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  1. Theo Epstein says Alfonso Soriano trade benefited Chicago Cubs an...

    The Chicago Cubs might be paying almost $18 million of Alfonso Soriano's salary when he plays against them on Tuesday night as a member of the New York Yankees, but president Theo Epstein believes the July trade has benefited both teams.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  2. Theo on Baez ejection: Learning experience

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria view top prospect Javier Baez getting kicked out of a Triple-A game over the weekend -- and then having words with teammates -- as a learning experience. Most important is they ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  3. MLB - Long sad history of managing the Chicago Cubs

    Steve Wulf

    One after another after another, the men who've managed the Cubs thought they'd be 'The One' to win it all. Then they remembered who they were managing. Now it's Rick Renteria's turn.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
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  5. Jackson starts over in Year 2 with Cubs

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Former Pittsburgh Pirate and San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds has begun a redemption tour. He showed up in Giants spring training camp for the first time when the Cubs played his old team in the Cactus League last month, and he was also ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. Epstein: 'We can turn the narrative'

    Jesse Rogers

    PITTSBURGH -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein feels the pain of the fan base and he understands he's under the microscope now more than ever. "Our fans have been incredibly supportive," Epstein said on Monday. "Even the ones not on board. They...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  7. Theo Epstein plans to rebuild Chicago Cubs with blueprint from Bo...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Tim Keown writes that three seasons into his latest attempt to reverse a curse, Theo Epstein is building on the blueprint he used in Boston and asking Chicago's restless fan base to hold on just a bit longer.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  8. Arrieta takes another step with simulation

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- With team president Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria looking on Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw a three-inning simulated game on Wednesday morning as he continues his recovery from winter "shoulder stiffness." "I was g...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  9. C.J. Edwards debuts, nerves and all

    Jesse Rogers

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- If Chicago Cubs prospect C.J. Edwards' pitching ability catches up to his personality, the team might have a star on its hands. Edwards sailed through an easy first inning -- despite some serious nerves -- before giving up three ...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Weird science? No, player evaluation tools

    Gordon Edes

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- In a story on Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein that appeared in ESPN the Magazine's MLB preview, author Tim Keown noted the team's reliance on "neuroscience" in scouting and player evaluation. "Hitters a...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  11. Sutcliffe: Not 'if' for Cubs but 'when'

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Soon, former Chicago Cubs pitcher Rick Sutcliffe will turn in his Cubs uniform for a suit to wear on ESPN as the major league regular season commences. Sutcliffe has been a spring instructor for the team he won a Cy Young award with in...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  12. Better off signing, not trading Samardzija

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- You might think the time to trade Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija has come. Contending teams with previous interest in the right-hander are losing pitchers on a near-daily basis. The Atlanta Braves are scrambling, as ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  13. Cubs more open to dealing Samardzija?

    Doug Mittler

    Among the more valuable trade chips in the Chicago Cubs' rebuilding efforts is righthander Jeff Samardzija, a free agent after 2015 who could bring back some of the top-shelf prospects that Theo Epstein covet. Epstein and his staff shopped Samardz...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  14. Are Cubs' finances worthy of their future?

    Buster Olney

    Earlier this week, we looked for some holes in the Top 300 fantasy rankings for Messrs. Berry, Karabell et al. In the name of fairness, it's worth expressing some regret over the placement of a particular team in our Future Power Rankings, which came...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  15. Buzz: Baez and Bryant's MLB timetables

    Jim Bowden

    PHOENIX -- Just 90 miles of Interstate 94 separates the North Side of Chicago and Milwaukee. Fans in other parts of the country might not have noticed, but a nice little geographic rivalry has developed between the Brewers and Cubs. However, inst...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  16. Jackson on fastballs only: Just one game

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson shook off "fastball-gate" on Wednesday, saying he was just trying to work on that particular pitch in his last spring start against the Cleveland Indians. Jackson, who threw 74 pitches over five in...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
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  18. Sveum wants to manage again

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum wants to manage again after reiterating his "shock" at being fired last October. "I walked away with my head up with the understanding I knew what I wanted to do and did it (that) way, to get g...

    Blog | March 02, 2014