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5dJesse Rogers

Cubs sign suspended Russell below market value

The Cubs have signed suspended shortstop Addison Russell to a one-year deal worth $3.4 million, avoiding an arbitration hearing, according to a source.

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12dBradford Doolittle

MLB stock watch: Midwinter winners and losers

Halfway through the offseason, we look at which teams have gained ground, which have fallen back and what moves could be made to shift things further.

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14dJesse Rogers

Cubs' Maddon hires Loretta as bench coach

Cubs manager Joe Maddon filled out his coaching staff Wednesday by hiring Mark Loretta to be his third bench coach in as many seasons.

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Cubs, rehabbing pitcher Graveman reach deal

Right-handed pitcher Kendall Graveman, who is still rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and will miss some of the 2019 season, was signed by the Cubs.

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42dDavid Schoenfield

Where things stand with Bryce Harper sweepstakes

With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.

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35dJesse Rogers

Cubs' Maddon looking to better reach 'millennials'

Leaving no stone unturned after a disappointing end to the 2018 season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that his offseason reading includes the book "Managing Millennials for Dummies."

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Joe Maddon says the "National League Central Division is the best in all of baseball."

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36dJesse Rogers

Cubs GM: Filling veteran leadership void a priority

The Cubs are searching for their next David Ross, according to general manager Jed Hoyer, who says the team's lack of 2018 leadership was a miscalculation.

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Chicago legends Baines, Lee Smith picked for Hall

Chicago won the day in Las Vegas, as Harold Baines and Lee Smith were chosen for enshrinement in Cooperstown. The Hall of Fame's Today's Game Era Committee selected them at baseball's winter meetings.

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The Today's Game committee got the Las Vegas edition of the winter meetings off to a festive start by electing both Harold Baines and Lee Smith to the Hall of Fame. The pair will join whomever makes it next month in Cooperstown next summer.

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40dBradford Doolittle and David Schoenfield

Kluber for Schwarber and more trades we want to see in Vegas

A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7619th
Batting Average.2584th
On Base Percentage.3334th
Slugging Percentage.41013th
Earned Run Average3.653rd
Quality Starts82Tied-15th
WHIP1.3118th
BAA.24010th