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Cubs part ways with controversial INF Russell

Cubs part ways with controversial INF Russell

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December 03 The Chicago Cubs parted ways with infielder Addison Russell on Monday when they didn't tender him a contract, making him a free agent. FULL STORY

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

Nats' Rendon up for NL MVP

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November 05 Third baseman Anthony Rendon, who helped lead the Washington Nationals to their first World Series championship, is a finalist for the National League Most Valuable Player award. FULL STORY

Cubs exercise Rizzo's 2020 option

Cubs exercise Rizzo's 2020 option

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November 03 The Chicago Cubs picked up the 2020 option on first baseman Anthony Rizzo on Sunday, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

Piniella to return to Cubs as guest analyst

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January 19 Nearly 10 years after he walked away from his manager position with the Chicago Cubs, Lou Piniella will return as part of a team of analysts for the club's new Marquee Sports Network. FULL STORY

Reports: Bryant, Cubs agree to $18.6M deal for 2020

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January 10 The Chicago Cubs avoided arbitration with Kris Bryant on Friday and agreed to a $18.6 million deal for the 2020 season with the All-Star third baseman, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

MLB, union announce changes to drug policies

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December 12 Major League Baseball will begin testing for opioids and cocaine this spring, while marijuana has been removed from the list of drugs of abuse. FULL STORY

Reports: Cubs sign RHP Winkler to one-year deal

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December 06 The Chicago Cubs added a piece to their bullpen, signing free-agent right-hander Dan Winkler to a one-year, $750,000 deal, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

Cubs acquire RHP Cotton from Athletics

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November 23 The Chicago Cubs acquired right-hander Jharel Cotton from the Oakland Athletics on Saturday for a reported $100,000 in cash considerations. FULL STORY

Napoli to join Cubs as quality assurance coach

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November 15 Former major league catcher and first baseman Mike Napoli will join the Chicago Cubs' coaching staff, according to multiple reports Thursday. FULL STORY

Cubs pick up Quintana's option, part ways with Holland

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November 03 The Chicago Cubs announced Saturday that they exercised the 2020 option on Jose Quintana's contract and declined the option on fellow left-hander Derek Holland. FULL STORY