1. How Good Can Cubs Offense Be If Jason Heyward Returns from Dead in 2017?

    Last winter, the Chicago Cubs signed Jason Heyward to an eight-year, $184 million contract. Less than 11 months later, they won their first World Series since the Teddy Roosevelt administration...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 19,269 reads 50 comments

  2. With Ivan Nova Back, Pirates Should Go All-In on Big 3 with Jose Quintana Splash

    Offseason plans can change in a hurry. Just ask the Pittsburgh Pirates . At the winter meetings, there were rumblings the Pirates were sellers. Specifically, they were shopping center fielder and former franchise cornerstone Andrew McCutchen...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 11,268 reads 25 comments

  3. Ivan Nova Re-Signs with Pirates: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced they have re-signed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on a three-year contract on Tuesday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 6,076 reads 21 comments

  4. Kris Bryant Monster Extension Should Be Next Move for Champion Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series in 2016. And by looking at their roster, it sure looks like they can turn right around and win another in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 33,343 reads 89 comments

  5. Joe Maddon Responds to Aroldis Chapman's Comments on World Series Usage

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon defended himself Saturday after Aroldis Chapman criticized his usage in the World Series. " Would I do it differently? No," Maddon said in an interview with the New York Post 's Kevin Kernan ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 6,571 reads 19 comments

  6. Cubs Star Kyle Schwarber Gives 10-Year-Old Fan Big Surprise with Batmobile Ride

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber surprised 10-year-old Campbell Faulkner with the opportunity of a lifetime: to be Batman...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 6 months ago 713 reads 2 comments

  7. Koji Uehara to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    After four years with the Boston Red Sox , veteran reliever Koji Uehara has found a new home with the Chicago Cubs . ESPN...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 15,297 reads 8 comments

  8. Dexter Fowler to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Outfielder Dexter Fowler agreed to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, as first reported by USA Today 's Bob Nightengale . The deal is for five years and $82...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 9,035 reads 26 comments

  9. Dexter Fowler's Defection Gives Cardinals a Fighting Chance Against Rival Cubs

    The St. Louis Cardinals have the unenviable task of catching up to the Chicago Cubs . It's a mission that will take all their cunning. Their latest idea: deny the enemy and enrich themselves in one fell swoop...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 23,869 reads 106 comments

  10. Jake Arrieta Contract: Latest News, Rumors on SP's Negotiations with Cubs

    The Chicago Cubs are hoping to sign starting pitcher Jake Arrieta to a long-term deal before he hits free agency. Continue for updates. Latest on Extension Negotiations Thursday, Dec...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 8,516 reads 34 comments

  11. Cubs' Wade Davis Splash Turns Spare Piece into Elite Chapman Replacement

    Not even the defending champs can rest on their laurels. The Chicago Cubs aren't, clearly, as they made their first big splash of the offseason Wednesday, acquiring All-Star ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 32,182 reads 63 comments

  12. Wade Davis to Cubs for Jorge Soler: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Kansas City Royals shook up their bullpen Wednesday after trading All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs for Jorge Soler. The Cubs announced the deal after Bob Nightengale of USA Today first reported the agreement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 7,134 reads 10 comments

  13. Jorge Soler Reportedly Traded to Royals for Wade Davis

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has had trouble getting on the field over his first three MLB seasons, but he will now reportedly get a new opportunity with the Kansas City Royals ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 9,397 reads 11 comments

  14. Andrew McCutchen Blockbuster Trade Is Calculated Risk Nationals Must Take

    In a baseball year that was about ending droughts, the Washington Nationals had to sit back and wonder why they were left out. They have a good team...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 months ago 24,179 reads 23 comments

  15. Korean League MVP Eric Thames Could Be Surprise MLB Offseason Steal

    There's a video you can find on the internet showing Eric Thames wearing a crown made of flowers, just after he was named Most Valuable Player last year in South Korea. Good luck finding anything like that from Kris Bryant or Mike Trout...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 months ago 36,831 reads 7 comments

  16. Andrew McCutchen's Exit Would End One Pirates Era, Usher in a New One

    If anyone's having trouble imagining Andrew McCutchen wearing something other than a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, don't worry. Soon you won't have to. Because it'll be reality...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 20,901 reads 27 comments

  17. Andrew McCutchen Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Pirates Star

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates facing an uncertain future after a disappointing 2016 season, there is now a possibility that Andrew McCutchen will be traded. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 93,103 reads 131 comments

  18. Billy Hamilton Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds OF

    Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is an intriguing potential trade chip for the team this offseason. Continue for updates. Hamilton Linked to Rangers Monday, Dec...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 14,277 reads 42 comments

  19. Josh Harrison Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Pirates 2B

    Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison is a candidate to be dealt this winter. Continue for updates. Harrison Reportedly on the Trade Block Tuesday, Nov...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 5,354 reads 7 comments

  20. Eric Thames to Brewers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers added a potentially huge power bat Tuesday by signing first baseman Eric Thames to a three-year contract. The Brewers announced the move, noting they designated first baseman Chris Carter for assignment...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 16,946 reads 17 comments

  21. Andrew McCutchen Is the Forgotten Superstar on the MLB Trade Market

    There's a club of major league superstars so exclusive it has just two members. To get in requires a number of recent top-five finishes in Most Valuable Player voting. One year won't do—sorry, Bryce Harper—and neither will two...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 months ago 25,513 reads 43 comments

  22. Is Aroldis Chapman or Dexter Fowler More Critical to Cubs' 2017 Repeat Push?

    Let's pretend for just a moment that Theo Epstein isn't some sort of divine power, which, if you polled those in Chicago, is the pervasive feeling since baseball underwent its version of an apocalypse: a Chicago Cubs World Series win...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 19,092 reads 73 comments

  23. Brett Cecil to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Free-agent relief pitcher Brett Cecil will have a new home for the first time in his eight-year MLB career, as he signed a four-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 18,196 reads 49 comments

  24. Kris Bryant Joins Dustin Pedroia, Cal Ripken in Elite Category After Winning MVP

    Kris Bryant won the NL MVP on Thursday, joining Dustin Pedroia and Cal Ripken as the only players in MLB history to win Rookie of the Year, MVP and a World Series within their first two seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 7 months ago 5,269 reads 3 comments

  25. Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Comments on Winning World Series, Steve Bartman, More

    Few championships have meant more to a franchise than the Chicago Cubs ' 2016 World Series title. After 108 years without a title and 61 years since its last pennant, the team ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 7 months ago 79,478 reads 74 comments