Voice of the Cubs Pat Hughes Named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

‘Chicago Cubs Baseball is on the air’ is the familiar refrain Pat Hughes begins every Cubs radio broadcast. The radio of voice of the Chicago Cubs is simply one of the best in the business, as Len Kasper said Monday one day he will be in the Hall of Fame. Pat Hughes was named the […]


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Cubs Sign C Taylor Teagarden and RHP Jorge De Leon to Minor League Contracts

According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs signed two more players to minor league contracts, C Taylor Teagarden and RHP Jorge De Leon. As is the case with INF Chris Valaika, INF Jonathan Herrera, OF Adron Chambers and RHP Anthony Carter, the minor deals with De Leon and Teagarden should include non-roster invitations […]


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Cubs Re-Sign INF Chris Valaika to a Minor League Contract

According to the transactions page on Cubs.com, the team re-signed INF Chris Valaika to a minor league contract on Dec. 28, the signing was posted Friday, Jan. 9. The deal should include a non-roster invitation to Spring Training. The Cubs should release the list of players that will be in big league camp on non-roster […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Sign OF Chris Denorfia to One-Year Contract, DFA LHP Mike Kickham

The Cubs announced Friday signing OF Chris Denorfia to a one-year contract. The Cubs and Denorfia agreed to terms on a contract with the team on Dec. 31. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Jon Heyman, the one-year deal pays Chris Denorfia a base salary of $2.6 million and the contract includes […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Separate Lawsuit

According to reports from the Sun-Times and Crain’s Chicago Business, several rooftop club owners filed another lawsuit against the Commission on Chicago Landmarks. The lawsuit claims “the Cubs’ most recent tweak to their signage plan – scrapping one outfield sign and moving and shrinking the right field video board – was done to earn a […]


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Single-Game Tickets for Cubs 2015 Cactus League Schedule at Sloan Park Go On-Sale January 10

The Cubs announced Thursday single-game tickets for Spring Training home games at Sloan Park go on-sale Saturday, Jan. 10 at 11:00am CST (10:00am MT). The Cubs open the 2015 exhibition season with a pair of games against the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants on Thursday, March 5. Half of Joe Maddon’s team will host […]


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Cubs and WGN-TV Announce Five-Year Broadcast Agreement to Televise 45 Games Beginning in 2015

The Chicago Cubs and WGN-TV announced a five-year agreement Thursday to televise 45 games per year through the 2019 season. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Beginning with the 2015 season, 45 games return to WGN-TV Ch.9, not WGN America, and reportedly the contract includes opt-out clauses. The team’s partnership with WGN is for […]


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Cubs and Sloan Valve Company Announce Partnership, Includes Naming Rights of Cubs Spring Training Facility

The Cubs and Sloan Valve Company announced a partnership Thursday that includes the naming rights of the Cubs Spring Training facility in Mesa. Sloan Park is the new official name of the Cubs facility which opened last spring. Sloan, a global brand based in the Chicago area, joins the team as a Legacy Partner and […]


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Cubs Pitchers and Catchers Report to Spring Training on February 19

The Cubs announced Monday morning reporting dates for Spring Training. Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Thursday, Feb. 19 with the first on field workout with Joe Maddon and his staff scheduled for Friday, Feb. 20. Position players must report on Tuesday, Feb. 24 and the first full squad workout is scheduled for Wednesday, […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract with OF Chris Denorfia

According to reports from Ken Rosenthal and John Baker, the Cubs have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with veteran outfielder Chris Denorfia. The deal is pending a physical and it is a Major League contract according to Jon Heyman. The Cubs have not announced coming to terms with Chris Denorfia. The amount of […]


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