A Look Back at the Cubs Off-Season as Pitchers and Catchers Report to Spring Training

Doesn’t it seem like a lot longer than just 144 days since Jed Hoyer’s San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 9-2? Ryan Dempster took the loss on the final day of the 2011 season. Starlin Castro ran his hitting streak to 11 games in the loss and reached base for the 40th game in […]

Two Minor Signings, A Front Office Hiring … and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

Three announcements came out of the offices of 1060 West Addison on the final Friday of Twenty-Eleven … and more rumors on what the Cubs next move, or moves, might be. According to a report from Baseball America, the Cubs signed two Cuban prospects … but not the ones that have been in the headlines […]

The Front Office, Fielder, Marshall, Compensation … and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

The player moves the Cubs are rumored to be working on continued making noise on Tuesday. According to a report late Tuesday night from Ken Rosenthal, the Cubs and Reds are discussing a deal that could send Sean Marshall to Cincinnati for Travis Wood. It is unknown if there are other players involved in the […]

Cubs Add to Front Office … Hire Matt Dorey as a National Cross-Checker

According to a report from WEEI, the Cubs have hired Matt Dorey to be a national cross-checker. Dorey spent the last four years as an area scout for the Red Sox. The Boston media is also reporting that the Cubs and Red Sox have agreed that Theo Epstein will not be allowed to hire anyone […]