1. Jonathon Niese Trade Rumors: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Pirates SP

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates suddenly having an abundance of starting pitchers to choose from, Jon Niese is emerging as a potential trade candidate. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 9,068 reads 9 comments

  2. World Series Odds Update: Cubs Favorites on Betting Futures to Start 2nd Half

    The Chicago Cubs (53-35) lost 15 of their last 21 games heading into the MLB All-Star break, including nine of 11, but they are still +375 favorites (bet $100 to win $375) to ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 11 months ago 1,033 reads 0 comments

  3. David Stearns Q&A: How MLB's Youngest GM Is Building for the Future

    In an era in which teams like the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have seen an organizational renaissance after overhauling their minor league systems, the term “rebuild” is thrown around as frequently as pie dough in a pizza kitchen...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 11 months ago 13,092 reads 7 comments

  4. Reds' Adam Duvall Amazingly Avoids Tag During Dive for 2nd Base

    Adam Duvall is a magician. His skill of choice? Sleight of hand. While on the road facing the Miami Marlins , the Cincinnati Reds left fielder provided an up-close performance for the opposition—namely, second baseman Derek Dietrich...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 months ago 3,624 reads 0 comments

  5. Will Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Spoil Each Other's NL MVP Hopes?

    Twenty years ago, there was a team with two young stars batting in the middle of the lineup. The way Baseball-Reference.com calculates wins above replacement, Ken Griffey Jr...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 12 months ago 6,073 reads 45 comments

  6. Matt Carpenter Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Oblique and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Matt Carpenter suffered a right oblique injury July 6 against the Pittsburgh Pirates and was placed on the disabled list the following day...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 months ago 9,021 reads 10 comments

  7. Brandon Moss Injury: Updates on Cardinals 1B's Ankle and Return

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed first baseman Brandon Moss on the 15-day disabled list on July 5, but he's ready to return to the lineup. Continue for updates. Moss Activated From DL Tuesday, August 2 Jenifer Langosch of MLB ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 12 months ago 1,977 reads 0 comments

  8. What Should We Make of Jake Arrieta and the Cubs' Recent Stumbles?

    Jake Arrieta is trying to author a worthy follow-up to a Cy Young-winning season, and he's doing it on a Chicago Cubs team that's trying to end a 108-year championship drought...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 25,097 reads 103 comments

  9. Will Jason Heyward Deal Come Back to Bite Chicago Cubs?

    This season, there’s a euphoria that has consumed  Chicago Cubs  fans unlike anything the city’s North Side has seen for, say, a little over 100 years. The lovable losers finally have their World Series contender...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 12 months ago 9,681 reads 16 comments

  10. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Status and Return

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton exited Wednesday's game against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning after being hit with a deflected fly ball. However, he is ready to return, according to C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 12 months ago 2,430 reads 4 comments

  11. Kris Bryant Is the Youngest Cubs Player to Hit 3-Plus Home Runs in a Game

    Fact: On Monday, Kris Bryant became the youngest Chicago Cubs player since at least 1913* to hit three or more home runs in a game. *Available data only goes back to 1913...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 12 months ago 21,868 reads 22 comments

  12. Kris Bryant's Epic 3-HR Game Shines Light on Leap from Phenom to Superstar

    Kris Bryant was the College Player of the Year in 2013, the Minor League Player of the Year in 2014 and the National League Rookie of the Year in 2015. Clearly, the guy likes to outdo himself...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 46,878 reads 189 comments

  13. Kris Bryant vs. Reds: Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant is one of baseball's brightest young hitters, and he demolished Dan Straily and the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-8 Cubs victory Monday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 12 months ago 12,227 reads 20 comments

  14. John Lackey Signing Has Made Huge Impact on Cubs' Rotation Depth

    CHICAGO — Even when John Lackey is bad, he is good. That's not to say the Chicago Cubs ' starting pitcher is never off his game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 12 months ago 8,809 reads 18 comments