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2/12/2016 | Cubs claim Riefenhauser off waivers from O's

The Cubs on Friday claimed left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser off waivers from the Orioles, while designating lefty Edgar Olmos for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster.


2/12/2016 | Heyward, Mallee getting to know each other

Position players don't need to report to Arizona until Feb. 23, but Jason Heyward and hitting coach John Mallee are already busy at the Cubs' facility getting to know each other.


2/11/2016 | Much expected of Cubs' newcomers

This offseason, the Cubs spent $272 million on three free agents -- Jason Heyward, John Lackey and Ben Zobrist -- and added some pitching depth via trade with the acquisition of Adam Warren. As the countdown to Spring Training continues, here's a look at some of the new Cubs who will be playing at Wrigley Field in 2016.


2/9/2016 | Baez among Cubs looking to rebound in 2016

Which Cubs players are looking to bounce back in 2016? As the Cubs count down to Spring Training, MLB.com takes a look at some hot topics, including which players are on the rebound. After a 97-win season, it would seem that the Cubs didn't have anyone struggle last year, but here are a few players to watch in 2016:


2/5/2016 | Arrieta's arbitration gap among largest in history

Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs are approaching their Feb. 9 date in front of a salary arbitration panel with a record $5.5 million spread, whether or not the sides strike an agreement prior to entering the hearing room.


2/5/2016 | Cubs' Charity Run to go through Wrigley Field

Need some motivation for your running program? The Cubs have updated the course for the 11th Annual Race to Wrigley Charity Run, to be held April 23. This year, the run, presented by ATI Physical Therapy, will allow participants to race through Wrigley Field.


2/5/2016 | Inbox: Will youngsters handle added heat?

Do you have a question about the Cubs? Send it to CubsInbox@gmail.com, and please include your full name and hometown.


2/5/2016 | Cubbie scare: Sharks swim by Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant may have given manager Joe Maddon an idea for an inseason stunt -- and also given Cubs fans a scare by swimming with sharks in Hawaii.


2/5/2016 | Arrieta, Cubs reportedly reach one-year deal

The Cubs and ace Jake Arrieta have agreed to a one-year contract for 2016 worth $10.7 million to avoid arbitration, according to the Associated Press. It's the richest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of Major League service, per the AP. The club has not confirmed the deal.


2/4/2016 | Arrieta takes to Twitter to interact with fans

Jake Arrieta took a break from his offseason workouts -- and took advantage of what he called a rare quiet moment at home -- to show off his beard and answer fans' questions on Twitter.


2/4/2016 | Exciting reunion could be in store for Murton, Cubs

Matt Murton? Did you say Matt Murton? That Matt Murton? Sure enough, it looks like the Cubs are about to bring back the international sensation who got away, the friendly red-headed outfielder who has piled up line drives on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. The move was reported from sources in Japan on Wednesday night but has not been confirmed by the Cubs.


2/3/2016 | Improved changeup could accelerate Johnson's path

Pierce Johnson could have been accused of stalking Jake Arrieta or Jon Lester last spring. The way the Cubs prospect saw it, he was simply taking advantage of the veteran pitchers in big league camp, and he'll likely be shadowing them again when they gather in Mesa, Ariz.


2/1/2016 | Hoyer would love do-over with Kluber trade

Bill Murray and the 1993 film Groundhog Day made Feb. 2 a day for do-overs, so we posed this question to Cubs GM Jed Hoyer: What deal, with the benefit of hindsight, would he like to do over?


2/1/2016 | Caray documentary debuts tonight on MLB Network

He wore the huge glasses, was prone to mispronunciations and occasional off-color babbling and loved his brewskis. An hour-long MLB Network documentary covers the life and career of Harry Caray.