1. Jonathon Niese Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Pirates SP

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates suddenly having an abundance of starting pitchers to choose from, Jon Niese is emerging as a potential trade candidate. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 8,804 reads 9 comments

  2. World Series Odds Update: Cubs Favorites on Betting Futures to Start 2nd Half

    The Chicago Cubs (53-35) lost 15 of their last 21 games heading into the MLB All-Star break, including nine of 11, but they are still +375 favorites (bet $100 to win $375) to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 965 reads 0 comments

  3. David Stearns Q&A: How MLB's Youngest GM Is Building for the Future

    In an era in which teams like the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have seen an organizational renaissance after overhauling their minor league systems, the term “rebuild” is thrown around as frequently as pie dough in a pizza kitchen...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 12,965 reads 7 comments

  4. Reds' Adam Duvall Amazingly Avoids Tag During Dive for 2nd Base

    Adam Duvall is a magician. His skill of choice? Sleight of hand. While on the road facing the Miami Marlins , the Cincinnati Reds left fielder provided an up-close performance for the opposition—namely, second baseman Derek Dietrich...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 3,603 reads 0 comments

  5. Will Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Spoil Each Other's NL MVP Hopes?

    Twenty years ago, there was a team with two young stars batting in the middle of the lineup. The way Baseball-Reference.com calculates wins above replacement, Ken Griffey Jr...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 5,997 reads 45 comments

  6. Matt Carpenter Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Oblique and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter suffered a right oblique injury July 6 against the Pittsburgh Pirates and was placed on the disabled list the following day...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,956 reads 10 comments

  7. Brandon Moss Injury: Updates on Cardinals 1B's Ankle and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed first baseman Brandon Moss on the 15-day disabled list on July 5, but he's ready to return to the lineup. Continue for updates. Moss Activated From DL Tuesday, August 2 Jenifer Langosch of MLB ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 1,535 reads 0 comments

  8. What Should We Make of Jake Arrieta and the Cubs' Recent Stumbles?

    Jake Arrieta is trying to author a worthy follow-up to a Cy Young-winning season, and he's doing it on a Chicago Cubs team that's trying to end a 108-year championship drought...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 25,057 reads 103 comments

  9. Will Jason Heyward Deal Come Back to Bite Chicago Cubs?

    This season, there’s a euphoria that has consumed  Chicago Cubs  fans unlike anything the city’s North Side has seen for, say, a little over 100 years. The lovable losers finally have their World Series contender...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 months ago 9,229 reads 16 comments

  10. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Status and Return

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton exited Wednesday's game against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning after being hit with a deflected fly ball. However, he is ready to return, according to C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 2,307 reads 4 comments

  11. Kris Bryant Is the Youngest Cubs Player to Hit 3-Plus Home Runs in a Game

    Fact: On Monday, Kris Bryant became the youngest Chicago Cubs player since at least 1913* to hit three or more home runs in a game. *Available data only goes back to 1913...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 21,493 reads 22 comments

  12. Kris Bryant's Epic 3-HR Game Shines Light on Leap from Phenom to Superstar

    Kris Bryant was the College Player of the Year in 2013, the Minor League Player of the Year in 2014 and the National League Rookie of the Year in 2015. Clearly, the guy likes to outdo himself...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 46,123 reads 189 comments

  13. Kris Bryant vs. Reds: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is one of baseball's brightest young hitters, and he demolished Dan Straily and the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-8 Cubs victory Monday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 2 months ago 11,950 reads 20 comments

  14. John Lackey Signing Has Made Huge Impact on Cubs' Rotation Depth

    CHICAGO — Even when John Lackey is bad, he is good. That's not to say the Chicago Cubs ' starting pitcher is never off his game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 2 months ago 8,786 reads 18 comments

  15. Cubs Starters on Pace for Lowest Combined ERA Since 1919

    The Chicago Cubs starting rotation enters Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a cumulative 2.34 ERA, which would be the lowest combined mark by any team's starters since 1919, per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 520 reads 0 comments

  16. Cubs Hold 2nd-Largest Division Lead on June 19 in Division Era

    The Chicago Cubs enter Monday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 12.5-game lead in the National League Central, making them just one of four teams in the divisional ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 2 months ago 4,467 reads 9 comments

  17. Dexter Fowler Injury: Updates on Cubs OF's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler was placed on the disabled list on June 20 after experiencing right hamstring discomfort against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 18. However, he has been cleared to return...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 22,524 reads 22 comments

  18. Cubs Fan Catches Foul Ball with His Cup, Finishes His Drink

    Chilled, shaken or with a twist; some drinks are best when crafted a certain way. This Chicago Cubs fan enjoyed his ballpark beverage with a splash of foul ball—courtesy of Addison Russell...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 months ago 16,446 reads 0 comments

  19. Top Cubs Prospect Ian Happ Strives for MLB Dream in Memory of Father

    SALEM, Va. — It's been a wondrous 53 weeks for 2015 Chicago Cubs first-round draft pick and Myrtle Beach Pelicans second baseman Ian Happ on the baseball diamond. Sunday delivers a poignant reminder of his greatest personal loss off it...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 3 months ago 34,516 reads 14 comments

  20. Adam Wainwright Wants to Participate in 2016 MLB Home Run Derby

    Pitchers announcing their candidacy for the Home Run Derby is the latest trend in Major League Baseball, and St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright officially threw his hat in the ring Tuesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 months ago 6,168 reads 20 comments

  21. Jameson Taillon Showing Early Signs He Can Be MLB's Next Young Ace

    In his first two big league starts, Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon has faced off against Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom, arguably the two biggest studs in the defending National League champion New York Mets ' stable...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 months ago 51,158 reads 66 comments

  22. Gerrit Cole Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Triceps and Return

    The Pittsburgh Pirates placed starting pitcher Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list on June 14 due to a triceps injury. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 5,261 reads 16 comments

  23. Cincinnati Reds' Adam Duvall Is the Surprise MLB Slugger of 2016

    According to the best measure we have, the top power hitter in Major League Baseball in 2016 is David Ortiz. That's not too surprising. Although he's 40 years old, he's still David Ortiz...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 28,225 reads 16 comments

  24. Ryan Braun Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Brewers Star

    Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Ryan Braun is considered a prime candidate to be dealt to a contending team before the trade deadline. Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 36,577 reads 113 comments

  25. Ryan Braun and Jay Bruce Looking Like Game-Changing Trade Assets

    There are two guys in the NL Central having great bounce-back seasons but whose efforts are being wasted on clubs that are about as bad as everyone expected them to be. It sounds like these two guys would be better off in greener pastures...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 months ago 29,560 reads 39 comments