1. 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 1 month ago 30,232 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 5,072 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Odds, Analysis, Baseball Betting Preview

    The last time the Chicago Cubs started the season as defending World Series champions in 1909, the rival St. Louis Cardinals were coming off their most losses in team history as the worst team in the National League...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 1,360 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    Maybe you're sick of hearing it, but it's true nonetheless: The Chicago Cubs are the best, most complete team in baseball. They can hit. They can run. They can pitch. They can catch...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 7,828 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB 'Elite 8': Recent World Series Champions Battle for Ultimate Crown

    These are fun times for college basketball fans. The NCAA tournament is in the Sweet 16 now and will soon reach the Elite Eight. Good stuff if you're into that sort of thing...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 16,389 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 22,825 reads 0 comments

  7. How Yu Darvish Can Guarantee Himself $150M Megadeal in 2017

    Yu Darvish could become a very rich man next winter, but the stars will have to align just right. They don't give out monstrous free-agent contracts to just anyone, you know. Pitchers least of all...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 13,446 reads 0 comments

  8. Jon Lester Re-Establishing Himself as One of October's Unflappable Heroes

    The Chicago Cubs are one win away from the World Series, and Jon Lester is back among the pantheon of postseason studs...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 11,483 reads 36 comments

  9. Jon Lester Comments on Cubs' World Series Expectations

    With Major League Baseball's playoffs just days away, the first 100-win season since 1935 doesn't mean a thing for Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 9 months ago 4,226 reads 2 comments

  10. Cubs P Jon Lester Has Walk-off Squeeze Bunt, Capping Extra-Innings Comeback

    Nothing to see here, folks. Just your classic walk-off suicide squeeze. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 12th inning on Sunday in a 6-6 game against the Seattle Mariners...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 38,154 reads 24 comments