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  • Notes: Chicago Cubs glad to finally get back outdoors in Mesa

    MESA, Ariz. – Finally.After two days of rain and chilly weather, the Cubs were able to hold their fi ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Chicago Cubs' Brett Anderson hopes to win 5th starter role

    MESA, Ariz. – Brett Anderson says he likes Cubs fans, and he wants Cubs fans to like him, too.The be ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Zobrist enjoys perks of being World Series MVP

    MESA, Ariz. – When asked if there were any residual benefits to being the World Series MVP, Ben Zobrist didn’t hesitate. 
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:49 pm
  • Cubs notes: Maddon to ease starters into game action

    MESA, Ariz. – Cactus League games for the Cubs will begin Saturday, but don’t look for any of the big-name pitchers to see action in the first several ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:49 pm
  • Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts wants team to be global brand

    MESA, Ariz. – Today the World Series. Tomorrow the world.That's how Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts sees ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 8:48 pm
  • Q&A with Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein

    MESA, Ariz. – Theo Epstein is fresh off presiding over his third World Series championship. Epstein won two with the Boston Red Sox, breaking an 86-ye ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • Russell adjusts to newfound fame

    MESA, Ariz. – Not many 22-year-olds get handed the key to their home city.That happened this offseas ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • For Lester, Contreras, it’s all about repetition

    MESA, Ariz. – Left-hander Jon Lester comes to Cubs spring training with a lot of credibility.He won ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Cubs embrace the benefits of a little ‘swagger’

    MESA, Ariz. – Anthony Rizzo is a ground-floor guy with the Cubs’ rebuilding program, so he knows of humble beginnings.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 11:10 pm
  • Cubs notes: Confident Contreras ready to work with ace Jon Lester

    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs ace Jon Lester is expected to meet the media Friday. One of the things he no doubt will be asked is working with a new catcher.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 7:17 pm
  • Free agency brings mix of emotions for Cubs’ Arrieta

    MESA, Ariz. – Jake Arrieta is entering the point in his career that every athlete looks at with a flood of emotions and thoughts: the free-agent year, ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • No Cubs drama on deck for Maddon or Montero

    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon insists there is no problem between him and veteran catcher Miguel Montero.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 7:10 pm
  • Cubs pick up right-hander Eddie Butler in deal with Rockies

    DENVER – The Cubs have acquired Eddie Butler from the Colorado Rockies for James Farris in a swap of right-handed pitchers.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Cubs agree to $3.5 million, 1-year deal with Brett Anderson

    CHICAGO – The World Series champion Chicago Cubs added pitching depth, finalizing a $3.5 million, one-year contract with left-hander Brett Anderson.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:57 am
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