With MLB’s front office diversity still lagging, Cubs benefiting from examination of hiring processes
The Cubs promoted Meghan Jones to vice president of baseball strategy, making her the first woman VP in Cubs baseball operations.
Model Chase Carter, the Cubs free agent’s fiancee, posted an image of the Toronto skyline on her Instagram this week, setting off Internet chatter that neglected to mention a fashion expo is being held in the city.
Ohtani signed a record 10-year, $700 million contract.
Counsell has yet to step in the dugout for the Cubs, but it’s becoming clear what the team should expect.
Counsell had high praise for the exciting young player at the winter meetings this week.
The Cubs reportedly are targeting Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow, but contrary to some earlier reports, are not willing to include Christopher Morel in a deal.
Counsell is about a month into his Cubs tenure.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed the Dodgers have met with Ohtani.
The Cubs are among a handful of teams reportedly in the running to land Ohtani.
Piniella was one of eight managers, executives and umpires on the Contemporary Baseball Era ballot Sunday. Jim Leyland was the only one voted in to the Hall of Fame
So far this winter, speculation about the top free agents, including Shohei Ohtani, has time and again included the Cubs as contenders. That’s a good start. But free agent and trade action should pick up at winter meetings next week.
Manager Craig Counsell still has holes to fill in his 2024 coaching staff.
The hall, not the players, decide which team emblem goes on the Cooperstown plaques.
Steele finished fifth in NL Cy Young voting.
White Sox improve infield defense with Naperville Central graduate’s arrival on South Side.
The Angels hired Washington as hitting coach, and sources confirmed Green is set to join the Mets’ front office.
As expected, Bellinger rejected a qualifying offer from the Cubs this week.
The Cubs agreed to terms with Patrick Wisdom, avoiding arbitration, and tendered contracts to six other arbitration-eligible players.
The move was expected as Bellinger became one of seven players to reject qualifying offers from their respective clubs this year.
All president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer and Counsell have to do now is win big — Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon big, if not bigger — or it’s a bust.
In his introductory news conference Monday, Counsell kept returning to one theme in particular: He wants to keep challenging himself.
The Cubs introduced Counsell as their 56th manager Monday.
Not that any professional sports team should. It’s strange when you think about it. Why is teamwork in sports conflated with family?
Family of Kenneka Jenkins, who died in Rosemont hotel freezer, to receive more than $6 million in settlement