The Cubs have signed suspended shortstop Addison Russell to a one-year deal worth $3.4 million, avoiding an arbitration hearing, according to a source.
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Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
Milwaukee won the crown. St. Louis is winning the winter. But a quiet offseason doesn't mean Chicago is conceding the NL Central race.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon filled out his coaching staff Wednesday by hiring Mark Loretta to be his third bench coach in as many seasons.
In his debut ESPN column, Jeff Passan breaks down the status of this winter's superstar duo and how the need for those two big dominoes to fall is keeping other free agents out in the cold.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
Which team could put Manny Machado or Bryce Harper under its tree? Who has gotten the most done, and who bears watching?
Right-handed pitcher Kendall Graveman, who is still rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and will miss some of the 2019 season, was signed by the Cubs.
Veteran infielder Daniel Murphy has agreed in principle to a two-year, $24 million deal with the Colorado Rockies, according to multiple reports.
Infielder Daniel Descalso, who hit .237 with 22 doubles for Arizona last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cubs.
Leaving no stone unturned after a disappointing end to the 2018 season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Tuesday that his offseason reading includes the book "Managing Millennials for Dummies."
Working around a bloated budget, the Cubs might only target bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely to miss the first month of 2019.
The Cubs are searching for their next David Ross, according to general manager Jed Hoyer, who says the team's lack of 2018 leadership was a miscalculation.
Jesse Rogers from ESPN Chicago talks to Buster Olney about the Cubs' expected activity at this week's Winter Meetings.
The winter meetings are underway in Bryce Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, where we're tracking all of the latest Bryce buzz all week long.
Chicago won the day in Las Vegas, as Harold Baines and Lee Smith were chosen for enshrinement in Cooperstown. The Hall of Fame's Today's Game Era Committee selected them at baseball's winter meetings.
Chili Davis has been hired as hitting coach of the New York Mets after spending last season in that role with the Chicago Cubs.
A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.
The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after he had elbow surgery.
With ownership not writing any blank checks, Theo Epstein enters the winter meetings exploring ways to improve the Cubs beyond just throwing money at their problems.
With the winter meetings upcoming in Harper's hometown of Las Vegas, we look at the free-agent outfielder's quest for baseball's biggest contract.