Jon Lester, a durable left-hander who won three World Series titles during 16 years in the majors, has announced his retirement.
After furious lobbying behind the scenes and a clash of the titans in public, a joint City Council committee agreed Monday to lift the Chicago ban on sports betting to allow sportsbooks in and around five stadiums.
Chicago aldermen are pushing to shut down a plan that would allow sports betting at Wrigley Field.
Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.
Marcus Stroman rushed to the airport and caught a flight from Los Angeles to Chicago as soon as he got the word from his agent.
The Chicago Cubs and catcher Yan Gomes finalized a $13 million, two-year contract on Wednesday that includes a club option for 2024.
The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Harold Ramirez from the Cleveland Guardians for cash on Monday.
The Chicago Cubs have hired Greg Brown as their hitting coach, the team announced Tuesday night.
Chicago's major league ballclubs called off their 2022 fan conventions over the weekend due to concerns about large indoor gatherings during the pandemic.
The Chicago Cubs claimed left-handed pitcher Wade Miley off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds Thursday.
The Chicago Cubs continued to reshape their front office on Monday, hiring Houston Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager.
“The secret on developing pitchers is that there is no secret,” he said. “What the Indians were able to do really, really well was to take all the information that's available out there, and synthesize that into digestible information that the player could be on board with, the staff could be on board with.”
The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that Carter Hawkins would be the club’s new general manager.
Watching Kyle Schwarber launch another long home run against Gerrit Cole in a wild-card game brought back memories of the slugger’s drive to Allegheny River in 2015 for Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
The Chicago Cubs took the wrecking ball to their championship core. Now, it’s time to start piecing things back together.
Matt Duffy extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games with a pair of run-scoring singles to help the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday in a game that was halted after seven innings by rain.
Ian Happ drove a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning to sour what could be Jon Lester's final career start/
Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off RBI single in the ninth inning, and the playoff-bound St. Louis Cardinals won for the 19th time in their last 20 games, 4-3 over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.
Justin Steele breezed through seven shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs scored six runs in the second inning Thursday night, beating Pittsburgh 9-0 and sending the Pirates to their 100th loss of the season.
Willson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak.