1. Joe Maddon, Jon Lester Rip MLB's Slide Rule After Ian Happ Double-Play Call

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon and starting pitcher Jon Lester criticized Major League Baseball's slide rule after Ian Happ was called for an illegal slide at second base vs...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 30,506 reads 0 comments

  2. Ian Happ, No. 2 Prospect in Cubs' Minor League System, Called Up to Majors

    The Chicago Cubs recalled prospect Ian Happ from the Triple-A Iowa Cubs and inserted him in Saturday's lineup as the starting right fielder against the National League Central rival St...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 16,896 reads 0 comments

  3. Kris Bryant Out vs. Cardinals Due to Illness, Will Not Play Saturday

    Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant did not play Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals due to a stomach illness. Manager Joe Maddon said he will also miss Saturday's game, per Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 7,455 reads 0 comments

  4. Ryan Braun Placed on 10-Day DL with Calf Injury

    The Milwaukee Brewers lineup has taken a hit, as All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a calf injury. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Braun is on the DL...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 4,548 reads 0 comments

  5. Cubs Superfan Ronnie 'Woo Woo' Wickers Says He Was Kicked out of Wrigley Field

    Lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Ronnie "Woo Woo" Wickers said he was kicked out of Wrigley Field on April 19 because he couldn't produce an e-ticket...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 14,512 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: Stock Up, Stock Down on Top 10 Prospects After 1 Month

    The Chicago Cubs are mired at 17-17 entering play Thursday and are looking up at the Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds , not to mention the rival St. Louis Cardinals , in the National League Central...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 months ago 8,224 reads 0 comments

  7. Joe Maddon Says Sleep Deprivation Factors into Cubs' Slow Start

    The 17-17 Chicago Cubs look nothing like the version of themselves that won 103 games and snapped a 108-year World Series curse last year, and manager Joe Maddon has a theory why...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 7,407 reads 0 comments

  8. Miguel Montero Says Cubs Need to Wake Up After Loss to Rockies

    The Chicago Cubs haven't looked like the defending World Series champions so far this season, and catcher Miguel Montero wants to see a change...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 6,419 reads 0 comments

  9. Andrew McCutchen Says He's Never Dealt with Racism from Red Sox Fans

    In the wake of Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones being the subject of racist taunts at Fenway Park, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen said recently that he didn't experience that during the Bucs' visit to Boston this season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 9,376 reads 0 comments

  10. Cubs' Jason Heyward Placed on 10-Day DL with Finger Injury

    The Chicago Cubs announced Monday they placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained finger in his right hand. Heyward's DL stint is retroactive to May 6...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 3,578 reads 0 comments

  11. RHP Justin Hancock Traded to Cubs; Padres Acquire OF Matt Szczur

    The Chicago Cubs have traded outfielder Matt Szczur to the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock, the team announced Monday. Szczur, 27, has spent the past four years with the Cubs, mostly in a reserve role...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 5 months ago 23,485 reads 0 comments

  12. Jameson Taillon Underwent Surgery for Suspected Testicular Cancer

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery Monday for suspected testicular cancer and provided a statement from general manager Neal Huntington: ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 72,124 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs' Brett Anderson Exits vs. Yankees with Back Injury, Says He's Embarrassed

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Brett Anderson said he was "embarrassed" on Twitter after allowing five runs in 0...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 10,243 reads 0 comments

  14. Jameson Taillon Placed on 10-Day DL by Pirates with Groin Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon is on the disabled list after suffering a groin injury. The Pirates announced Taillon had been placed on the 10-day DL with groin ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 1,570 reads 0 comments

  15. Brewers Minor Leaguer Lucas Erceg Fools Baserunner with Hidden-Ball Trick

    Milwaukee Brewers prospect Lucas Erceg pulled off one of the oldest tricks in the book—and thus one that rarely works—to steal an out in Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros ' minor league affiliate...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 130 reads 0 comments

  16. Stephen Piscotty Placed on 10-Day DL with Hamstring Injury

    The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Stephen Piscotty on the 10-day disabled list Friday due to a right hamstring strain, the team announced . To take his place on the roster, the Cards recalled outfielder Tommy Pham from Triple-A...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 2,309 reads 0 comments

  17. Billy Hamilton Wants to Race NFL 40-Yard Dash Record Holder John Ross

    Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton told reporters Thursday he wants to challenge Cincinnati Bengals first-round pick and NFL combine 40-yard dash record holder John Ross to a race now that the two share a zip code...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 69,837 reads 0 comments

  18. Dexter Fowler Suffers Shoulder Injury vs. Milwaukee Brewers

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced outfielder Dexter Fowler left Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a shoulder strain...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 3,374 reads 0 comments

  19. Woman Grazed By Stray Bullet During Cardinals Game

    A female fan watching Tuesday night's game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers at Busch Stadium was grazed on the arm by a stray bullet...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 111,442 reads 0 comments

  20. Cubs' World Series Trophy Reportedly Damaged During Charity Concert

    The Chicago Cubs ' World Series trophy was reportedly damaged at the Hot Stove Cool Music concert in Boston last weekend...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 36,654 reads 0 comments

  21. Military Dad Surprises Kids at Minor League Baseball Game by Posing as Catcher

    The ceremonial first pitches of a North Carolina minor league baseball game ended with a surprise family reunion. Returning home from a six-month deployment, U.S. Air Force Tech...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 1,659 reads 0 comments

  22. Kris Bryant Talks Possible Cubs Contract Extension, Says He Might 'Play It Out'

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant won the National League Rookie of the Year, NL MVP and a World Series in his first two years in the league, but he apparently isn't quite ready to sign a contract extension...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 8,663 reads 0 comments

  23. Powerful and Likable, Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames Is Quickly Becoming a Star

    No matter what you may have heard, it's absolutely not true that Eric Thames came out of nowhere to become baseball's April home run sensation...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 5 months ago 49,609 reads 0 comments

  24. Gift Ngoepe Called Up by Pirates, Becomes 1st African-Born Player in MLB History

    The Pittsburgh Pirates called up Gift Ngoepe on Wednesday and optioned pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas , according to Kyle Glaser of Baseball America and MLB Roster Moves ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 66,703 reads 0 comments

  25. Eric Thames Subjected to 2nd Random Drug Test After Hitting MLB-Leading 11th HR

    After hitting his major league-leading 11th home run Tuesday, Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames submitted his second random drug test since the start of the regular season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 156,479 reads 0 comments