1. Dave Martinez Named Nationals Manager, Agrees to 3-Year Contract

    The Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez agreed to a three-year contract to make him their next manager, the club announced on Monday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs' Once-Surefire Growing Dynasty Now Faces Significant Question Marks

    After going 108 years in between World Series titles, the possibility of winning two straight probably always was too good to be true for the Chicago Cubs ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. Joe Maddon Ejected from NLCS Game 4 for Arguing over Curtis Granderson Swing

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was ejected from Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field for arguing with umpires over a swinging strike three from Curtis Granderson that was ruled a foul ball...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Dodgers Beat Cubs on Justin Turner's Walk-Off Home Run in Game 2 of NLCS

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are in control of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs after Justin Turner played hero in Sunday's 4-1 Game 2 win at Dodger Stadium...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Joe Maddon to Discuss Slide Rule with Joe Torre Following NLCS Game 1 Ejection

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he spoke with Joe Torre, MLB 's chief baseball officer, and will meet with Torre to discuss the slide rule at home plate following the Cubs' ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Playoffs 2017: Odds, TV Schedule, Predictions for Final NLDS Game

    There's no rest for the weary in the National League Division Series. Less than 24 hours after finishing Game 4 in Chicago, the scene has moved to Washington, D.C...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB Metrics 101: Ranking the Most Shocking Postseason Runs of All Time

    The Minnesota Twins were the only true Cinderella in this year's postseason. After losing 103 games in 2016, the Twinkies won 85 in 2017 and claimed the American League's second wild-card slot...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Champion Cubs Are Lurking as Dangerous $200M Postseason Underdogs

    On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs clinched a second consecutive National League Central crown. A year ago, they rained confetti on the North Side. The defending champions are headed back to October...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 20,309 reads 0 comments

  9. Bill Murray Approached to Play Joe Maddon in Movie About Cubs' World Series Win

    A movie about the 2016 Chicago Cubs is in the works, according to Anita Busch of Deadline.com. One interesting tidbit was revealed in her Wednesday report...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 months ago 9,298 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 100,517 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 3,994 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 15,672 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 43,785 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 29,097 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 57,027 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 149,256 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 4,538 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 9,730 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 48,233 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 30,543 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 7,486 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 7,407 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 5,076 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 8 months ago 16,887 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 9,489 reads 0 comments