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11/25/2015 | Charitable Rizzo inspires teen battling cancer

During one of Anthony Rizzo's regular hospital visits in Chicago earlier this year to check on patients in the oncology ward, the Cubs first baseman met Adrianna Fernandes. There was an immediate connection.

11/25/2015 | Cubs land lefty Brothers in deal with Rockies

The Chicago Cubs have acquired left-handed reliever Rex Brothers in a trade with the Rockies, the club announced Wednesday.

11/25/2015 | Minor League pitcher Griggs suspended 50 games

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Wednesday that Cubs Minor League right-hander Tanner Griggs has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

11/23/2015 | Black determined to succeed as a reliever

A pep talk from Ryan Dempster helped Cubs prospect Corey Black deal with the switch from starting pitcher to reliever. Black could find out in a few weeks whether other teams feel he's ready for the big leagues.

11/23/2015 | MLB Pipeline's 2015 All-Arizona Fall League Team

As the Arizona Fall League's six-week season concluded with Saturday's championship game, names its All-AFL Team, highlighted by Yankees catching prospect Gary Sanchez and rebounding Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar.

11/23/2015 | 10 breakout prospects from 2015 Fall League

Every year, without fail, less-heralded prospects excel -- and sometimes outperform -- their more famous counterparts in the Arizona Fall League. Here are 10 prospects who left Arizona standing a bit taller than they did when they arrived.

11/20/2015 | Cubs protect 4 prospects from Rule 5 Draft

The Cubs selected the contracts of pitcher Pierce Johnson, catcher Willson Contreras, infielder Jeimer Candelario and first baseman Dan Vogelbach from Double-A Tennessee on Friday and added them to the 40-man roster, which now has 37 players.

11/20/2015 | Best Fan Catch goes to member of Cubs Nation

It wasn't just the catch itself that earned one Cubs fan an Esurance MLB Award on Friday for Best Fan Catch. It was the spontaneous celebration. Everyone raise a glass -- or a plastic cup, as it were -- to Krista Dotzenrod.

11/20/2015 | Bryant wins MLB Award for Best Rookie

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was honored Friday as Best Rookie as part of the Esurance MLB Awards.

11/20/2015 | Arrieta adds 2 MLB Awards to offseason haul

Hopefully Jake Arrieta has some room on his fireplace mantle. After winning the Cubs' first National League Cy Young Award in 23 years earlier in the week, the right-hander was honored Friday with a pair of Esurance MLB Awards.

11/20/2015 | Cubs' biggest splash may come via trade

The Cubs are expected to add starting pitching this offseason, but the route they take to achieve that goal remains uncertain.

11/20/2015 | Cubs get righty Patton from Texas for Minors infielder

The Cubs on Friday acquired right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton from the Rangers for Minor League infielder Frandy Delarosa. The Cubs' 40-man roster now stands at 33 players

11/20/2015 | Cubs' awards trifecta shows World Series reachable

In three straight days this week, the Cubs captured the 2015 Baseball Writers' Association of America National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year and Cy Young Awards.

11/20/2015 | Bryant, Correa among Topps' All-Star Rookies

An unprecedented year of rookie performances made for exciting storylines throughout the 2015 season, as numerous youngsters excelled while getting their first taste of Major League Baseball. Topps honored several of the top performers Friday by announcing its annual MLB All-Star Rookie Team, a tradition since 1960.

11/20/2015 | Yanks reportedly eye Castro, but not for Gardner

Already linked to some of the top free-agent pitchers on this year's market, the Cubs were mentioned Friday in a trade rumor, too. Two sources told the New York Daily News that the Yankees were open to trading outfielder Brett Gardner, and one of those sources said the team had discussed a deal with the Cubs for infielder Starlin Castro.

11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners

Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.

11/19/2015 | Rizzo ranks fourth in NL MVP voting

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was the Baseball Writers Association of America's unanimous selection for the National League MVP Award on Thursday, but the Cubs' breakthrough season did not go unnoticed. First baseman Anthony Rizzo finished fourth for the award while ranking as high as second on three ballots.

11/19/2015 | Cubs claim reliever Leathersich off waivers

The Cubs have claimed left-hander Jack Leathersich off waivers from the Mets.

11/19/2015 | How Statcast explains 2015 Cy Young winners

The Astros' Dallas Keuchel and the Cubs' Jake Arrieta were named the American and National League Cy Young Award winners, respectively, on Wednesday after tremendous seasons in which they produced all sorts of impressive numbers.

11/19/2015 | Cubs sign Minor League reliever Acevedo

The Cubs on Thursday struck a one-year deal with free-agent right-handed reliever Andury Acevedo, a former Yankees farmhand.

11/19/2015 | 3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday

Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.

11/19/2015 | Is Shark attack on the horizon for Cubs?

The Cubs are interested in a reunion with right-hander Jeff Samardzija, adding them to the mix of teams looking at the free agent, according to's Phil Rogers.

11/19/2015 | Scouting profile: Jeimer Candelario

It's simply amazing how many very good prospects have populated the Chicago Cubs Top Prospects lists the past couple seasons. Of course, several of them have become household names at the big league level.

11/19/2015 | Keuchel, Arrieta were drafted by same scout

Cy Young winners Jake Arrieta and Dallas Keuchel are not only linked by exceptional 2015 seasons, but also by the man who discovered them years ago. According to The Houston Chronicle, Both pitchers can be traced back to the same scout, Houston's Jim Stevenson.

11/18/2015 | Arrieta's Cy season statistically extraordinary

For Jake Arrieta to top Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke and claim the 2015 National League Cy Young Award signifies just how deep and wide one can apply "extraordinary" to his line and narrative.

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