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Report: Chicago Cubs sign David Ross

Fox Sports Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Chicago Cubs will sign catcher David Ross to a 2-year, $5 million deal. The former Red Sox catcher was mulling a decision to return to the team or join a new team. Earlier reports suggested that Ross could sign with the Padres, who just acquired Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. The 37-year-old catcher hit just .184 for the Red Sox last year in 171 plate ap ...

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New Cubs pithcer Jon Lester appears on Sports Illustrated

Jon Lester is already a star in Chicago. Just a week after it was announced the Cubs and the free agent pitcher agreed to a six-year deal worth $155 million, the hype surrounding the team has skyrocketed. Now Lester is set to appear on the new issue of Sports Illustrated dawning a Cubs hat as he stares into your eyes. The cover reads "The Lester Factor" and details how the Cubs odds to win the World Series ...

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Cubs, Diamondbacks finalizing deal for Miguel Montero

The Chicago Cubs are close to acquiring catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks, with some sources saying the deal is "all but done." Diamondbacks beat reporter Nick Piecoro reports that the Cubs will give up tow lower level pitching prospects for the catcher. One of those prospects is Jefferson Mejia.  The 20-year-old pitcher hasn't made it out of rookie ball yet but has a lot of upside. https ...

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Chicago Cubs sign Jason Hammel

Jason Hammel will officially return to the Chicago Cubs. Today the Cubs and Hammel agreed to a 2-year deal worth $20 million which includes a club option for 2017. Hammel gives the Cubs another back end starter for the rotation this season. Hammel returns to the Cubs after the team traded him and Jeff Samardzija last July to the Oakland Athletics for prospects Addison Russell, Billy McKinney and Dan Straily ...

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Report: Chicago Cubs offer $138M to Jon Lester

The Chicago Cubs are in pursuit of free agent pitcher Jon Lester and a decision could be made any day soon now. But the latest report from CBS's Jon Heyman states the Cubs offer to Lester currently stands at 6-years, $138M. Heyman also reports that the Red Sox are willing to go 6-years at $130M, as they too are also pursuing the free agent prize. There were reports earlier in the week by David Kaplan that h ...

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Ronnie Woo Woo getting his own bobblehead

Who doesn't love bobbleheads? Now a lifelong  Chicago Cubs fan is getting his very own bobblehead that will talk. Yes, Ronnie Woo Woo the guy yelling "Woo Woo" is getting a limited edition bobblehead that will be limited to only 5,000 and individually numbered. The bobblehead features Ronnie wearing a pinstripe jersey with "Ronnie" on the front and "Woo Woo" on the back. It gets better. You will be able to ...

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The Latest at the GM Meetings for the Chicago Cubs (with breaking news and an update)

Day two of the GM meetings continued today and the Chicago Cubs have been staying active in the rumor mill. Breaking News: The Cubs have engaged in serious trade talks with the Washington Nationals for starting pitcher Jordan Zimmerman. If any more comes with this, I will write an article up. Right now, I won't believe it until more people report it and seems to be more serious. Update (unconfirmed rumor): ...

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The MLB is Investigating Tampering Charges Against the Chicago Cubs

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the MLB is investigating tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs. The tampering allegations was brought to the MLB by the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays are saying the Cubs talked to new manager Joe Maddon before he opted out of his contract on October 24th. Joe Maddon opted out of his contract on a Friday and the Cubs reached out to his agent, Alan Nero, soon af ...

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Chicago Cubs ink Joe Maddon to 5-year deal

It's official on the Northside. Joe Maddon is the next Chicago Cubs manager as the team has officially signed him to a 5-year contract. Maddon is being welcomed with a press conference at the Cubby Bear on Monday, due to construction on Wrigley Field. Maddon will be the clubs 54th manager and their biggest managerial signing since Lou Piniella agreed to be the manager in 2007. Maddon will have the goal to b ...

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Chicago sports Halloween costume roundup!

It's Halloween and that means we will get our fair share of some awesome Chicago sports-themed costumes. With many storylines involving Chicago sports this year, we are expecting some interesting options. Lets take a look at what we have spotted so far: Marc Trestman alert! Extra points for being creative with the Gatorade! https://twitter.com/_mISS_sANDY_/status/528236117498552320 The Long brothers! https: ...

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