Ike Davis had two hits and drove in a run in his Major League Baseball debut, leading the New York Mets to a 6-1 victory against the Chicago Cubs.
The Chicago Cubs, a Major League Baseball franchise that’s played 101 seasons since its last championship, is teaming up with Toyota Motor Corp. , the automaker facing more than 200 lawsuits.
Former Chicago Cubs player and announcer Ron Santo died yesterday at age 70, the Chicago Tribune said, citing friends of his family.
Rick Renteria, the former bench coach of the San Diego Padres, will be introduced in absentia today as the 53rd manager of the Chicago Cubs, MLB.com reported, citing a person familiar with the transaction.
The Chicago Cubs offered their managerial job to Dale Sveum, Sports Illustrated said on its website.
The Chicago Cubs, in fifth place in the six-team National League Central division, fired General Manager Jim Hendry after nine years in the position.