Chicago's Zobrist Keeps Defying MLB Rules With Black ShoesBen Zobrist posted a letter from the MLB online on Saturday that cited him for violating regulations that require at least 51 percent of a player's shoes be the club's designated shoe color.
Cubs Leadoff Hitter Happ Hits Home Run On First Pitch Of MLB SeasonThe baseball season began with a bang. Ian Happ of the Cubs hit a home run on the very first pitch of the year, connecting Thursday against Miami's Jose Urena at Marlins Park.
Yu Darvish Limits Rangers To 3 Hits Over 6 Innings In Spring GameYu Darvish faced the Rangers on Wednesday for the first time since signing a six-year contract with the Cubs last month. Darvish limited the Rangers to three hits over six innings.
Sources Say Jake Arrieta Reached $75 Million, 3-Year Deal With PhilliesThe Phillies have made their boldest move yet. Free agent ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $75 million, three-year contract, according to people familiar with the decision.
Keidel: Are The Cubs World Series Favorites In 2018?The Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016 and are even more stacked now with Yu Darvish in the starting rotation.
Cubs Finalize $126 Million, 6-Year Contract With Yu DarvishYu Darvish and the Cubs have finalized their $126 million, six-year contract. Darvish joins a rotation that includes Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, Jose Quintana and Tyler Chatwood.
Report: Yu Darvish, Cubs Reach $126 Million, 6-Year DealAce Yu Darvish and the Chicago Cubs have reached agreement on a $126 million, six-year contract, according to a report by The Athletic.
Rangers Sign Infielder Darwin Barney To Minor League DealVeteran infielder Darwin Barney has signed a minor league contract with the Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training. Texas announced with the deal on Monday.
Report: Cubs Having Active Talks With RHP Yu DarvishThe Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free agent Yu Darvish, hoping to add the right-hander to their rotation as they try for a second championship in three seasons.
Free Agent Yu Darvish Meets With CubsDarvish tweeted a statement in Japanese confirming the get-together amid reports that Chicago executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer were in Dallas to speak with him.
Reliever Rondon Agrees To 2-Year Deal With AstrosThe 29-year-old right-hander spent the last five years with the Chicago Cubs, where he went 18-13 with a 3.22 ERA and 77 saves.
Rangers Among 7 Teams Ohtani To Consider Signing WithShohei Ohtani has cut the field of teams he's considering to five clubs on the West Coast plus the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers.