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Trey Mancini, Chicago Cubs agree to 2-year deal

He finished third in 2017 AL ROTY balloting with Baltimore and had an excellent 2019 season. He was diagnosed with colon cancer and missed the 2020 season. He returned in 2021 and won the AL Comeback Player award.

Trey Mancini, Chicago Cubs agree to 2-year deal
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Cubs, C Tucker Barnhart agree to $6.5M contract

Barnhart's deal includes a $3.25 million salary for 2023 and a $3.25 million player option for 2024. The agreement includes escalators and performance bonuses that could make it worth $9.5 million over two seasons.

Cubs, C Tucker Barnhart agree to $6.5M contract
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Cubs, SS Dansby Swanson agree to 7-year deal

The Chicago Cubs and Dansby Swanson agreed to a seven-year, $177 million contract on Saturday, adding the All-Star shortstop to their rebuilding project.

Cubs, SS Dansby Swanson agree to 7-year deal
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Longtime Cubs radio voice Hughes wins Frick Award

The 67-year-old Hughes is the third Cubs broadcaster to receive the award, joining Jack Brickhouse in 1983 and Harry Caray in 1989. He has been the team's radio announcer for 27 seasons after spending 1983 with Minnesota and 1984-95 with Milwaukee.

Longtime Cubs radio voice Hughes wins Frick Award
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Bruce Sutter, Hall of Famer and Cubs Cy Young winner, dies at 69

Sutter debuted with the Chicago Cubs in 1976 and the reliever won the Cy Young in 1979 in a season where he had 37 saves, 2.22 ERA and 110 strikeouts.

Bruce Sutter, Hall of Famer and Cubs Cy Young winner, dies at 69
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David Ross, Chicago Cubs hope to build on strong 2nd half

The Cubs went 74-88 this year, a three-win improvement from last season that was good enough for third in the lackluster NL Central. It was the first time that Chicago finished with a losing record in consecutive years since a string of five in a row from 2010 to 2014.

David Ross, Chicago Cubs hope to build on strong 2nd half
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Reds avoid 100th loss with 3-2 walk-off win over Cubs

Spencer Steer doubled off Brandon Hughes in the ninth inning to score Stuart Fairchild and the Cincinnati Reds avoided their 100th loss, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Reds avoid 100th loss with 3-2 walk-off win over Cubs
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Reds avoid 100th loss, beat Cubs 3-1 behind Hunter Greene

Hunter Greene pitched six scoreless innings and the Cincinnati Reds remained at 99 losses, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday night.

Reds avoid 100th loss, beat Cubs 3-1 behind Hunter Greene
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Contreras gets ovations, Stroman goes 6, Cubs beat Reds 8-1

illson Contreras got several standing ovations in what could be his final home game at Wrigley Field, Marcus Stroman threw six scoreless innings and the surging Chicago Cubs won their seventh straight, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Sunday.

Contreras gets ovations, Stroman goes 6, Cubs beat Reds 8-1
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Seiya Suzuki homers as Chicago Cubs top Cincinnati Reds 2-1

Seiya Suzuki hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight win.

Seiya Suzuki homers as Chicago Cubs top Cincinnati Reds 2-1