1. Jake Arrieta Blasts Home Run off Zack Greinke in Spring Training Game

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is apparently ready to step into the box once the regular season begins. In the top of the third inning of Thursday's spring training game vs...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 4,802 reads 0 comments

  2. 1st Openly Gay MLB Player David Denson Retires at Age 22

    Minor league first baseman David Denson announced he has retired from professional baseball, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 's Tom Haudricourt reported. Denson was the first openly gay baseball player in an MLB -affiliated league...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 44,318 reads 0 comments

  3. Shoes, Roommates and Tattoos: The Birth of the Cubs' Championship Family

    MESA, Ariz. β€” Over boxes stacked like skyscrapers and through tightening bonds that would lead to roommate arrangements, you could see the seeds beginning to sprout toward an eventual path to glory...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 8 months ago 45,812 reads 0 comments

  4. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 20,437 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 22,982 reads 0 comments

  6. Anthony DeSclafani's Injury Diagnosed as UCL Sprain; Will Not Need Surgery

    Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani suffered a UCL sprain in his right elbow and will be sidelined for up to four weeks, according to Mark Sheldon MLB .com and Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 541 reads 0 comments

  7. Yadier Molina Criticizes MLB for Security at 2017 World Baseball Classic

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina , who is playing for Puerto Rico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic , is unhappy with the security provided to players in Guadalajara, Mexico...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 31,362 reads 0 comments

  8. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs Reportedly Agree to Record $1.05M Contract

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has reportedly become the highest-paid second-year player in MLB history by agreeing to a $1.05 million contract for 2017. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the details of the deal Thursday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 76,544 reads 0 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    Out of all the players trying to earn major league roster spots this spring, nobody has it tougher than the guys at Chicago Cubs camp. As you would expect, the defending champs showed up to spring training with very few roster spots to fill...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 20,867 reads 0 comments

  10. Eloy Jimenez: Cubs' New No. 1 Prospect is Already Reaching Phenom Status

    The Chicago Cubs are baseball's most complete team. They're the defending champs, with stars littered around the diamond. Now, they've got another stud streaking across the firmament...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 73,123 reads 0 comments

  11. Adam Wainwright Rents Car for Prospect After Seeing Him Walk Everywhere

    Earlier this week, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright noticed 26-year-old pitching prospect Ryan Sherriff was walking everywhere. Derrick Goold of the St...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 23,753 reads 0 comments

  12. Jung Ho Kang's 8-Month Sentence for DUI Charges Suspended for 2 Years

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang is free to return to the team with his legal trouble behind him for the moment...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 20,982 reads 0 comments

  13. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 34,250 reads 0 comments

  14. Chicago Cubs Receive 2016 World Champion Commemorative Mitts

    The Chicago Cubs are still celebrating that history-making World Series win as spring training begins. And the reigning champs now have one more piece of memorabilia to commemorate the occasion...

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  15. Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to Contract Extension

    After playing an integral role out of the bullpen during their run to the World Series in 2016, the Chicago Cubs have rewarded reliever Pedro Strop with a contract extension...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 3,503 reads 0 comments

  16. Attacks on Dexter Fowler 'An Eye-Opener to How the World Is' for Others in MLB

    TAMPA β€” Dexter Fowler was asked a question. He gave a heartfelt answer. And then as it so often does, all hell broke loose on social media this week. Dexter Fowler is a smart and thoughtful man...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 months ago 126,152 reads 0 comments

  17. Chicago Cubs: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Chicago Cubs have an impressive young core in place at the MLB level, and there's still more talent in the pipeline...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 10,199 reads 0 comments

  18. Sammy Sosa Compares Himself to Jesus Christ in Response to PED Speculation

    Seven-time All-Star Sammy Sosa remains steadfast in his assertion he never used performance-enhancing drugs during his MLB career...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 months ago 20,262 reads 0 comments

  19. Dexter Fowler Responds to Backlash from Comments on Donald Trump's Travel Ban

    On Monday, Mark Saxon of ESPN.com reported St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler did not regret comments he previously made criticizing President Donald Trump's executive ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 10,648 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs' Javier Baez-Addison Russell Poised to Join MLB's Defensive Infield Elite

    Day after day through an October (and early November) he and millions of Chicago Cubs fans will never forget, Joe Maddon wrote out lineups with Javier Baez at second base and Addison Russell at shortstop...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 15,758 reads 0 comments

  21. Yadier Molina, Cardinals Reportedly Discuss Contract Extension

    The St. Louis Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina are reportedly engaged in "preliminary talks" regarding a contract extension...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 4,273 reads 0 comments

  22. Alex Reyes Injury Shakes Up the 2017 NL Wild-Card Picture

    Alex Reyes didn 't throw a major league pitch until August. He didn 't start a game the St. Louis Cardinals won until September. He still nearly carried the 2016 Cardinals into the postseason...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 11,696 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Cubs: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    Ah, the non-roster invitee β€”it's one of spring's most interesting creatures. Some are prospects getting a look. Others are journeymen castoffs destined to fall by the wayside...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 13,739 reads 0 comments

  24. Alex Reyes Injury: Updates on Cardinals P's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes is dealing with a partial tear in his pitching elbow that will require Tommy John surgery, ending his season. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 21,737 reads 0 comments

  25. Desmond Jennings to Reds: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Cincinnati Reds announced Thursday that they have signed outfielder Desmond Jennings to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 5,313 reads 0 comments