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 21 hours ago 906 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 1 day ago 30,843 reads 70 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 3 days ago 3,383 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 4 days ago 2,078 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 days ago 26,866 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 11 days ago 10,914 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 13 days ago 15,035 reads 73 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 16 days ago 1,903 reads 0 comments

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

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

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 18 days ago 8,852 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 19 days ago 1,316 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 19 days ago 1,916 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 20 days ago 4,115 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 28 days ago 40,515 reads 30 comments