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CUBS NEWS: 2015 First Rounder Promoted to A-ball
July 25th, 2015 at 3:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ian Happ joined the Chicago Cubs organization less than two months ago and he has already earned his first promotion. After spending the first 29 games of his career with the Eugene Emeralds (A-) Happ's performance has earned him a spot with the South Bend Cubs, in the eyes...

Chicago Cubs Get Much Needed Relief with Additions of Rafael Soriano and Yoervis Medina
July 23rd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Despite what you have been reading in the media and on baseball betting sites about the Chicago Cubs' bullpen lately, they have actually been one of the better corps in baseball in 2015. However, baseball is very much a "what have you done for me lately" business and lately the...

BREAKING NEWS: Cubs DFA Richard, Recall Medina
July 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: According to MLB.com the Chicago Cubs have designated LHP Clayton Richard for assignment and recalled Yoervis Medina from AAA Iowa. Richard was acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this month posted a 1-0 record and a 5.40 ERA in three appearances (two starts) for the Cubs. ...

CUBS NEWS: Rizzo Wins Heart & Hustle Award
July 22nd, 2015 at 11:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** CUBS NEWS: Announced this week, Anthony Rizzo has been named the Chicago Cubs’ recipient of the Heart & Hustle Award by the MLBPAA. The Heart & Hustle Award is given each year to the player on each team who most embodies the true spirit of the game through passion,...

Has Kyle Schwarber Earned a Permanent Roster Spot?
July 22nd, 2015 at 11:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** Once again, Kyle Schwarber has proved that he is an absolute monster. The Chicago Cubs’ 22-year-old catcher played hero in last night’s extra-inning win over the Cincinnati Reds going 4-7 with four RBI and four runs scored. In 11 big league games this summer Schwarber is now hitting...

BREAKING NEWS: Jackson DFA’d, Soriano to Join Cubs
July 19th, 2015 at 11:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: Edwin Jackson's run with the Chicago Cubs has finally come to an end. According to multiple sources the Cubs have designated the 31-year-old for assignment and will promote RHP Rafael Soriano to fill his roster spot. Assuming that Jackson clears waivers, the Chicago Cubs will be...

Soriano Could Join Cubs as Soon as Next Week
July 18th, 2015 at 12:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs are only days away from some much needed bullpen help. Rafael Soriano has begun his minor league warm-up and could join the team as soon as next week. So far the 35-year-old righthander has has thrown six shutout innings and has racked up seven strikeouts...

CUBS NEWS: Cubs Lose Depth in Roach’s Departure
July 17th, 2015 at 3:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** CUBS NEWS: The Chicago Cubs' lost a little bit of depth in their pool of starting pitchers this week as RHP Donn Roach has been claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds; He will report to their AAA affiliate. Roach made just one start in the big leagues this year...

BREAKING NEWS: Schwarber Set to Return to Bigs After ASG
July 16th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: The Chicago Cubs placed Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list today and in a corresponding move will promote C Kyle Schwarber to the big leagues for the second time this season. Schwarber has been playing professional baseball for just over a year now and he has...

Miguel Montero Headed to the DL
July 16th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs catcher, Miguel Montero is headed for the disabled list. After suffering a thumb injury against the Chicago White Sox nearly a week ago, Montero had been hoping to avoid a trip to the disabled list but it appears as though a short stint has become inevitable. ...

Rizzo, Bryant Savor First Derby Appearance
July 14th, 2015 at 6:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo participated in their first MLB Home Run Derby last night and matched up against some pretty stiff competition early. Bryant and Rizzo entered the new derby format as the eighth and sixth seeds and, unfortunately, were knocked out by their counterparts, Albert Pujols and...

Breaking News: Cubs’ All-Stars to Participate in Home Run Derby
July 8th, 2015 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: It was announced earlier today that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will be participating in this year's home run derby. The contest will also feature Josh Donaldson (Toronto Blue Jays), Prince Fielder (Texas Rangers), Todd Frazier (Cincinnati Reds), Manny Machado (Baltimore Orioles, Joc Pederson (Los Angeles Dodgers)...

Cubs News: Beeler to Start Game 2 Against Cards
July 7th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last summer, former 41st round draft pick, Dallas Beeler made waves in windy city after throwing two impressive games for the Chicago Cubs. Beeler lost both decisions but posted a 3.27 ERA exceeded all expectations placed upon him. Many thought that we would see Beeler back in Chicago...

Rizzo, Bryant Headed to Cinci for 2015 ASG
July 6th, 2015 at 7:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The starters for this year's all-star game were announced yesterday with Paul Goldschmidt (Arizona Diamondbacks) and Todd Frazier (Cincinnati Reds) starting at the corners for the National League but it was just announced tonight that Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will be backing them up. The selections will be...

BREAKING NEWS: Soler to Return to Lineup Tonight
July 5th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: After missing more than a month due to an ankle injury, Chicago Cubs outfielder, Jorge Soler will re-join the team tonight against the Miami Marlins. Before the injury Soler was off to a bit of a slow start in 2015, hitting .260 with four home runs in...

Richard Spins a Gem in 1st Cubs Start
July 4th, 2015 at 10:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the first time since 2013 Clayton Richard took the mound in a big league game tonight and was met with fantastic results. The 31-year-old allowed just two runs over 6.1 innings of work against the Miami Marlins tonight and led the Cubs to an exciting July 4th win....

BREAKING NEWS: Cubs Acquire LHP Richard
July 3rd, 2015 at 8:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: The Chicago Cubs acquired LHP Clayton Richard, 31, from the Pittsburgh Pirates today for cash considerations. Richard will start tomorrow in place of Donn Roach, who will be optioned back to AAA Iowa. Richard, once a prized prospect in the Chicago White Sox organization, has not pitched in the...

Edwin Jackson Continues to Prove Competence Out of the ‘Pen
June 30th, 2015 at 6:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Remember the Edwin Jackson who led the league in losses (18) in 2013? Remember the guy who put up a 6.33 ERA in 2014 over the course of 140.2 innings? Apparently he is lost and some imposter is posing as Edwin Jackson on the Chicago Cubs’ 2015 roster....

Cubs’ Trio of Prospects Continue to Show Progress
June 30th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs’ minor league system was named baseball’s best in the month of April thanks to the fantastic starts by quite a few of their top prospects. In addition to the Tennessee Bash Brothers, the Cubs’ have gotten great production out of a trio of younger players; Albert...

Time is Running Out to Cast Your 2015 All-Star Ballots
June 30th, 2015 at 5:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** This year’s all-star game, which will be held in Cincinnati, is fast approaching as the calendar has now turned to June and a few Chicago Cubs players may be up for an invite. Many Cubs’ fans will do what they do every year and vote for all their favorite...