2023 Chicago Cubs

Hector Neris
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Hector Neris Agrees to Terms with Cubs.

Right-hander Héctor Neris and the Chicago Cubs have agreed on a one-year deal worth $9 million for the 2024 season. Neris, entering his 11th season in 2024, departs the Houston Astros after two years with the ball club. The Cubs, meanwhile, have made their second off-season signing. Neris joins Shota Imanaga as the only two […]

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Craig Counsell
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Chicago Cubs hire Craig Counsell from Milwaukee

The Chicago Cubs hired Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell after Counsell announced he was not returning to Milwaukee. Chicago Cubs manager David Ross, who has not been officially fired or demoted within the organization, will now be replaced. Counsell becomes the highest-paid manager in the majors, inking a five-year, $40 million deal. Craig Counsell before […]

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Evan Longoria of the Diamondbacks diving in with the winning run against the Chicago Cubs

Diamondbacks Stun Cubs in See-Saw Extra-Inning Thriller

Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 6 (13 innings) PHOENIX, Sep. 16 — Two teams thick in the hunt for the NL Wild Card. An apparent go-ahead home run correctly overturned by replay. Twenty-six position players and fifteen pitchers used. Seven runs scored in extra innings. A spectator arrested for running onto the field. The tying run scoring […]

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Gabi Moreno and Alek Thomas of the Diamondbacks celebrating Thomas' three-run homer against the Cubs
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Diamondbacks Hang on, Net Crucial Victory over Cubs

Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 PHOENIX, Sep. 15 — The Arizona Diamondbacks hit two three-run home runs off NL Cy Young candidate Justin Steele, taking a 6–0 lead into the top of the ninth and hanging on for a crucial 6–4 victory over the Chicago Cubs Friday night in a matchup of NL Wild Card contenders. […]

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Adbert Alzolay Has Been a Pleasant Surprise for Cubs

Chicago Cubs closer Adbert Alzolay has been a quiet, pleasant surprise in 2023. There aren’t many that know how effective and reliable he has become. With the support of his teammates and Cubs manger David Ross, he is becoming an elite closer and is one of the reasons the team currently finds themselves in the […]

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Mark Leiter Jr.
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Mark Leiter Jr. is Getting Another Opportunity

Mark Leiter Jr. is getting another opportunity in the Chicago Cubs‘ bullpen. So far, he has been outstanding and reliable. Through Sunday’s game, he has 2.48 ERA along with three saves in 32 games. He has become the go-to reliever for manager David Ross. Was Designated for Assignment This has been a whirlwind for Leiter […]

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