Cubs Press Releases
Liz Phair to headline Hot Stove Cool Music concert at Wrigleyville's Metro
Music and baseball share the stage at Wrigleyville's Metro Friday, June 17, when Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons and Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper join an All-Star lineup of musicians and personalities for the Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert. Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Liz Phair will headline the show, which will be emceed by "Mad Men" actor Joel Murray and WXRT-FM's Lin Brehmer. The fifth annual event is presented by Chicago Trading Company with proceeds benefiting youth and families from disadvantaged neighborhoods through Epstein's Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL).
Cubs-Braves game postponed today
Fans are encouraged to retain their tickets from today's postponed game to use for the rescheduled contest.
Sixth annual Bricks and Ivy Ball raises record $1.65 million for Cubs Charities
On Thursday night, guests gathered at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to show their support for Cubs Charities at the sixth annual Bricks and Ivy Ball. The event raised more than $1.65 million, a fundraising record since the inception of the event, to support Cubs Charities' programs. The sold-out benefit featured 2016 Chicago Cubs players, owners, alumni and executives who mingled with the more than 800 guests in attendance.
Cubs place Montero on 15-day D.L., select Federowicz from Triple-A Iowa
The Chicago Cubs today placed catcher Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list with lower back tightness and selected the contract of catcher Tim Federowicz from Triple-A.
Cubs Promotions for Second Homestand of Season
The Chicago Cubs will look to continue their hot start to the season as they host the Milwaukee Brewers April 26-28 and Atlanta Braves April 29-May 1.
Diamond Project accepting applications for field improvement grants
The Diamond Project, one of Cubs Charities' three signature programs, provides funds to nonprofit, neighborhood-based organizations to expand opportunities for children to play baseball and softball and improve the quality, safety and accessibility of local baseball fields or indoor training facilities.
Tom Ricketts issues statement on passing of former Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas
Chicago Cubs Executive Chairman Tom Ricketts has issued the following statement on the passing of Milt Pappas, 76, who was a 17-year MLB veteran and pitched for the Cubs from 1970-1973.
Cubs Activate Baez, Option Kawasaki
The Chicago Cubs today activated infielder Javier Baez off of the 15-day disabled list. Infielder Munenori Kawasaki was optioned to Triple-A Iowa following last night's game.
Cubs acquire LHP Giovanni Soto from Cleveland
The Chicago Cubs today acquired left-handed pitcher Giovanni Soto from the Cleveland Indians for a cash consideration. Soto has been optioned to Triple-A Iowa.