Cubs Press Releases
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Chicago Cubs invite fans to participate in holiday toy drive
The Chicago Cubs are inviting their fans to participate in a holiday toy drive benefiting children at Lawrence Hall Youth Services to conclude the team's yearlong 100 Gifts of Service. Toys may be donated at the Cubs Store across from Wrigley Field beginning today until December 4 at 5:30 p.m., when the team will once again host a holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony at the corner of Clark and Addison streets.
Cubs Authentics introduces Wrigley Field Collection
Cubs Authentics, the Cubs' official provider of game-used and authenticated memorabilia, has introduced the Wrigley Field Collection for fans looking to collect unique items from the historic ballpark.
Cubs select the contract of right-hander C.J. Edwards
The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of right-handed pitcher C.J. Edwards from Double-A Tennessee. Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 39 players.
Cubs acquire infielder Tommy La Stella
The Chicago Cubs today acquired infielder Tommy La Stella from the Atlanta Braves, as well as Atlanta's number four international signing bonus slot, for right-handed pitcher Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots (slot numbers two, three and four).
Cubs to move 2015 season opener to Sunday, April 5
The Chicago Cubs and ESPN today announced that the 2015 opener at Wrigley Field has been moved to Sunday, April 5 to accommodate Major League Baseball's Opening Night and an exclusive national television broadcast. The game vs. the St. Louis Cardinals is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. and air on ESPN2.
Cubs claim Donn Roach off waivers from Padres
The Chicago Cubs today claimed right-handed pitcher Donn Roach off waivers from the San Diego Padres.
Cubs name Joe Maddon Manager, agree to terms on five-year contract
The Chicago Cubs today named Joe Maddon the 54th manager in franchise history, agreeing to terms on a five-year contract through the 2019 season. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cubs, left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada agree to terms on 2015 contract
The Chicago Cubs and left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada today agreed to terms on a 2015 major league contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Cubs Fire Manager Rick Renteria
The Chicago Cubs today announced that the club has fired manager Rick Renteria. Renteria, the 53rd manager in franchise history, led the club for the 2014 season after being named to the position on November 7, 2013.