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Cubs reduce spring roster to 40 players

March 16, 2019

The Chicago Cubs have assigned 15 players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 55 to 40 players. Right-handed pitchers James Norwood, Duane Underwood Jr. and Rowan Wick have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Twelve non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: Right-handed pitchers Christian Bergman,

Cubs reduce spring roster to 55 players

March 9, 2019

MESA – The Chicago Cubs have assigned 14 players to minor league camp and granted right-handed pitcher Rob Scahill his release, reducing their spring roster from 70 to 55 players. Right-handed pitchers Adbert Alzolay and Jen-Ho Tseng have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Right-handed pitcher Oscar De La Cruz and

Cubs agree to terms with 17 players on 2019 contracts

March 3, 2019

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to 2019 contract terms with 17 players on their 40-man roster with zero-to-three years of Major League service. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The following players have agreed to 2019 contract terms: Right-handed pitchers Adbert Alzolay, Oscar De La Cruz, Dillon Maples, Alec

Cubs to honor centennial celebration of Jackie Robinson

Special ticket offer for Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field on April 14
March 1, 2019

The Chicago Cubs are joining Major League Baseball’s centennial celebration of the birth of Jackie Robinson with Jackie Robinson Day at Wrigley Field Sunday, April 14. The team will be away for the official league-wide Jackie Robinson Day Monday, April 15. In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, the Cubs are

Cubs, LHP Xavier Cedeño agree to 2019 contract

The Chicago Cubs and left-handed pitcher Xavier Cedeño have agreed to terms on a 2019 non-guaranteed contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
February 14, 2019

MESA - The Chicago Cubs and left-handed pitcher Xavier Cedeño have agreed to terms on a 2019 non-guaranteed contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Cedeño, 32, combined to go 2-0 with one save, 11 holds and a 2.43 ERA (9 ER/33.1 IP) in 48 relief appearances between the Chicago

Cubs to have 2019 Mastercard presale February 19-20

The Chicago Cubs today announced details for purchasing single game tickets for the 2019 season. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, February 22, at 10 a.m. CST, and will be available on www.cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Tickets will be delivered exclusively through the free MLB Ballpark app.
February 14, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today announced details for purchasing single game tickets for the 2019 season. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, February 22, at 10 a.m. CST, and will be available on www.cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Tickets will be delivered exclusively through the free MLB Ballpark app.Fans

Chicago Cubs to launch Marquee Sports Network

The Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced the launch of Marquee Sports Network to provide increased access and around-the-clock coverage of the team. This new regional sports network will be the exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs beginning in 2020.
February 13, 2019

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced the launch of Marquee Sports Network to provide increased access and around-the-clock coverage of the team. This new regional sports network will be the exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs beginning in 2020.In addition to live game broadcasts,

Cubs, RHP Brad Brach agree to 2019 contract

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Brad Brach have agreed to terms on a 2019 contract with a club/player option for the 2020 campaign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
February 11, 2019

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Brad Brach have agreed to terms on a 2019 contract with a club/player option for the 2020 campaign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Brach, 32, combined to go 2-4 with 12 saves, 11 holds and a 3.59 ERA (25 ER/62.2 IP) in 69

Runners to lace up for the 14th annual Race to Wrigley Charity Run

Cubs Charities will host the 14th Annual Race to Wrigley 5K Charity Run presented by ATI Physical Therapy Saturday, April 27.
February 7, 2019

Cubs Charities will host the 14th Annual Race to Wrigley 5K Charity Run presented by ATI Physical Therapy Saturday, April 27. Registration for the race is open now through Wednesday, April 24, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. To register, runners can visit www.racetowrigley.com.  The Race to Wrigley 5K begins at 8

Cubs invite 27 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training

The Chicago Cubs have invited the following 27 non-roster players to major league spring training, which begins Wednesday, February 13 when pitchers and catchers have their first formal workout at the club's Under Armour Performance Center in Mesa, Ariz.
February 6, 2019

The Chicago Cubs have invited the following 27 non-roster players to major league spring training, which begins Wednesday, February 13 when pitchers and catchers have their first formal workout at the club's Under Armour Performance Center in Mesa, Ariz. The team's first full squad workout will take place Monday, February

Cubs announce 2019 regular season television broadcast schedule

On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs announced their 2019 regular season television schedule featuring broadcasts from NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7.
February 5, 2019

On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs announced their 2019 regular season television schedule featuring broadcasts from NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7.  WGN-TV will televise the club's season opener on Thursday, March 28 at Texas at 3:05 p.m. CT. NBC Sports Chicago's first broadcast is on Saturday, March 30 at

Cubs announce 2019 Spring broadcast schedule

Nearly every Chicago Cubs Spring Training game will be available to Cubs fans via television, radio or internet radio broadcast as the club announced its 2019 Spring Training broadcast schedule on Tuesday.
February 5, 2019

Nearly every Chicago Cubs Spring Training game will be available to Cubs fans via television, radio or internet radio broadcast as the club announced its 2019 Spring Training broadcast schedule on Tuesday.In total, a Cubs game will be available every game day of the spring schedule via one or more

Cubs, RHP Tony Barnette agree to 2019 contract

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Tony Barnette have agreed to terms on a 2019 contract with a club option for the 2020 campaign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
February 1, 2019

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Tony Barnette have agreed to terms on a 2019 contract with a club option for the 2020 campaign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.    Additionally, left-handed pitcher Ian Clarkin has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Iowa.Barnette, 35, went 2-0

Cubs name Adam Beard Director of High Performance

The Chicago Cubs named Adam Beard as Director of High Performance on Tuesday.
January 22, 2019

The Chicago Cubs named Adam Beard as Director of High Performance on Tuesday.Beard joins the Cubs after spending the last four years in the same role with the Cleveland Browns in which he was the first to serve in this position within the National Football League. In this newly created

Cubs claim LHP Ian Clarkin off waivers from White Sox

The Chicago Cubs claimed left-handed pitcher Ian Clarkin on Wednesday off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox had claimed Clarkin off waivers from the Cubs on November 26, 2018 after the Cubs had originally claimed him from the White Sox on November 20.
January 16, 2019

The Chicago Cubs claimed left-handed pitcher Ian Clarkin on Wednesday off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox had claimed Clarkin off waivers from the Cubs on November 26, 2018 after the Cubs had originally claimed him from the White Sox on November 20.Clarkin, 23, was a first

Pat Hughes named Illinois Sportscaster of the Year

Chicago Cubs Radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes has been named the 2018 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
January 14, 2019

Chicago Cubs Radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes has been named the 2018 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association."I'd like to dedicate this award to three special co-workers," said Hughes. "The Operations Director of 670 The Score, Mitch Rosen, also the Executive Producer of Cubs Radio.

Cubs name Breslow as Director of Strategic Initiatives, Baseball Operations

The Chicago Cubs have named Craig Breslow as Director of Strategic Initiatives for Baseball Operations.
January 14, 2019

The Chicago Cubs have named Craig Breslow as Director of Strategic Initiatives for Baseball Operations.Breslow, 38, recently completed a 12-year major league pitching career that saw him make 576 appearances, all but two in relief, with seven different clubs, including a 2013 World Championship with the Boston Red Sox. He

Cubs announce 2019 Minor League managers and staff

The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league managers and coaching staffs for the 2019 season. Four managers return to their same teams as last season while all nine managers were in Chicago's organization last year.
January 9, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league managers and coaching staffs for the 2019 season. Four managers return to their same teams as last season while all nine managers were in Chicago's organization last year. A detailed list of each club's managers and coaching staffs are included on the

Cubs announce 2019 Minor League coordinators

The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league coordinators for the 2019 season.
January 9, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league coordinators for the 2019 season.Jeremy Farrell begins his first year as the organization's minor league field coordinator and his fourth as a coach with the organization. He last season was the minor league infield coordinator following two seasons as a hitting coach,

Cubs announce baseball operations hirings and promotions

The Chicago Cubs today announced a series of hirings and promotions within the baseball operations department.
January 9, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today announced a series of hirings and promotions within the baseball operations department.  Kyle Evans has been promoted to Senior Director, Player Personnel. Evans enters his eighth season with the Cubs organization and has held a variety of roles with the club, having spent the last two

Cubs announce presale, general on-sale dates for 2019 Spring Training tickets

The general on-sale for single game tickets to Cubs Spring Training games at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona, begins Saturday, January 12, at 10 a.m. MST/11 a.m. CST. Fans can secure tickets to their must-have games one day earlier through the online Mastercard Presale, beginning Friday, January 11, at 10 a.m. MST/11 a.m. CST through 10:59 p.m. MST/11:59 p.m. CST, pending availability. Fans using a Mastercard can purchase single game Spring Training tickets in advance of the general on-sale at a 15 percent premium in excess of face value, while fans using other forms of payment may purchase tickets at a 20 percent premium. A limited number of tickets will be made available to each home game for the Mastercard Presale.
January 9, 2019

CHICAGO - The general on-sale for single game tickets to Cubs Spring Training games at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona, begins Saturday, January 12, at 10 a.m. MST/11 a.m. CST. Fans can secure tickets to their must-have games one day earlier through the online Mastercard Presale, beginning Friday, January 11,

Cubs name Mark Loretta bench coach, Bob Tewksbury coordinator, mental skills

The Chicago Cubs today named Mark Loretta as bench coach to replace Brandon Hyde, who last month departed the organization to become manager of the Baltimore Orioles.
January 2, 2019

The Chicago Cubs today named Mark Loretta as bench coach to replace Brandon Hyde, who last month departed the organization to become manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Additionally, the Cubs have named Bob Tewksbury as coordinator, mental skills.Loretta is a 15-year major league veteran who has spent the last nine

Cubs, RHP Kendall Graveman agree to one-year deal with club option for 2020

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Kendall Graveman have agreed to terms on a one-year major league contract with a club option for the 2020 season.
December 23, 2018

The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Kendall Graveman have agreed to terms on a one-year major league contract with a club option for the 2020 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 38 players.Graveman, who on Friday turned 28, was Oakland's Opening Day

Pat Hughes extended as Cubs radio announcer on Entercom station 670 The Score

The Chicago Cubs and Entercom announced Thursday that radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes will receive a multiyear contract extension to continue his award-winning coverage of the team alongside radio color analyst Ron Coomer on 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago.
December 20, 2018

The Chicago Cubs and Entercom announced Thursday that radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes will receive a multiyear contract extension to continue his award-winning coverage of the team alongside radio color analyst Ron Coomer on 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago. Hughes, who joined the Cubs radio broadcast in 1996, will enter

Cubs, infielder Daniel Descalso agree to two-year deal

The Chicago Cubs and infielder Daniel Descalso have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with a club option for the 2021 season.
December 18, 2018

The Chicago Cubs and infielder Daniel Descalso have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with a club option for the 2021 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 37 players.Descalso, 32, turned in the strongest season of his career at the plate