Jun 20, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT
Jorge Soler has been sidelined since June 1 due to a left ankle sprain, but he’s getting closer to rejoining the Cubs.
Jun 15, 2015, 11:31 AM EDT
It’s a helluva time to be a prospect buff.
Jun 3, 2015, 4:26 PM EDT
Javier Baez or Arismendy Alcantara did not get call-ups to replace him.
Jun 2, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT
Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler is absent from the starting lineup Tuesday night against the Marlins because of an ankle injury that he suffered late Monday while running out a ball to first base.
Jun 2, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT
Unless you cover soccer, it’s a slow news day. So let’s play a game.
May 15, 2015, 7:36 PM EDT
Gregory Polanco did not look graceful on a misplay in right field, which let the Cubs walk off 11-10 winners on Friday afternoon.
Apr 14, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT
Mookie Betts had himself a day.
Apr 13, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT
Prior to tonight, new Cubs left-hander Jon Lester hadn’t made a pickoff throw to first base since April 30, 2013. Now we know why.
Apr 5, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT
The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. First pitch at Wrigley Field is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET.
Mar 26, 2015, 9:10 PM EDT
Are they ready to contend?
Mar 12, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT
Dare I say that Bryant looks…ready?
Mar 11, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT
Cubs fans are optimistic. Not all of them cautiously so.
Mar 10, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT
Soler and Bryant are both 23 years old and Baez is 22. It’s an exciting time to be a Cubs fan.
Mar 10, 2015, 5:35 PM EDT
In spring training, everything good is wonderful, everything bad is terrible.
Feb 24, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT
Last year’s experiment in which Ramirez was a player/coach for the Cubs’ Triple-A team was a success. Now it’s a real job.
Dec 10, 2014, 8:29 AM EDT
The Cubs got better. The Red Sox’ job just got harder. Jon Lester got paid. Now what happens?
Nov 2, 2014, 9:05 PM EDT
Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada will hold a showcase for representatives from all 30 MLB teams on November 12.
Nov 1, 2014, 5:34 PM EDT
The game, which will begin at 8 p.m. ET, will be shown on MLB Network and can be streamed live on MLB.com.
Oct 11, 2014, 7:26 PM EDT
Theo Epstein has his eyes on an NL Central title in 2015. It’s a realistic aspiration.
Sep 30, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
It’s not as crazy as it may seem.
Jun 30, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT
We learned earlier this month that the Cubs agreed to sign Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler to a nine-year, $30 million contract. The deal was made official today, just two days before the new international spending cap goes into effect. According to CSNChicago.com, Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said this afternoon that Soler will occupy a…
Jun 27, 2012, 12:42 PM EDT
In a move which should come as no surprise, the Cubs announced this morning that they have designated Randy Wells for assignment. Wells failed to make it out of the fourth inning last night against the Mets. The 29-year-old right-hander gave up three runs and issued four walks, including one to opposing pitcher Dillon Gee,…
Jun 19, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT
Already this year Yoenis Cespedes and Jorge Soler have landed $36 million and $30 million contracts after defecting from Cuba and another highly touted player is hoping to follow in their footsteps. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports that 21-year-old outfielder Yasel Puig defected from Cuba and “is in the process of establishing residency in Mexico.”…
Jun 11, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT
Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Cubs have signed Cuban defector Jorge Soler: I hear the #Cubs won out for Jorge Soler. #Yankees tried, but didn’t get him. — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) June 11, 2012 Ken Rosenthal confirms. Jon Heyman reports that the deal is for nine years and $30…
Jun 11, 2012, 12:31 PM EDT
UPDATE: The Cubs got him. 12:31 PM: The Jorge Soler derby is entering the home stretch and one horse has dropped out: the Dodgers. Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports reports that L.A. is out of the bidding. That leaves the Cubs and Yankees as the front runners. Today Jon Heyman said the Blue Jays were “said”…
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