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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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Cubs are Playing Baseball at Wrigley on Opening Night

The Cubs held a conference call Tuesday afternoon to address the rumors about Wrigley Field’s status for Opening Night and provide an update on The 1060 Project. Julian Green, the Cubs Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, addressed the reports that surfaced the Cubs would not be playing baseball at Wrigley Field on Opening […]


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Cubs to Honor Ernie Banks on Opening Night, Throughout the 2015 Season

Chicago Cubs to Host Opening Homestand of 2015 Season at Wrigley Field, April 5-8 Ernie Banks to be honored during MLB’s Season Opener and throughout the 2015 season The 2015 Major League Baseball season will officially kick off at Wrigley Field this Sunday, April 5, at 7:05 p.m. as the Chicago Cubs host Opening Night […]


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Players Association, MLB Release Statements in Response to Cubs Sending Kris Bryant to Triple-A

The Cubs made the announcement Monday that’s been expected since last fall, Kris Bryant will begin the season in the minor leagues. The Cubs officially re-assigned Kris Bryant to minor league camp and he will spend at least two more weeks in an Iowa Cubs uniform. And the reaction from across baseball was almost immediate. The […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select the Contract of LHP Phil Coke, Add to 40-Man Roster

After Monday’s spring game with the Giants, the Cubs made it official and added LHP Phil Coke to the roster. The Cubs selected the minor league contract of left-handed pitcher Phil Coke, and with the addition of Phil Cole, the club’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players. Phil Coke, 32, joined the Cubs on […]


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Cubs Option Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa, Re-Assign Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League Camp

The Cubs announced the fifth round of spring roster cuts Monday morning. Javier Baez was optioned to Triple-A Iowa and both Kris Bryant and Addison Russell were re-assigned to minor league camp. With Monday’s roster moves, the Cubs spring roster officially stands at 35 players. The Cubs optioned 2B Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa. Baez […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Grant Unconditional Release to LHP Felix Doubront

The Cubs announced Saturday LHP Felix Doubront was granted his unconditional release. Felix Doubront received 45 days termination pay, which amounts to around $473,000. Doubront and the Cubs avoided arbitration this winter when the two sides agreed to a $1.925 million salary for the 2015 season. By cutting ties with Doubront, the Cubs save around […]


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Cubs Option LHP Eric Jokisch to Triple-A Iowa, Reduce Spring Training Roster to 39 Players

The Cubs announced the fourth round of roster cuts Saturday, and it was just one player. LHP Eric Jokisch was optioned to Triple-A Iowa. And the Cubs Spring Training roster officially stands at 39 players. Eric Jokisch was expected to begin the year at the top of Iowa’s rotation. Jokisch was rather inconsistent in four […]


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Wrigleyville Rooftop Owner Indicted on Fraud Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday morning federal fraud charges had been filed against Marc Hamid, owner of Skybox on Sheffield, for “under-reporting attendance and revenue” between 2008 and 2011. According to multiple reports, Hamid was indicted “on federal fraud charges for not paying about $600,000 owed to the Cubs as well as state and […]


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Cubs and Audi Announce Naming Rights Partnership for Audi Club at Wrigley Field

Deal expands Audi presence as Official Luxury Vehicle Partner of the Chicago Cubs In an expanded deal between Audi, its Chicagoland and NW Indiana Audi Dealers and the Chicago Cubs, Audi has become the new naming rights partner for the Audi Club at Wrigley Field. The multi-year agreement furthers the Audi brand’s presence as the […]


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