1. Chicago Cubs Pitcher Travis Wood Homers to Left Field

    Is there anything better than watching a pitcher hit a home run? Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a bomb to left field to give the Cubs a 5-2 fourth-inning lead over the San ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 7 months ago 1,999 reads 2 comments

  2. Kyle Hendricks Injury: Updates on Cubs Pitcher's Arm and Return

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks left Saturday's National League Division Series game against the San Francisco Giants after taking a line drive off his arm. Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 10,125 reads 3 comments

  3. Sweet-Swinging Javier Baez Primed to Be Cubs' Breakout Star of 2016 Playoffs

    The Chicago Cubs have no shortage of burgeoning stars. Toss a fungo bat during Chicago's pregame warm-ups, and you're likely to hit a young stud: Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant , Addison Russell —the list goes on...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 33,104 reads 116 comments

  4. Billy Murray Spotted at NLDS Game 1 Wearing Anti-Billy Goat Curse Shirt

    Bill the Goat. Actor Bill Murray was spotted Friday at Wrigley Field for Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Meredith Minkow about 7 months ago 16,979 reads 12 comments

  5. Snakebit Cubs Fanbase Confident, Ready for Most Important Postseason in Century

    CHICAGO — To understand the psyche of Chicago Cubs fans is not to be a team historian. Steve Bartman and the Curse of the Billy Goat are integral events in the long-suffering organization's history...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 months ago 7,379 reads 23 comments

  6. Addison Russell Q&A: 'We're Definitely Embracing What We Have Here in Chicago'

    If the Chicago Cubs have their way, 2016 will be the year they finally end a 108-year World Series championship drought and send the Curse of the Billy Goat the way of the Curse of the Bambino ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 6,649 reads 8 comments

  7. Joe Maddon's Grandson Shaves Cubs' Logo into His Head

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon 's grandson is doing his part to bring good fortune to the Cubbies this fall as the club attempts to win its first World Series since 1908...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 9,424 reads 7 comments

  8. Inside the Numbers: How the 2016 Cubs Plan to Reverse the Curse

    The 2016 Chicago Cubs are one of the best teams in franchise history. Is this the year the Cubs finally reverse the curse? Check out their records and milestones in the video above and decide for yourself...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 1,673 reads 5 comments

  9. Andrew McCutchen Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Pirates OF

    Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen reportedly will be on the trade block this offseason, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . Continue for updates...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 23,128 reads 84 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 4,220 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 6,725 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 13,898 reads 34 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 1,396 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 6,865 reads 20 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 28,318 reads 20 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 44,838 reads 126 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 19,579 reads 7 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 16,386 reads 33 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 11,641 reads 15 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 527 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 12,672 reads 29 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 14,743 reads 46 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 1,206 reads 3 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 3,078 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 22,437 reads 47 comments