Cubs get Baker from Rockies
The Chicago Cubs have acquired infielder Jeff Baker from the Colorado Rockies for minor league right-handed pitcher Al Alburquerque and designated infielder Ryan Freel for assignment.
Jul 2, 2009 - 1:48:09 PM
Tribune Co. picks billionaire Ricketts to buy Cubs
A billionaire family of Chicago Cubs fans - including one who first met his wife in the bleachers at Wrigley Field - is set to purchase the team and ballpark from Tribune Co.
Jan 23, 2009 - 7:27:45 AM
Dempster, Cubs agree to $52 million, 4-year deal
Pitcher Ryan Dempster and the Chicago Cubs agreed Tuesday on a $52 million, four-year contract that includes a player option to 2012.
Nov 18, 2008 - 4:42:19 PM
Series title eludes Cubs, 100 years and counting
Now, it's an even 100 years for the Chicago Cubs. The team that posted the best record in the National League is picking up the pieces again after three horrendous performances that resulted in a sweep by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opening round of the playoffs.
Oct 5, 2008 - 3:15:11 PM
Wait 'til next year, again: Dodgers sweep Cubs
It's a century and counting for the Chicago Cubs. Manny Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers shoved Chicago into another long winter Saturday night, completing a three-game sweep of their first-round playoff series with a 3-1 victory.
Oct 5, 2008 - 7:37:49 AM
Dodgers Advance to 1st NLCS since '88
Manny Ramirez and Joe Torre needed only three games to help the Los Angeles Dodgers win their first postseason series in 20 years.
Oct 5, 2008 - 2:46:45 AM
Cub flub: Manny, Dodgers take 2-0 lead over Cubs
Manny Ramirez and the Dodgers look ready to run the shaky Chicago Cubs out of the playoffs early and extend their championship drought to 100 years.
Oct 3, 2008 - 6:42:52 AM
Loney, Manny power Dodgers past Cubs 7-2 in opener
Manny Ramirez and Joe Torre brought their winning postseason ways to the Los Angeles Dodgers - and Wrigley Field. James Loney hit a go-ahead grand slam off a wild Ryan Dempster, Ramirez and Russell Martin homered and the new-look Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 in their NL playoff opener Wednesday night.
Oct 2, 2008 - 3:44:31 AM
NL-best Cubs pick up Piniella's option for 2010
Manager Lou Piniella plans to stick with the Chicago Cubs for a while. The Cubs picked up their $4 million option on Piniella's contract for 2010 on Tuesday, a day before the NL Central champions open the playoffs against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Sep 30, 2008 - 6:57:03 PM
Cubs-Astros games postponed because of Ike
The first two games of this weekend's series between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have been postponed because of the potential impact of Hurricane Ike.
Sep 12, 2008 - 7:23:05 AM