The Chicago Cubs acquired Koyie Hill from the Cincinnati Reds organization, sending cash considerations in return. Hill will help secure the Cubs' depth at catcher after a number of injuries.
The St. Louis Cardinals dropped five from big league camp on Sunday. Alex Cora and Koyie Hill were released. Mark Hamilton, Eduardo Sanchez and Matt Adams were cut.
Top St. Louis Cardinals prospects Carlos Martinez and Oscar Taveras are among early minor league camp invitees.
January 18, 2012
Believe it or not, the Cubs achieved their first three-game winning streak of the season Sunday when they beat the Houston Astros 5-4 in 10 innings at Wrigley Field.
There should be a completely new feeling at spring training for the Cubs.
February 19, 2011
The Cubs lost their biggest fan -- certainly their most audible -- when longtime announcer and player Ron Santo died in an Arizona hospital of complications from bladder cancer. He was 70.
December 3, 2010