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Reports: Cubs add veteran reliever Cedeno

Reports: Cubs add veteran reliever Cedeno

The Chicago Cubs signed veteran left-handed reliever Xavier Cedeno on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.Sources told the Chicago Sun-Times that Cedeno agreed to a one-year, $900,000 contractMORE

Cubs closer Morrow to miss start of season

Cubs closer Morrow to miss start of season

Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow confirmed Wednesday that he will not be ready for the start of the season following elbow surgery in November.”I’m feeling really good right now,” the right-handeMORE

Cubs launching TV network in 2020

Cubs launching TV network in 2020

Tuning in to Chicago Cubs baseball will be simplified by this time next year.The team announced at the outset of spring training the launch of a regional sports TV channel, Marquee Sports Network,MORE

Cubs’ Ricketts apologizes for racist emails

Cubs’ Ricketts apologizes for racist emails

TD Ameritrade founder and Chicago Cubs ownership patriarch Joe Ricketts apologized after racist comments and conspiracy theories from his email address surfaced in an online news report from SplinterMORE

Cubs sign RHP Barnette to 1-year deal

Cubs sign RHP Barnette to 1-year deal

The Chicago Cubs signed right-handed reliever Tony Barnette to a one-year deal with a club option for 2020 on Friday.Barnette, 35, was 2-0 with a 2.39 ERA in 22 relief appearances with the Texas RaMORE

Reports: Cubs sign free agent reliever Brach

Reports: Cubs sign free agent reliever Brach

The Chicago Cubs have signed free agent reliever Brad Brach, according to multiple reports Thursday.ESPN said the deal was for one year at $3 million, a bargain for a former All-Star with a careerMORE

Maddon says Cubs won’t sign Harper

Maddon says Cubs won’t sign Harper

It remains to be seen where coveted free agent Bryce Harper will wind up playing this season, but he apparently won’t be a member of the Chicago Cubs.A fan asked Cubs manager Joe Maddon during an aMORE

Loretta, Tewksbury join Cubs coaching staff

Loretta, Tewksbury join Cubs coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made two additions to manager Joe Maddon’s coaching staff on Wednesday. Former All-Star infielder Mark Loretta will be their bench coach and one-time All-Star pitcher Bob Tewksbury wiMORE

Report: Cubs sign RHP Graveman

Report: Cubs sign RHP Graveman

The Chicago Cubs have signed right-hander Kendall Graveman, according to multiple reports.Graveman, 28, is recovering from Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow and is expected to be out until aMORE

Reports: O’s to name Cubs’ Hyde skipper

Reports: O’s to name Cubs’ Hyde skipper

The Baltimore Orioles are expected to name Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as their next manager, according to multiple reports Tuesday.On hand at the winter meetings, new Orioles general manMORE

Cubs tender contract to suspended SS Russell

Cubs tender contract to suspended SS Russell

The Chicago Cubs tendered a contract on Friday to suspended shortstop Addison Russell to keep him from becoming a free agent, but president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said that doesn’t guaranMORE

Angels acquire INF La Stella from Cubs

Angels acquire INF La Stella from Cubs

The Los Angeles Angels acquired infielder Tommy La Stella from the Chicago Cubs on Thursday for cash considerations or a player to be named, both teams announced.La Stella, 29, batted .266 with oneMORE

Cubs acquire IF Torreyes from Yankees

Cubs acquire IF Torreyes from Yankees

The New York Yankees sent infielder Ronald Torreyes to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash considerations, both teams announced.This will be Torreyes’ second trip throughMORE

Report: Cubs willing to trade Bryant

Report: Cubs willing to trade Bryant

Kris Bryant figured to be one the Chicago Cubs’ young cornerstones, but the team is now open to trading him, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.The Cubs have reportedly been telling teams that nearlyMORE

Report: Cubs weighing Russell’s future

Report: Cubs weighing Russell’s future

The Cubs are weighing the future of shortstop Addison Russell as he serves a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s joint domestic violence policy, according to a report from The AthMORE

Cubs keep LHP Hamels for $20M

Cubs keep LHP Hamels for $20M

Left-hander Cole Hamels is coming back to the Chicago Cubs in 2019.The Cubs picked up Hamels’ $20 million contract option on Friday, the latest in a flurry of moves by the franchise restoring the rMORE

Cubs exercise option on RHP reliever Strop

Cubs exercise option on RHP reliever Strop

The Chicago Cubs picked up their 2019 option on right-hander Pedro Strop, who will return for his seventh season with the team.Strop, 33, notched a career-high 13 saves last season while going 6-1MORE

Cubs exercise option on LHP Quintana

Cubs exercise option on LHP Quintana

The Chicago Cubs exercised their 2019 option on left-handed pitcher José Quintana on Wednesday and also claimed left-hander Jerry Vasto off waivers from the Kansas City Royals.Quintana will receivMORE

Cubs name Rangers’ Iapoce as hitting coach

Cubs name Rangers’ Iapoce as hitting coach

The Chicago Cubs on Monday hired former Texas Rangers coach Anthony Iapoce to replace Chili Davis as their hitting coach.Iapoce, 45, comes on board with built-in connections with the Cubs. He was aMORE

Reports: Cubs fire hitting coach Davis

Reports: Cubs fire hitting coach Davis

The Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis after one season, according to several media reports, after their offensive production stumbled in the second half of the season.Davis, 58, wasMORE

Reports: Maddon will manage Cubs in 2019

Reports: Maddon will manage Cubs in 2019

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon will reportedly return for his fifth season with the team in 2019.There had been some speculation about Maddon’s future in Chicago following a disappointing finish.MORE

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