Pearl Jam frontman and rock icon Eddie Vedder will take the stage at the fourth annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert, July 9, at Wrigleyville's Metro. Vedder will join Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons and Chicago Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper as part of the all-star music lineup at the annual event celebrating music, baseball and giving back.
The Chicago Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Neil Ramirez off the 15-day disabled list and placed left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 23) with left deltoid inflammation.
The Chicago Cubs today selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Donn Roach from Triple-A Iowa and have optioned right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina to Triple-A. To make room for Roach on the 40-man roster, catcher Rafael Lopez has been designated for assignment.
The Chicago Cubs invite fans to watch America's pastime, honor military heroes and celebrate the Fourth of July weekend at Wrigley Field. The team will lead a celebratory toast to the enhanced Budweiser Bleachers July 3 and host military tributes and post-game fireworks inside Wrigley Field July 4. Kids Sundays continue July 5 with a youth giveaway and kids-run-the-bases post-game to complete the three-game series vs. the Miami Marlins.
Following a five-game road trip, the Chicago Cubs will return home to Wrigley Field to host the Los Angeles Dodgers June 22-25. The Hornitos Hacienda-formerly the Left Field Well-will make its debut during the homestand as Hornitos becomes the Official Tequila of the Chicago Cubs and naming rights partner of the recently launched left field group space.
The Chicago Cubs today completed the second day of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The club thus far has selected 10 players. The third and final day of the draft is tomorrow with rounds 11-40.
The Chicago Cubs will return to Wrigley Field to host the Cincinnati Reds June 11-14 and the Cleveland Indians June 15-16. The right field section of the Budweiser Bleachers returns June 11 as well, completing the full complement of seating for the restored and expanded Budweiser Bleachers.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs tonight made two selections in the opening rounds of the 2015 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, including outfielder Ian Happ out of the University of Cincinnati with the ninth overall pick. In the second round (47th overall), the Cubs selected outfielder Donnie Dewees out of the University of North Florida.
e Chicago Cubs today named Double-A Tennessee catcher Kyle Schwarber and Single-A South Bend right-handed pitcher Ryan Williams the organization's minor league player and pitcher of the month for May, respectively.