1. 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 2 days ago 15,088 reads 32 comments

  2. 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 7 days ago 11,436 reads 15 comments

  3. 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 8 days ago 497 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 9 days ago 12,564 reads 29 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 14,583 reads 46 comments

  6. 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 10 days ago 1,136 reads 3 comments

  7. 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 12 days ago 3,011 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 13 days ago 22,379 reads 47 comments

  9. 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 13 days ago 23,127 reads 12 comments

  10. 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 21 days ago 2,365 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 23 days ago 2,041 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 27 days ago 1,187 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 27 days ago 33,640 reads 78 comments

  14. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 28 days ago 3,463 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 29 days ago 3,585 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 2,159 reads 0 comments