1. Jake Arrieta Has Gone from NL Cy Young Winner to Just Another Guy

    Through the first two months of the MLB season, it seemed as if Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta was cruising toward a nine-figure contract and recognition as one of baseball’s best at his position...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 9 hours ago 9,730 reads 35 comments

  2. Aledmys Diaz Honors Jose Fernandez with Wristband, Hits Grand Slam

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz rejoined his club Tuesday after attending the memorial for late Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez , Diaz's childhood friend. Diaz paid tribute to Fernandez with a wristband baring the pitcher's No...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 day ago 19,022 reads 7 comments

  3. Is Arrieta, Lester or Hendricks Cubs' Most Deserving 2016 Postseason Ace?

    There's a saying in baseball: "A team never wants to lead the league in meetings." The implication being that when a club holds a meeting, it's almost universally to discuss what is going wrong and how to repair it...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 6 days ago 15,663 reads 32 comments

  4. Cardinals in Good Shape to Keep MLB's Longest Active Playoff Streak Alive

    Peas and carrots. Kim Kardashian and attention. The St. Louis Cardinals and the postseason. Some things just go together. The Cards don't make the playoffs every year —but it sure seems like they do ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 11,479 reads 15 comments

  5. Reds Bullpen Sets Single-Season Record with 93 Home Runs Allowed

    The Cincinnati Reds set an unwanted MLB record in Friday's 9-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates , becoming the first team to surrender 93 or more home runs by relief pitchers in a single season, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 12 days ago 502 reads 1 comments

  6. Cubs Justify the Hype with Easy NL Central Clinch, Now Comes the Hard Part

    It looked like a heck of a party at Wrigley Field, and why not? It's not every day the Chicago Cubs can spray some champagne. Hey, Chicago hadn't clinched a playoff spot in about 12 months, and that's a long time to go without a party...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 12 days ago 12,613 reads 29 comments

  7. Cubs Clinch NL Central: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Chicago Cubs took a step toward ending their World Series drought Thursday night when they clinched the National League Central. The milestone came by virtue of the St...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 14,595 reads 46 comments

  8. Trevor Rosenthal Injury: Updates on Cardinals Pitcher's Shoulder and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals received a boost to their bullpen with Thursday's return of Trevor Rosenthal . Rosenthal hadn't pitched for the Cardinals since July 24 because of shoulder and forearm injuries...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 14 days ago 1,159 reads 3 comments

  9. Wade LeBlanc to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made a move to bolster their pitching rotation on Tuesday as they cling to their fading postseason hopes. The team announced it acquired left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc in a trade with the Seattle Mariners ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 3,018 reads 4 comments

  10. Kyle Hendricks' No-Hit Bid Shines Light on Viable NL Cy Young Front-Runner

    Kyle Hendricks didn't make history Monday night at Busch Stadium. But he did make his National League Cy Young Award case loud and clear...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 16 days ago 22,397 reads 47 comments

  11. Alex Reyes' US-to-DR Move, Growth Spurt Spawned 100 MPH Fastball

    Depending on when you first heard of Alex Reyes, it might come as a surprise that the 22-year-old pitcher is in a playoff race with the St. Louis Cardinals ...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 17 days ago 23,135 reads 12 comments

  12. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Oblique and Return

    The Cincinnati Reds announced that center fielder Billy Hamilton exited on Sept. 4 against the St. Louis Cardinals with a strained left oblique following a checked swing. He was placed on the disabled list Friday, the team announced ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 25 days ago 2,372 reads 0 comments

  13. 2016 World Series Odds Update: Cubs, Nationals Remain Atop Betting Board

    The Chicago Cubs (86-47) and Washington Nationals (78-55) are near-locks to become the first two National League teams to clinch playoff berths as big division leaders...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 27 days ago 2,071 reads 0 comments

  14. Russell Becomes 3rd Cubs Shortstop to Reach 80 RBI in a Season

    When Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell knocked one over the fence in the second inning of last Monday's game against the San Diego Padres , it made him just the third shortstop ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 month ago 1,196 reads 0 comments

  15. Addison Russell's Rise Gives Cubs' Rivals Yet Another Big Star to Fear

    The Chicago Cubs are the best team in baseball by almost every measure. They have the best record (82-47) and the best run differential (plus-217). They rank among MLB 's top five in OPS (...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 33,658 reads 78 comments