the Tribune, half of the roster and coaching staff will make the Cubs annual trek to Las Vegas in March and participate in ‘Big League Weekend’ at Cashman Field. The Cubs will play two games against the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee, Add to 40-Man Roster

As expected, the Cubs selected the contract of RHP C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee and added him to the 40-man roster prior to Thursday’s deadline for teams to file its reserve rosters. The Cubs did not announce any other roster moves Thursday. C.J. Edwards was the only addition to the 40-man roster, which now stands […]

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Wrigleyville Rooftop Owners Facing Foreclosure Suit

Three Wrigleyville rooftop owners are facing a foreclosure suit. According to reports from the Sun-Times and Crain’s Chicago Business, a complaint was filed by Fifth-Third Bank in federal court last Friday against Thomas Gramatis, Max Waisvisz and Daniel Finkel, who are partners of the properties located at 3617, 3619 and 3637 N. Sheffield Ave. Fifth-Third […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Acquire INF Tommy La Stella from Braves for RHP Arodys Vizcaino

The Cubs acquired INF Tommy La Stella and an International signing bonus slot (No. 4) from the Braves for RHP Arodys Vizcaino and three International signing bonus slots (Nos. 2 – 4). La Stella made his big league debut for the Braves last season and played only second base for Fredi Gonzalez. The 25-year old […]

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