Crane Kenney Talks Wrigley Field, Rooftops, Cubs Media Rights and Finances on The Game

Cubs President of Business Operations, Crane Kenney, spent time Monday morning with David Kaplan and David Haugh on The Game. Crane Kenney was pretty open during the long interview. Kenney discussed Wrigley Field and the Cubs’ media rights. Plus he provided details on the negotiations and the contract with the rooftops that he helped write.

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Day Two of the 2014 Cubs Convention: Meet Cubs Baseball Management

Meet Cubs Baseball Management was next up on Saturday with Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Rick Renteria and assistant general managers Randy Bush and Shiraz Rehman. Theo Epstein stated during the session the Cubs are not done adding players to the roster this off-season. The Cubs are “always looking to add impact players at the right […]

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Cubs to Interview Eric Wedge for Managerial Opening

According to multiple reports on Friday morning, the Cubs have spoken with former Indians and Mariners skipper Eric Wedge and plan to formally interview him next week for their managerial opening. Eric Wedge would be the sixth known candidate for the Cubs’ job joining A.J. Hinch, Manny Acta, Rick Renteria, Dave Martinez and Torey Lovullo. […]

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Updating the Skipper Search: Cubs Have Reportedly Talked to Torey Lovullo

The front office has expanded their search for the next manager of the Cubs as expected. While Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Randy Bush have interviewed at least four candidates, the Cubs’ brass have asked the Rangers for permission to speak with Mike Maddux and it appears they will wait for the Sox’s season to […]

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The Skipper Search Continues and Other Cubs News and Notes

The search for the Cubs next skipper enters day seven on Wednesday, it has been exactly one week since the front office lost out on their first choice to some team in the Big Apple. Over the last ten-plus days the Cubs have interviewed A.J. Hinch, Manny Acta and Rick Renteria. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer […]

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Cubs Interview Renteria, Martinez Excited about Opportunity

As expected, the Cubs interviewed Padres’ bench coach Rick Renteria for the managerial opening on Monday in California. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer reportedly flew to San Diego to conduct sit down with Renteria, who is recovering from hip surgery. Renteria is expected to be fully recovered by Spring Training. Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod […]

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Joe Girardi Re-Signs with Yankees, Cubs Shift Gears on Managerial Search

The Yankees announced on Wednesday afternoon that Joe Girardi agreed to a four-year, $16 million contract to return as manager of the Yankees. The Cubs were reportedly waiting on Girardi to make a decision on returning to the Bronx or exploring opportunities with the Cubs before moving into a different direction with their managerial search. […]

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Cubs Continue to Wait as Joe Girardi Mulls Options

The Girardi Watch enters day nine as both the Yankees and the Cubs continue to wait on Joe Girardi to make a decision on whether or not he will stay in New York. According to the Sun-Times, the Cubs were expecting to know by Tuesday if they would have a chance to formally speak with […]

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Day Two of the 2013 Cubs Convention … Meet the Cubs Baseball Management

The second session on Saturday was ‘Meet the Cubs Baseball Management’ featuring Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Dale Sveum and assistant general managers Randy Bush and Shiraz Rehman. The session was chalked full of information, including the latest on the signing of Carlos Villanueva. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer were once again very transparent with their […]

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Cubs Off-Season Heating Up as Winter Meetings Begin

The Winter Meetings have not officially begun but the Cubs appear to have already made an addition to their bullpen. The Cubs reportedly agreed to terms on a two-year, $9.5 million contract with free agent reliever Kyuji Fujikawa. The deal includes a vesting option for a third year based on games finished and $2 million […]

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