Found February 18, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Second baseman Blake DeWitt cleared waivers on Saturday and has until Feb. 22 to decide whether to sign with the Chicago Cubs as a non-roster invitee.DeWitt batted. 265 with five home runs and 26 RBIs in 121 games for the Cubs last season.The 26-year-old was designated for assignment on Feb. 6 to make room for second baseman Adrian Cardenas on the Cubs' 40-man roster.

Cubs ready to talk long-term deal for SP Garza

The Chicago Cubs are apparently ready to make a long-term offer to starting pitcher Matt Garza.According to the Chicago Sun Times, the Cubs were testing the trade waters with Garza but are looking instead to ink the 28-year-old right-hander. The two sides avoided arbitration with a one-year, $9.5 million deal this offseason but are trying to work out a long-term contract.Garza will...

Pair of minor league pitchers suspended 50 games

Chicago Cubs right-hander Ricardo Estevez and free agent left-hander Jorge Navarrete have both been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program. Estevez tested positive for metabolites of Stanozolol and Nandrolone, the commissioner's office said Friday. He is on the roster of the Dominican Summer League Cubs. Navarrete was suspended for refusing to...

DeWitt must decide Cubs future by Wednesday

Blake DeWitt's future with the Cubs is in flux.

Cubs don't expect legal issues to delay Castro

The Cubs expect Starlin Castro will report to spring training on time.

Fun-loving Garza happy to be back with Cubs

Likes direction new regime is taking, building from withinMatt Garza, who spent the entire offseason hearing he was on the trade block, is ready to focus on the season ahead and not worry about whether the Cubs will deal him.

After gauging his trade value, Cubs seem ready to make Matt Garza a long-term investment

MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs don’t know what their roster’s going to look like two or three years from now. But they know where they want to start. And it’s the same way they figure to start their opener this season: with Matt Garza. After exploring Garza’s trade value this winter — then narrowly...

Without a trade, Matt Garza finds himself in Cubs’ starring role

MESA, Ariz. — It was like Wal-Mart on Black Friday when the Cubs’ clubhouse opened to media for the first time Sunday morning, with a throng of reporters surging toward Matt Garza’s locker and surrounding him. ‘‘What’d you do?’’ bemused and nosy closer Carlos Marmol called from across...

Garza feels late in reporting to camp early

Matt Garza arrived in Arizona at least two weeks before pitchers and catchers have to report for Spring Training, and the Cubs pitcher said he felt he was late.

Cubs brass finalizes 'The Cubs' Way' guide

You won't be able to read it online or buy a paperback version, but the Cubs now have a new manual that defines the organization's philosophy, known as "The Cubs' Way."

Cubs file in to camp on opening day

MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs players began filing in to Fitch Park Saturday morning on the official opening day of camp, though a couple dozen have been around for a week or longer. 

Garza doesn't blame Boston for wanting him

Matt Garza wasn't surprised to read this offseason that Boston had originally asked for him as compensation for president Theo Epstein when the former Red Sox general manager was allowed to leave his contract early.
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