1. Ryan Dempster Sings 7th-Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field as Harry Caray

    Where there's Major League Baseball, there's a seventh-inning stretch. And where there's a seventh-inning stretch, there's a crowd crowing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," which usually means there's mention of legendary sportscaster...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 8 days ago 2,357 reads 3 comments

  2. World Series Odds Update: Cubs Favorites on Betting Futures to Start 2nd Half

    The Chicago Cubs (53-35) lost 15 of their last 21 games heading into the MLB All-Star break, including nine of 11, but they are still +375 favorites (bet $100 to win $375) to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 9 days ago 861 reads 0 comments

  3. Will Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Spoil Each Other's NL MVP Hopes?

    Twenty years ago, there was a team with two young stars batting in the middle of the lineup. The way Baseball-Reference.com calculates wins above replacement, Ken Griffey Jr...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 15 days ago 5,923 reads 45 comments

  4. What Should We Make of Jake Arrieta and the Cubs' Recent Stumbles?

    Jake Arrieta is trying to author a worthy follow-up to a Cy Young-winning season, and he's doing it on a Chicago Cubs team that's trying to end a 108-year championship drought...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 24,995 reads 103 comments

  5. Will Jason Heyward Deal Come Back to Bite Chicago Cubs?

    This season, there’s a euphoria that has consumed  Chicago Cubs  fans unlike anything the city’s North Side has seen for, say, a little over 100 years. The lovable losers finally have their World Series contender...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 22 days ago 8,669 reads 16 comments

  6. Kris Bryant Is the Youngest Cubs Player to Hit 3-Plus Home Runs in a Game

    Fact: On Monday, Kris Bryant became the youngest Chicago Cubs player since at least 1913* to hit three or more home runs in a game. *Available data only goes back to 1913...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 25 days ago 21,419 reads 22 comments

  7. Kris Bryant's Epic 3-HR Game Shines Light on Leap from Phenom to Superstar

    Kris Bryant was the College Player of the Year in 2013, the Minor League Player of the Year in 2014 and the National League Rookie of the Year in 2015. Clearly, the guy likes to outdo himself...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 26 days ago 46,047 reads 189 comments

  8. Kris Bryant vs. Reds: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is one of baseball's brightest young hitters, and he demolished Dan Straily and the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-8 Cubs victory Monday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 26 days ago 11,849 reads 20 comments

  9. John Lackey Signing Has Made Huge Impact on Cubs' Rotation Depth

    CHICAGO — Even when John Lackey is bad, he is good. That's not to say the Chicago Cubs ' starting pitcher is never off his game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 29 days ago 8,771 reads 18 comments