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  • Cubs prospect Schwarber turns 22, hits grand slam

    Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber celebrated his 22nd birthday in a grand way Thursday. Schwarber, the 2014 No. 6 prospect in the Cubs organization according to, hit a grand slam off Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong in the second inning of Thursday's contest. More »

  • Umpire injury leads to odd strike-calling scenario

    After home-plate umpire Dale Scott was hit by a pitch and had to leave Thursday's game between the Cubs and Giants, Jim Joyce took over calling balls and strikes, doing so from behind the pitcher's mound. More »

  • Schlitter hopes loving home awaits stray pup

    Cubs pitcher Brian Schlitter is hoping someone will adopt a young dog he found near the team's Spring Training complex. Schlitter and his wife, Kara, can't keep him, and neither could any of his Cubs teammates. The Chihuahua and terrier mix is now at Maricopa County Animal Care and Control at 2630 W. Rio Salado Parkway, which is next to the Cubs' complex. More »

  • Coke reportedly headed to Cubs on Minors pact

    The Cubs have reportedly signed reliever Phil Coke to a Minor League deal, according to More »

  • Cubs reach deals with remaining players

    The Cubs have agreed to contracts with all 20 players on the 40-man roster with zero to three years of Major League service. More »

  • Top 15 fantasy rookies led by pair of Cubs

    Who are the best fantasy prospects for this season? Unlike's Top 100 Prospects list, which is based on long-term potential, the rankings here are determined solely by expected big league production in 2015. More »

  • Castillo adjusting to new spot on depth chart

    Welington Castillo will be behind the plate Thursday in Scottsdale, Ariz., in one of the Cubs' split-squad games. Where he'll be when the season opens is to be determined. More »

  • Cubs to begin Maddon tenure, season of Banks tributes

    What will Joe Maddon do as the new Cubs manager? Fans will get their first look when Maddon and the Cubs open Cactus League play Thursday with split-squad games, including a home contest at newly named Sloan Park against their new neighbors, the Athletics. More »

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