Cubs 2015 Spring Training Preview: Relief Pitchers

One of the brightest spots for the Cubs last season was a young bullpen that performed admirably pitching to a 3.61 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP, despite using 19 relievers. Four pitchers stood out as reliable options, but injuries exposed a shaky back-end which led to some veteran signings and will likely feature quite the […]


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Cubs Release Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

The Cubs released the broadcast schedule for the upcoming exhibition season. Updated 12:29am CST, Feb. 19 – According to ESPN Chicago, MLB Network will broadcast three Cubs’ Spring Training games: March 11 vs. Dodgers at Sloan Park, March 16 vs. Reds at Sloan Park and April 3 vs. Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Updated 7:23pm CST, […]


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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 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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Rain Washes Away Cubs Day-Night Split Squad Games

The Cubs lost two practice games Saturday due to heavy rains in the Phoenix area. The game against the Giants at Cubs Park (2:05pm CST) was cancelled after it was determined the field could not be played on. And the nightcap at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (8:10pm CST) was cancelled due to heavy […]


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Cubs Storylines of the Spring

Regardless of the win-loss expectancy at the big league level, this spring and the upcoming season are important steps in the building process for the organization. And the Cubs take another step Thursday afternoon when Rick Renteria’s team kicks off the Cactus League schedule against Kirk Gibson’s Arizona Diamondbacks. Several players that are coming off […]


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Vizcaino Throws BP, Let the Exhibition Games Begin and News from Day 10 of Cubs Camp

Arodys Vizcaino threw live batting practice Saturday off the mound at Field 1. This is a good sign for Vizcaino and the Cubs. Vizcaino has thrown his bullpen sessions this spring. Saturday was the first time news surfaced that he threw batting practice. Rick Renteria told ESPN Chicago that Vizcaino “looked very, very good” on […]


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Cubs Shot Some B-Ball Outside of the Training Room and News from Day Six of Cubs Camp

Pitchers and catchers reportedly had a light workout schedule Tuesday as the position players rolled into camp ahead of the first full squad workout on Wednesday. Position players had to be in Mesa by the end of the day. So while Starlin Castro and Junior Lake had not reported before the media called it a […]


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Cubs Cut the Ribbon … Pitchers and Catchers Report to Spring Training

On Wednesday, the Cubs cut the ribbon on the new facility in Mesa and began a new chapter for the team. And today, Cubs’ pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. The off-season is over, baseball is back. Pitchers and catchers on the Spring Training roster must be in Mesa before the end of the […]


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Mesa Approves Construction of Hotel in Wrigleyville West Near Cubs Park

Prior to the holidays the Cubs received unanimous approval from the Mesa City Council to build a Sheraton Hotel on the Wrigleyville West site next to Cubs Park. According to multiple reports, East Valley hotelier Bob Yost will construct a full service hotel that includes 175 rooms and a 12,000 square-foot conference center. The Sheraton […]


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