Tag: Chicago Cubs

Cubs non-tender Addison Russell, ending his tenure with the team

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Addison Russell‘s time with the Cubs has come to an end. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/c2cDdk.dKIOdBrq0kFPgAg–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi43MTMyMjU2NjU2NDgxNw–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/BklLBuD2_yAFXayjUfL_1A–~B/aD0zMDU1O3c9NDU4MjtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-12/6cbd8740-1562-11ea-baff-1fae0a23433d” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/c2cDdk.dKIOdBrq0kFPgAg–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi43MTMyMjU2NjU2NDgxNw–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/BklLBuD2_yAFXayjUfL_1A–~B/aD0zMDU1O3c9NDU4MjtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-12/6cbd8740-1562-11ea-baff-1fae0a23433d”>Addison Russell‘s time with the Cubs has come to an end. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images) The Chicago Cubs are moving on from shortstop Addison Russell. The team opted to cut bait on Russell, non-tendering […]

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Cubs free agent focus: Josh Donaldson

With Hot Stove season underway, NBC Sports Chicago is taking a look at some of MLB’s top free agents and how they’d fit with the Cubs. Former Cubs farmhand and current free agent third baseman Josh Donaldson is a hot commodity this offseason. Following an injury-riddled 2018, Donaldson had a resurgent 2019 season with the […]

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Chicago Cubs acquire Newport News product Jharel Cotton

Starting pitcher Jharel Cotton pitches during the Kansas City Royals 2017 home opener. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) CHICAGO – Jharel Cotton, a Menchville High School alumnus who played baseball at East Carolina University, has been acquired by the Chicago Cubs. After being designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics this week, he was traded […]

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Giants poach talent from Cubs, hire Scott Harris as general manager

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Scott Harris will bring his Cubs experience to the Giants. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/XYArtq_mim.tb9a5jJydQQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNS45ODI3MzczNjEyODI0/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/l.Fgk.d64Vu4MWEOEuVAyA–~B/aD0yNjk5O3c9NDA1NTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/d1780290-03f7-11ea-bfdf-84adea298ed7″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/XYArtq_mim.tb9a5jJydQQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNS45ODI3MzczNjEyODI0/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/l.Fgk.d64Vu4MWEOEuVAyA–~B/aD0yNjk5O3c9NDA1NTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/d1780290-03f7-11ea-bfdf-84adea298ed7″>Scott Harris will bring his Cubs experience to the Giants. (Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The San Francisco Giants are bringing in one of the men […]

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Joe Maddon on end of Cubs tenure: ‘I didn’t want to be back either’

Joe Maddon’s future with the Cubs hung in the balance throughout 2019. Despite postseason appearances in four-straight seasons (2015-18), he entered the season with lame duck status after Cubs president Theo Epstein shut down extension talks last fall. If that wasn’t telling enough, the Cubs underperformed throughout 2019, slipping out of a postseason spot in late September. On the […]

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MLB Team Roundup: Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs 2019 Record: 84-78Third Place, NL CentralTeam ERA: 4.10 (seventh in MLB)Team OPS: .783 (eighth in MLB) What Went Right The Cubs were in contention for a playoff spot until the final days of the season and even had aspirations of winning the National League Central before a disastrous weekend series against the Cardinals […]

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