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Suspended shortstop Russell offered 2019 contract by Cubs

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs have offered suspended shortstop Addison Russell a 2019 contract while maintaining his future with the team is not uncertain
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Cubs tender contract to Russell, who says he's '110 percent committed'

Daily Herald The Cubs announced Friday they will tender an unguaranteed contract to suspended shortstop Addison Russell. He is eligible to be activated May 3. Russell released a statement listings the steps...
  • 14 days ago
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Angels acquire infielder Tommy La Stella from Cubs

Daily Herald The Los Angeles Angels have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella from the Chicago Cubs for $100,000 or a player to be named
  • 15 days ago
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Cubs trade LaStella to Angels

Daily Herald Cubs trade infielder Tommy LaStella to Angels for player and/or cash.
  • 15 days ago
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Cubs agree to 1-year contract with left-hander Kyle Ryan

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs and left-hander Kyle Ryan have agreed to one-year contract
  • 15 days ago
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It's decision day for Cubs regarding Addison Russell

Daily Herald Decisions about whether to tender a contract to shortstop Addison Russell and the naming of a new pitching coach are some of the decisions facing the Cubs.
  • 16 days ago
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Cubs acquire infielder Torreyes from Yankees, sign pitcher Ryan

Daily Herald The Cubs Wednesday acquired infielder Ronald Torreyes from the New York Yankees. They also signed lefty Kyle Ryan to a big-league deal.
  • 16 days ago
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Ronald Torreyes traded from New York Yankees to Chicago Cubs

Daily Herald Infielder Ronald Torreyes was traded from the New York Yankees to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named or $2
  • 16 days ago
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'Free agent' Maddon says he'll coach more next season

Daily Herald Cubs manager Joe Maddon seems to be embracing the challenges laid before him by team President Theo Epstein, telling a Tampa Bay newspaper he plans to be more hands-on in 2019.
  • 17 days ago
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What Bruce Miles is grateful for after years of covering the Cubs

Daily Herald For Daily Herald Cubs beat writer Bruce Miles, there are many things for which to be thankful after 30 years on the job.
  • 23 days ago
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Hickey leaving Cubs after 1 season as pitching coach

Daily Herald Jim Hickey leaving Chicago Cubs after 1 season as pitching coach
  • 24 days ago
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Jim Hickey steps down as Cubs pitching coach

Daily Herald The Chicago Cubs said Tuesday that pitching coach Jim Hickey has stepped down after one season for personal reasons.
  • 24 days ago
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Blog Articles

What each team should do next after the winter meetings

ESPN Every team left Las Vegas with unfinished business. We have some suggestions on where they should go from here.
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Cubs' Maddon looking to better reach 'millennials'

ESPN Leaving no stone unturned after a disappointing end to the 2018 season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that his offseason reading includes the book 'Managing Millennials for Dummies.'
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Cubs GM: Filling veteran leadership void a priority

ESPN The Cubs are searching for their next David Ross, according to general manager Jed Hoyer, who says the team's lack of 2018 leadership was a miscalculation.
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Can cash-strapped Cubs solve need for late-game relief?

ESPN Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
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Can budget-strapped Cubs solve need for late-game relief?

ESPN Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
  • 4 days ago
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Chicago legends Baines, Lee Smith picked for Hall

ESPN Chicago won the day in Las Vegas, as Harold Baines and Lee Smith were chosen for enshrinement in Cooperstown. The Hall of Fame's Today's Game Era Committee selected them at baseball's winter...
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Mets hire ex-Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis

ESPN Chili Davis has been hired as hitting coach of the New York Mets after spending last season in the role with the Chicago Cubs.
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Winter meetings moves for all 30 teams

ESPN With every team likely looking to make moves in Las Vegas, here's a forecast of big trades, salary swaps and high-impact signings for each of them.
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Buster's Buzz: Which teams are waiting to pounce on bargains?

ESPN While some clubs will spend big money in Vegas, others are watching for when they can buy key players without busting their budgets.
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Surgery to delay season start for Cubs' Morrow

ESPN The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after he had elbow surgery.
  • 8 days ago
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Bryce Harper Watch: Who will land the superstar free agent?

ESPN The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we'll be tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.
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Kluber for Schwarber and more trades we want to see in Vegas

ESPN A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.
  • 9 days ago
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Cubs might have to get creative without budget for a winter splash

ESPN With ownership not writing any blank checks, Theo Epstein enters the winter meetings exploring ways to improve the Cubs beyond just throwing money at their problems.
  • 9 days ago
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Where things stand with Bryce Harper sweepstakes

ESPN With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.
  • 10 days ago
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Cubs tender contract to suspended SS Russell

ESPN The Cubs have tendered a contract to shortstop Addison Russell, who is suspended for the first 40 games of the season for violating MLB's domestic violence policy.
  • 14 days ago
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Cubs trade fan-favorite La Stella to Angels

ESPN Tommy La Stella, a fan favorite who set the Cubs' single-season record with 24 pinch hits last season, has been traded to the Angels, where he could earn everyday at-bats.
  • 15 days ago
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Cubs agree to 1-year contract with LHP Ryan

ESPN The Chicago Cubs and left-hander Kyle Ryan have agreed to one-year contract.
  • 16 days ago
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Way-too-early 2019-20 MLB free agent rankings

ESPN While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among...
  • 16 days ago
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Reports: Reliever Chavez, Rangers agree to deal

ESPN Reliever Jesse Chavez reportedly is re-signing with the Rangers, who traded him to the Cubs last season.
  • 17 days ago
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Mets hire Riggleman as Callaway's bench coach

ESPN Jim Riggleman, a 66-year-old veteran of 13 seasons as a major league manager, has been hired by the New York Mets as bench coach for Mickey Callaway.
  • 18 days ago
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