TOP 50 CHICAGO CUBS NEWS Latest 50 Chicago Cubs news http://www.kffl.com Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:19:09 -0500 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Cubs | Tommy La Stella working at third base http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=953489-cubs-tommy-la-stella-working-at-third-base Chicago Cubs 2B Tommy La Stella took repetitions at third base, and manager Joe Maddon ... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:24:03 -0500 Cubs | Kris Bryant to play OF in camp http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=953250-cubs-kris-bryant-to-play-of-in-camp Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant was asked by manager Joe Maddon to play some outfield ... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:44:33 -0500 Cubs | Travis Wood not told about trade likelihood http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=953077-cubs-travis-wood-not-told-about-trade-likelihood Chicago Cubs SP Travis Wood has not been told by the team about the likelihood ... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:55:00 -0500 Cubs | Cubs may keep three catchers http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=953076-cubs-cubs-may-keep-three-catchers The Chicago Cubs may keep three catchers on their roster for depth at the position, ... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:49:52 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo still may be moved http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=952843-cubs-welington-castillo-still-may-be-moved Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo is still being shopped by the team since they have ... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:28:50 -0500 Cubs | Kris Bryant's debut may be delayed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=952456-cubs-kris-bryant's-debut-may-be-delayed Chicago Cubs 3B Kris Bryant, who hit .325 with 43 runs and 110 RBI between ... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:31:10 -0500 Cubs | Mike Olt likely to win 3B job http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=952244-cubs-mike-olt-likely-to-win-3b-job Chicago Cubs 3B Mike Olt is the front-runner to win the third base job over ... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:35:23 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon to experiment with lineup http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=952163-cubs-joe-maddon-to-experiment-with-lineup Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon plans on experimenting with the lineup in his first year ... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:16:48 -0500 Cubs | Jonathan Mota re-signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951881-cubs-jonathan-mota-re-signs Free-agent IF Jonathan Mota (Cubs) was re-signed by the Chicago Cubs on Friday, Feb. 13. ... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:56:19 -0500 Cubs | Gonzalez Germen outrighted to Iowa http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951744-cubs-gonzalez-germen-outrighted-to-iowa Chicago Cubs RP Gonzalez Germen cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa Friday, Feb. ... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:09:28 -0500 Cubs | Chicago was a finalist for James Shields http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951558-cubs-chicago-was-a-finalist-for-james-shields San Diego Padres SP James Shields said the Chicago Cubs were the other team he ... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:15:53 -0500 Cubs | James Shields received offer from Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951108-cubs-james-shields-received-offer-from-cubs San Diego Padres SP James Shields received a three-year offer with a vesting option from ... Mon, 09 Feb 2015 05:59:40 -0500 Cubs | Cubs unlikely to land James Shields http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951040-cubs-cubs-unlikely-to-land-james-shields Updating a previous report, the Chicago Cubs are still considered a long shot to sign ... Sun, 08 Feb 2015 12:12:39 -0500 Cubs | James Shields could be option for Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=951012-cubs-james-shields-could-be-option-for-cubs Free-agent SP James Shields (Royals) could still be an option for the Chicago Cubs. Sun, 08 Feb 2015 08:37:08 -0500 Cubs | Hunter Cervenka re-signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950915-cubs-hunter-cervenka-re-signed The Chicago Cubs have re-signed P Hunter Cervenka to a minor league contract. Sat, 07 Feb 2015 10:09:35 -0500 Cubs | Pedro Strop avoids arbitration http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950691-cubs-pedro-strop-avoids-arbitration Chicago Cubs RP Pedro Strop agreed to a one-year $2.525 million contract Thursday, Feb. 5, ... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:57:33 -0500 Cubs | Chicago kicking tires on James Shields http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950619-cubs-chicago-kicking-tires-on-james-shields Free-agent SP James Shields (Royals) is receiving some late interest from the Chicago Cubs, and ... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:19:47 -0500 Cubs | Pedro Feliciano signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950606-cubs-pedro-feliciano-signs Free-agent RP Pedro Feliciano (Cardinals) officially signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs ... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:02:04 -0500 Cubs | Logan Watkins injures Achilles' tendon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950596-cubs-logan-watkins-injures-achilles'-tendon Chicago Cubs 2B Logan Watkins (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon injury while working out ... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:11:55 -0500 Cubs | Drake Britton claimed off waivers http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950482-cubs-drake-britton-claimed-off-waivers The Chicago Cubs claimed SP Drake Britton off waivers from the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, ... Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:11:54 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro healthy http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950461-cubs-starlin-castro-healthy Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro is fully healthy heading into the season, and his swing ... Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:07:26 -0500 Cubs | Close to landing Pedro Feliciano http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=950349-cubs-close-to-landing-pedro-feliciano Free-agent RP Pedro Feliciano (Cardinals) is close to signing a minor league deal with an ... Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:55:06 -0500 Cubs | Mike Baxter signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=949984-cubs-mike-baxter-signed The Chicago Cubs have signed OF Mike Baxter (Dodgers) to a minor league contract. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:10:14 -0500 Cubs | Gonzalez German claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948956-cubs-gonzalez-german-claimed Texas Rangers RP Gonzalez Germen was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs Friday, Jan. ... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:03:15 -0500 Cubs | Dexter Fowler avoids arbitration http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948875-cubs-dexter-fowler-avoids-arbitration Chicago Cubs OF Dexter Fowler avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $9.5 million deal ... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:47:46 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez struggling with strikeouts http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948721-cubs-javier-baez-struggling-with-strikeouts Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez has gone 0-for-9 with six strikeouts in two games of ... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:29:24 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez spending time at third? http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948353-cubs-javier-baez-spending-time-at-third? Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez could play some third base during spring training. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:30:45 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro relocates family http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948278-cubs-starlin-castro-relocates-family Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro has decided to move his family from the Dominican Republic ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:55:12 -0500 Cubs | Dexter Fowler traded to Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948274-cubs-dexter-fowler-traded-to-cubs Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler was acquired by the Chicago Cubs for SP Dan Straily ... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:23:52 -0500 Cubs | Cubbies close to landing Dexter Fowler http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948270-cubs-cubbies-close-to-landing-dexter-fowler Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler is close to being acquired by the Chicago Cubs. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:45:20 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez will have to earn at-bats http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948147-cubs-javier-baez-will-have-to-earn-at-bats Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez will have to earn his playing time this season, according ... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:49:58 -0500 Cubs | Daniel Bard signs minor league deal http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948133-cubs-daniel-bard-signs-minor-league-deal Free-agent RP Daniel Bard (Rangers) signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring ... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:19:10 -0500 Cubs | Francisley Bueno signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948132-cubs-francisley-bueno-signed The Chicago Cubs signed RP Francisley Bueno (Royals) to a minor league contract, financial terms ... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:18:48 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon to bat pitchers eighth? http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=948067-cubs-joe-maddon-to-bat-pitchers-eighth? Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he is considering having his pitchers bat eighth this ... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:26:13 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez loses weight http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947994-cubs-javier-baez-loses-weight Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez has lost 15 pounds in the offseason. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:25:55 -0500 Cubs | Luis Valbuena, Travis Wood agree to terms http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947907-cubs-luis-valbuena,-travis-wood-agree-to-terms Chicago Cubs 3B Luis Valbuena and SP Travis Wood avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year ... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:07:41 -0500 Cubs | Jake Arrieta avoids arbitration http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947819-cubs-jake-arrieta-avoids-arbitration Chicago Cubs SP Jake Arrieta avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.63 million deal ... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:51:48 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo avoids arbitration http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947797-cubs-welington-castillo-avoids-arbitration Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $2.1 million deal Friday, ... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:04:29 -0500 Cubs | Chris Coghlan avoids arbitration http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947779-cubs-chris-coghlan-avoids-arbitration Chicago Cubs OF Chris Coghlan avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $2.505 million deal Friday, ... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:23:50 -0500 Cubs | Felix Doubront signs one-year deal http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947624-cubs-felix-doubront-signs-one-year-deal Chicago Cubs SP Felix Doubront avoided arbitration by signing a one-year deal worth $1.925 million. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:37:30 -0500 Cubs | Chris Valaika re-signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=947050-cubs-chris-valaika-re-signed The Chicago Cubs have re-signed INF Chris Valaika to a minor league contract. Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:11:45 -0500 Cubs | Andres Santiago signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=946918-cubs-andres-santiago-signed The Chicago Cubs have signed free-agent P Andres Santiago (Dodgers) to a minor league contract. Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:26:58 -0500 Cubs | Chicago signs two http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=946917-cubs-chicago-signs-two The Chicago Cubs have signed free-agent RP Jorge De Leon (Athletics) and C Taylor Teagarden ... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:25:01 -0500 Cubs | Chris Denorfia set for platoon role http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=946805-cubs-chris-denorfia-set-for-platoon-role Chicago Cubs OF Chris Denorfia is expected to see playing time in left field as ... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:46:28 -0500 Cubs | Mike Kickham designated for assignment http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=946791-cubs-mike-kickham-designated-for-assignment Chicago Cubs SP Mike Kickham was designated for assignment Friday, Jan. 9. The move corresponds ... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:07:45 -0500 Cubs | Chris Denorfia contract details http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=946235-cubs-chris-denorfia-contract-details Chicago Cubs OF Chris Denorfia is guaranteed $2.6 million for the 2015 season, with an ... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:30:49 -0500 Cubs | Chris Denorfia agrees to terms http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=945530-cubs-chris-denorfia-agrees-to-terms Free-agent OF Chris Denorfia (Mariners) has agreed to terms with the Chicago Cubs on a ... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:26:52 -0500 Cubs | Cubs looking at Stephen Drew http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=945272-cubs-cubs-looking-at-stephen-drew Free-agent Stephen Drew (Yankees) is being looked at by the Chicago Cubs. Tue, 30 Dec 2014 03:55:30 -0500 Cubs | Cubs could add Jonny Gomes http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=945108-cubs-cubs-could-add-jonny-gomes Sources indicate free-agent OF Jonny Gomes (Athletics) could end up with the Chicago Cubs before ... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 02:17:33 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro cleared in shooting http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944905-cubs-starlin-castro-cleared-in-shooting Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro was cleared of any involvement in a shooting incident by ... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:23:17 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro questioned in shooting http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944876-cubs-starlin-castro-questioned-in-shooting Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro was reportedly detained and questioned in his native Dominican Republic ... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:01:44 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro detained http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944856-cubs-starlin-castro-detained Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro was detained for questioning in the Dominican Republic Saturday, Dec. ... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:49:55 -0500 Cubs | Adron Chambers signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944440-cubs-adron-chambers-signs The Chicago Cubs signed free-agent OF Adron Chambers (Blue Jays) to a minor league deal. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:05:07 -0500 Cubs | David Ross financials http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944214-cubs-david-ross-financials Chicago Cubs C David Ross will make $2.25 million next season and $2.25 million in ... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:07:49 -0500 Cubs | Mike Kickham claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944207-cubs-mike-kickham-claimed The Chicago Cubs claimed SP Mike Kickham off waivers from the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, ... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:55:33 -0500 Cubs | Jason Motte incentives http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944161-cubs-jason-motte-incentives Chicago Cubs RP Jason Motte will receive a $4.5 million base salary for 2015, and ... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:40:45 -0500 Cubs | Donn Roach, Logan Watkins outrighted http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=944035-cubs-donn-roach,-logan-watkins-outrighted Chicago Cubs P Donn Roach and 2B Logan Watkins cleared waivers and were outrighted to ... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:15:23 -0500 Cubs | Two removed from 40-man roster http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943751-cubs-two-removed-from-40-man-roster The Chicago Cubs have designated P Donn Roach and 2B Logan Watkins for assignment. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:28:55 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo may be moved http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943720-cubs-welington-castillo-may-be-moved Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo could be traded after the team acquired Cs David Ross ... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 07:02:34 -0500 Cubs | Sign David Ross http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943662-cubs-sign-david-ross Free-agent C David Ross (Red Sox) signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Chicago ... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:16:51 -0500 Cubs | Ryan Lavarnway claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943606-cubs-ryan-lavarnway-claimed The Chicago Cubs claimed C Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, ... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:26:20 -0500 Cubs | Shane Peterson claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943563-cubs-shane-peterson-claimed The Chicago Cubs claimed OF Shane Peterson off waivers from the Oakland Athletics Friday, Dec. ... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:26:57 -0500 Cubs | Anthony Carter signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943507-cubs-anthony-carter-signs The Chicago Cubs signed RP Anthony Carter to a minor league contract that includes an ... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:28:21 -0500 Cubs | Justin Ruggiano traded http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=943078-cubs-justin-ruggiano-traded The Chicago Cubs have traded OF Justin Ruggiano to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for ... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:39:39 -0500 Cubs | Jason Motte officially signs with Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942874-cubs-jason-motte-officially-signs-with-cubs Free-agent RP Jason Motte (Cardinals) officially signed a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Chicago ... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:52:24 -0500 Cubs | Chicago viewing Jason Motte as closer? http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942823-cubs-chicago-viewing-jason-motte-as-closer? Updating an ongoing story, Chicago Cubs RP Jason Motte's contract has incentives for games finished, ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:45:02 -0500 Cubs | Jason Motte financials http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942821-cubs-jason-motte-financials Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs RP Jason Motte's one-year contract is worth $4.5 million, ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:42:16 -0500 Cubs | Chicago signing Jason Motte http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942814-cubs-chicago-signing-jason-motte Free-agent RP Jason Motte (Cardinals) signed a one-year contract, pending a physical, with the Chicago ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:20:45 -0500 Cubs | Ariel Ovando signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942693-cubs-ariel-ovando-signs The Chicago Cubs signed free-agent OF Ariel Ovando (Astros) to a minor league deal over ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:09:52 -0500 Cubs | Chicago interested in Colby Rasmus http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942596-cubs-chicago-interested-in-colby-rasmus The Chicago Cubs met recently with free-agent OF Colby Rasmus (Blue Jays). The Baltimore Orioles ... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:39:53 -0500 Cubs | Interested in Ben Revere http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=942411-cubs-interested-in-ben-revere The Chicago Cubs have expressed interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Ben Revere. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:33:15 -0500 Cubs | Taylor Featherston selected in Rule 5 draft http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941990-cubs-taylor-featherston-selected-in-rule-5-draft The Chicago Cubs selected Colorado Rockies SS Taylor Featherston with their first pick in the ... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:47:07 -0500 Cubs | Cubs still interested in Jonny Gomes http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941919-cubs-cubs-still-interested-in-jonny-gomes The Chicago Cubs would still like to sign free-agent OF Jonny Gomes (Athletics), who has ... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:32:43 -0500 Cubs | Jon Lester receives big signing bonus http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941695-cubs-jon-lester-receives-big-signing-bonus Chicago Cubs SP Jon Lester received a $30 million signing bonus that will be paid ... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:14:09 -0500 Cubs | Jon Lester signs with Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941659-cubs-jon-lester-signs-with-cubs Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) has signed a six-year, $155 million contract with the Chicago ... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:25:22 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo to be dealt? http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941564-cubs-welington-castillo-to-be-dealt? Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo could be traded now that the team has acquired C ... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:59:17 -0500 Cubs | To meet with David Ross http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941557-cubs-to-meet-with-david-ross Free-agent C David Ross (Red Sox) will meet with the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, Dec. 9. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:45:47 -0500 Cubs | Cubs acquire Miguel Montero http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941544-cubs-cubs-acquire-miguel-montero The Chicago Cubs have acquired C Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks for P Jefferson ... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:05:57 -0500 Cubs | Cubs willing to pick up Miguel Montero's deal http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941494-cubs-cubs-willing-to-pick-up-miguel-montero's-deal Arizona Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero, who has three years and $40 million remaining on his ... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:21:04 -0500 Cubs | Cubs discussing deal for Miguel Montero http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941449-cubs-cubs-discussing-deal-for-miguel-montero The Chicago Cubs are interested in trading for Arizona Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero, but sources ... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 04:25:59 -0500 Cubs | Jason Hammel agrees with Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941291-cubs-jason-hammel-agrees-with-cubs Free-agent SP Jason Hammel (Athletics) agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal with the Chicago ... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:51:03 -0500 Cubs | Cubs close to signing Jason Hammel http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941272-cubs-cubs-close-to-signing-jason-hammel Free-agent SP Jason Hammel (Athletics) is close to signing a one-year contract to return to ... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 04:38:22 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro not available http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941197-cubs-starlin-castro-not-available Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro is not available in a trade this offseason. Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:46:31 -0500 Cubs | Chicago hoping to improve depth at catcher http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=941022-cubs-chicago-hoping-to-improve-depth-at-catcher Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said the organization will look to strengthen their catching situation ... Sat, 06 Dec 2014 10:45:36 -0500 Cubs | Ryan Dempster to be special assistant http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940822-cubs-ryan-dempster-to-be-special-assistant Retired SP Ryan Dempster will serve as a special assistant to Chicago Cubs president Theo ... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:11:26 -0500 Cubs | Jonathan Herrera signed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940788-cubs-jonathan-herrera-signed Free-agent 2B Jonathan Herrera (Red Sox) signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs ... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:44:59 -0500 Cubs | Dave Martinez hired as bench coach http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940632-cubs-dave-martinez-hired-as-bench-coach Former Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez is being hired as the new bench ... Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:44:37 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez playing winter ball http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940510-cubs-javier-baez-playing-winter-ball Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez will begin playing winter ball for Santurce in Puerto Rico ... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:17:26 -0500 Cubs | John Baker, Wesley Wright non-tendered http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940339-cubs-john-baker,-wesley-wright-non-tendered Chicago Cubs C John Baker and RP Wesley Wright were not tendered contracts, making them ... Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:12:52 -0500 Cubs | Travis Wood expected to receive offer http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=940034-cubs-travis-wood-expected-to-receive-offer Chicago Cubs SP Travis Wood is expected to receive a tender offer from the team, ... Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:00:38 -0500 Cubs | Pedro Strop in car accident http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=939505-cubs-pedro-strop-in-car-accident Chicago Cubs RP Pedro Strop was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic, ... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:39:04 -0500 Cubs | Cubs offer Jon Lester $135 million http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=939091-cubs-cubs-offer-jon-lester-$135-million The Chicago Cubs have offered free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) a deal worth just over ... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:56:55 -0500 Cubs | Henry Blanco joining coaching staff http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=938569-cubs-henry-blanco-joining-coaching-staff Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen coach Henry Blanco has agreed to join the Chicago Cubs coaching staff ... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:24:01 -0500 Cubs | Haven't checked on Nick Swisher http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937974-cubs-haven't-checked-on-nick-swisher Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher hasn't been inquired on by the Chicago Cubs. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:42:16 -0500 Cubs | Showing interest in Jonny Gomes http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937962-cubs-showing-interest-in-jonny-gomes The Chicago Cubs are one of five teams showing an interest in free-agent OF Jonny ... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:36:48 -0500 Cubs | Chicago meets with Jon Lester http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937899-cubs-chicago-meets-with-jon-lester Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) met with the Chicago Cubs Tuesday, Nov. 18, according to ... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:19:49 -0500 Cubs | Could land Russell Martin http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937648-cubs-could-land-russell-martin Executives involved in the bidding for free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) believe the Chicago Cubs ... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:12:24 -0500 Cubs | Tommy La Stella acquired http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937576-cubs-tommy-la-stella-acquired The Chicago Cubs acquired 2B Tommy La Stella and one international bonus pool slot from ... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:54:28 -0500 Cubs | Favorites to land Russell Martin http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=937199-cubs-favorites-to-land-russell-martin Free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) is expected to land with the Chicago Cubs this offseason. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:52:32 -0500 Cubs | Will meet with Jon Lester http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936953-cubs-will-meet-with-jon-lester Free-agent SP Jon Lester (Athletics) will meet with the Chicago Cubs for formal meetings and ... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:43:44 -0500 Cubs | Donn Roach claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936830-cubs-donn-roach-claimed The Chicago Cubs claimed RP Donn Roach off waivers from the San Diego Padres. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:12:49 -0500 Cubs | Not getting Jordan Zimmermann http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936740-cubs-not-getting-jordan-zimmermann Washington Nationals SP Jordan Zimmermann is not on the verge of being traded to the ... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:26:10 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro has recovered http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936696-cubs-starlin-castro-has-recovered Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro (ankle) has recovered from his season-ending ankle injury, according to ... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:56:32 -0500 Cubs | Cubs comfortable with Hector Rondon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936683-cubs-cubs-comfortable-with-hector-rondon Chicago Cubs RP Hector Rondon appears safe in the closer role in the offseason, and ... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:36:30 -0500 Cubs | Meet with Russell Martin http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=936142-cubs-meet-with-russell-martin Free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) met with the Chicago Cubs Thursday, Nov. 6, according to ... Sat, 08 Nov 2014 07:25:03 -0500 Cubs | Interested in Cole Hamels http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935637-cubs-interested-in-cole-hamels Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is once again attracting interest from the Chicago Cubs, who ... Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:56:38 -0500 Cubs | Cubs will go after Russell Martin http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935526-cubs-cubs-will-go-after-russell-martin Free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) will be pursued by the Chicago Cubs this offseason, according ... Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:24:49 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon financials http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935366-cubs-joe-maddon-financials Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon's five-year deal is worth $25 million. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:09:29 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon's deal official http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935321-cubs-joe-maddon's-deal-official Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon received an undisclosed five-year deal Monday, Nov. 3. Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:10:15 -0500 Cubs | Tsuyoshi Wada re-signs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935308-cubs-tsuyoshi-wada-re-signs The Chicago Cubs re-signed SP Tsuyoshi Wada to a one-year, $4 million deal Monday, Nov. ... Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:55:54 -0500 Cubs | Ryan Kalish elects free agency http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935126-cubs-ryan-kalish-elects-free-agency Chicago Cubs OF Ryan Kalish has elected free agency rather than take an outright assignment ... Sun, 02 Nov 2014 04:41:33 -0500 Cubs | Decision on Tsuyoshi Wada coming soon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935079-cubs-decision-on-tsuyoshi-wada-coming-soon The Chicago Cubs must decide whether they will pick up the option on SP Tsuyoshi ... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:33:36 -0500 Cubs | Jacob Turner has option exercised http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=935078-cubs-jacob-turner-has-option-exercised The Chicago Cubs have exercised their 2015 option on SP Jacob Turner. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:26:11 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon to be introduced Monday http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934929-cubs-joe-maddon-to-be-introduced-monday Chicago Cubs new manager Joe Maddon will officially be introduced Monday, Nov. 3. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:04 -0500 Cubs | Rick Renteria fired http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934894-cubs-rick-renteria-fired Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria was relieved of his duties Friday, Oct. 31. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:55:43 -0500 Cubs | Decline Kyuji Fujikawa's option http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934726-cubs-decline-kyuji-fujikawa's-option Chicago Cubs RP Kyuji Fujikawa's 2015 club option was not picked up, according to the ... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:34:22 -0500 Cubs | Chicago denying hiring of Joe Maddon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934575-cubs-chicago-denying-hiring-of-joe-maddon Updating a previous report, the Chicago Cubs denied hiring free-agent manager Joe Maddon, however it ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:10:11 -0500 Cubs | Joe Maddon hired by Cubs http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934569-cubs-joe-maddon-hired-by-cubs Former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon was hired by the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:35:27 -0500 Cubs | Talking with Joe Maddon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934559-cubs-talking-with-joe-maddon The Chicago Cubs are talking with free-agent manager Joe Maddon (Rays), and the team has ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:00:55 -0500 Cubs | Clear space on 40-man roster http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=934529-cubs-clear-space-on-40-man-roster Chicago Cubs OF Ryan Kalish, SS Chris Valaika and OF Josh Vitters were outrighted to ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:09:24 -0500 Cubs | Viewed as leader for Joe Maddon http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=933931-cubs-viewed-as-leader-for-joe-maddon The Chicago Cubs are viewed as a leading contender for free-agent manager Joe Maddon (Rays), ... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:42:52 -0500 Cubs | Kyle Schwarber staying behind the plate http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=931642-cubs-kyle-schwarber-staying-behind-the-plate Chicago Cubs C Kyle Schwarber will begin the 2015 season as a full-time catcher with ... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:06:24 -0500 Cubs | Add Doug Dascenzo to coaching staff http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=931509-cubs-add-doug-dascenzo-to-coaching-staff The Chicago Cubs added Doug Dascenzo to their coaching staff. Dascenzo will be the outfield ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:34:12 -0500 Cubs | Add hitting coach John Mallee http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=931493-cubs-add-hitting-coach-john-mallee The Chicago Cubs added hitting coach John Mallee to their coaching staff. Mallee was the ... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:07:28 -0500 Cubs | Bill Mueller resigns http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=931120-cubs-bill-mueller-resigns Chicago Cubs hitting coach Bill Mueller has resigned from his position with the team, but ... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:23:41 -0500 Cubs | Joseph Ortiz claimed http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=931036-cubs-joseph-ortiz-claimed The Chicago Cubs claimed RP Joseph Ortiz off waivers from the Texas Rangers Monday, Oct. ... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:54:10 -0500 Cubs | Javier Baez to start at second next year http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=930107-cubs-javier-baez-to-start-at-second-next-year Chicago Cubs SS Javier Baez is projected to open next season as the team's starting ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:14:35 -0500 Cubs | Neil Ramirez, Justin Grimm to remain in 'pen http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=930106-cubs-neil-ramirez,-justin-grimm-to-remain-in-'pen Chicago Cubs RPs Neil Ramirez and Justin Grimm will remain in the bullpen next season, ... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:14:10 -0500 Cubs | Mike Olt may play in outfield http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=929583-cubs-mike-olt-may-play-in-outfield The Chicago Cubs will talk to 3B Mike Olt about the possibility of learning to ... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:11:10 -0500 Cubs | Jacob Turner starting Sunday http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=929500-cubs-jacob-turner-starting-sunday Chicago Cubs SP Jacob Turner will start Sunday, Sept. 28, instead of SP Kyle Hendricks. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:11:05 -0500 Cubs | Starlin Castro done for season http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928852-cubs-starlin-castro-done-for-season Chicago Cubs SS Starlin Castro (ankle) has officially been ruled out for the season, according ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:28:18 -0500 Cubs | Edwin Jackson moving to 'pen http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928851-cubs-edwin-jackson-moving-to-'pen Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson will move to the bullpen for the final week of ... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:27:54 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo back in lineup http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928434-cubs-welington-castillo-back-in-lineup An MRI exam for Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) revealed no structural damage. He ... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:32:01 -0500 Cubs | Edwin Jackson could be removed from rotation http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928431-cubs-edwin-jackson-could-be-removed-from-rotation Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson is currently penciled in to start one of the games ... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:21:42 -0500 Cubs | Chris Coghlan hits two out http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928361-cubs-chris-coghlan-hits-two-out Chicago Cubs OF Chris Coghlan went 4-for-4 with two home runs, three RBIs, three runs ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:15:44 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo available http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928279-cubs-welington-castillo-available Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) is available to play Saturday, Sept. 20, but is ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:27:20 -0500 Cubs | Rafael Lopez could start http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928254-cubs-rafael-lopez-could-start Chicago Cubs C Rafael Lopez likely will be the starting catcher if C Welington Castillo ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:34:27 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo day-to-day http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928253-cubs-welington-castillo-day-to-day Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) is considered day-to-day because of ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:33:13 -0500 Cubs | Welington Castillo leaves early http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928097-cubs-welington-castillo-leaves-early Chicago Cubs C Welington Castillo (rib) left in the first inning Friday, Sept. 19, with ... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:03 -0500 Cubs | Tsuyoshi Wada shutdown http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928067-cubs-tsuyoshi-wada-shutdown Chicago Cubs SP Tsuyoshi Wada has been shutdown for the remainder of the season. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:10:58 -0500 Cubs | Edwin Jackson activated http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=928066-cubs-edwin-jackson-activated Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) was officially activated from the disabled list Friday, Sept. ... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:10:04 -0500 Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara hits http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927889-cubs-arismendy-alcantara-hits Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) hit in a cage Thursday, Sept. 18, and will ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:01:51 -0500 Cubs | Anthony Rizzo sitting http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927844-cubs-anthony-rizzo-sitting Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo is not in the starting lineup Thursday, Sept. 18. 3B ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:18:33 -0500 Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara has a sprained right wrist http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927689-cubs-arismendy-alcantara-has-a-sprained-right-wrist Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) said his MRI revealed a sprained right wrist, but ... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:01:58 -0500 Cubs | Will add veteran over winter http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927561-cubs-will-add-veteran-over-winter The Chicago Cubs plan to add an everyday veteran to the lineup over the offseason ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:44:49 -0500 Cubs | Anthony Rizzo to play every other day http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927481-cubs-anthony-rizzo-to-play-every-other-day Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo will play every other day for the rest of the ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:28:48 -0500 Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara undergoes MRI http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927480-cubs-arismendy-alcantara-undergoes-mri Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) underwent an MRI exam on his right wrist, and ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:24:00 -0500 Cubs | Edwin Jackson to start Friday http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927478-cubs-edwin-jackson-to-start-friday Chicago Cubs SP Edwin Jackson (lat) will start against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, Sept. ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:20:15 -0500 Cubs | Arismendy Alcantara not in lineup http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927447-cubs-arismendy-alcantara-not-in-lineup Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara (wrist) is not in the team's starting lineup Tuesday, Sept. ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:01:18 -0500 Cubs | Planned day off for Anthony Rizzo http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=927445-cubs-planned-day-off-for-anthony-rizzo Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (back) was given a planned day off Tuesday, Sept. 16. ... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:52 -0500