Reliever Lee Smith and six-time All-Star Harold Baines have been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, based on the Today’s Game Era voting results, which were revealed Sunday night at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
Baseball’s annual Winter Meetings are set to begin on Monday in Las Vegas, and that means Hot Stove season is about to really kick into high gear. Here are the biggest needs for each of the 30 MLB clubs.
The release of the 2019 Draft Top 50 list had the MLB Pipeline staff thinking about Drafts in years past. Teams always want to get that first pick right and there have been some real home runs hit in the first round.
Are the Cubs missing a prototypical leadoff man? Why did Chicago non-tender Ronald Torreyes? Beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers these questions and more in his latest Inbox.
Darvish’s son shows off his swing in the cage
Over the span of three days last week, the Cubs acquired a utility infielder, parted ways with another and then ended up with neither one in the fold. On the surface, it was a head-scratching series of transactions, but consider it a fact-gathering pro…
Hall of Famers. Prolific home run hitters. Critical pieces to World Series champions. Each of those descriptions fit players who were added via trade throughout the Cubs’ long and storied history.
On Friday night, Chicago tendered contracts to seven arbitration-eligible players, including Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Kyle Schwarber. The Cubs did not tender offers to arbitration-eligible utility infielder Ronald Torreyes or right-handers Justin H…
The Chicago Cubs today acquired infielder Ronald Torreyes from the New York Yankees for a player to be named or cash considerations.
After eight years of answering fan questions about all things Indians, it’s time to debut my first Cubs Inbox as the club’s new beat reporter for MLB.com. I have appreciated the warm welcome from Cubs fans since announcing the change earlier this month.