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  • Arrieta, Bryant, Maddon earn Esurance Awards

    The Cubs received a total of four Esurance MLB Awards. Jake Arrieta won the award for Best Starting Pitcher and Best Breakout Player of 2015. Kris Bryant was honored as Best Rookie, and Joe Maddon as Best Manager. More »

  • Montero headed to DL; Cubs add Federowicz

    Miguel Montero has had back problems before that were so painful he couldn't walk. The Cubs catcher has been bothered by lower back stiffness since the weekend, and on Thursday, he was headed to the disabled list, retroactive to Monday. More »

  • Cubs opt to keep prospect Contreras in Minors

    With Miguel Montero going on the disabled list because of lower back stiffness, the Cubs could have promoted Willson Contreras, but manager Joe Maddon said he hoped to see the highly touted prospect later in the season. More »

  • Baez fine with part-time role for Cubs

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon has told Javier Baez that someday he'll be in the lineup every day in the big leagues. But right now, Baez has accepted his role as a pinch-hitter and defensive sub. More »

  • Happ among top prospect performers Wednesday

    Bobby Bradley is on a roll right now, and his hot hitting continued on Wednesday.The No. 90 overall prospect helped Class A Advanced Lynchburg to a 12-6 win over Winston-Salem by going 3-for-5 with a home run, a pair of doubles and three RBIs. More »

  • Triple effect: Russell's big hit propels Cubs

    Addison Russell smacked a tiebreaking two-run triple with two outs in the sixth inning to lift the Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday night. With the win, the Cubs improved to 15-5, their best start since the 1907 team began 16-4. More »

  • Maddon commends Hendricks for 'getting it'

    Kyle Hendricks had thrown 69 pitches over five innings, and expected to go deeper into the game Tuesday night. But Hendricks was lifted in what Joe Maddon called a National League moment. The Cubs right-hander didn't pout or whine about the move, and got kudos from his manager. More »

  • Quiet confidence aids Russell in big moments

    During the Cubs' weekend series in Cincinnati, Addison Russell was hitting the ball hard, but right at defenders. On Tuesday, the shortstop found a perfect spot. More »

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