1. Cubs' NLCS Trip Dethrones Cardinals, Puts World Series Dreams in View

    CHICAGO — Every traditional sports rivalry has similar components—geography, divisional ties and decades of history. The Cubs - Cardinals rivalry can be similarly characterized but with one very unique attribute attached: envy...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 10 months ago 119,145 reads 202 comments

  2. Cubs Advance to NLCS: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Chicago Cubs notched their first playoff victory since 2003 during this year's MLB postseason but are evidently not satisfied with such modest exploits...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 10 months ago 47,997 reads 67 comments

  3. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the St. Louis Cardinals

    After losing the National League Division Series to the Chicago Cubs in four games, it'd be easy to call for sweeping change in St. Louis this winter...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 45,837 reads 111 comments

  4. Cardinals vs. Cubs: Keys to Chicago Putting Away St. Louis in Game 4

    The Chicago Cubs look to take care of business and eliminate the rival St. Louis Cardinals from the postseason behind starter Jason Hammel in front of the home crowd at Wrigley Field during Game 4 of the National League Division Series at 4:30 p..

    Tim Penman Written by Tim Penman about 10 months ago 746 reads 0 comments

  5. Yadier Molina Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Hand and Return

    Yadier Molina will undergo surgery after battling a thumb injury that kept him out of the team's final 2015 postseason game as the St. Louis Cardinals saw their season end at the hands of the Chicago Cubs ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 10,031 reads 19 comments

  6. Can Cubs' Young Guns Continue Magical Season and Close out Cardinals in Game 4?

    The Chicago Cubs became just the second team in MLB history to start four rookies in a postseason game on Monday, per ESPN Stats and Info . They came through in a big way, as the Cubs beat the St...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 months ago 5,158 reads 23 comments

  7. Jason Heyward Must Star for Cardinals' World Series Hopes, His Own Mega-Contract

    Through a season full of injuries and, at times, uncertainty, Jason Heyward was a constant. Playing in his first season with a new team loaded with World Series expectations, ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 10 months ago 9,332 reads 17 comments

  8. Cubs' Young Offense Upstages Jake Arrieta with Star-Making Slugfest in G3 Win

    Based on recent headlines, you'd think the Chicago Cubs ' rise to power has had everything to do with Jake Arrieta and little to do with, well, anything else. In reality, however, the bats have also had a lot to do with that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 66,147 reads 144 comments

  9. Addison Russell Injury: Updates on Cubs Star's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell was replaced by Javier Baez in Game 3 of the National League Division Series after suffering a hamstring injury. The Cubs announced Oct...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 30,198 reads 37 comments

  10. Cardinals vs. Cubs: Latest News and Notes Ahead of NLDS Game 3

    In just a few hours, (5:07 p.m. CT to be exact), a pivotal Game 3 of the of the National League Division Series will take place at the historic Wrigley Park, where the hometown Chicago Cubs are looking to break the series tie against the St...

    Laureen Irat Written by Laureen Irat about 10 months ago 1,730 reads 0 comments

  11. Jake Arrieta, Wrigley Field Give Cubs Big NLDS Advantage After Game 2 Win

    The Chicago Cubs needed only one win to distinctly swing the advantage. On Saturday, they got it. Now, the home-field advantage is on their side. But more importantly, so is the pitching lineup...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 10 months ago 19,510 reads 46 comments

  12. John Lackey Showcases Late-Career Renaissance with Dazzling NLDS Gem

    In their first game of the 2015 postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals got a boost from two rookies and one guy who's being paid like a rookie...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 14,660 reads 49 comments

  13. Kolten Wong Hits the Whip After Doubling Against the Cubs in NLDS

    It's October, and Kolten Wong is feeling himself. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman celebrated his two-out double in the second inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs by hitting the whip...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 10 months ago 12,839 reads 4 comments

  14. Carlos Martinez Loss May Finally Be the Injury That Bites the Cardinals

    Take this next sentence, stick it in an envelope, put the envelope in a time machine and send it back to a St. Louis Cardinals fan in March 2015...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 months ago 10,836 reads 20 comments

  15. Jake Arrieta, Cubs Show Regular Season Was No Fluke in NL Wild-Card Win

    Of all the things that happened in 2015, the Chicago Cubs ' winning 97 games with a major boost from a pitcher who came to the team as a throw-in player in a throwaway deal was arguably ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 64,286 reads 188 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs Advance to NLDS: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    Jake Arrieta's run of dominance continued Wednesday in a National League Wild Card contest as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates , 4-0, to clinch their first NLDS appearance since 2008...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 10 months ago 15,021 reads 17 comments

  17. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    Despite posting baseball's second-best regular-season record and hosting their third consecutive National League Wild Card Game, the Pittsburgh Pirates are heading home after a 4-0 loss at the hands of Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 10 months ago 17,668 reads 111 comments

  18. Cubs vs. Pirates NL Wild Card Game: Live Score and Instant Reaction

    FINAL SCORE: Cubs 4-0 Pirates The Cubs are moving on. In a game that had pitcher's duel written all over it, Jake Arrieta answered the call and helped lead the Chicago Cubs ...

    John Lund Written by John Lund about 10 months ago 100,734 reads 411 comments

  19. Best Twitter Buzz Ahead of Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Wild Card Matchup

    The Chicago Cubs will need dominating pitcher Jake Arrieta to bring out his inner bear when taking on Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Wednesday night's NL Wild Card Game—what is sure to be a hard-fought, low-scoring affair...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 1,658 reads 0 comments

  20. Gerrit Cole Proved October Guts as Rookie, Now a Complete Ace

    The focus has all been on the other guy, all about what Jake Arrieta has done and how unfair it is that the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 98-win season now hinges on finding a way around him in the National League Wild Card Game...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 10 months ago 10,752 reads 35 comments

  21. Bryan Price to Return as Reds Manager in 2016: Latest Details and Reaction

    Despite owning the worst record in the National League Central, the Cincinnati Reds have no intentions of making a managerial change once the season ends. According C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 3,504 reads 29 comments

  22. Jake Arrieta Breaks Record for Lowest ERA in 2nd Half of Season in MLB History

    To say that Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a good second half to his season would be an understatement —a big one...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 10 months ago 31,518 reads 108 comments

  23. Cardinals Clinch NL Central: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    It is easy to overlook a team like the St. Louis Cardinals —which seemingly makes the playoffs every season—merely winning a division, but its 2015 National League Central championship was quite a feat...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 months ago 10,897 reads 41 comments

  24. Anthony Rizzo Becomes 2nd Player with 30 Home Runs and 30 HBP

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was hit by a pitch for the 30th time this season during Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds , joining Don Baylor (1986) as the only ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 1,375 reads 0 comments

  25. Bryan Price Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation on Manager's Future with Reds

    The Cincinnati Reds are reportedly considering several options for their 2016 coaching staff, including whether to retain manager Bryan Price. No final decisions are expected until after the regular season comes to a close...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 10 months ago 6,860 reads 27 comments