The Cubs understood there would be no sneaking into the playoffs this year with a strong National League. In order to become a World Series favorite, Theo Epstein & Co. had to think big.
Jake Arrieta and the Cubs have agreed to a one-year, $10.7 million contract, the Associated Press reported Friday, avoiding an arbitration hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday in Arizona.
The Cincinnati Reds have hired former Cubs manager Lou Piniella as a senior advisor to baseball operations, the team announced Saturday on Twitter.
7mAlready with seven wins in walk-off fashion this season, coming through in the clutch is becoming a trend on the North Side, a valuable part of a young team learning how to win.
8mStarlin Castro’s walk-off single scored Kris Bryant to net the Cubs a 4-3 win over Cincinnati Saturday night at Wrigley Field in a game that featured a 2:48 rain delay.
8mDuring a rain delay Saturday night, the Wrigley Field video boards showed the Blackhawks Stanley Cup Final game until lightning literally struck.
8mNo team in the last five years has reached the playoffs while striking out as frequently as the Cubs have so far in 2015, but manager Joe Maddon brushed aside any concerns about that stat.
8mJoe Maddon hasn’t delivered his message to Tsuyoshi Wada yet, but regardless of when the left-hander hears it he’ll keep his spot in the Cubs’ starting rotation for now.
8mTroubles in the field again showed up Friday for the Cubs, with errors by Addison Russell and Kris Bryant proving costly in a 5-4 loss, when three of the Reds' five runs were unearned.
8mCSN Fantasy gets you ready for tonight's slate of baseball games by helping you figure out your FanDuel lineup, including deciding between Clayton Kershaw or Felix Hernandez.
Cubs believe Albert Almora’s time is coming after Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber’s fast-track development
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