1. Twitter Reacts to Scooter Gennett Becoming 17th Player in History to Hit 4 HRs

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett put himself in the record books Tuesday with a four-homer game against the St. Louis Cardinals ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 9,316 reads 0 comments

  2. Jake Arrieta Could Cost Himself $100M with Free-Agent Year Letdown

    This isn't how the script was supposed to go for Jake Arrieta or the Chicago Cubs . Chicago rolled into 2017 as MLB 's defending champion, fresh off a historic curse-busting run and with a roster deep and loaded enough for a repeat performance...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 149,195 reads 0 comments

  3. Bryce Harper Reportedly Wants to Join Chicago Cubs in Free Agency

    Longtime baseball scribe Peter Gammons told 670 The Score on Friday that Bryce Harper 's preference is to sign with the Chicago Cubs when he hits the open market...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 139,889 reads 0 comments

  4. Anthony Rizzo Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Emily Vakos

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo announced Thursday he's engaged to girlfriend Emily Vakos . According to The Big Lead's Ryan Phillips , Vakos is a real estate broker in Chicago...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 23,151 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs: 5 Potential Trade Options to Erase Early Struggles

    The Chicago Cubs should not press the panic button just yet. Following a championship triumph over a century in the making, the Cubs entered 2017 with lofty expectations...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 17,009 reads 0 comments

  6. Jonathan Broxton Released by Cardinals; John Gant Recalled From Triple-A Memphis

    The St. Louis Cardinals released veteran relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton on Wednesday. The Cards recalled starting pitcher John Gant from the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds to fill the void in their 25-man roster...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 3,553 reads 0 comments

  7. Joe Maddon Doesn't Blame Bryce Harper for Brawl, Charging Mound vs. Giants

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he supported the decision by Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper to charge the mound Monday to fight San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a pitch...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 4,537 reads 0 comments

  8. Pirates' Gregory Polanco Carted off the Field with Ankle Injury vs. Diamondbacks

    Injuries continue to pile up for the Pittsburgh Pirates , who lost outfielder Gregory Polanco during Monday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks . According to Stephen J...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 2,501 reads 0 comments

  9. Kris Bryant Says Cubs Have 'No Need to Worry,' Joe Maddon Talks Slow Start

    The Chicago Cubs started the 2016 season with a sparkling 25-6 record before ultimately overcoming 108 years of frustration with a World Series title. This year's version has the 25 in the win column but an uglier 24 in the loss column...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 9,678 reads 0 comments

  10. Jameson Taillon Completes 3 Scoreless Innings in 1st Start Since Cancer Surgery

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon threw three shutout innings in Sunday's rehab start, his first since he underwent testicular cancer surgery less than three weeks ago...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 24,651 reads 0 comments

  11. Ryan Braun Placed on 10-Day DL with Calf Injury

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been shut down again due to calf issues. The Brewers announced Braun has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 2,586 reads 0 comments

  12. Ryan Braun Leaves Game vs. Diamondbacks with Calf Injury; Will Be Placed on DL

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun left in the fourth inning of Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with tightness in his left calf...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 3,397 reads 0 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs Wear 'Anchorman' Outfits for Trip to Los Angeles

    Chicago Cubs players: Assemble! Following Chicago's 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, members of the Cubs traded in their uniforms for suits straight ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 22,112 reads 0 comments

  14. Willie Stargell's Family Upset Widow Auctioning Hall of Famer's Memorabilia

    Several members of Willie Stargell's family are upset that his widow has decided to auction off pieces of valuable memorabilia...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 1,696 reads 0 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: Ian Happ and 5 Reasons to Expect a Cubbies Breakout

    The Chicago Cubs are now 45 games into the 2017 season. At this point a year ago, they were 31-14 with a five-game lead in the NL Central standings and a ridiculous plus-119 run differential...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 23,261 reads 0 comments

  16. 'Loud, Electric, Fun': Carlos Martinez Dominates with 100 MPH Heat, Raw Emotion

    The buses left Amber Cove port in the Dominican Republic on the fifth day of the St. Louis Cardinals ' official cruise...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 352,310 reads 0 comments

  17. Jung Ho Kang's Prison Sentence for DUI Charge Upheld by Judge

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang had a suspended two-year prison sentence upheld in a South Korean court Thursday, which will further complicate his efforts to rejoin the MLB team during the 2017 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 39,534 reads 0 comments

  18. Man Dies After Falling over Railing at Wrigley Field Following Cubs Game

    A 42-year-old Wheaton , Illinois, man died Wednesday after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field following the Chicago Cubs game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday. According to Scott Gleeson of USA Today , Richard E...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 313,388 reads 0 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Need to Step Up ASAP After Poor Starts

    The Chicago Cubs are not off to the dominant start many expected. The World Series champions are 20-19 with a plus-eight run differential through their first 39 games, leaving them in third place in the NL Central...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 months ago 12,369 reads 0 comments

  20. Jameson Taillon Tests Positive for Testicular Cancer

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon has been cleared to resume light baseball activities after being diagnosed with testicular cancer. Per Stephen J...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 16,989 reads 0 comments

  21. Gregory Polanco Placed on 10-Day DL by Pirates with Hamstring Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco has landed on the 10-day disabled list due to a hamstring injury...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 644 reads 0 comments

  22. What is Really Wrong with the Champion Chicago Cubs?

    Chicago Cubs fans know angst. Even after watching their team end the most infamous title drought in professional sports, the North Side faithful have deep reserves of nervous discontent...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 48,223 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 30,499 reads 0 comments

  24. Ian Happ, No. 2 Prospect in Cubs' Minor League System, Called Up to Majors

    The Chicago Cubs recalled prospect Ian Happ from the Triple-A Iowa Cubs and inserted him in Saturday's lineup as the starting right fielder against the National League Central rival St...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 16,887 reads 0 comments

  25. Kris Bryant Out vs. Cardinals Due to Illness, Will Not Play Saturday

    Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant did not play Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a stomach illness. Manager Joe Maddon said he will also miss Saturday's game, per Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 7,454 reads 0 comments