Lincoln Daily News
Cubs still look to be far from contention
The Sports Xchange) -- T he 2013 season was much like the 2012 season, but without the 100-plus losses.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chicago Cubs Should Stay Away From Trading Starlin Castro
The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of a roster overhaul plain and simple. Over the next two seasons the anticipation of highly talented minor league players figure to fill Wrigley Field in a complete roster transformation.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Realistic Expectations for the Cubs' Starting Lineup in 2014
For a Chicago Cubs team that will be continuing their rebuild in 2014, the starting lineup presents a major question mark at several different positions.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
What Should Chicago Cubs do with Darwin Barney?
Make no mistake about it, Darwin Barney is arguably the best defensive second baseman in all of baseball.
Top 5 free agents Cubs could use
Although the Chicago Cubs are looking for more talent from their farm system, there are still good names available in the free agent market that could be useful for the Cubs to put together a winning team next season.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Chicago Cubs Should Sign Travis Wood To Long-Term Deal
The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of a rebuilding process led by Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer , where they are looking to lay off the foundation for sustained success on a franchise that hasn't been able to win a World Series in more than 100 years.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Mueller can't wait to get back on field
When Bill Mueller was traded to the Giants for minor league pitcher Jeff Verplancke in the final month the Cubs' disastrous 2002 season, Giants general manager Brian Sabean figured Mueller must have been "relieved" over leaving.
Chicago Cubs Make Great Move Emphasizing Development On Coaching Staff
The Chicago Cubs finally announced the coaching staff for the upcoming season, and while there aren't any notable surprises, it's clear the organization included coaches who are able to work with young players.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Javier Baez, Jorge Soler Among Cubs' Top Prospects Looking to Get 'The Call'
Strangely, it has seemed in the past couple seasons that the Cubs ' minor league system was of larger concern than their major league squad.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Chicago Cubs Smart to Protect Dallas Beeler Ahead of Rule 5 Draft
The Chicago Cubs are in full swing on their rebuilding efforts, and their young players are, without a doubt, the most prized assets the organization has.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs Offseason: 5 Most Pivotal Players
The Cubs have to decide who is going to be a part of their plans for 2014. These are the players who should stick around and those that need to go.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal
Mets, Cubs fill Big League Weekend slots in March
Start spreading the news. The New York Mets are coming to Las Vegas to play the Chicago Cubs in a pair of exhibition games March 15 and 16 at Cashman Field on the annual Big League Weekend.
Call to the Pen
Chicago Cubs: 2013 Season in Review
For the fourth straight season, the Chicago Cubs finished with a record below .500.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Chicago Cubs - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs - INSIDE PITCH The 2013 season was much like the 2012 season, but without the 100-plus losses.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
2014 Bill James Handbook Cubs Projections
The Bill James Handbook for 2014 arrived recently, and one of the best things about it is that it says "2014" on it.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Braves Offseason trade targets: NL Central
This is the sixth in an 8-part series on the offseason options of the Atlanta Braves.
Should the Chicago Cubs Pursue Masahiro Tanaka?
The Chicago Cubs recently confirmed their interest in Japanese professional baseball player Masahiro Tanaka .
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Rick Renterias' challenges as Cubs manager
New time manager Rick Renteria will be putting up with a Chicago Cubs team that is in the process of rebuilding its team with young and potential great players.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Has Grown A Mustache
Every team now has a manager as we head into the GM Meetings this week. The free agent and trade markets are getting ready to take off.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Baseball by the numbers with Bill Chuck
The Red Sox have won three titles in 10 seasons . From 1906 to 1908, Chicago won three titles .