1. Cubs' Wade Davis Splash Turns Spare Piece into Elite Chapman Replacement

    Not even the defending champs can rest on their laurels. The Chicago Cubs aren't, clearly, as they made their first big splash of the offseason Wednesday, acquiring All-Star ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 32,184 reads 63 comments

  2. Wade Davis to Cubs for Jorge Soler: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Kansas City Royals shook up their bullpen Wednesday after trading All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs for Jorge Soler. The Cubs announced the deal after Bob Nightengale of USA Today first reported the agreement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 7,139 reads 10 comments

  3. Jorge Soler Reportedly Traded to Royals for Wade Davis

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler has had trouble getting on the field over his first three MLB seasons, but he will now reportedly get a new opportunity with the Kansas City Royals ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 9,400 reads 11 comments

  4. Andrew McCutchen Blockbuster Trade Is Calculated Risk Nationals Must Take

    In a baseball year that was about ending droughts, the Washington Nationals had to sit back and wonder why they were left out. They have a good team...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 24,181 reads 23 comments

  5. Korean League MVP Eric Thames Could Be Surprise MLB Offseason Steal

    There's a video you can find on the internet showing Eric Thames wearing a crown made of flowers, just after he was named Most Valuable Player last year in South Korea. Good luck finding anything like that from Kris Bryant or Mike Trout...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 36,852 reads 7 comments

  6. Andrew McCutchen's Exit Would End One Pirates Era, Usher in a New One

    If anyone's having trouble imagining Andrew McCutchen wearing something other than a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, don't worry. Soon you won't have to. Because it'll be reality...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 20,905 reads 27 comments

  7. Andrew McCutchen Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Pirates Star

    With the Pittsburgh Pirates facing an uncertain future after a disappointing 2016 season, there is now a possibility that Andrew McCutchen will be traded. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 93,259 reads 131 comments

  8. Billy Hamilton Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Reds OF

    Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is an intriguing potential trade chip for the team this offseason. Continue for updates. Hamilton Linked to Rangers Monday, Dec...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 14,337 reads 42 comments

  9. Josh Harrison Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Pirates 2B

    Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison is a candidate to be dealt this winter. Continue for updates. Harrison Reportedly on the Trade Block Tuesday, Nov...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 5,409 reads 7 comments

  10. Eric Thames to Brewers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers added a potentially huge power bat Tuesday by signing first baseman Eric Thames to a three-year contract. The Brewers announced the move, noting they designated first baseman Chris Carter for assignment...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 8 months ago 17,236 reads 17 comments

  11. Andrew McCutchen Is the Forgotten Superstar on the MLB Trade Market

    There's a club of major league superstars so exclusive it has just two members. To get in requires a number of recent top-five finishes in Most Valuable Player voting. One year won't do—sorry, Bryce Harper—and neither will two...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 8 months ago 25,517 reads 43 comments

  12. Is Aroldis Chapman or Dexter Fowler More Critical to Cubs' 2017 Repeat Push?

    Let's pretend for just a moment that Theo Epstein isn't some sort of divine power, which, if you polled those in Chicago, is the pervasive feeling since baseball underwent its version of an apocalypse: a Chicago Cubs World Series win...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 8 months ago 19,096 reads 73 comments

  13. Brett Cecil to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Free-agent relief pitcher Brett Cecil will have a new home for the first time in his eight-year MLB career, as he signed a four-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 8 months ago 18,199 reads 49 comments

  14. Kris Bryant Joins Dustin Pedroia, Cal Ripken in Elite Category After Winning MVP

    Kris Bryant won the NL MVP on Thursday, joining Dustin Pedroia and Cal Ripken as the only players in MLB history to win Rookie of the Year, MVP and a World Series within their first two seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 months ago 5,271 reads 3 comments

  15. Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Comments on Winning World Series, Steve Bartman, More

    Few championships have meant more to a franchise than the Chicago Cubs ' 2016 World Series title. After 108 years without a title and 61 years since its last pennant, the team ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 79,485 reads 74 comments

  16. Young Fan Loses World Series Bet, Gets Tooth Yanked After Cubs Win

    Nothing good ever comes from a sports bet. One young fan learned the hard way. After the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, he honored his promise to let his friends pull out a tooth...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 11,749 reads 7 comments

  17. Cubs Fan Mabel Ball Dies at Age 108

    Mabel Ball — the 108-year-old Chicago Cubs fan who lived for the full length of the team's World Series drought before it was snapped earlier this month —died Tuesday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 95,049 reads 8 comments

  18. Craig Counsell, Brewers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    After two seasons at the helm, manager Craig Counsell agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension through 2020 with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. The team announced the move ahead of what would have been the final year on his deal...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 2,810 reads 3 comments

  19. Chicago Cubs Fan Honors World Series Win with Wrigley Marquee Tattoo on Head

    At least one Chicago Cubs fan plans to celebrate his team winning the 2016 World Series as long as he lives. Per Darren Rovell of ESPN, Ricky Rainey commemorated the Cubs' victory over the Cleveland Indians with a tattoo on his head...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 months ago 14,187 reads 7 comments

  20. Theo Epstein Eats Goat in Wrigley Field Bleachers After Cubs Win World Series

    The Curse of the Billy Goat is dead—and has been properly buried in Theo Epstein 's stomach. Last week, the Chicago Cubs put an end to a 108-year title drought that featured several prominent figures, none more so than the hated billy goat ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 months ago 50,514 reads 35 comments

  21. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Chicago Cubs

    Billy Goats and Bartman be damned. The curse over Wrigley Field has been lifted, and the Chicago Cubs are the kings of baseball for the first time in more than a century...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 9 months ago 6,874 reads 0 comments

  22. Keon Broxton Arrested: Latest Details and Comments on Brewers OF

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Keon Broxton was arrested on Friday and charged with misdemeanor trespassing. Per Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times , Broxton was arrested in Tampa after refusing to leave an area following a fight...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 months ago 1,512 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago Cubs to Guest-Star on 'Saturday Night Live' This Week

    The Chicago Cubs are coming to you "Live from New York!" On Friday, catcher David Ross confirmed to MLB Network (via the Chicago Tribune ) that a few of the 2016 World Series ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 9 months ago 7,946 reads 2 comments

  24. Cubs Parade 2016: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos and More

    The city of Chicago threw a party 108 years in the making Friday. Long-suffering fans of the Chicago Cubs packed the streets of the Windy City to watch the World Series parade that celebrated the team's first championship since 1908...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 36,510 reads 32 comments

  25. UNINTERRUPTED: Dwyane Wade Congratulates Cubs on World Series Win

    Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade congratulates the Chicago Cubs on their epic World Series victory and sends a message to LeBron James after the two made a World Series bet...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 9 months ago 967 reads 1 comments