Lee Smith earns election to Hall of Fame

    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.

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    Non-tendered infielders offer intriguing options

    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…

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    10 biggest trades in Cubs history

    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.

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    Seven Cubs players tendered contracts

    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…

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    Inbox: How Cubs could earn an ‘A’ for offseason

    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.

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