- The Chicago Cubs claimed reliever Robert Stock off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. Stock, 31, is 2-2 with a 4.24 ERA in 52 career appearances with the San Diego Padres and Red Sox.
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- The Chicago Cubs face the strong possibility of cutting ties with ag8亚集团官方网站homegrown outfielders Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora Jr. by Wednesday’s 7 p.m. deadline for tendering contracts to all remaining unsigned players.
- Jed Hoyer, in one of his first duties as Chicago Cubs president, promoted 15 members of his baseball operations department — but is still looking for a general manager.
- The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about the Chicago Cubs' hitting woes since Chili Davis was fired in 2018 and what it would it take to acquire Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay Rays.
- Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Wrigleyville’s alderman on Tuesday proposed letting the Chicago Cubs put off the team’s annual $250,000 payment into a fund to pay for infrastructure upgrades around their historic North Side ballpark because the team played without fans in the seats this year due to the pandemic.
- Jed Hoyer never mentioned winning the World Series during his introductory teleconference Monday as Chicago Cubs president, and for good reason — no one would’ve believed him.
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- Chicago Cubs President Jed Hoyer’s biggest jobs this offseason — which could be tied to the fate of the team's core players — are bolstering a pitching staff that has been built heavily on high-priced starters and closers and correcting a talented but flawed offense that has stagnated in the second half of two of the last three seasons.
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- The Cubs added pitchers Cory Abbott and Keegan Thompson and infielder Christopher Morel to their 40-man roster, thus protecting them from the Rule 5 draft. Their 40-man roster stands at 37, leaving them three spots for free-agent signings or trade acquisitions.
- Theo Epstein's departure from the Chicago Cubs will leave a void, not only in the organization but with fans and media. Jed Hoyer has big shoes to fill as the team's new president of baseball operations.
- With a large batch of free agents expected to be available after the Dec. 2 tender date, the Chicago Cubs likely won’t fill their six remaining open spots on the 40-man roster by Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline.
- With Wrigley Field joining a select circle of national landmarks, its owners become eligible for millions in federal tax credits
- Wrigley Field received federal landmark status in the National Register of Historical Places, seven years after Chicago Cubs ownership applied for the status.
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