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  • Cubs announce signing of Motte to 1-year deal

    Manager Joe Maddon now has a veteran presence in the Cubs' bullpen with the addition of Jason Motte. The Cubs announced Friday that they have signed the free agent right-hander to a one-year, $4.5 million contract that includes $2.5 million in performance bonuses. More »

  • Cubs reportedly sign Ross to 2-year deal

    David Ross and Jon Lester appear to be together again. The Cubs have reportedly signed Ross to a two-year, $5 million contract, according to Several Boston media outlets confirmed the deal on Friday. The Cubs, who would have to make a roster move to open a spot for Ross, would not comment on the reports. The deal most likely is pending a physical. More »

  • Motte excited about playing for Cubs, Maddon

    After spending his entire career with the Cardinals, Jason Motte had no trouble signing with their biggest rival, the Cubs. More »

  • Cubs claim Lavarnway, Peterson off waivers

    The Cubs claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Dodgers and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers from the Athletics on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Donn Roach and infielder Logan Watkins were designated for assignment. More »

  • Cubs acquire Minor League pitcher, send Ruggiano to M's

    The Cubs dealt outfielder Justin Ruggiano to the Mariners Wednesday for Minor League pitcher Matt Brazis, opening a spot on the 40-man roster. More »

  • Windy City revival: Cubs, White Sox revamped for '15

    Chicago baseball seems to have entered into an entirely new era. No pennants are won in December, but both Windy City clubs have made moves that can only be interpreted as major improvements. The Cubs have made the bigger splashes, but the White Sox have made wider improvements. More »

  • Pevey, Bailey back as Minor League managers

    Marty Pevey will return for his third season as Triple-A Iowa's manager, Buddy Bailey is back at Double-A Tennessee and Mark Johnson was promoted to Class A Myrtle Beach manager, the Cubs announced Wednesday. More »

  • Chicago hope: Cubs introduce Lester

    The Cubs formally introduced Jon Lester on Monday, and they can thank Ryan Dempster, Kerry Wood, Anthony Rizzo, Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija for helping sell the left-hander on coming to Chicago. More »

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