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White Sox

Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence

Olivia Finestead publicly revealed the allegations in an Instagram post Tuesday. Clevinger, a 32-year-old right-hander and a six-year major league veteran, agreed to a $12 million, one-year contract with the White Sox that was announced on Dec. 4.

Mike Clevinger investigated by MLB for domestic violence
Cubs

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
White Sox

White Sox closer Hendriks says he has non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Chicago White Sox closer Liam Hendriks says he has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The three-time All-Star was scheduled to begin treatment on Monday.

White Sox closer Hendriks says he has non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Cubs

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
Cubs

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
Cubs

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
Cubs

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
Cubs

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
White Sox

White Sox move on, seek new manager after difficult season

The Chicago White Sox began the year thinking they were primed to make a deep playoff run after two early exits and maybe reach the World Series for the first time since the 2005 team captured the biggest prize of all.

White Sox move on, seek new manager after difficult season
White Sox

Arraez moves closer to batting title, White Sox beat Twins

Luis Arraez had a hit to move closer to his first AL batting championship, one of only two singles Minnesota managed off Lucas Giolito in seven innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night.

Arraez moves closer to batting title, White Sox beat Twins