Joe Maddon agreed to a three-year deal to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former bench boss of the Chicago Cubs with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career.
The Chicago Cubs say they plan to interview former Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler and Houston bench coach Joe Espada this week about their managerial opening.
Joe Maddon will interview for the Los Angeles Angels' managerial vacancy this week, a person familiar with the process told The Associated Press.
Former Chicago Cubs catchers Joe Girardi and David Ross will speak with the team next week about its managerial opening.
Cubs coaches Mark Loretta and Will Venable are being considered for the team's managerial opening.
CHICAGO (AP) - The field of candidates to be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs is beginning to take shape.
A videographer who collapsed from a heart attack in the visiting dugout at Busch Stadium is alive, thanks in part to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch journalist.
The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the NL Central on the final day of the regular season, using Jack Flaherty's arm and Matt Carpenter's bat Sunday to win their first division title since 2015 with a 9-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
From the moment Joe Maddon joined the Chicago Cubs, taking the reins in a Wrigleyville bar five years ago, he talked about winning.
Chicago Cubs (84-77, third in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (90-71, first in the NL Central)
Adam Wainwright was itching to spray champagne in the Cardinals clubhouse Saturday night. It's been nearly four years since his last boozy bash, and after getting roughed up by the Cubs, he and his St. Louis teammates will have to wait at least one more night.
Cardinals star Yadier Molina shouted at Cubs left-hander Cole Hamels after being grazed by a fastball, leading the benches and bullpens to clear Saturday night.
Chicago Cubs (83-77, third in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (90-70, first in the NL Central)
St. Louis' bullpen stumbled, and the Cardinals still inched closer to the NL Central title.
Joe Musgrove pitched three-hit ball through six innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 9-5 on Thursday night and extended the Cubs' losing streak to nine games.
The Chicago Cubs felt they were in the beginning stages of a dynasty three years ago.
Theo Epstein says he has no plans of returning to the Boston Red Sox.
Chicago Cubs bench coach Mark Loretta received a one-game suspension Tuesday for what was determined to be “inappropriate conduct” in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend.
The freefalling Chicago Cubs committed five errors, including two in a seven-run seventh inning, and moved to the brink of elimination with a 9-2 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night that extended their losing streak to seven.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot by rallying past the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Sunday for their first four-game sweep at Wrigley Field in almost a century.