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Chicago Cubs Announce 2020 Mastercard® Presale February 18-19 and Single Game Ticket On-Sale February 21

Fans Can Purchase Tickets to the Cubs Home Opener, Must-see Interleague Matchups Including the Boston Red Sox, Rivalry Contests and More
February 13, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced details for purchasing single game tickets for the 2020 season which go on sale Friday, February 21, 2020, at 10 a.m. CST, and will be available for purchase on www.cubs.com or by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Tickets will be delivered exclusively through the free

Marquee Sports Network adds Cubs great Mark Grace and Big Ten Network’s Elise Menaker as on-air personalities

Beloved former first baseman who spent 13 years with Cubs welcomed back to North Side to broadcast before, during and after games; Menaker will produce features and other content
February 11, 2020

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network, the exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs, today announced the addition of two new on-air personalities, former Cubs great Mark Grace and Big Ten Network (BTN) reporter and host Elise Menaker. Grace, who played 13 years and in three All-Star games as a member

Cubs announce 2020 spring broadcast schedule

February 10, 2020

CHICAGO – Nearly every Chicago Cubs Spring Training game will be available to Cubs fans via Marquee Sports Network or 670 The Score as the club today announced its 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule. The Cubs first game on Saturday, February 22 will mark the launch of Marquee, the new

Cubs invite 21 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training

February 5, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have invited the following 21 non-roster players to major league spring training, which begins Wednesday, February 12 when pitchers and catchers have their first formal workout at the club’s Nike Performance Center in Mesa, Ariz. The team’s first full squad workout will take place Monday,

Cubs, RHP Jeremy Jeffress agree to 2020 contract

February 1, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress have agreed to terms on a 2020 contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players. Jeffress, 32, is a career 28-11 with 44 saves, 74 holds and a 3.16 ERA (141 ER/401.0

Cubs, OF Steven Souza Jr. agree to terms on 2020 contract

January 28, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs and outfielder Steven Souza Jr. have agreed to terms on a 2020 major league contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players. Souza, 30, is a career .233 hitter (371-for-1,590) with 68 doubles, 70 home runs, 198

Cubs Charities awards more than $1 million to Diamond Project capital improvement grantees in 2019

Applications for 2020 capital improvement and program grants are now open
January 28, 2020

CHICAGO – Cubs Charities today announced the recipients of the 2019 Diamond Project capital grants which awarded more than $1 million to support 12 projects across Chicago and one project in Puerto Rico in partnership with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). The 2019 Diamond Project capital grant awarded to LISC

Cubs acquire RHP Travis Lakins from Boston

January 21, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Travis Lakins from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named or cash consideration. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 40 players. Lakins, 25, made his major league debut with Boston last season, pitching to a 3.86 ERA (10

Cubs acquire RHP Casey Sadler from the Dodgers

January 17, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired right-handed pitcher Casey Sadler from the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league infielder Clayton Daniel. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 39 players. Sadler, 29, combined to go 4-0 with one save and a 2.14 ERA (11 ER/46.2 IP) in 33 big league

Cubs Charities to Host 15th Annual Race to Wrigley 5K Charity Run Presented by Ati Physical Therapy May 16

Race to Feature Special Edition Finisher’s Medal, Performance Race Shirt and Post-race Photo
January 15, 2020

CHICAGO – Cubs Charities will host the 15th Annual Race to Wrigley 5K Charity Run presented by ATI Physical Therapy Saturday, May 16. Registration for the race is open now through Tuesday, May 12, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. To register, runners can visit www.racetowrigley.com. The Race to Wrigley 5K Charity

Cubs Announce 2020 Minor League Coordinators

January 14, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league coordinators for the 2020 season. Chris Valaika returns for his second season as minor league hitting coordinator after serving as Triple-A Iowa’s assistant hitting coach in 2018. Now in his fourth year as a coach or coordinator in the Cubs

Cubs Announce 2020 Minor League Managers And Staff

January 14, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced their minor league managers and coaching staffs for the 2020 season. Seven managers return to their same teams as last season while eight of nine managers were in Chicago’s organization last year. A detailed list of each club’s managers and coaching staffs is

Cubs acquire Minor League INF Alfonso Rivas from Oakland for INF/OF Tony Kemp

January 13, 2020

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired minor league infielder Alfonso Rivas from the Oakland Athletics for infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 38 players. Rivas, 23, was Oakland’s fourth round selection in the 2018 Draft out of the University of Arizona and combined to bat .292

35th annual Cubs Convention to feature autograph opportunities, player and alumni appearances, live tapings and more 

A limited number of all-access weekend passes and hotel packages are available
January 9, 2020

CHICAGO – Fans will welcome back Cubs players, coaches and alumni at the 35th Annual Cubs Convention next week, January 17-19, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The 2020 Cubs Convention will include autograph opportunities, player and alumni appearances, live tapings, kid-friendly activities and more during the three-day event. Cubs Convention

Chicago Cubs announce January 10 Mastercard® presale and January 11 general on-sale opportunity for 2020 Spring Training tickets

Cubs to host Oakland Athletics for Spring Training home opener February 22
January 8, 2020

CHICAGO – The general on-sale for single game tickets to Cubs Spring Training games at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona, begins Saturday, January 11, 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 10,

Cubs, RHP Ryan Tepera agree to 2020 contract

December 20, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Ryan Tepera have agreed to terms on a 2020 contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 39 players. Tepera, 32, is 12-11 with 39 holds, 10 saves and a 3.64 ERA (87 ER/215.1 IP) in

Cubs select RHP Trevor Megill from San Diego in Rule 5 Draft

December 12, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected right-handed pitcher Trevor Megill from the San Diego Padres in the Major League portion (first round, ninth overall) of the Rule 5 Draft. Megill, 26, last season combined to go 2-2 with six saves and a 3.86 ERA (26 ER/60.2 IP) in

Cubs announce 2020 Major League coaching staff

December 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs today announced David Ross’ major league coaching staff for the 2020 campaign. Andy Green has been named as bench coach, Chris Young as bullpen coach, Craig Driver as first base coach, Mike Napoli as quality assurance coach and Kyle Evans as senior director of

Cubs name Dan Kantrovitz vice president, scouting

December 6, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today named Dan Kantrovitz as the club’s new Vice President, Scouting. He joins the Cubs from the Oakland Athletics, where he was an Assistant General Manager for the last five seasons. Additionally, the Cubs have hired Jasmine Horan as amateur scouting analyst. With the Athletics,

Cubs, RHP Dan Winkler agree to 2020 contract

December 6, 2019

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs and right-handed pitcher Dan Winkler have agreed to terms on a 2020 contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 37 players. Winkler, who turns 30 in February, is 8-2 with 33 holds, two saves and a 3.68 ERA

Cubs 8-game packs and Cubs 14-game flex pack go on sale today

Fans can purchase their must-have matchups for the 2020 season, including the Red Sox series, before single-game tickets go on sale Feb. 21
December 4, 2019

CHICAGO -- Beginning today, December 4, Chicago Cubs fans can get first access to some of the hottest matchups of the 2020 season by purchasing multigame packages before single game tickets go on sale Friday, February 21, 2020. The Cubs 8-game packs and Cubs 14-game flex pack are the team’s

Laura Ricketts kicked off the holiday season with tree lighting ceremony at Gallagher Way

December 2, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs celebrated their commitment to the Lakeview community and Chicago during the annual tree lighting ceremony at Gallagher Way. Chicago Cubs Board Member and Cubs Charities Board Chair Laura Ricketts was on hand to light the 30-foot Norway Spruce tree from Kaneville, Illinois, with help from

Cubs announce roster moves for December 2

December 2, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced the following roster moves for Monday, December 2, in conjunction with today’s deadline to tender/non-tender 2020 contracts for unsigned players on their 40-man roster. The Cubs have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Jharel Cotton on a 2020 contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration.

Cubs claim LHP C.D. Pelham off waivers from Texas

November 27, 2019

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today claimed left-handed pitcher C.D. Pelham off waivers from the Texas Rangers. Chicago’s 40-man roster now stands at 38 players. Pelham, 24, has gone 11-12 with 28 saves and a 5.51 ERA (121 ER/197.2 IP) in 158 career minor league appearances, all but seven in

Marquee Sports Network Hires WGN Television Veteran 

Bob Vorwald Will Serve as a Special Advisor to the Network’s General Manager
November 26, 2019

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network, the future exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs, today announced the hiring of Bob Vorwald as a special advisor to the network’s general manager Michael McCarthy. With his long history producing Cubs baseball broadcasts, Vorwald will bring his expansive knowledge of the storied franchise