Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs

  • Batting avg
    .220 AVG
  • Runs
    265 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.99 ERA
  • WHIP
    1.22 WHIP
  • Epstein hired as MLB consultant to evaluate rules changes
    Associated Press

    Epstein hired as MLB consultant to evaluate rules changes

    Former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox executive Theo Epstein has been hired by Major League Baseball as a consultant for on-field matters and will evaluate possible rule changes. “As the game evolves, we all have an interest in ensuring the changes we see on the field make the game as entertaining and action-packed as possible for the fans, while preserving all that makes baseball so special,” Epstein said in a statement. MLB is considering possible rules changes such as expanding the designated hitter to the National League.

  • Theo Epstein has a new job — in the MLB commissioner's office
    Yahoo Sports

    Theo Epstein has a new job — in the MLB commissioner's office

    Theo Epstein will join the commissioner's office as a consultant regarding on-field matters

  • Associated Press

    Cubs avoid arbitration with Bryant, Báez, Contreras

    The Cubs avoided arbitration with three of their biggest stars, agreeing to one-year deals with third baseman Kris Bryant, shortstop Javier Báez and catcher Willson Contreras on Friday. Bryant, who struggled through injuries in his worst season, is set to earn $19.5 million. Baez is due $11.65 million and Contreras $6.65 million.