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Seller beware: 10 fair deals that turned into steals
MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
Sometimes a lopsided trade is pretty easy to identify. But what about deals which seemed fair at the time and turned into total steals? Let's look back over the last five years to find a dozen such trades. Spoiler alert: This is how the Cubs got so good…Share Tweet
Cardinals focused on building division winnerMLB.com 15 hours agoPerhaps it's fitting that the Cardinals and Cubs have dueling winter conventions this weekend, as both teams find themselves still having to talk about the other.Share Tweet
Must-see DC: Cubs visit White House todayMLB.com 17 hours agoThe Cubs are going to the White House on Monday to meet President Barack Obama and celebrate the 2016 World Series championship, and everyone on the travel party is eagerly looking forward to the trip.Share Tweet
Exorcise regimen: Demons purged, Cubs eye repeatMLB.com 20 hours agoTom Ricketts couldn't help himself. In his comments welcoming fans to the Cubs Convention, Ricketts made it clear just how things have changed for his franchise. "We're looking forward to 2017," Ricketts said. "I think that anyone who kno…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 14 (yesterday)Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. MOVING O…Share Tweet
Stardom is just the start for Cubs pitcher Kyle HendricksESPN.com Jan 14 (yesterday)Stardom is just the start for Cubs pitcher Kyle HendricksShare Tweet
Zobrist: After missing trip in '16, DC visit is 'huge'When the 2015 World Series champion Royals went to the White House last July at the invitation of President Barack Obama, Ben Zobrist wasn't able to go because he was busy with his new team, the Cubs. On Monday, Zobrist will get his chance.Share Tweet
Cubs grilled by young fans at ConventionKids ask the darnedest things, like what's your favorite superhero, or whether you have superstitions, or how it feels to be World Series champions.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 14 (yesterday)Anthony Rizzo and Kyle Schwarber traded their bats for microphones at a Cubs charity event. (AP) With the annual Cubs Convention taking place this weekend in Chicago, there have been numerous Cubs-related charity events taking place throughout the city.…Share Tweet
7th Heaven? Champs relive stressful WS clincherGame 7 of the World Series was more than two months ago, but Cubs fans discovered on Saturday they weren't the only ones who were nervous as it unfolded at Progressive Field in Cleveland.Share Tweet
Addison Avenue: No roadblock too big for Cubs' SSAddison Russell is a private man in a public game. He handles attention; he doesn't seek it. While Russell thrives in the spotlight, he's a self-proclaimed "hometown guy" who is most at peace when he's in Pensacola, Fla., in the nest he's buil…Share Tweet
Cubs' Jason Heyward working overtime to recapture his swingESPN.com Jan 14 (yesterday)Cubs' Jason Heyward working overtime to recapture his swingShare Tweet
Cubs Convention: Champs of a lifetime!MLB.com Jan 14 (2 days ago)The buzz at the Cubs Convention on Friday seemed louder and livelier than in years past, as fans were eager to celebrate the World Series championship, the first for the franchise in 108 years.Share Tweet
Chicago Cubs Hold One More Celebration, and Gear Up for a Repeatnytimes.com Jan 13 (2 days ago)At the 32nd annual Cubs Convention, the fans rejoiced but the team faced a new reality as defending champions.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 13 (2 days ago)Beloved Cub David Ross will remain with the team in a behind-the-scenes role. (AP) When one door closes, another one opens. For David Ross, the 18-year major-league catcher who retired following the Chicago Cubs historic World Series win in November, th…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)Corey Kluber is giving the Indians Cy Young-level production at a bargain price. (Getty Images) The Cleveland Indians boast one of the best teams in the majors heading into 2017. After pushing the Chicago Cubs to Game 7 of the World Series, the Indians …Share Tweet
Rondon, Grimm avoid arbitration, agree to 1-year dealsMLB.com Jan 13 (3 days ago)While the Cubs celebrate their World Series championship on Friday at their annual winter fan fest, the team reportedly reached contract agreements with Hector Rondon and Justin Grimm. The Cubs did not confirm the report.Share Tweet
Maddon rides coffee-shop 'vibe,' crafts lineupMLB.com Jan 11 (4 days ago)Opening Day is not until April 2, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon followed his pregame routine on Wednesday and emailed what he called a "faux lineup" to first-base coach Brandon Hyde. It's a good indicator of what Cubs fans may see when the team …Share Tweet
MLB announces 2017 Spring Training scheduleMLB.com Jan 11 (5 days ago)Edwin Encarnacion will move to the Cactus League and Chris Sale will get ready in the Grapefruit League. The Astros and Nationals will share a new home called The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. The World Baseball Classic will intervene once again, and th…Share TweetThe World Series champion Cubs will visit the White House on Monday before President Barack Obama leaves office.Share Tweet
MLB's best team? Stats suggest Dodgers have claimMLB.com Jan 10 (6 days ago)Could the Dodgers be as good as the Cubs in 2017? Full seasons from Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill and Julio Urias would help, and some of the more advanced projection systems think the Dodgers are already pretty close.Share Tweet
Cubs renew Kasper, Deshaies through 2019MLB.com Jan 10 (6 days ago)Cubs play-by-play broadcaster Len Kasper and television analyst Jim Deshaies each received three-year contract extensions, the team announced Tuesday. The 2017 season will be their fifth year together.Share Tweet
Miguel Montero Excited For New RotationMar 20Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'Mar 8William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
Lester Impressive In First Cubs OutingMar 6Jon Lester got his Cubs career underway with his first appearance on the mound in a spring training game.
Cubs Owner: We're Here To WinMar 1Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks about the dark days in Chicago and explains why the Cubs are ready to win now with ace pitcher Jon Lester and a stacked farm system.