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.
7mThe corner of Clark and Addison was celebration headquarters for thousands of Blackhawks fans after the team won its third Stanley Cup in six seasons Monday night. Tuesday night, the Blackhawks brought hockey's ultimate prize to the Friendly Confines and kept the party...
7mThe St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly being investigated by the FBI for hacking into the Houston Astros networks to steal confidential information about trades, scouting reports and stats.
7mBlackhawks fans invaded Wrigleyville in an epic celebration Monday night after the Hawks claimed their third Stanley Cup championship in six years.
7mWith a stretch of interleague games coming up, the Cubs decided to promote Kyle Schwarber from Double-A to help them at designated hitter.
7mJoe Maddon knows his shortstop Starlin Castro is scrutinized more than any other one of his players. But the Cubs manager defended Castro, saying he's been happy with the 25-year-old's progression.
7mThere's sure to be trade deadline buzz about the Cubs adding a player before July 31 -- though they won't have to make a trade to bring in a bullpen arm when Neil Ramirez returns from the DL.
7mWith the Cubs suddenly a contender and the Pirates and Cardinals still among the top teams in the league, the NL Central has become the best division in baseball.
Cubs believe Albert Almora’s time is coming after Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber’s fast-track development
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