1. Cubs Lose While Pondering Future Moves

    Outfielder Jorge Soler has one advantage over Triple-A Iowa teammates Javier Baez and Kris Bryant in their quest to reach the major leagues...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 hours ago 81 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs Fall Behind Early, Fail to Rally at Home

    CHICAGO -- The San Diego Padres took care of business Wednesday at Wrigley Field, running past the Chicago Cubs 8-3...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 6 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  3. Video: Anthony Rizzo Promises to Hit HR for Cancer Patient, Hits Two Instead

    Against the Padres on Tuesday, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs to take over the National League lead with 25 long balls on the season. This is definitely a breakout year for the young slugger...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 9 hours ago 83 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs' Anthony Rizzo 1st in National League to Reach 25 Home Runs

    With a pair of home runs in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the San Diego Padres , Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs became the first player in the National League to reach 25 homers this season, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  5. Hoyer: 'It's Time for Mendy to Play'

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer came up with a twitter hashtag without even knowing it Tuesday as the organization turned the page on veteran Darwin Barney while further solidifying newcomer Arismendy Alcantara's status...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 hours ago 280 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs Dispatch Slumping Olt to Triple-A Iowa

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs optioned third baseman Mike Olt to Triple-A Iowa late Tuesday to make room on the roster for Wednesday night's starter, Tsuyoshi Wada...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 hours ago 135 reads 0 comments

  7. Albert Almora, Jorge Soler Promoted

    CHICAGO – The Cubs promoted two of their top prospects on Tuesday, with 2012 first-round pick Albert Almora heading to Double-A Tennessee while Cuban slugger Jorge Soler will move up to Triple-A Iowa...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 hours ago 640 reads 0 comments

  8. Cubs Cut Ties with Darwin Barney, Top Padres 6-0

    Designating Darwin Barney for assignment Tuesday wasn't an easy move for the Cubs . The organization valued his leadership and professional approach, and he's still one of the game's best-fielding second basemen...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 1 day ago 193 reads 0 comments

  9. Cubs DFA Darwin Barney, Activate Emilio Bonifacio from DL

    Darwin Barney logged 500-plus plate appearances for the Cubs each season from 2011-2013 and was the Opening Day second baseman this year, but today he was designated for assignment ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 884 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs DFA Barney to Make Room for Bonifacio

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 217 reads 0 comments

  11. Wada Rounds Out Cubs' Rotation

    PHOENIX -- Even though names have been written into the spots of the Chicago Cubs ' fourth and fifth starters following the revelation that Tsuyoshi Wada will start Wednesday against the San Diego Padres , the team's rotation remains very much in flux..

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 day ago 137 reads 0 comments

  12. The Cubs Farm System Is Making History

    As the Cubs streak toward another last-place finish and possible 90-loss season, the saving grace has been the organization's farm system...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 day ago 556 reads 0 comments

  13. Uecker Recalls Life-Saving Moment at Wrigley

    This season marks Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary, and MLB .com asked players, coaches and managers for their favorite memory of the ballpark. Here's another recollection, part of a season-long series...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 217 reads 0 comments

  14. Sutcliffe on Hendricks: He's a Winner

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Cubs pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Rick Sutcliffe is a big believer in new Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 days ago 640 reads 0 comments

  15. Trading for Price Would Be Right Move for Cubs

    The moment the Cubs hired Derek Johnson as their minor-league pitching coordinator in Oct. 2012, many in the industry speculated that it was their first move toward eventually landing Rays left-hander David Price...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 days ago 405 reads 0 comments

  16. Rizzo Earns Player of the Week Honors

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo followed up his first All-Star appearance by being named National League Player of the Week...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 206 reads 0 comments

  17. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs Top 10 Prospects for Week 16

    The focus of Chicago Cubs fans here in 2014 continues to be as much on cities like Knoxville, Tennessee, and Des Moines, Iowa, as it is on the city of Chicago...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 9,415 reads 27 comments

  18. Rizzo's Awe-Inspiring Grab Backfires on Cubs

    PHOENIX -- Anthony Rizzo made a tremendous catch of Aaron Hill's popup, but it may have been better for the Cubs if he didn't...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 290 reads 0 comments

  19. Losses Continue to Mount for Cubs

    PHOENIX — If the Cubs thought it was hot over the weekend, wait till they get to August with this gutted pitching staff and the likelihood of being down a few more traded veterans by then...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  20. Rizzo Looks for Young Cubs to Step Up

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 3 days ago 404 reads 0 comments

  21. Trade Leaves Arrieta in Stopper Role

    PHOENIX -- If the Chicago Cubs are going to avoid a sweep and win the final game of this three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, they will need another quality start from starting pitcher Jake Arrieta...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 4 days ago 282 reads 0 comments

  22. Cubs Pitching Falls Apart Again in 9-3 Loss

    PHOENIX — The prevailing thought when the Cubs dropped two consecutive games in April to the Diamondbacks was that the losses saved the jobs of general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 days ago 128 reads 0 comments

  23. Montero, Goldschmidt Power Diamondbacks over Cubs

    PHOENIX -- Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  24. Cubs File a Lawsuit Against a Misbehaving Fake Mascot

    Cubs fans, if you thought the team mascot was up to no good after hours, you may have been taken. A group of five, three of which are unnamed, have been named in a lawsuit filed by ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 4 days ago 2,257 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs Trade Deadline: Preview and Predictions

    Even though the Chicago Cubs have unloaded their biggest trade pieces in Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel , they still might have moves to make before the July 31 trade deadline...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 5 days ago 9,465 reads 18 comments