Home / Chicago Cubs
Category: Chicago Cubs

Mason McGwire, son of slugger Mark McGwire, picked by Cubs in 2022 MLB Draft - The Athletic

McGwire's pick extends a 2022 MLB Draft that was already heavy on sons of former big-league stars.

Read more

Cubs call up starter Caleb Kilian, key prospect received in Kris Bryant trade - The Athletic

The Cubs are promoting top pitching prospect Caleb Kilian from Triple-A Iowa and will start him in Game 2 of Saturday’s doubleheader against the...

Read more

Cubs call up starter Caleb Kilian, key prospect received in Kris Bryant trade - The Athletic

The Cubs are promoting top pitching prospect Caleb Kilian from Triple-A Iowa and will start him in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader...

Read more

Cubs top prospect Brennen Davis undergoes back surgery: Sources - The Athletic

Davis hasn't played since May 3 and could miss the rest of the season.

Read more

White Sox's Tim Anderson exits in fifth inning vs. Cubs with apparent injury - The Athletic

Anderson was favoring his right leg when he was helped off the field after going down while fielding a grounder up the middle.

Read more

Cubs' Seiya Suzuki leaves game vs. Reds with sprained finger - The Athletic

Chicago Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki left Thursday's game against the Cincinnati Reds due to a sprained left ring finger, according to the...

Read more

MLB postpones six games Friday due to rain; most in a single day since 2018 - The Athletic

The Dodgers-Cubs, Pirates-Reds, Orioles-Royals, Mets-Phillies, Rangers-Yankees and Blue Jays-Guardians will not play on Friday night due to inclement...

Read more

Blackhawks hire Cubs' Jeff Greenberg as associate GM - The Athletic

Greenberg previously interviewed with the Blackhawks for their general manager job. Kyle Davidson was eventually named general manager on March 1.

Read more

Jon Jay, former Cardinals outfielder, retires from MLB after 12 seasons - The Athletic

Jon Jay is retiring from professional baseball, he announced on his Instagram on Wednesday. The outfielder played 12 seasons in MLB.

Read more

Cubs' Seiya Suzuki hits 2 homers in 2-1 win over Pirates - The Athletic

Chicago Cubs outfielder improved upon his already impressive major-league debut on Tuesday with two home runs during Chicago's 2-1 win over the...

Read more

Ricketts Family conclude takeover meeting with Chelsea, fly back to Chicago for MLB season - The Athletic

Tom and Laura Ricketts met the Chelsea hierarchy on Tuesday as part of their bid to buy the club.The Athletic understands that the pair will now fly...

Read more

Cubs' Ricketts family confirm they'll make joint bid with billionaire Ken Griffin to buy Chelsea - The Athletic

The Ricketts family, owners of the Chicago Cubs, made their joint bid to buy English Premier League club Chelsea along with Illinois-based...

Read more

Cubs agree to 5-year, $85 million deal with Japanese OF Seiya Suzuki: Sources - The Athletic

Arguably the best all-around player in Nippon Professional Baseball, Suzuki broke in with the Hiroshima Carp as a 19-year-old in 2013. He had a...

Read more

Chicago Cubs, Andrelton Simmons agree to 1-year deal: Source - The Athletic

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year deal with shortstop Andrelton Simmons, a source told The Athletic. The agreement is worth $4 million...

Read more

Former Cubs, Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester retires with 200 wins, 3 World Series rings - The Athletic

Jon Lester, a three-time World Series champion with the Cubs and Red Sox, a 200-game winner and one of the best free-agent signings in Chicago sports...

Read more

Marcus Stroman indicates he's signing with Cubs: 'Can't wait to call' Wrigley Field home - The Athletic

Stroman, 30, was the top remaining starter available in free agency after Max Scherzer joined the Mets, Kevin Gausman signed with the Blue Jays and...

Read more

Endeavor creates Diamond Baseball Holdings, plans to acquire 9 MiLB teams - The Athletic

Diamond Baseball Holdings has agreed to purchase MiLB teams for the Cubs, Cardinals, Yankees, Giants and Braves.

Read more

Reliever Doug Jones, who saved 303 games over 16 seasons, dies at 64 - The Athletic

Doug Jones, who played for seven big-league teams and pitched in the majors until he was 43, died of complications from COVID-19.

Read more

Cubs, Yan Gomes agree to 2-year, $13 million deal: Source - The Athletic

Gomes heads to Chicago after splitting the 2021 season between the Washington Nationals and Oakland A's.

Read more

Clint Frazier agrees to 1-year deal with Cubs after being DFA'd by Yankees: Source - The Athletic

Frazier, 27, had some of the worst stats in his career in 2021. The outfielder had 20 hits, 15 RBIs and a .186 batting average in comparison to his...

Read more

Cubs claim Wade Miley, who threw a no-hitter in May, off waivers from Reds - The Athletic

Miley has a $10 million club option for 2022, but the Reds opted not to pick it up and placed the 34-year-old pitcher on waivers instead.

Read more

Cubs hire Greg Brown from Rays as new lead hitting coach: Sources - The Athletic

Brown spent the last two seasons as Tampa Bay’s minor-league hitting coordinator, gaining exposure to one of baseball’s most innovative...

Read more

Sources: Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari expected to be named AGM for Cubs - The Athletic

Team president Jed Hoyer is expected to bring in Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager, adding an executive to the fold who has spent his career...

Read more

Cubs' Javier Baez creates run with wild base running vs. Pirates: 'A magic act' - The Athletic

Javier Baez helped create an extra run for the Chicago Cubs during a bizarre play Thursday through a wild bit of base running against the Pittsburgh...

Read more

Braves' Ronald Acuña Jr. day to day after suffering abdominal strain - The Athletic

Ronald Acuña Jr. left Sunday's game injured, a few innings after the Atlanta Braves jumped on Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks for four homers in...

Read more

Anthony Rizzo strikes out Freddie Freeman in Braves' blowout of Cubs - The Athletic

Rizzo started the count down 2-0 before getting Freeman to strike out on three consecutive pitches.

Read more

Chicago to allow fans at 20 percent capacity for Opening Day - The Athletic

More than 8,000 fans will be able to attend games at Wrigley Field and Guaranteed Rate Field. Neither stadium has hosted fans for a game since 2019.

Read more

White Sox get closer Craig Kimbrel from Cubs - The Athletic

Kimbrel has recorded a 0.49 ERA with 64 strikeouts in 36.2 innings pitched this season.

Read more

Latest 20