1. Chicago Cubs: Final Predictions for Each Key Spring Position Battle

    As one would expect from a defending World Series champion, the Chicago Cubs arrived in spring training with few questions to answer. With no major injuries suffered, not a whole lot has changed since then...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 9,484 reads 0 comments

  2. Shoes, Roommates and Tattoos: The Birth of the Cubs' Championship Family

    MESA, Ariz. — Over boxes stacked like skyscrapers and through tightening bonds that would lead to roommate arrangements, you could see the seeds beginning to sprout toward an eventual path to glory...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 41,569 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 20,383 reads 0 comments

  4. Cubs' Willson Contreras Ready to Become the Gary Sanchez of 2017

    Don't expect to see any catcher do exactly in 2017 what Gary Sanchez did in 2016. That's the kind of lightning that's unlikely to strike twice in two years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 22,826 reads 0 comments

  5. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs Reportedly Agree to Record $1.05M Contract

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has reportedly become the highest-paid second-year player in MLB history by agreeing to a $1.05 million contract for 2017. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the details of the deal Thursday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 76,439 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    Out of all the players trying to earn major league roster spots this spring, nobody has it tougher than the guys at Chicago Cubs camp. As you would expect, the defending champs showed up to spring training with very few roster spots to fill...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 20,805 reads 0 comments

  7. Eloy Jimenez: Cubs' New No. 1 Prospect is Already Reaching Phenom Status

    The Chicago Cubs are baseball's most complete team. They're the defending champs, with stars littered around the diamond. Now, they've got another stud streaking across the firmament...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 71,909 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    It's relatively easy for a fringe prospect or a veteran on the roster bubble to fly under-the-radar in Chicago Cubs camp these days with so much star power mulling around the team's facility...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 10,616 reads 0 comments

  9. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 34,190 reads 0 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Receive 2016 World Champion Commemorative Mitts

    The Chicago Cubs are still celebrating that history-making World Series win as spring training begins. And the reigning champs now have one more piece of memorabilia to commemorate the occasion...

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  11. Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to Contract Extension

    After playing an integral role out of the bullpen during their run to the World Series in 2016, the Chicago Cubs have rewarded reliever Pedro Strop with a contract extension...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 3,499 reads 0 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Chicago Cubs have an impressive young core in place at the MLB level, and there's still more talent in the pipeline...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 9,862 reads 0 comments

  13. Sammy Sosa Compares Himself to Jesus Christ in Response to PED Speculation

    Seven-time All-Star Sammy Sosa remains steadfast in his assertion he never used performance-enhancing drugs during his MLB career...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 20,171 reads 0 comments

  14. Cubs' Javier Baez-Addison Russell Poised to Join MLB's Defensive Infield Elite

    Day after day through an October (and early November) he and millions of Chicago Cubs fans will never forget, Joe Maddon wrote out lineups with Javier Baez at second base and Addison Russell at shortstop...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 15,727 reads 0 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    Ah, the non-roster invitee —it's one of spring's most interesting creatures. Some are prospects getting a look. Others are journeymen castoffs destined to fall by the wayside...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 13,735 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    Even the defending champs have some questions that need answering. The Chicago Cubs have as much talent as any team in baseball; however, the coaching staff needs to decide who will fill the final spots on the bench and in the bullpen...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 20,069 reads 0 comments

  17. Jason Hammel to Royals: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran starting pitcher Jason Hammel will be a member of the Kansas City Royals in 2017. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal first reported the news Sunday, noting it's a two-year deal with a mutual option for a third season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 15,981 reads 0 comments

  18. Kyle Schwarber's About to Get a Lot Scarier in First Full MLB Season

    The following statement is a holdover from this time last year: Kyle Schwarber is going to be a beast in his first full major league season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 45,629 reads 0 comments

  19. Theo Epstein Discusses Donald Trump's Comments on Crime in Chicago

    Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said President Donald Trump is "grandstanding" when it comes to his public criticism of the violence in Chicago...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 661 reads 0 comments

  20. Trust Issues: Teams and Athletes We're Not Sold on Yet

    Being a sports fan requires a lot of faith because there are some franchises and athletes that continue to make the wrong moves despite their best efforts...

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  21. Chicago Cubs: 5 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    While the Chicago Cubs have not spent nearly as much money this winter as they did last, it's nonetheless been a busy offseason once again for the defending World Series champions...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 20,008 reads 0 comments

  22. How Kris Bryant Can Get Even Better After Monster MVP Season

    Somewhere down the line, Kris Bryant might make it his mission to conquer gravity, find the lost city of Atlantis or make the first good video game movie. For now, continuing to get better at baseball will have to do...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 11,963 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Cubs: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects Ahead of Spring Training

    The Chicago Cubs have graduated a ton of talent to the MLB level in recent years, but their minor league pipeline has by no means run dry...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 11,949 reads 0 comments

  24. Brett Anderson to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Veteran starting pitcher Brett Anderson has reportedly reached an agreement with the Chicago Cubs , Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Monday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 9,589 reads 0 comments

  25. Cubs Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

    The Chicago Cubs will enter the 2017 season as marked men, looking to undertake the uphill battle that is repeating as World Series champions...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 10,684 reads 24 comments