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Reports: Schwarber moved to the minors

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(Cubbie Tracker) – Slugger Kyle Schwarber is being sent down to Triple-A Iowa in a move to get his swing back. Schwarber started the season as an unconventional leadoff hitter, but started sinking in the batting order as his average dipped below the .200 mark. Once feared for his towering home runs, the 24 year old is hitting .171 with 12 homers, 28 RBIs and 75 strikeouts. Whether this is a move to let Schwarber relax and regroup – or a bigger message to a team that has... More>>

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Maddon, Montero make nice

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(Cubbie Tracker) - Coach and Miquel Montero are hitting it off in spring training.  That's good news because there were concerns the pair was sideways over Montero's lack of playing time. But after a night out together, all is good in the desert. Click here to watch the story from CBS Chicago More>>

Dexter Fowler: No hard feelings

Dexter Fowler smiles during an introductory news conference announcing the free agent center fielder has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Dexter Fowler smiles during an introductory news conference announcing the free agent center fielder has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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(Cubbie Tracker) - In an interview with ESPN Dexter Fowler talks about the transition of going over to the dark side and joining the Cardinals. Apparently some 8-year-olds aren't crazy about the move and have been letting him know about it on Instagram. It's shocking to see Dex in red, but he is all smiles (of course) it's all good and he is looking forward to squaring off with the Cubbies for the season opener. Click here to see the interview

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Video: A look inside Joe Maddon's tricked out RV

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(Cubbie Tracker) -  Joe Maddon is unlike any other manager in the bigs.  In an interview with HBO he gives Bryant Gumbel a tour of his palace on wheels, a 45-foot luxury RV that coach uses to drive himself to spring training.  He also discusses why it is so important for the defending World Series Champs to stay sharp.  And what is the story on all those notes and scribbles on his line-up cards? Click on the links to check out the video Coach explains being ... More>>

Video: The inside story of the Game 7 rain delay

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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(Cubbie Tracker) - In an interview with HBO Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon describe what happened during the infamous Game 7 rain delay. Click here to watch the video   More>>

Video: Grandpa Rossy turns celebrity spokesman

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(Cubbie Tracker) - David Ross was back in Chicago working at his new job, promoting breakfast cereal. Click here to watch the video.

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Video: Theo and Maddon explain team slogan

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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(Cubbie Tracker) - You will be hearing the slogan "That's Cub" a lot this season as the team looks to repeat last year's championship season. So what does "That's Cub" mean and where did it come from? Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon have the answer.  Click here to watch the video More>>

Maddux dons beard for prank, fools Cubs' Bryant with curve

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Greg Maddux fooled plenty of hitters during his career - but maybe never in a disguise. The Hall of Fame pitcher donned a fake beard and posed as a sound guy.

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Video: Cubs honored at White House

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(Cubbie Tracker) -- The World Champion Cubs were welcomed to the White House on Monday to celebrate their amazing season.  President Obama made the comment that he was getting to do something that no one ever thought would happen, and something none of his predecessors ever had the opportunity to do. Click here to watch the video: https://youth.be/ehDF6U3tYpo

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Cubs agree to 3-year extensions with TV broadcasters

The World Series champion Chicago Cubs have agreed to three-year contract extensions through 2019 with television play-by-pay announcer Len Kasper and analyst Jim Deshaies.

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Cubs, Arrieta avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The Chicago Cubs and ace right-hander Jake Arrieta have agreed to a $15,637,500, one-year deal.

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World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2016, file photo, the Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File). FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2016, file photo, the Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians, in Cleveland.
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President Barack Obama will welcome the World Series champion Chicago Cubs at the White House on Monday, just five days before he leaves office.

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Lonesome Cub: Family ties

The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) The Chicago Cubs celebrate after Game 7 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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The father and the son, connected by 27 years of Cub suffering, would watch Game 7 of the World Series hundreds of miles apart

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Divorcing couple go to court over Cubs Series tickets

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) hits a home run during the fourth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) hits a home run during the fourth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago.

The frenzy among Chicago Cubs fans to snag pricey and scarce tickets to World Series games at Wrigley Field has now landed in divorce court.

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The Lonesome Cub: Best Night Ever

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) hits a home run during the fourth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast). Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) hits a home run during the fourth inning of Game 6 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Chicago.
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".....Do they still play the blues in Chicago When baseball season rolls around When the snow melts away, Do the Cubbies still play In their ivy-covered burial ground......"

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After delay, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3 to avoid sweep

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 20: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals hist a two run home run during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on April 20, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images) ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 20: Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals hist a two run home run during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on April 20, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Matt Holliday homered, Carlos Martinez threw seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep to their NL Central rival.

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Reports: Jason Heyward agrees to sign with Cubs

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Jason Heyward has agreed to sign with the Chicago Cubs, multiple national media reports indicate.

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Yankees get INF Castro from Cubs for RHP Warren, plus player

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs fields a ground ball against the St. Louis Cardinals during the second inning at Busch Stadium on May 7, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images) Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs fields a ground ball against the St. Louis Cardinals during the second inning at Busch Stadium on May 7, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Starlin Castro from the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Adam Warren and a player to be named.

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Zobrist agrees to 4-year deal with Cubs

The Chicago Cubs and free-agent infielder Ben Zobrist have agreed to a four-year contract.

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Reports: Lackey agrees to two-year deal with Cubs

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Veteran free agent pitcher John Lackey has agreed to a two-year $32 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, according to multiple reports

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Maddon, Banister selected Managers of the Year

Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Chicago Cubs argues a call during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park May 19, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) Manager Joe Maddon #70 of the Chicago Cubs argues a call during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park May 19, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon has won his third Manager of the Year award, earning his first in the NL after guiding the Chicago Cubs to their first postseason berth since 2008. More>>

Lonesome Cub: Feels like...

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Let me tell you what it doesn't feel like.It doesn't feel like 1969.  That was a veteran team at every position.  If they couldn't get it done after that epic collapse, it was hard to see it happening going forward.  Sure enough, the Cubs kept the group together for a few more years, and the results were as expected.  There was the hilarious 1973 season, where the entire Eastern Division was horrible.  Nobody could get above .500 except the Cubs, who were 10 ga... More>>

Murphy homers again, Mets sweep Cubs to reach World Series

New York Mets' Lucas Duda rounds first after hitting a home run off Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel, right, during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago New York Mets' Lucas Duda rounds first after hitting a home run off Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel, right, during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago

One final, charmed swing by Daniel Murphy, and the New York Mets finished a playoff sweep of the Chicago Cubs. More>>

Murphy, Mets beat Cubs 5-2 for commanding 3-0 lead in NLCS

New York Mets' Daniel Murphy scores past Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Chicago. Murphy scored from third on a ball hit by Lucas Duda New York Mets' Daniel Murphy scores past Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Chicago. Murphy scored from third on a ball hit by Lucas Duda

Maybe somebody can stop Daniel Murphy and solve these young New York Mets aces. More>>

Murphy HRs again; Mets beat Arrieta, Cubs for 2-0 NLCS lead

Say this for Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets: They have their October formula down and are sticking with it. More>>

SUMMER OF '69

There was so much going on, it was hard for an 11 year old to keep up.  The Summer of '69.Jimmy quit, Jody got marriedI should've known we'd never get farI have some vague memories of the Cubs before '69.  Of course, they weren't good ones.  I do remember feigning illness, and skipping school, duiring the 1967 and 1968 World Series.  Welcome to the St. Louis Cardinals at a young age.  Thank you Detroit.  But by '69, I was all in.  And on opening day, ... More>>

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