1. Jon Lester Comments on Cubs' World Series Expectations

    With Major League Baseball's playoffs just days away, the first 100-win season since 1935 doesn't mean a thing for Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 4,224 reads 2 comments

  2. Jed Hoyer, Jason McLeod Agree to New Contracts with Cubs: Details, Reaction

    After locking up president Theo Epstein, the Chicago Cubs are keeping the rest of their dynamic front-office trio together with extensions for general manager Jed Hoyer and vice president Jason McLeod...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 6,730 reads 5 comments

  3. St. Louis Cardinals Beat Cincinnati Reds Via Controversial Walk-Off

    The St. Louis Cardinals notched an important, yet controversial, 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium on Thursday night...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 13,908 reads 34 comments

  4. Joey Votto Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Face and Return

    Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was forced to come out of Thursday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a facial laceration. Continue for updates. Votto Hit in Face by Throw Thursday, Sept...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 1,399 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs Fan Gets 2016 World Series Champions Tattoo

    All long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans will anxiously root for them to win their first World Series championship in over a century. For one optimistic supporter, the stakes are especially high...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 6,879 reads 20 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs Standing-Room World Series Tickets Start at $2,000

    The Chicago Cubs have not won the World Series since 1908, and they haven't appeared in one since 1945...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 28,333 reads 20 comments

  7. Jake Arrieta Has Gone from NL Cy Young Winner to Just Another Guy

    Through the first two months of the MLB season, it seemed as if Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta was cruising toward a nine-figure contract and recognition as one of baseball’s best at his position...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 months ago 44,857 reads 126 comments

  8. Aledmys Diaz Honors Jose Fernandez with Wristband, Hits Grand Slam

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz rejoined his club Tuesday after attending the memorial for late Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez , Diaz's childhood friend. Diaz paid tribute to Fernandez with a wristband baring the pitcher's No...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 19,592 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 16,403 reads 33 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 11,652 reads 15 comments

  11. 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 months ago 532 reads 1 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 12,677 reads 29 comments

  13. 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 months ago 14,746 reads 46 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 1,224 reads 3 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 3,087 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 22,438 reads 47 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 23,243 reads 12 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 2,514 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 2,704 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 1,292 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 34,000 reads 78 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 3,498 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 3,607 reads 4 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 2,689 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 27,401 reads 59 comments