1. How the Chicago Cubs Have Shaken off Slump to Fly Back to Top of MLB

    CHICAGO — In sports, we're used to losses prompting overly emotional and one-word reactions. Not so for the Chicago Cubs under manager Joe Maddon...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 9 months ago 15,444 reads 72 comments

  2. MLB Betting Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Odds, Analysis

    The St. Louis Cardinals (60-54) and Chicago Cubs (71-41) are both coming off wins heading into the opener of a key four-game series between the National League Central rivals on Thursday at Wrigley Field ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 9 months ago 1,394 reads 0 comments

  3. Aroldis Chapman Comments on 1st Appearance with Cubs

    Newly acquired closer Aroldis Chapman lived up to the hype in his first appearance with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 9 months ago 6,086 reads 2 comments

  4. Aroldis Chapman to Cubs: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Months after acquiring him in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds , the New York Yankees shipped closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs on Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 131,732 reads 401 comments

  5. Aroldis Chapman Blockbuster Solidifies Cubs as MLB's Heavyweight Contender

    The Chicago Cubs were already on the short list of MLB heavyweights. Now that they've acquired flamethrowing closer Aroldis Chapman, they'll tip the scales...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 66,784 reads 237 comments

  6. Jorge Soler Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Cubs OF

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has surfaced as a potential name on the move heading toward the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 52,158 reads 147 comments

  7. Addison Russell Injury: Updates on Cubs Shortstop's Heel and Return

    The Chicago Cubs announced shortstop Addison Russell suffered a left heel contusion Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers . It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 3,658 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 2,436 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 1,026 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 6,065 reads 45 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 25,086 reads 103 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 9,670 reads 16 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 21,863 reads 22 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 46,859 reads 189 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 12,165 reads 20 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 8,802 reads 18 comments

  17. Cubs Starters on Pace for Lowest Combined ERA Since 1919

    The Chicago Cubs starting rotation enters Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a cumulative 2.34 ERA, which would be the lowest combined mark by any team's starters since 1919, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 541 reads 0 comments

  18. Cubs Hold 2nd-Largest Division Lead on June 19 in Division Era

    The Chicago Cubs enter Monday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 12.5-game lead in the National League Central, making them just one of four teams in the divisional ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 4,690 reads 9 comments

  19. Dexter Fowler Injury: Updates on Cubs OF's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler was placed on the disabled list on June 20 after experiencing right hamstring discomfort against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 18. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 22,668 reads 22 comments

  20. Cubs Fan Catches Foul Ball with His Cup, Finishes His Drink

    Chilled, shaken or with a twist; some drinks are best when crafted a certain way. This Chicago Cubs fan enjoyed his ballpark beverage with a splash of foul ball—courtesy of Addison Russell...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 11 months ago 16,642 reads 0 comments

  21. Top Cubs Prospect Ian Happ Strives for MLB Dream in Memory of Father

    SALEM, Va. — It's been a wondrous 53 weeks for 2015 Chicago Cubs first-round draft pick and Myrtle Beach Pelicans second baseman Ian Happ on the baseball diamond. Sunday delivers a poignant reminder of his greatest personal loss off it...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 11 months ago 35,096 reads 14 comments

  22. Joel Peralta to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Chicago Cubs made a move to bolster their bullpen depth Thursday, when they agreed to terms on a minor league deal with 40-year-old Joel Peralta. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal first reported Peralta is headed to the Windy City...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 months ago 8,327 reads 3 comments

  23. Chris Coghlan to Cubs for Arismendy Alcantara: Latest Trade Details, Reaction

    Roughly four months after trading him to the Oakland Athletics , the Chicago Cubs have brought back veteran utility man Chris Coghlan ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 21,355 reads 61 comments

  24. Jorge Soler Injury: Updates on Cubs OF's Hamstring and Return

    An MRI on Tuesday confirmed that Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has suffered a strained hamstring and is headed to the disabled list, CSN Chicago's Patrick Mooney reported...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 months ago 10,155 reads 29 comments

  25. Jake Arrieta Loses vs. Diamondbacks, 1st Defeat Since July 2015

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta got a taste of defeat Sunday for the first time in more than 10 months...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 11 months ago 1,803 reads 1 comments