Chicago Cubs

  • Ricketts still optimistic about work

    MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs unveiled their state-of-the-art spring training facility in the desert Wednesday as chairman Tom Ricketts remained hopeful that ...
    Feb. 12, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • No team logos on plaques for Maddux, La Russa

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.
    Jan. 23, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Yanks add Tanaka for $155M; outbid Cubs, White Sox, others

    NEW YORK – The Yankees talked frugality, then reverted to their high-spending ways.New York capped a ...
    Jan. 23, 2014 - 12:52 am
  • Musick: Baseball can't paint over its past

    As a man whose profession is based on precision, Crystal Lake artist John Hanley always appreciated the pitching style of Greg Maddux.
    Jan. 7, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Cubs select Alcantara's, Beeler's contracts

    CHICAGO – The Cubs have selected the contracts of infielder Arismendy Alcantara and right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler from Double-A Tennessee.
    Nov. 20, 2013 - 11:57 pm
  • Musick: Dale Sveum never had a chance

    CHICAGO – Here in the City of Long Winters, baseball is finished until 2014. Oh, well. At least we h ...
    Sept. 30, 2013 - 11:20 pm
  • Cubs fire manager Dale Sveum

    CHICAGO – The Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum on Monday after finishing last in the NL Central for the first time in seven years, ending a two-year run ...
    Sept. 30, 2013 - 12:12 pm
  • Sveum in limbo after Cubs’ loss

    ST. LOUIS – Cubs manager Dale Sveum can see the writing on the wall. Sveum spoke like a man about to ...
    Sept. 29, 2013 - 11:38 pm
  • Cardinals clinch NL Central by beating Cubs

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their first NL Central title in four years, beating the Cubs, 7-0, Friday night behind the strong pitchin ...
    Sept. 27, 2013 - 11:37 pm
  • Cubs win Wrigley finale, beat contending Pirates

    CHICAGO – After their 4-2 win Wednesday over the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Chicago Cubs stopped between the third-base line and their dugout to salute t ...
    Sept. 25, 2013 - 10:21 pm
  • Cole, Pirates take wild-card lead, beat Cubs

    CHICAGO –Gerrit Cole threw six strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates took over the NL wild-card lead, beating the Chicago Cubs, 8-2, Tuesday night ...
    Sept. 24, 2013 - 11:55 pm
  • Pirates beat Cubs to clinch 1st playoff berth in 21 years

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are headed to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday ...
    Sept. 23, 2013 - 11:22 pm
  • Gregg's meltdown costs Cubs in loss to Braves

    CHICAGO – First Kevin Gregg lost it on the mound. Then he vented his frustrations to the media. That may have earned him his walking papers.
    Sept. 21, 2013 - 12:41 am
  • Cubs beat Brewers 5-1, stop 5-game losing streak

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jake Arrieta delivered just what the Chicago Cubs needed as another sorry season nears it end.
    Sept. 19, 2013 - 11:22 pm
  • Halton, Thornburg lead Brewers past Cubs

    At Milwaukee, Sean Halton hit his first career grand slam, Tyler Thornburg allowed just two singles over six innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat t ...
    Sept. 18, 2013 - 11:23 pm
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