A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs and reliever Jose Veras were closing in on a $4 million, one-year contract.
Ten years ago Steve Bartman became famous, and has been off the radar since that time.
Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Several teams, including the Detroit Tigers, are looking at Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol, according to ESPNChicago.com’s Bruce Levine.
Dontrelle Willis’ retirement is over — and the left-hander is trying to resurrect his career where it started, with the Cubs.
The Tigers and Cubs are discussing a trade involving Tigers right-handed SP Rick Porcello, according to MASNsports.com’s Roch Kubatko.
Edwin Jackson keeps bouncing around, and he thinks he knows why.
CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs have bowed out of the bidding for free-agent right-hander Anibal Sanchez.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
The Detroit Tigers announced the club has acquired infielder/outfielder Jeff Baker from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for two players to be named later on or before October 31, 2012.