The Cubs’ projected starting five will make their first Cactus League starts next week, and Jon Lester appears to be lined up to start Opening Day.
Let the competition begin. Ian Happ was the Cubs’ leadoff man Friday in the Cactus League opener and is one of at least four players who will be tested there this spring.
Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ are expected to play in the Cubs’ first Cactus League game on Friday against their National League Central rivals, the Brewers. Left-hander Michael Roth, a non-roster invitee who has pitched for the Angels and Rangers, is sc…
Cubs coach wears wild outfit to Spring Training
Manager Joe Maddon added to his Cubs-inspired art collection on Monday, revealing a painting of Mona Lisa wearing eye black, batting gloves and holding a bat, and another of Albert Einstein donning a jersey that says “Skip” and popping out of a box.
Ben Zobrist played on back-to-back championship teams with the Royals in 2015 and the Cubs in ’16. Any advice for the Astros on how to deal with a World Series hangover this season?
When manager Joe Maddon and pitching coach Jim Hickey were together with the Rays, they never had a pitcher in their rotation who had signed a $100 million contract.
Standing on the same stage in the park where he has hosted a charity walk-a-thon, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo tearfully addressed a prayer vigil in his hometown of Parkland, Fla., on Thursday night following the tragic shooting at his alma mater, …
The Cubs are approaching Spring Training as if they have a six-man starting staff, with Montgomery included among the six.
So many things can get in the way — randomness, regression, injuries, the Washington Nationals, etc. But the Dodgers and Cubs enter 2018 with the distinct possibility of doing something unprecedented in the National League — meeting three straight se…