Joe Maddon’s future is a big question hovering over the Chicago Cubs heading into the season. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein thinks everything is going to work out just fine. ”My bet is that it goes extraordinarily well with Joe and the whole group and that he’s here for a long time to come,” Epstein said.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 2:34 am
The Chicago Cubs are launching their own sports network. President of business operations Crane Kenney said the team hopes to have it running in time for spring training next year. ”You’ll have a Cubs channel,” he said at the team’s annual fan convention on Saturday.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 10:44 pm
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant might get booed more than normal the first time he plays the St. Louis Cardinals in 2019. Bryant drew the ire of the entire Cardinals fanbase, and catcher Yadier Molina, Saturday after calling St. Louis “boring. Bryant made those comments while appearing on a show hosted by Ryan Dempster.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 8:45 pm
What new bench coach Mark Loretta brings to the 2019 Cubs originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Mark Loretta was happy in San Diego. And as icy wind whipped snow across downtown Chicago on Saturday morning — where Day 2 of Cubs Convention had just gotten started — it’s easy to understand why. Loretta, who had spent the last decade as a special assistant in the San Diego Padres front offices, was hired as the Cubs’ newest bench coach back on January 3rd.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 5:19 pm
If Kris Bryant knows anything about where Bryce Harper is going in free agency, he is staying quiet for the moment. Bryant does know at least one thing that should delight fans of the Chicago Cubs. The shoulder is perfectly healed.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 7:48 am