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Cubs part ways with controversial INF Russell

Cubs part ways with controversial INF Russell

The Chicago Cubs parted ways with infielder Addison Russell on Monday when they didn’t tender him a contract, making him a free agent.Russell has been a controversial figure over the past 15 monthsMORE

Cubs acquire RHP Cotton from Athletics

Cubs acquire RHP Cotton from Athletics

The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Jharel Cotton from the Oakland Athletics on Saturday for a reported $100,000 in cash considerations.Cotton was designated for assignment by the Athletics on WMORE

Napoli to join Cubs as quality assurance coach

Napoli to join Cubs as quality assurance coach

Former major league catcher and first baseman Mike Napoli will join the Chicago Cubs’ coaching staff, according to multiple reports Thursday.Napoli, who hit 267 home runs over 12 seasons with the LMORE

Cubs exercise Rizzo’s 2020 option

Cubs exercise Rizzo’s 2020 option

The Chicago Cubs picked up the 2020 option on first baseman Anthony Rizzo on Sunday, according to multiple reports.Rizzo, a three-time All Star, will earn $16.5 million next season, his ninth withMORE

Cubs introduce ex-catcher Ross as manager

Cubs introduce ex-catcher Ross as manager

The Chicago Cubs introduced David Ross as the 55th manager in team history on Monday afternoon.Ross, 42, is a familiar face to Cubs fans. The longtime backup catcher homered in his final game in thMORE

Cubs give Ross 3-year contract as manager

Cubs give Ross 3-year contract as manager

The Chicago Cubs officially named David Ross as the franchise’s 55th manager on Thursday, signing him to a three-year contract through 2022 with a club option for 2023.”I’m honored by this opportunMORE

Reports: Cubs set to name Ross manager

Reports: Cubs set to name Ross manager

The Chicago Cubs will name David Ross as manager, succeeding Joe Maddon, according to multiple reports Wednesday morning.ESPN reported the Cubs will make the official announcement Thursday.Ross,MORE

Maddon out as Cubs manager

Maddon out as Cubs manager

Joe Maddon’s tenure as manager of the Chicago Cubs is over, three years after he helped end the franchise’s 108-year-old World Series title drought.Cubs president of baseball operations Theo EpsteiMORE

Cubs’ outburst turns back Cardinals

Cubs’ outburst turns back Cardinals

Ian Happ hit a solo homer and an RBI double in consecutive innings to lead the visiting Chicago Cubs past the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Friday night.The Cardinals (90-70), however, maintained their oMORE

Pirates muscle up on aimless Cubs

Pirates muscle up on aimless Cubs

Six players drove in runs Thursday for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who completed a three-game series sweep of the visiting Chicago Cubs with a 9-5 win.Pablo Reyes hit a two-run triple, Jose Osuna a twoMORE

Cubs 3B Bryant exits with ankle surgery

Cubs 3B Bryant exits with ankle surgery

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant suffered an apparent right ankle injury in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals and departed the contest.Bryant was injured as heMORE

Cardinals rally to dent Cubs’ playoff hopes

Cardinals rally to dent Cubs’ playoff hopes

Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong hit back-to-back homers off of hard-throwing closer Craig Kimbrel in the top of the ninth inning, and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals stunned the Chicago Cubs with a 9-8MORE

Cardinals blow lead, beat Cubs in 10 innings

Cardinals blow lead, beat Cubs in 10 innings

Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead homer in the top of the 10th, and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 5-4 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Thursday night to open a crucial four-game series.MORE

Reds edge Cubs in 10 innings to win series

Reds edge Cubs in 10 innings to win series

Jose Iglesias hit a go-ahead double in the top of the 10th inning, and the visiting Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.Eugenio Suarez homered and Alex BlMORE

Gray, Reds end Cubs’ 5-game winning streak

Gray, Reds end Cubs’ 5-game winning streak

Sonny Gray pitched 6 2/3 strong innings and rookie Aristides Aquino smacked a two-run home run to help the visiting Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night to snap Chicago’s five-gaMORE

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