MLB investigating racist message sent to Cubs’ Carl Edwards

Sports 04/16/19, 11:46

Major League Baseball is investigating a racist message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on social media this month.Theo Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Cubs, calls the language "reprehensible" and says it "cannot be tolerated in our game or society." He says the team supports ...

Maddon, Cubs looking to rebound from disappointing finish

Sports 03/19/19, 10:15

After four consecutive playoff appearances and the 2016 World Series title, the Chicago Cubs are way past playing for Joe Maddon's future.They also know what's going on, too.Maddon is entering the final year of his contract after the team declined to offer an extension to its 65-year-old manager. While president ...

Epstein thinks Maddon will stay with Cubs past this season

Baseball 01/19/19, 21:33

Joe Maddon's future is a big question hovering over the Chicago Cubs heading into the season.President of baseball operations Theo Epstein thinks everything is going to work out just fine."My bet is that it goes extraordinarily well with Joe and the whole group and that he's here for a long ...

Russell getting “conditional second chance” with Cubs

Baseball 01/18/19, 21:55

Addison Russell's future with the Chicago Cubs is a tentative proposition.President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says Russell is getting a "conditional second chance" with the Cubs after he was suspended for 40 games last October for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Even the slightest misstep likely would ...

Cubs’ Morrow has elbow surgery, likely to start season late

Sports 12/06/18, 19:48

Closer Brandon Morrow likely will miss the start of the season for the Chicago Cubs following arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow last month.Chicago president of baseball operations Theo Epstein revealed Thursday that Morrow's operation took place on Nov. 6. The Cubs waited to make an announcement because Morrow's recovery ...

Suspended shortstop Russell offered 2019 contract by Cubs

Sports 11/30/18, 17:25

The Cubs offered suspended shortstop Addison Russell a 2019 contract while maintaining Friday his future with the team is not certain.Russell is serving a 40-game domestic violence suspension following allegations by his ex-wife.President of president of baseball operations Theo Epstein called the decision a "procedural step" and said it "does ...

Epstein: Maddon to return for fifth season as Cubs manager

Baseball 10/03/18, 17:56

Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon will return for a fifth season as manager of the Chicago Cubs.Chicago's president of baseball operations confirmed Maddon will stay on for at least the final year of his contract. Epstein says there are no ongoing discussions about an extension for Maddon.Though he acknowledged some ...

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