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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

Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

Orlando Arcia led off the eighth inning with the third of his four hits and trotted home on Lorenzo Cain’s go-ahead single two batters later, delivering the Milwaukee Brewers the National League CentrMORE

Mikolas pitches Cardinals past Cubs, 2-1

Mikolas pitches Cardinals past Cubs, 2-1

Right-hander Miles Mikolas remained unbeaten in September with eight strong innings Saturday afternoon, keeping the St. Louis Cardinals alive in the National League wild-card hunt with a 2-1 victory oMORE

Bryant homers in return as Cubs beat Cards

Bryant homers in return as Cubs beat Cards

Right-hander Kyle Hendricks limited the St. Louis Cardinals to two runs in eight innings and Kris Bryant belted a home run Friday afternoon, lifting the host Chicago Cubs to an 8-4 victory in the openMORE

Lester sharp as Cubs blank Pirates

Lester sharp as Cubs blank Pirates

David Bote hit a two-out, two-run triple and Daniel Murphy added a two-out RBI single Thursday for the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.Jon LMORE

Cubs 3B Bryant out of lineup again

Cubs 3B Bryant out of lineup again

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was not in the starting lineup for a second straight game on Thursday due to a bruised left wrist.Bryant was plunked by Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander ChrisMORE

Reports: Cubs SS Russell’s leave extended

Reports: Cubs SS Russell’s leave extended

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will remain on administrative leave through Sunday after the league extended Russell’s initial week-long ban, according to multiple reports Thursday.MLB placeMORE

Cubs clinch playoff spot, top Pirates in 10

Cubs clinch playoff spot, top Pirates in 10

Albert Almora Jr.’s two-out single in the bottom of the 10th inning plated the winning run as the Cubs blew a big lead but came back to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 Wednesday, shortly after ChicagoMORE

Cubs place RHP Bass on 10-day DL

Cubs place RHP Bass on 10-day DL

The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Anthony Bass on the 10-day disabled list because of an illness and selected the contract of right-hander James Norwood from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday.Bass, 30, isMORE

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