Cubs Announce 2016 Spring Training Schedule

The Cubs announced their 2016 Spring Training schedule, which begins on Thursday, March 3 against the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale. The Cubs play their Sloan Park home opener on Friday, March 4 against the Los Angeles Angels. The club’s 31-game schedule includes 14 games at Sloan Park and 17 road games. The Cubs and White […]

From the Wire: Cubs Claim LHP Edgar Olmos Off Waivers from Mariners

The Cubs announced Friday the team claimed LHP Edgar Olmos off of waivers from the Mariners. With the addition of Olmos, the 40-man roster stands at 37 players. The 25-year old lefty went 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA (seven earned runs in 14 innings) and 1.71 WHIP in six appearances with the Mariners last season, […]

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with Clayton Richard, Tender Contracts to Six Arbitration Eligible Players

The Cubs tendered contracts to six of the nine arbitration eligible players, including RHP Jake Arrieta and LHP Travis Wood, avoided arbitration with LHP Rex Brothers and LHP Clayton Richard and non-tendered RHP Ryan Cook and LHP Jack Leathersich. The Cubs tendered contracts for the 2016 season to all but one of the automatic renewal players […]

Cubs Avoid Arbitration with LHP Rex Brothers

According to multiple reports, the newest Cubs’ reliever is the first player to avoid arbitration with the team. LHP Rex Brothers agreed to terms on a one-year deal for $1.42 million. Brothers is one of nine players on the Cubs’ 40-man roster eligible for arbitration. Wednesday (11:00pm CST) is the deadline for teams to tender […]

Report: Cubs Hire Andy Haines as Minor League Hitting Coordinator

The Cubs have not announced the Minor League managers, coaching staffs or coordinators. Those announcements should be made in the near future. According to a report from the New Orleans Advocate, Andy Haines has been hired to be the organization’s new Minor League Hitting Coordinator. Andy Haines, 38, would replace Anthony Iapoce, who left the […]

From the Wire: Cubs Acquire LHP Rex Brothers from Rockies for Minor League LHP Wander Cabrera

The Cubs announced Wednesday the team acquired LHP Rex Brothers from the Colorado Rockies for minor league lefty Wander Cabrera. With the addition of Rex Brothers, the Cubs’ 40-man roster officially stands at 38 players. Rex Brothers, who turns 28 next month, is 16-11 with 61 holds, 20 saves, a 3.42 ERA (92 earned runs […]

Crane Kenney Answers Questions, Discusses Wrigley Field and Business Side of the Cubs

Crane Kenney met with several members of the independent media Tuesday at the team’s offices. The Cubs President of Business Operations provided detailed updates on The 1060 Project, the expansion and restoration of Wrigley Field. There have not been any delays on Phase Two, and that includes the Cubs new state-of-the-art clubhouse, which is on […]

Opening Day and Start Time Set for the Chicago Cubs

Major League Baseball announced the Cubs will open the 2016 season in Los Angeles against the Angels on Monday, April 4. First pitch of the Cubs 2016 season is set for 9:05pm CDT and the game will be televised on ESPN 2. The 2016 MLB season begins Sunday, April 3 and concludes on Sunday, Oct. […]

From the Wire: Cubs Add Contreras, Candelario, Johnson and Vogelbach to 40-Man Roster

The Cubs selected the contracts of four players from Double-A Tennessee prior to Friday’s deadline to set the Major League reserve roster. C Willson Contreras, 3B Jeimer Candelario, RHP Pierce Johnson and 1B Dan Vogelbach were added to the 40-man roster, which now stands at 37 players. Willson Contreras, 23, was the organization’s Minor League […]

From the Wire: Cubs Acquire RHP Spencer Patton from the Rangers for INF Frandy Delarosa

The Cubs made another deal to acquire a reliever Friday. The Cubs traded minor league infielder Frandy Delarosa to the Texas Rangers for right-handed reliever Spencer Patton. With the addition of Patton, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 33 players. Spencer Patton turns 28 years old in February and is 6-foot-1, 200 pounds. Patton has […]