Epstein says Maddon will return to Cubs in ’19

President of baseball operations Theo Epstein told reporters on Wednesday afternoon that Joe Maddon will return as the Cubs' manager in 2019 despite uncertainty stemming from Chicago's early postseason exit. The Cubs, who lost Monday's National League Central tiebreaker game to the Brewers, were eliminated with Tuesday night's 2-1, 13-inning loss to the Rockies in the NL Wild Card Game at Wrigley Field.… Read More
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Russell suspended for 40 games, won’t appeal

Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced today that Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension without pay for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. The unpaid suspension of Russell is retroactive to Sept. 21.… Read More
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Cubs’ season ends after Wild, dramatic night

The Cubs called on starters Cole Hamels and Kyle Hendricks to back up Jon Lester, but they couldn't stop the Rockies, who apparently don't need much sleep. Playing their third game in as many days in their third different time zone, the Rockies edged the Cubs, 2-1, in 13 innings on Tuesday night to win a drama-filled National League Wild Card Game at Wrigley Field. Next stop for the Rockies is Miller Park, just 90 miles north, where they'll face the Brewers in the NL Division Series, starting Thursday.… Read More
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Gore lights fuse, but fireworks never come

Terrance Gore is fast. And he showed just how fast in the eighth inning of the Cubs' 2-1 loss in 13 innings to the Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.… Read More
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