Tag Archives | chicago cubs

Spring Training 2016

Notable Spring Training St. Patrick’s Day Matchups

Perhaps the best pairing to result from spring training is that of baseball and St. Patrick’s Day. Depending upon one’s interests, a major league spring training game can be enhanced by a tasty spring training St. Patrick’s Day brew, a pre- or post-game event, or the sight of two teams sporting bright green jerseys.

Read full story
Spring Training 2016

End-of-Spring-Training Games Worth Noting

Toward the conclusion of spring training, several teams will face off in notable matchups outside of Florida and Arizona. While some of this year’s games include traditional end-of-spring contests between regional rivals, some will pit MLB teams against their affiliates, and others will take place in unique venues, including a former major league ballpark.

Read full story
Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs 2016 spring schedule posted

Finally! We’ve posted a Chicago Cubs 2016 spring schedule, as the team prepares for its third training season at Mesa’s Sloan Park.

Read full story
New York Mets

Mets, Cubs to square off at Vegas’s Cashman Field

The New York Mets will face the Chicago Cubs in the annual Las Vegas spring-training contests at Cashman Field, but the series will take place at the end of March, instead of the traditional mid-month timing.

Read full story
Oakland Athletics

New for 2015: Lew Wolff Training Complex

We have a new name for the old Fitch Park, where the Chicago Cubs formerly worked out and is now inhabited by the Oakland Athletics: the Lew Wolff Training Complex.

Read full story
Spring Training 2015

Next step: spring training workouts

With players and catchers reporting for camp, we’re on to the next phase: spring training workouts.

Read full story
Chicago Cubs

Cubs spring broadcast schedule released

We expect to be passing along many of these in the next few days, as the Chicago Cubs released their spring-training broadcast schedule, with nearly every game available via television, radio or internet radio broadcast.

Read full story
Chicago Cubs

Goodbye Cubs Park; hello Sloan Park

That didn’t last long: the Cubs Park name is gone in favor of Sloan Park, as the Chicago Cubs and Sloan Valve Company come to a sponsorship agreement that calls for spring-training naming rights and Wrigley Field signage.

Read full story
Chicago Cubs

Cubs game times, reporting dates added

One final piece of the spring-training puzzle is now filled, as the Chicago Cubs finally released game times and reporting dates for spring training.

Read full story
Chicago Cubs

Cubs, Athletics set for annual Las Vegas Big League Weekend

We get a lot of questions about this: the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics will square off in the annual Las Vegas Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.

Read full story