Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/215 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Huntsville, Alabama
College: Wallace State CC
Draft: 2008 3rd round by the
  • Chicago Tribune

    Paul Sullivan: Jed Hoyer has an unenviable task to fill Theo Epstein's shoes without Cubs' usual resources

    CHICAGO — When introduced as Chicago Cubs president 14 years ago at Wrigley Field, John McDonough said his "singular" goal was to win the World Series. "Not win the wild card or win the division or win the pennant," he said. "It's time to win. It's time to win the World Series. It's time to reward these tens of millions of fans who have waited for a long time." In case he hadn't made himself ...

  • The Associated Press

    Mets abandon baseball president search, to look for GM

    The New York Mets have abandoned their search for a president of baseball operations and will instead focus on hiring a general manager who will report to team president Sandy Alderson. In the meantime, Alderson told Luis Rojas on Monday he will return for a second season as manager. ''A person who's able to relate to his players both in terms of their professional work as well as their personal lives,'' Alderson said.

  • Sources: Wrigley to get federal landmark status

    Sources: Wrigley to get federal landmark status

    Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for Follow on Twitter CHICAGO -- Seven years after filing the paperwork, Wrigley Field is to be given federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places, according to sources. The move will give owners of the Chicago Cubs, the Ricketts family, access to federal income tax credits on the recently completed refurbishing of the 106-year-old ballpark.