Jason Heyward didn't start Thursday's game but still returned to action after missing three games with a wrist injury.
The Cubs take on the Nationals in a battle of first-place teams on Thursday night at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs made a statement by finishing off their three-game sweep of the Pirates in Pittsburgh Wednesday with a 6-2 victory.
Joe Maddon and Bryce Harper are the same side of baseball's culture war.
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The Cubs celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a mariachi band in the clubhouse before Thursday's game.
Kelly Crull takes a ride around Wrigleyville in the all-new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid bringing you a special Cubs feature on the iconic ivy that grows along the outfield bricks of Wrigley Fi
CSNChicago.com goes down on the farm for a weekly minor-league report from both the Cubs and White Sox system.
Javier Baez put on a defensive clinic in the Cubs' sweep of the Pirates, and is proving to be a game-changer both on offense and defense.