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  • Cubs agree to terms with Morrow, Smyly
    The Cubs gave their bullpen a huge boost by agreeing to terms with free-agent reliever Brandon Morrow, and also took a step toward 2019 by agreeing to terms with lefty Drew Smyly.
  • SHOP SALE: Take 25-50% off sitewide
    Save big while making a serious dent in your shopping list. Take 25 to 50 percent off sitewide at the Cubs Shop through Thursday at 10:59 p.m. CT in a special two-day savings event.
  • Cubs make 3 items available in WM auction
    The Cubs-related offerings include a chance to meet the team's broadcasters; to play catch at Wrigley Field; and to spend a "dream day" at the ballpark. Opening bids for the three items are $1,000.
  • Leaner Schwarber makes appearance at Day 2
    Could Kyle Schwarber lead off again for the Cubs? It's not out of the question.
  • Cubs consider tweak in Chatwood's contract
    The Cubs may change a clause in Tyler Chatwood's contract to eliminate linking a financial reward to him receiving a Cy Young Award vote from the Baseball Writers Association of America.
  • Winter Meetings interview with Joe Maddon
    Cubs manager Joe Maddon speaks with the media at the 2017 Winter Meetings.
  • Theo calls Ohtani bid 'unique' and 'rewarding'
    "It was a unique process and a rewarding process," Cubs president of baseball operations Epstein said from the Winter Meetings on Monday. "I'm proud of what we did, and I wouldn't change anything that we did in the process except the result."
  • Cubs' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.
  • Cubs arrive for Meetings with 1 blank filled in
    Before the Cubs' contingent arrived for the Winter Meetings, they were able to check an item off their to-do list by signing free-agent pitcher Tyler Chatwood. But there's much more to do, starting Monday.
  • Hendry aims to reunite with life-saving doctor
    Next week, when Jim Hendry is back in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for baseball's Winter Meetings, he's going to try to contact the man who saved his life 11 years ago, Dr. J.
  • No-htani? No problem: Cubs set to move on
    As much as manager Joe Maddon was intrigued by having Shohei Ohtani in the rotation and possibly the outfield, the Cubs were eliminated on Friday when the Japanese player's agent announced Ohtani had picked the Angels.
  • Cubs add righty Chatwood to rotation mix
    When the Cubs looked at Tyler Chatwood's statistics, they considered both his numbers at Coors Field and on the road. The right-hander is definitely looking forward to calling somewhere else home. The Cubs hope to have filled one of the holes in their rotation by signing the free-agent righty to a three-year, $38 million contract.
  • 5 reasons Chatwood could be steal for Cubs
    Which team will snag the next undervalued low-cost pitcher with questionable traditional stats and history who just might be an incredibly useful player if put in the right situation? They'll all have their guesses. We have ours. Let's introduce you to Tyler Chatwood, formerly of the Rockies, who agreed to a three-year deal with the Cubs on Thursday.
  • Inbox: Is Schwarber a trade candidate?
    Will the Cubs consider trading Kyle Schwarber? Carrie Muskat answers this question and more in the latest Inbox.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Starting pitching on Cubs to-do list at Meetings
    Finding pitching has been the Cubs' No. 1 priority this offseason, and it's still tops on their list heading into the Winter Meetings next week. Could they also make a splash by signing two-way Japanese player Shohei Ohtani?
  • Schwarber already preparing for next season
    Schwarber already preparing for next season
  • 'Tis the season: Schwarber, Rizzo give back
    The Cubs' Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo were both active this weekend with their respective foundations.
  • Cubs send Rondon into free agency
    After five years, 77 saves and 296 appearances out of the bullpen, Hector Rondon's tenure with the Cubs appears to have come to a close.
  • MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018
    For the first time in three years, the top spot on's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.
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