Former GreenJacket Jon Lester is introduced by Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO - Jon Lester says he believes in the Chicago Cubs' plan and is ready to try to help bring them their first championship since 1908.Lester says "we fully buy in."A three-time...

How to find the Best Thrift Stores in your area

...secondhand clothes store in the Ames, Iowa area, I found a new? meaning it still had the tags on it ? replica Chicago Cubs jersey that would fit my oldest son. It was stuffed into a $2 rack of children's clothing. At a jersey store...

Marlins acquire ex-Brave Prado from Yankees

...promoted to bench coach for Tampa Bay, who also added Rocco Baldelli and Charlie Montoyo to the staff of first-year manager Kevin Cash.Foley was third base coach on the staff of former manager Joe Maddon, who left to manage the Chicago Cubs.

Braves trade Anthony Varvaro to Red Sox

...allows him to earn up to $8 million if he starts regularly next season. MARINERS: Acquired Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs.Seattle sent minor league pitcher Matt Brazis to Chicago as part of Wednesday's trade.

Chicago Cubs break ground of Wrigley Field project

The Chicago Cubs have officially launched their Wrigley Field renovation project with a groundbreaking ceremony that included Major League Baseball...

Cubs sign former GreenJacket Lester

Former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester agreed to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, the first big deal of the off-season involving a top-level starting pitcher and one Chicago hopes will help end more than...

Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...from Boston to Oakland last summer, Lester was sought by the Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs.Multiple media outlets say the former Augusta GreenJacket's decision will come down to the Giants or Cubs. ESPN's...

New York Yankees add two players for 2015

...He withdrew his name from consideration this week. CUBS: Veteran pitcher Ryan Dempster retired as a member of the Chicago Cubs and will stay on with the team's front office. Not much later Friday, he said he would do his best to lure his friend...

Atlanta Braves secure NL East title, beat Chicago Cubs

...Braves clinched the NL East title Sunday, and then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.The game was in the sixth inning when Washington lost 4-2 to Miami, giving the Braves their first division crown...

Atlanta Braves rally in ninth to beat Chicago Cubs, reduces magic number to 1

...delighted to put in some overtime in the less-than-friendly confines Friday night.The Braves' 9-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs reduced their magic number to one and ensured them of at least a tie in the NL East.The players decided to watch the...