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Mets acquire Javier Báez, Trevor Williams from Cubs for Pete Crow-Armstrong, per report

The Cubs add another former pAll-Star to their middle infield mix.

Braves acquire Joc Pederson from Cubs

After half a season in Chicago, Pederson changes teams again.

Cubs agree to deal Yu Darvish, Victor Caratini to Padres in seven-player trade, per report

The Padres cap off perhaps the busiest day in franchise history by adding another front-of-the-rotation starter.

Theo Epstein stepping down, to be replaced by Jed Hoyer as Cubs’ president of baseball operations

One of baseball’s most accomplished executives will take at least a temporary step away from the sport.

The Cubs select shortstop Ed Howard with the 16th pick in the 2020 MLB Draft

The Cubs take a local kid with their first selection.

Kris Bryant’s service-time manipulation grievance denied, per report

It should be interesting to see if this issue is addressed in baseball’s next CBA.

Cubs hire David Ross as manager, per report

They did a pretty good job of throwing us off the scent, but ultimately they’re going with the widely-reported favorite.

Cubs to part ways with Joe Maddon

Maddon helped the Cubs break their 108-year World Series drought, but it wasn’t enough to earn him a new contract.

Cubs’ Javier Báez diagnosed with hairline fracture in left thumb

Báez’s exact timeline won’t be known until he visits the Cubs’ hand specialist on Monday.

Cubs place Craig Kimbrel on injured list with right elbow inflammation

This is rough news for a Cubs team that already faces an uphill battle to win the NL Central.

Cubs to sign Jonathan Lucroy, per report

This will be Lucroy’s sixth team in the last four seasons.

Cubs’ Willson Contreras to miss four weeks with hamstring strain

It’s been an unlucky second half for Chicago’s All-Star catcher.

Cubs acquire David Phelps from Blue Jays, per report

The Cubs make yet another veteran addition to their bullpen.

What needs and assets do the NL Central teams have at the trade deadline?

In a season where every NL Central team remained competitive for several months, the division now appears to feature three clear buyers and two clear sellers.

Cubs acquire Martín Maldonado from Royals for Mike Montgomery

The Cubs add a former Gold Glove catcher to fill in for the injured Willson Contreras.

2019 MLB Draft: Cubs select Ryan Jensen with 27th pick

The Cubs make a surprising selection at No. 27 overall.

Cubs sign Kyle Hendricks to extension through 2023 with vesting option for 2024

You get an extension, you get an extension, YOU get an extension!

Cubs sign Tony Barnette to one-year deal with club option for 2020

The Cubs continue raiding the bargain bin to add bullpen depth.

Cubs in agreement with Daniel Descalso on two-year deal, per report

The veteran utility man adds some much-needed depth to the Cubs’ bench.

Angels acquire Tommy La Stella from Cubs

Baseball’s most prolific pinch-hitter of 2018 is headed to the American League.

Brewers’ Christian Yelich, Red Sox’s Mookie Betts win MVP awards

Pair of OFs take home the game’s ultimate prizes from their respective leagues.

Making the cases for 2018 NL MVP

Who has been the best player in the National League this season?

MLB trade rumors: Cubs open to dealing Kris Bryant

After a down season, the former NL MVP and two-time All-Star 3B might be on the move as soon as this winter.

MLB trade rumors and news: Yankees have Red Sox in sights after topping A’s in AL Wild Card game

Bronx Bombers will take on Boston in what should be an epic ALDS between the two rivals.

Making the cases for 2018 NL Silver Slugger awards

Who has done the best job offensively at their respective positions this season?

Making the cases for 2018 NL Manager of the Year

Who has done the best job in leading their clubs this season?

MLB trade rumors and news: Despite Hurricane Florence, the Cubs and Nationals will give their Thursday game a go

The powers that be have rule that the two clubs will try to play the last game of their final series against each other

Baseball needs to change how the playoffs work

With the Yankees on pace to win 100 games and be only a wild card in the AL, MLB has to look into fixing a flawed system when it comes to playoff qualifiers, playoff seedings and division winners

MLB trade rumors and news: Blue Jays place Josh Donaldson on waivers

After Donaldson has good game during a rehab assignment, Toronto expects to deal star 3B by Friday’s waiver deadline.

MLB trade rumors and news: Giants Andrew McCutchen clears waivers

With the Giants not getting closer to contention, the OF could be dealt this month.

Yu Darvish out for season with stress reaction in elbow

Darvish’s first season with the Cubs ends in overwhelming disappointment.

Cubs acquire Daniel Murphy from Nationals

The three-time All-Star heads to the Cubs in a waiver-wire deal.

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