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Friday, Jul 7, 2017

Francona to Miss MLB All-Star Game After Heart Procedure

Francona to Miss MLB All-Star Game After Heart Procedure

The MLB All-Star Game traditionally features a rematch of the two managers that went head-to-head in the previous season’s Fall Classic, but that won’t be the case this year.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

No, Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. Didn't Flip Off the President

No, Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. Didn't Flip Off the President

Soon after Albert Almora Jr. posed for photos with his teammates and President Donald Trump, questions surrounding the Cubs outfielder's hand placement began popping up fast and furious.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

Trump Welcomes World Series Champion Cubs to White House

Trump Welcomes World Series Champion Cubs to White House

President Donald Trump has welcomed the manager and several players from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to the White House. Trump met with manager Joe Maddon and some Cubs on Wednesday, and calls...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

Numerous Cubs Players to Skip White House Event

Numerous Cubs Players to Skip White House Event

The Chicago Cubs will make a second trip to the White House on Wednesday, but their clubhouse is divided as numerous players will not be attending the event.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Joe Maddon Opens Playground in Pennsylvania Hometown

Joe Maddon Opens Playground in Pennsylvania Hometown

Joe Maddon, Chicago Cubs manager dedicated a brand new $250,000 playground in his hometown of Hazleton, PA on Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Cubs Players, Coaches React to Russell Controversy

Cubs Players, Coaches React to Russell Controversy

In the wake of controversy swirling around Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, his teammates and team executives and coaches discussed the situation Thursday evening.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Cubs 'Anchorman' Trip Immortalized on Epic Card

Cubs 'Anchorman' Trip Immortalized on Epic Card

The Chicago Cubs turned heads and dazzled fans with their "Anchorman" inspired suits on Thursday afternoon, and their fashion choices have been immortalized on a new baseball card.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Maddon Discusses Baez Trade Rumors

Maddon Discusses Baez Trade Rumors

The Chicago Cubs have a ton of good players and not enough positions to have all of them play at the same time, but even as that glut of talent has caused trade rumors to swirl, Joe Maddon has a message for his...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Joe Maddon Describes His 'Defensive Foot Fetish'

Joe Maddon Describes His 'Defensive Foot Fetish'

After Ian Happ made a sweet sliding catch against the Giants, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he'd wished the rookie's positioning had been better. Except he didn’t quite phrase it that way.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Ben Zobrist Set to Return to Cubs' Lineup

Ben Zobrist Set to Return to Cubs' Lineup

A couple of familiar faces will be back in the Chicago Cubs’ lineup on Wednesday night as two of their players will return from back injuries.

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