1. Kyle Hendricks Has Quietly Become Best Pitcher on MLB's Best Team

    Kyle Hendricks is like the frosting on a birthday cake. Peanut butter on toast. Hot fudge on a sundae. The Chicago Cub is the best starting pitcher on MLB 's top team, which stood 78-45 through Sunday's action...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 23 hours ago 24,933 reads 56 comments

  2. Kris Bryant Faces Winding Road to Add MVP to His Growing Resume

    Because the baseball gods decree that every season must feature an overly complicated debate about the "V" in "MVP," 2016 has given us the curious case of Kris Bryant. There's no need to be curious about Bryant's stardom...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 days ago 10,785 reads 63 comments

  3. 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 7 days ago 14,903 reads 73 comments

  4. Starling Marte Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Back and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers due to back discomfort but is ready to return to action. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 1,852 reads 0 comments

  5. Matt Holliday Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Thumb and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday exited on Aug. 12 against the Chicago Cubs after being hit on his right hand by a pitch. He was placed on the disabled list on Aug...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 days ago 8,768 reads 12 comments

  6. 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 13 days ago 1,303 reads 0 comments

  7. Francisco Cervelli Injury: Updates on Pirates Catcher's Wrist and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli left Aug. 10's game against the San Diego Padres after suffering a wrist injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 13 days ago 1,912 reads 0 comments

  8. Alex Reyes Recalled from Triple-A Memphis by Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Tuesday they have purchased right-handed pitcher Alex Reyes from the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 15 days ago 4,090 reads 5 comments

  9. Ivan Nova to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The New York Yankees continued to be sellers on Monday, trading starting pitcher Ivan Nova to the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 40,441 reads 30 comments

  10. Ryan Braun Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Brewers OF

    Outfielder Ryan Braun would make a good trade candidate, especially with the Milwaukee Brewers squarely in sell mode before the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline, as he's in the midst of another strong season ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 26 days ago 35,556 reads 33 comments

  11. Bruce Ties Reds Record with Home Run in 5th Straight Game

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce tied a franchise record during the seventh inning of Wednesday's 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants , hitting a home run in a fifth consecutive game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 27 days ago 459 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 27 days ago 5,928 reads 2 comments

  13. Trevor Rosenthal Injury: Updates on Cardinals RP's Shoulder and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right shoulder injury. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 29 days ago 2,770 reads 2 comments

  14. 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 30 days ago 131,313 reads 400 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 66,701 reads 237 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 49,804 reads 147 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 3,532 reads 1 comments