1. Willson Contreras Injury Could Be Death Blow to Cubs' Playoff Chase

    If 2016 was about overcoming curses for the Chicago Cubs , 2017 has been about overcoming adversity. Their starting rotation wobbled like a Ferrari with a flat, forcing president ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 100,475 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago Cubs Begin West Coast Road Trip with 'Easy Rider' Theme

    The Chicago Cubs are back at it again with another road trip theme, this time paying homage to the 1969 film Easy Rider ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 1 month ago 3,992 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Trade Deadline Predictions with 2 Weeks to Go

    Things aren't going according to plan for the Chicago Cubs . Fresh off a 103-win season and billy-goat-burying title run, they emerge from the All-Star break at 43-45, 5.5 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 15,672 reads 0 comments

  4. Theo Epstein Says Miguel Montero's Comments Made Him a 'Bad Teammate'

    Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein weighed in on the Miguel Montero controversy on Wednesday after the veteran catcher publicly called out pitcher Jake Arrieta for being slow ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 43,780 reads 0 comments

  5. Joe Maddon Ejected After Arguing over Anthony Rizzo's Foul Ball HR

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected from Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after leadoff hitter Anthony Rizzo hit a ball over the fence that was ruled foul by the umpires...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 29,067 reads 0 comments

  6. Marwin Gonzalez Has Become the Best Bargain in MLB

    Joe Maddon would have loved Marwin Gonzalez . Any manager would, given what Gonzalez has done for the Houston Astros this season. Who wouldn't love a guy versatile enough to start games at five different positions and good enough that his 1...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 months ago 56,951 reads 0 comments

  7. Jake Arrieta Could Cost Himself $100M with Free-Agent Year Letdown

    This isn't how the script was supposed to go for Jake Arrieta or the Chicago Cubs . Chicago rolled into 2017 as MLB 's defending champion, fresh off a historic curse-busting run and with a roster deep and loaded enough for a repeat performance...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 149,217 reads 0 comments

  8. Joe Maddon Doesn't Blame Bryce Harper for Brawl, Charging Mound vs. Giants

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he supported the decision by Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper to charge the mound Monday to fight San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a pitch...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 4,538 reads 0 comments

  9. Kris Bryant Says Cubs Have 'No Need to Worry,' Joe Maddon Talks Slow Start

    The Chicago Cubs started the 2016 season with a sparkling 25-6 record before ultimately overcoming 108 years of frustration with a World Series title. This year's version has the 25 in the win column but an uglier 24 in the loss column...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 9,680 reads 0 comments

  10. What is Really Wrong with the Champion Chicago Cubs?

    Chicago Cubs fans know angst. Even after watching their team end the most infamous title drought in professional sports, the North Side faithful have deep reserves of nervous discontent...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 48,227 reads 0 comments

  11. Joe Maddon, Jon Lester Rip MLB's Slide Rule After Ian Happ Double-Play Call

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon and starting pitcher Jon Lester criticized Major League Baseball's slide rule after Ian Happ was called for an illegal slide at second base vs...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 30,501 reads 0 comments

  12. Kris Bryant Out vs. Cardinals Due to Illness, Will Not Play Saturday

    Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant did not play Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a stomach illness. Manager Joe Maddon said he will also miss Saturday's game, per Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 7,455 reads 0 comments

  13. Joe Maddon Says Sleep Deprivation Factors into Cubs' Slow Start

    The 17-17 Chicago Cubs look nothing like the version of themselves that won 103 games and snapped a 108-year World Series curse last year, and manager Joe Maddon has a theory why...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 7,407 reads 0 comments

  14. Picking Chicago Cubs Award Winners After Season's 1st Month

    After a little more than a calendar month of 2017 action, the Chicago Cubs are 15-12. That's a perfectly respectable record, good enough for first place in the National League Central...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 months ago 5,076 reads 0 comments

  15. Javier Baez Suffers Eye Injury vs. Brewers After OF Collision with Jason Heyward

    Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez was forced to leave Friday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers after colliding with teammate Jason Heyward. The Cubs announced Baez suffered a left eye contusion in the collision...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 16,880 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 9,488 reads 0 comments

  17. Joe Maddon Responds to Aroldis Chapman's Comments on World Series Usage

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon defended himself Saturday after Aroldis Chapman criticized his usage in the World Series. " Would I do it differently? No," Maddon said in an interview with the New York Post 's Kevin Kernan ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 6,579 reads 19 comments

  18. Why Stop at One: Cubs Built for a Long Run of Title Contention

    CLEVELAND — It was the wise Satchel Paige who warned, "Don't look back; something might be gaining on you." Don't the Cleveland Indians , who let a three-games-to-one World Series lead slip away to the Chicago Cubs , know it...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 11 months ago 34,808 reads 125 comments

  19. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and the Cubs Building the 'New-Age' MLB Star

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs led the league this year in, among other things, wins, winning percentage, run differential and multitasking. Yes, that's right. Multitasking...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 11 months ago 23,916 reads 55 comments

  20. Joe Maddon's Grandson Shaves Cubs' Logo into His Head

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon 's grandson is doing his part to bring good fortune to the Cubbies this fall as the club attempts to win its first World Series since 1908...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 12 months ago 9,431 reads 7 comments