Latest David Ross News

AP sources: Walker, Bellinger, Bell move; Giants add Haniger

Dec. 06, 2022 22:20 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cole Kuiper saw a report on Twitter: Aaron Judge was nearing a deal with the San Francisco Giants. Cole called his father, Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper, to share the good news. Then the report was scrubbed, and Cole had to get back to his vacationing dad. ...

AP source: Cody Bellinger, Cubs agree to $17.5M, 1-year deal

Dec. 06, 2022 19:01 PM EST

Former National League MVP Cody Bellinger and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $17.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement was subject to a successful...

Cubs promote Dustin Kelly to hitting coach on Ross' staff

Nov. 08, 2022 14:22 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have promoted Dustin Kelly to hitting coach after two seasons as the organization's minor league hitting coordinator, one of three additions to manager David Ross' staff announced on Tuesday. Kelly becomes the Cubs' eighth hitting coach in 12...

Cubs' Hoyer planning more 'intelligent spending' this winter

Oct. 10, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jed Hoyer was encouraged by how the Chicago Cubs finished the year. What that means going forward, well, that remains to be seen. Speaking for the first time since Chicago completed its second straight losing season, Hoyer talked Monday about building...

David Ross, Chicago Cubs hope to build on strong 2nd half

Oct. 06, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nico Hoerner had a solid all-around season. Christopher Morel made a successful big league debut. Justin Steele and Keegan Thompson had breakthrough performances on the mound. At the end of another long year, the Chicago Cubs felt they were moving in the right...

Reds lose 100 for 1st time since '82, Bote 5 RBIs lead Cubs

Oct. 05, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds lost 100 games for the first time in four decades, falling to the Cubs 15-2 in their season finale on Wednesday as David Bote drove in a season-high five runs. Cincinnati lost seven of its last nine games to finish 62-100, one shy of the...

Reds avoid 100th loss with 3-2 walk-off win over Cubs

Oct. 04, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Steer doubled off Brandon Hughes in the ninth inning to score Stuart Fairchild and the Cincinnati Reds avoided their 100th loss, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Reds (62-99) are trying to avoid the second 100-loss season in franchise...

Reds avoid 100th loss, beat Cubs 3-1 behind Hunter Greene

Oct. 03, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hunter Greene pitched six scoreless innings and the Cincinnati Reds remained at 99 losses, beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Monday night. The Reds (61-99) snapped a six-game skid and can avoid losing at least 100 games for the second time in franchise history if...

Contreras gets ovations, Stroman goes 6, Cubs beat Reds 8-1

Oct. 02, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras got several standing ovations in what could be his final home game at Wrigley Field, Marcus Stroman threw six scoreless innings and the surging Chicago Cubs won their seventh straight, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-1 on Sunday. Nelson Velázquez...

Seiya Suzuki homers as Chicago Cubs top Cincinnati Reds 2-1

Oct. 01, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seiya Suzuki hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight win. Suzuki's 14th homer — a two-out drive to left-center against Derek Law (2-3) — was Chicago's first hit...