Cubs

All posts about Chicago Cubs Baseball by the Chicago Journal.
Oct
25
Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general manager

Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general manager

Bokhari was a visiting assistant professor in the statistics department during the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Illinois, where he earned his master's degree in statistics in 2011 and doctorate in quantitative psychology in 2014.
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Oct
18
Carter Hawkins officially introduced as Chicago Cubs' new general manager

Carter Hawkins officially introduced as Chicago Cubs' new general manager

The 37-year-old Hawkins was formally introduced as the Cubs' new general manager on Monday, stepping into a position that had been open since Jed Hoyer was promoted to president of baseball operations almost a year ago.
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Oct
15
Chicago Cubs hire Carter Hawkins as general manager

Chicago Cubs hire Carter Hawkins as general manager

The Cubs plan to formally introduce Hawkins as the franchise's 16th general manager at a news conference on Monday.
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Oct
03
Cubs edge Cardinals 3-2 in rain-shortened finale

Cubs edge Cardinals 3-2 in rain-shortened finale

The Cubs used a major league-record 69 players this season. Cardinals long-time broadcaster Mike Shannon was honored in a ceremony before the game. Shannon, 82, called his last game on Sunday after 50 years behind the microphone.
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Sep
19
Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Wisdom breaks the franchise rookie record formerly held by Kris Bryant, who homered 26 times in 2015.
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Sep
18
Brewers rally to top Cubs 8-5, move closer to division title

Brewers rally to top Cubs 8-5, move closer to division title

Milwaukee beat the Cubs for the 10th straight time. The Brewers' only longer winning streak over a single opponent came in 2008 when they won 12 in a row against Pittsburgh.
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Sep
04
Schwindel, Cubs rally in 9th, top Pirates, 5th win in row

Schwindel, Cubs rally in 9th, top Pirates, 5th win in row

"I'm just showing up every day,” Schwindel said. “I'm playing first base for the Chicago Cubs and you can't beat it.”
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Aug
28
Grandal 8 RBIs in Return from IL, White Sox beat Cubs 17-13

Grandal 8 RBIs in Return from IL, White Sox beat Cubs 17-13

No, this was not a football scrimmage.
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Aug
24
Cubs Top Rockies to End 13-Game Wrigley Field Losing Streak

Cubs Top Rockies to End 13-Game Wrigley Field Losing Streak

"I don't think I've smiled after a game in a while," said Cubs manager David Ross, whose team is 5-18 since the trade deadline. "It was nice."
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Jul
30
Opinion: At the End of an Era

Opinion: At the End of an Era

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Jun
09
Opinion: Baseball Needs More of 'El Mago'

Opinion: Baseball Needs More of 'El Mago'

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Mar
30
The Best Chicago Sports Teams Ever

The Best Chicago Sports Teams Ever

If you are going to try and make a list of the best Chicago teams ever, you have to make some choices.
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