1. Cubs Affirm Status as MLB Favorites with Impressive Sweep of Nationals

    They don't hand out trophies in early May. No one understands that truism better than the average Chicago Cubs fan. A 107-year-and-counting championship drought is bound to feature more than a few hot starts...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 65,010 reads 158 comments

  2. Cubs Become 2nd-Fastest Team to Reach +100 Run Differential

    With Saturday's 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals , the 2016 Chicago Cubs became the second-fastest major league team (since at least 1900) to reach a run differential of plus-100, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  3. Matt Adams Injury: Updates on Cardinals 1B's Knee and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams left Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a knee injury. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 2,005 reads 0 comments

  4. Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Thumb and Return

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton suffered a thumb injury Tuesday and missed Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants . However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 500 reads 0 comments

  5. Devin Mesoraco Injury: Updates on Reds Catcher's Shoulder and Return

    Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco suffered a torn labrum on April 27 and has undergone surgery. It's unclear when he will return to the field. Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 4 months ago 6,578 reads 17 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs Dress in Eccentric 'Minimalist Zany' Suits for Pittsburgh Road Trip

    In earning the current best record in the MLB , the Chicago Cubs have likely made themselves targets for the rest of the league...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 7,419 reads 0 comments

  7. Arrieta's Home Scoreless Streak Ends at Wrigley-Record 52.2 Innings

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta witnessed his home scoreless streak come to an end at 52.2 innings when he surrendered an RBI double to Milwaukee Brewers outfielder ...

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  8. Brewers Turn 7th Triple Play in Franchise History vs. the Marlins

    The Milwaukee Brewers might have taken the 6-3 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday night, but it was an historically noteworthy night at Miller Park...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 13,925 reads 4 comments

  9. Warren G Botches 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' During Cubs' 7th-Inning Stretch

    To paraphrase Nate Dogg, someone on the North Side of Chi-Town should be on a mission to help Mr. Warren G...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 44,455 reads 33 comments

  10. Pirates Coaching Staff Receives Contract Extensions Through 2017 Season

    The 13-9 Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten off to a solid start in 2016 and are fresh off a 98-win campaign. The coaching staff was rewarded for its efforts on Friday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 1,558 reads 1 comments

  11. Jake Arrieta Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Cubs

    Coming off a National League Cy Young Award in 2015 and a dazzling start this season, Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta is seeking big money and a long-term contract from the team that helped him reinvent his career...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 15,508 reads 53 comments

  12. Kris Bryant Injury: Updates on Cubs Star's Ankle and Return

    Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant missed one game after leaving the field during the Cubs' April 28 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers after suffering a mild sprained right ankle while running the bases in the third inning...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 months ago 16,258 reads 16 comments

  13. Jake Arrieta's Home Scoreless-Innings Streak Snapped vs. Brewers

    Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta gave up an earned run in the fifth inning of his start against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday, which ended his scoreless streak inside the friendly confines of Wrigley Field at 52...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 11,936 reads 11 comments

  14. Miguel Montero Injury: Updates on Cubs Catcher's Back and Return

    The Chicago Cubs ' title aspirations had hit an early speed bump this season with catcher Miguel Montero battling an injury to his back. However, he's ready to return to the field...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 7,873 reads 8 comments

  15. Scooter Gennett Injury: Updates on Brewers 2B's Oblique and Return

    Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett is dealing with right oblique tightness that landed him on the disabled list, and it is uncertain when he'll return to action. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 583 reads 1 comments

  16. McCutchen Hits 3 Homers in a Game for 2nd Time in Career

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen broke out of his slump in a big way Tuesday night, recording the second three-homer game of his career in a 9-4 win over the Colorado Rockies , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 517 reads 2 comments

  17. Andrew McCutchen's 3-HR Explosion Emphatically Ends Early-Year Slump

    Andrew McCutchen went into the Pittsburgh Pirates ' latest contest as the worst hitter in their everyday lineup. Clearly, what he needed was a slump-buster. Or three...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 5,293 reads 12 comments

  18. Jake Arrieta Comments on Steroid Allegations, Future with Cubs and More

    Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has throttled into a sphere of superstardom following a few mundane seasons with the Baltimore Orioles , but the 2015 National League Cy Young ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 20,641 reads 81 comments

  19. Diaz Becomes 1st Player with .500 Batting Average Through 50 at-Bats

    St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz accomplished an interesting feat during Monday's 12-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks , becoming the first player in baseball's modern era (since at least 1900) to own a batting average of ...

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  20. Brandon Phillips Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Finger and Return

    Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips suffered a finger injury and left Monday's game against the New York Mets after being hit by a Noah Syndergaard pitch. He's missed the last two games but is ready to return to the field...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 months ago 5,039 reads 2 comments

  21. Anthony Rizzo Looks Primed for Career Power Year with April HR Barrage

    After pounding the Cincinnati Reds 9-0 Sunday, the Chicago Cubs have now scored 38 runs in their last four games. So, naturally, there's offensive optimism aplenty for Chicago...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 15,050 reads 31 comments

  22. Pirates Fan Holding Baby Barehands Home Run Ball Like NBD

    Bare-handing a home run ball is hard enough, let alone pulling it off with an infant in one arm. One Pittsburgh Pirates fan performed this incredible feat during the Pirates' 8-7 ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 187,860 reads 36 comments

  23. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, April 22, 2016

    Fact: Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is the second pitcher all-time to throw multiple no-hitters without suffering a loss in between them...

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  24. Cubs' Arrieta Throws 2nd No-Hitter in Span of 11 Starts

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta tossed a no-hitter in Thursday's 16-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds , becoming just the second player ever to throw a pair of no-hitters without taking any losses in the time between, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

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  25. Jake Arrieta's 2nd Career No-No Cements His Status as Baseball's Best Pitcher

    There were doubters — critics and naysayers who said Jake Arrieta was destined for regression after his otherworldly 2015 campaign...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 35,966 reads 241 comments