1. Chicago Cubs: Complete 2017 Season Preview, Predictions

    Maybe you're sick of hearing it, but it's true nonetheless: The Chicago Cubs are the best, most complete team in baseball. They can hit. They can run. They can pitch. They can catch...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 11 hours ago 3,943 reads 0 comments

  2. Ian Happ's Spring Breakout Means Cubs' Next Top Rookie Could Arrive in 2017

    When spring training began, one of the big burning questions was how creative Joe Maddon would need to be to fit Kyle Schwarber ’s bat into his Chicago Cubs lineup...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 days ago 25,265 reads 0 comments

  3. Jake Arrieta Blasts Home Run off Zack Greinke in Spring Training Game

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is apparently ready to step into the box once the regular season begins. In the top of the third inning of Thursday's spring training game vs...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 days ago 4,763 reads 0 comments

  4. 1st Openly Gay MLB Player David Denson Retires at Age 22

    Minor league first baseman David Denson announced he has retired from professional baseball, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 's Tom Haudricourt reported. Denson was the first openly gay baseball player in an MLB -affiliated league...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 42,944 reads 0 comments

  5. Shoes, Roommates and Tattoos: The Birth of the Cubs' Championship Family

    MESA, Ariz. — Over boxes stacked like skyscrapers and through tightening bonds that would lead to roommate arrangements, you could see the seeds beginning to sprout toward an eventual path to glory...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 10 days ago 37,272 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 15 days ago 20,199 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs' Willson Contreras Ready to Become the Gary Sanchez of 2017

    Don't expect to see any catcher do exactly in 2017 what Gary Sanchez did in 2016. That's the kind of lightning that's unlikely to strike twice in two years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 21,750 reads 0 comments

  8. Anthony DeSclafani's Injury Diagnosed as UCL Sprain; Will Not Need Surgery

    Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani suffered a UCL sprain in his right elbow and will be sidelined for up to four weeks, according to Mark Sheldon MLB .com and Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 355 reads 0 comments

  9. Yadier Molina Criticizes MLB for Security at 2017 World Baseball Classic

    St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina , who is playing for Puerto Rico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic , is unhappy with the security provided to players in Guadalajara, Mexico...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 18 days ago 31,245 reads 0 comments

  10. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs Reportedly Agree to Record $1.05M Contract

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has reportedly become the highest-paid second-year player in MLB history by agreeing to a $1.05 million contract for 2017. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the details of the deal Thursday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 20 days ago 75,148 reads 0 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    Out of all the players trying to earn major league roster spots this spring, nobody has it tougher than the guys at Chicago Cubs camp. As you would expect, the defending champs showed up to spring training with very few roster spots to fill...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 20,602 reads 0 comments

  12. Eloy Jimenez: Cubs' New No. 1 Prospect is Already Reaching Phenom Status

    The Chicago Cubs are baseball's most complete team. They're the defending champs, with stars littered around the diamond. Now, they've got another stud streaking across the firmament...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 22 days ago 69,335 reads 0 comments

  13. Adam Wainwright Rents Car for Prospect After Seeing Him Walk Everywhere

    Earlier this week, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright noticed 26-year-old pitching prospect Ryan Sherriff was walking everywhere. Derrick Goold of the St...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 27 days ago 23,668 reads 0 comments

  14. Jung Ho Kang's 8-Month Sentence for DUI Charges Suspended for 2 Years

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang is free to return to the team with his legal trouble behind him for the moment...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 28 days ago 20,373 reads 0 comments

  15. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 33,643 reads 0 comments