Cubs Press Releases
Cubs Name Young and Blackburn Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month
The Chicago Cubs today named Double-A Tennessee infielder Chesny Young and right-handed pitcher Paul Blackburn the organization's minor league player and pitcher of the month for April, respectively.
Cubs announce make-up dates for April postponements
The Chicago Cubs today announced the make-up dates for the pair of games postponed due to inclement weather at Wrigley Field last month.
Cubs place Neil Ramirez on bereavement list, recall RHP Spencer Patton
The Chicago Cubs today placed right-handed pitcher Neil Ramirez on the bereavement list and recalled right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton from Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs place OF Matt Szczur on 15-day DL, select OF Ryan Kalish from Triple-A Iowa
The Chicago Cubs today placed outfielder Matt Szczur on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain and selected the contract of outfielder Ryan Kalish from Triple-A Iowa. To make room for Kalish on the 40-man roster, infielder Christian Villanueva was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.
Cubs to host Nationals, Padres and Pirates May 5-15
The Chicago Cubs return home and look to build on their NL Central Division lead as they face the Washington Nationals (May 5-8), San Diego Padres (May 9-11) and division rival Pittsburgh Pirates (May 13-15).
Liz Phair to headline Hot Stove Cool Music concert at Wrigleyville's Metro
Music and baseball share the stage at Wrigleyville's Metro Friday, June 17, when Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons and Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper join an All-Star lineup of musicians and personalities for the Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert. Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Liz Phair will headline the show, which will be emceed by "Mad Men" actor Joel Murray and WXRT-FM's Lin Brehmer. The fifth annual event is presented by Chicago Trading Company with proceeds benefiting youth and families from disadvantaged neighborhoods through Epstein's Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL).
Cubs-Braves game postponed today
Fans are encouraged to retain their tickets from today's postponed game to use for the rescheduled contest.
Sixth annual Bricks and Ivy Ball raises record $1.65 million for Cubs Charities
On Thursday night, guests gathered at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom to show their support for Cubs Charities at the sixth annual Bricks and Ivy Ball. The event raised more than $1.65 million, a fundraising record since the inception of the event, to support Cubs Charities' programs. The sold-out benefit featured 2016 Chicago Cubs players, owners, alumni and executives who mingled with the more than 800 guests in attendance.
Cubs place Montero on 15-day D.L., select Federowicz from Triple-A Iowa
The Chicago Cubs today placed catcher Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list with lower back tightness and selected the contract of catcher Tim Federowicz from Triple-A.