1. 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 7 months ago 1,278 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 33,994 reads 78 comments

  3. Reds P Anthony DeSclafani Throws His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout

    Fact: Cincinnati Reds pitcher Anthony DeSclafani pitched a complete-game shutout against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, the first of his career...

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  4. Ben Zobrist Belts out 'Let It Go' with Daughter at Disneyland

    The Chicago Cubs had Thursday off before beginning a weekend road series against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Ben Zobrist used the free time to take his daughter to Disneyland...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 3,604 reads 4 comments

  5. MLB Betting Preview: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds, Analysis

    Two division leaders will clash at Chavez Ravine on Friday night when the Chicago Cubs visit the Los Angeles Dodgers in the opener of a key three-game series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 7 months ago 2,670 reads 0 comments

  6. Kyle Hendricks Has Quietly Become Best Pitcher on MLB's Best Team

    Kyle Hendricks is like the frosting on a birthday cake. Peanut butter on toast. Hot fudge on a sundae. The Chicago Cub is the best starting pitcher on MLB 's top team, which stood 78-45 through Sunday's action...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 27,383 reads 59 comments

  7. Kris Bryant Faces Winding Road to Add MVP to His Growing Resume

    Because the baseball gods decree that every season must feature an overly complicated debate about the "V" in "MVP," 2016 has given us the curious case of Kris Bryant . There's no need to be curious about Bryant's stardom...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 11,209 reads 63 comments

  8. How the Chicago Cubs Have Shaken off Slump to Fly Back to Top of MLB

    CHICAGO — In sports, we're used to losses prompting overly emotional and one-word reactions. Not so for the Chicago Cubs under manager Joe Maddon...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 15,439 reads 72 comments

  9. Starling Marte Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Back and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte left Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers due to back discomfort but is ready to return to action. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 2,235 reads 0 comments

  10. Matt Holliday Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Thumb and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday exited the team's Aug. 12 game against the Chicago Cubs with a fractured thumb after being hit on his right hand by a pitch. He was placed on the disabled list Aug...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 10,069 reads 12 comments

  11. MLB Betting Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Odds, Analysis

    The St. Louis Cardinals (60-54) and Chicago Cubs (71-41) are both coming off wins heading into the opener of a key four-game series between the National League Central rivals on Thursday at Wrigley Field ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 8 months ago 1,387 reads 0 comments

  12. Francisco Cervelli Injury: Updates on Pirates Catcher's Wrist and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli left Aug. 10's game against the San Diego Padres after suffering a wrist injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 1,978 reads 0 comments

  13. Alex Reyes Recalled from Triple-A Memphis by Cardinals

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced on Tuesday they have purchased right-handed pitcher Alex Reyes from the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 4,136 reads 5 comments

  14. Ivan Nova to Pirates: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    The New York Yankees continued to be sellers on Monday, trading starting pitcher Ivan Nova to the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 40,586 reads 30 comments

  15. Ryan Braun Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Brewers OF

    Outfielder Ryan Braun would make a good trade candidate, especially with the Milwaukee Brewers squarely in sell mode before the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline, as he's in the midst of another strong season ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 35,799 reads 33 comments

  16. Bruce Ties Reds Record with Home Run in 5th Straight Game

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce tied a franchise record during the seventh inning of Wednesday's 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants , hitting a home run in a fifth consecutive game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 914 reads 0 comments

  17. Aroldis Chapman Comments on 1st Appearance with Cubs

    Newly acquired closer Aroldis Chapman lived up to the hype in his first appearance with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 6,083 reads 2 comments

  18. Trevor Rosenthal Injury: Updates on Cardinals RP's Shoulder and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right shoulder injury. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 2,895 reads 2 comments

  19. Aroldis Chapman to Cubs: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Months after acquiring him in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds , the New York Yankees shipped closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs on Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 131,712 reads 401 comments

  20. Aroldis Chapman Blockbuster Solidifies Cubs as MLB's Heavyweight Contender

    The Chicago Cubs were already on the short list of MLB heavyweights. Now that they've acquired flamethrowing closer Aroldis Chapman, they'll tip the scales...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 66,779 reads 237 comments

  21. Jorge Soler Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Cubs OF

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has surfaced as a potential name on the move heading toward the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 52,134 reads 147 comments

  22. Addison Russell Injury: Updates on Cubs Shortstop's Heel and Return

    The Chicago Cubs announced shortstop Addison Russell suffered a left heel contusion Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers . It is uncertain when he will return to action. Continue for updates...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 3,622 reads 1 comments

  23. Matt Holliday Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Face and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday suffered a facial abrasion in his nose and upper lip area after being hit by a pitch in Thursday's game against the San Diego Padres ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 2,343 reads 0 comments

  24. Jhonny Peralta Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Thumb and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta was placed on the disabled list on July 19 with a thumb injury. However, he's ready to return after being activated from the DL, per Jennifer Langosch of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 1,357 reads 2 comments

  25. Ryan Dempster Sings 7th-Inning Stretch at Wrigley Field as Harry Caray

    Where there's Major League Baseball, there's a seventh-inning stretch. And where there's a seventh-inning stretch, there's a crowd crowing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," which usually means there's mention of legendary sportscaster...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 8 months ago 2,433 reads 3 comments