1. Jon Lester Not Expected to Miss Significant Time with Lat, Shoulder Injuries

    The Chicago Cubs can breathe a sigh of relief after Jon Lester left Thursday's start against the Cincinnati Reds after just 1.2 innings with a lat injury...

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  2. Chicago Cubs: 5 Stars Who Need to Step Up ASAP Before It's Too Late

    The Chicago Cubs are in first place in the National League Central entering play Friday. Other than that, not much has gone according to plan for the MLB champions. At 63-57, the Cubs have the worst record of any division leader in baseball...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 day ago 5,464 reads 0 comments

  3. Jon Lester Reportedly May Be Out for Season with Lat Injury

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester could miss the remainder of the 2017 season after suffering a left lat muscle injury, the Chicago Sun-Times ' Gordon Wittenmyer reported Thursday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 10,106 reads 0 comments

  4. Trevor Rosenthal Placed on DL with Elbow Injury; Cardinals Recall Luke Weaver

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday they placed right-handed reliever Trevor Rosenthal on the 10-day disabled list with irritation in his right elbow. The Cardinals recalled Luke Weaver to take Rosenthal's place on the active roster...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 2,325 reads 0 comments

  5. Willson Contreras Injury Could Be Death Blow to Cubs' Playoff Chase

    If 2016 was about overcoming curses for the Chicago Cubs , 2017 has been about overcoming adversity. Their starting rotation wobbled like a Ferrari with a flat, forcing president ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 days ago 98,070 reads 0 comments

  6. Joey Votto Launches Baseball Past Wrigley Field Upper Deck

    Well, that's one way to dispose of a foul ball. Cincinnati Reds infielder Joey Votto flexed his throwing arm on two different occasions this week and showed off his cannon after a foul ball...

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  7. Billy Hamilton Is 2nd Active Player with 50 Stolen Bases in 4 Different Seasons

    Fact: Billy Hamilton recorded his 50th steal of the season on Tuesday night, joining Jose Reyes (2005-2008) as the only active players to have at least 50 stolen bases in four different seasons...

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  8. Joey Votto Smacks a Double Despite Cubs' Four-Man Outfield

    It takes more than a four-man outfield to keep Joey Votto off base, as the Cubs learned the hard way Monday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 4 days ago 4,680 reads 0 comments

  9. Ben Zobrist Says MLB Needs Electronic Strike Zone After Game-Ending Call

    Count Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist among those who are ready for electronic strike zones calling strikes and balls in Major League Baseball. Umpire Mark Wegner punched Zobrist out on a pitch Jesse Rogers of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 21,476 reads 0 comments

  10. Cardinals to Honor 'Rally Cat' with Appreciation Day Benefiting Animal Rescue

    The St. Louis Cardinals ' lucky charm is getting its own appreciation day. The Cardinals announced they will be hosting the first-ever Rally Cat Appreciation Day at Busch Stadium on September 10, when they host the Pittsburgh Pirates ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 6 days ago 482 reads 0 comments

  11. Andrew McCutchen Leaves Game vs. Blue Jays with Apparent Leg Injury

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen suffered an apparent left leg injury Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays and was forced to leave the game, according to Stephen J...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 days ago 4,844 reads 0 comments

  12. Willson Contreras Reportedly Could Miss 4-6 Weeks with Hamstring Injury

    The Chicago Cubs could be without star catcher Willson Contreras for four to six weeks because of a hamstring injury. Per MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 days ago 2,868 reads 0 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs: Pennant Race Roster Moves the Team Should Consider

    The passing of the non-waiver trade deadline doesn't mean a contender like the Chicago Cubs is finished tweaking the active roster for the stretch run...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 days ago 10,578 reads 0 comments

  14. Cardinals Hit Grand Slam After 'Rally Cat' Invades Field

    St. Louis Cardinals fans who consider themselves superstitious may soon embrace the idea of the "Rally Cat...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 9 days ago 108,673 reads 0 comments

  15. Cubs' Willson Contreras Helped off the Field After Suffering Leg Injury

    The Chicago Cubs announced catcher Willson Contreras left Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants with a right leg injury. Bob Nightengale of USA Today noted Contreras was helped off the field after the setback...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 11,966 reads 0 comments

  16. Koji Uehara Placed on 10-Day DL by Cubs with Neck Injury

    The Chicago Cubs bullpen took another hit with right-hander Koji Uehara 's placement on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a neck injury...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 10 days ago 1,549 reads 0 comments

  17. Reds' Billy Hamilton Makes Leaping Catch as He Crashes into Wall

    Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton added another defensive highlight to an already impressive resume Tuesday evening, even though he may have made the play slightly more difficult than needed...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 10 days ago 946 reads 0 comments

  18. Javier Baez Hits Inside-the-Park Home Run vs. San Francisco Giants

    Javier Baez hit a rare inside-the-park home run on Monday against the San Francisco Giants . Baez hit a long fly ball at the top of the second inning. He sent it soaring into the far reaches of right center field...

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  19. Chicago Cubs Begin West Coast Road Trip with 'Easy Rider' Theme

    The Chicago Cubs are back at it again with another road trip theme, this time paying homage to the 1969 film Easy Rider ...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 12 days ago 3,988 reads 0 comments

  20. Milwaukee Brewers Honor Prince's Memory by Dressing Up in Purple Before Flight

    The Milwaukee Brewers are used to wearing matching uniforms, but not quite like this. The Brewers posed for a photo on the tarmac, each dressed in purple clothing honoring the late singer Prince before boarding a plane to Minneapolis...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 12 days ago 2,951 reads 0 comments

  21. Sean Rodriguez Reportedly Traded to Pirates for Prospect

    MLB .com's Mark Bowman reported Saturday that the Atlanta Braves traded utility man Sean Rodriguez to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a catching prospect...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 14 days ago 19,389 reads 0 comments

  22. Addison Russell Placed on Cubs 10-Day DL with Foot Injury

    Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell suffered a foot injury that has landed him on the 10-day disabled list. The Cubs announced Friday that Russell had been placed on the DL, retroactive to Aug...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 3,716 reads 0 comments

  23. Paul DeJong Is Breakout MLB Star Thanks in Part to Man Serving 4 Years in Prison

    It was the day before the 2015 draft began, the day before some team was going to give the most unlikely pre-med student at Illinois State University the chance to take another step toward his dream...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 15 days ago 80,919 reads 0 comments

  24. Jon Lester Notches 2,000th Career Strikeout vs. Diamondbacks

    Jon Lester on Tuesday became the 25th left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball history to reach 2,000 strikeouts...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 17 days ago 1,964 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: Final 2017 Trade Deadline Grades

    Months ago, MLB observers didn't anticipate the Chicago Cubs needing a big deadline boost to keep pace in the National League Central. The young champions were supposed to get better and realize their dynasty potential...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 18 days ago 16,886 reads 0 comments