“We decided to non-tender Addison Russell today simply because the role we expected him to play for the 2020 Cubs was inconsistent with how he would have been treated in the salary arbitration process,” Cubs executive Theo Epstein said in a statement.
All-Star catcher James McCann agreed to a $5.4 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox on Monday, more than doubling his salary.
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox have placed Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sanchez on outright waivers.
Abreu, 32, has spent his entire MLB career with the White Sox since he defected from Cuba in 2014.
Grandal will earn $18.25 million annually as part of the deal announced Thursday.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and his wife Jessica announced Tuesday they're expecting their first child.
Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman José Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home Thursday following their four-day annual meeting.
The Houston Astros were accused in a bombshell story Tuesday of running an elaborate scheme in 2017 that allowed them to steal an opposing catcher’s signs and relay information about when an off-speed pitch was coming.
The Chicago White Sox have hired Scott Coolbaugh as their assistant hitting coach.
The Cubs have declined their $5 million option on reliever David Phelps.
The Cubs have exercised a $16.5 million option for next season on first baseman Anthony Rizzo and declined options on right-handers Brandon Morrow, Tony Barnette and Kendall Graveman.
The Cubs exercised their $11.5 million option for 2020 on pitcher Jose Quintana on Saturday and declined their $6.5 million option on left-hander Derek Holland, which triggered a $500,000 buyout.
The World Series champion Washington Nationals will visit the White House on Monday, according to the administration.
Joe Maddon insisted on Wednesday that his breakup with the Chicago Cubs was mutual.
The Chicago White Sox have traded catcher Welington Castillo and an international signing bonus pool slot to the Texas Rangers for minor league infielder and outfielder Jonah McReynolds.
The Washington Nationals made franchise history and earned their first World Series title by defeating the Houston Astros 6-2.
Just ahead of Game 7 of the World Series, Astros' third baseman has announced the death of his grandfather on his mother's side, Joe DeOliveira.
David Ross slipped on his old No. 3 jersey, as if it was 2016 all over again, though he and the Cubs insisted this is not about the past.
The assistant general manager of the Houston Astros apologized Tuesday for using "inappropriate language" after a Sports Illustrated report said he repeatedly yelled toward a group of female reporters about closer Roberto Osuna during a clubhouse celebration.
Cubs All-Star shortstop Javy Baez will be on the cover of Playstation's "MLB The Show 20" video game.