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Reports: Cubs Acquire Boston Red Sox Catcher David Ross

(CBS) – The Chicago Cubs have acquired free-agent catcher David Ross, multiple sources reported Friday.

In a post-season marked by major deals and additions, Ross, recently of the Boston Red Sox, would be paid $5 million under a two-year contract, Fox Sports MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal tweeted. 34 more words


Cooling Down The Cubs' Hype

If you take a look at what general manager Theo Epstein has done during his time in Chicago, it’s slowly, but surely been improving the Cubs. 849 more words


12/19 Motte excited about joining Cubs

After spending his entire career with the Cardinals, Jason Motte had no trouble signing with their biggest rival, the Cubs.

“I know Cubs-Cards is a big rival,” Motte said Friday. 367 more words


Should the Cubs Trade Jon Lester?

The Cubs, are certainly wheeling and dealing, so to speak, in this offseason. There about to wrap up a deal, with catcher David Rose, and have started, to add pitching. 299 more words


Wisch: Jon Lester's Deal Isn't About 6 Years – It's About 1

By Dave Wischnowsky –

(CBS) Is Jon Lester really worth $155 million? Probably not.

Was Alfonso Soriano really worth $136 million? Definitely not.

But would a Cubs World Series championship be worth either price? 607 more words


More for Lester

Asked in an interview last night if he would have taken an offer from the Red Sox of $120 million last spring, Jon Lester said,”Probably yes.” He refused to blame the Red Sox for low-balling him and said his feelings were not hurt by the offer.   418 more words

One Move That Made the Cubs a Contender

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One Move That Made the Cubs a Contender

Have you ever heard the saying, “Nothing good happens after midnight?” Well, recently, if you are a Chicago Cubs fan, then you know some good things happen after midnight. 466 more words

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