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  1. Francona on Cubs: 'They're too smart and work too hard not to fig...

    Jesse Rogers

    PHOENIX -- Former Boston Red Sox manager and current Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona never doubted his former bosses would turn the Chicago Cubs around. "They're too smart and work too hard not to figure it out," Francona said Monday at a...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
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  3. Travis Wood: 2014 a 'humbling experience'

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Let the battle for the No. 5 starter begin. The Chicago Cubs have three candidates for one spot -- lefties Travis Wood and Tsuyoshi Wada and righty Edwin Jackson. Wood and Jackson are coming off down years while Wada was a pleasant ...

    Blog | February 22, 2015
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  5. Teams that improved most this offseason

    Jim Bowden

    Several teams made key singular moves this offseason that could push them over the top and actually have more impact than the overhauls that other teams did. For instance, the Nationals' signing of Max Scherzer gives them the game's best and deepest ...

    Blog | February 08, 2015
  6. Hoyer Q&A: 'Expectations are the fun part'

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer hit the road for spring training this past weekend. In between paying his respects at Ernie Banks' memorial on Saturday and arriving in Mesa, Arizona for a two-month stay, Hoyer talked all things Cubs -- and a l...

    Blog | February 02, 2015
  7. Fowler, and a little Banks inspiration, could do wonders for Cubs...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- OK, Anthony Rizzo, you have my attention. Same with you, Sporting News. Well, sort of. The aforementioned publication picked the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series in 2015. Some would say that's bold. I'd call it stupid. Then agai...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  8. Are the Cubs still fishing for a big name?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - OK, who's it going to be? Jordan Zimmermann, Doug Fister or Stephen Strasburg? The Washington Nationals seemingly would be ready to deal one of their starters in the wake of the reported agreement with fellow righty Max Scherzer. Or may...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  9. Notes from Fowler deal: No change for Bryant

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Let's get the obvious out of the way in the wake of the Chicago Cubs' acquisition of outfielder Dexter Fowler: This means nothing for Kris Bryant. The subtraction of sometimes third baseman Luis Valbuena, who left for Houston in the Fow...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  10. David Ross: 'I want to win in Chicago'

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- New Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross wants everyone to know he signed on for one reason and one reason only. "I want to win in Chicago," Ross stated in a phone interview on Wednesday. "I'm not playing for the Hall of Fame. I promise you ...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  11. Cubs issues: Three's a crowd at catcher

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Now that the Chicago Cubs have added outfielder Chris Denorfia to the mix -- though the deal isn't official yet -- they may be done with their offseason maneuvering, save one more move: trading catcher Welington Castillo. After acquirin...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  12. A (potentially) memorable winter meetings comes to a close for Cu...

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN DIEGO - They came. They negotiated. They conquered. OK, maybe it wasn't that dramatic for the Chicago Cubs, but the 2014 winter meetings might someday be looked back upon as the start of something special. "We have a plan and we hope this...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  13. Cubs grab pitching, might add catching in form of D-backs' Monter...

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN DIEGO - The Chicago Cubs began Monday at the winter meetings agreeing to terms with a pitcher and ended it by being on the verge of trading for a catcher, according to various media reports. These are not your rebuilding Cubs anymore. They're bus...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  14. Winter meetings Day 1: All Lester all the time

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN DIEGO - By all accounts here in Southern California, the endgame for free-agent pitcher Jon Lester is upon us -- or at least we think it is. Throughout the first day of the winter meetings Monday, reports came and went that the left-hander was on...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  15. Ryan Dempster announces retirement, joins Chicago Cubs front offi...

    Jesse Rogers

    Veteran pitcher Ryan Dempster retired as a member of the Chicago Cubs and will stay on with the team's front office, it was announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  16. Dodgers at a crossroads with Jon Lester

    Buster Olney

    If the Dodgers really want Jon Lester and he doesn't have any personal objections to playing in Los Angeles, a rival evaluator mused Thursday, then the Dodgers will get him. Plain and simple. Their pile of money is much larger than any team other tha...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  17. GM Meetings: Rumors, chatter and analysis

    Jesse Rogers

    PHOENIX -- The general managers meetings wrapped up here as three days of baseball conversation with media, GMs and agents produced plenty of rumors and storylines. For example, big news came in the form of free-agent pitcher Jon Lester starting a t...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  18. Heyward a fit, but Cubs might have to wait

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- They might have to wait a year to grab him, but Atlanta Braves right fielder Jason Heyward would be a perfect fit for the Chicago Cubs as they move into their contending phase. Besides being a very good player, Heyward fits the profile of ...

    Blog | November 11, 2014