Tag: Chicago Cubs

Ranking top 10 lineups among MLB playoff contenders

Of course, we don't know who will win the 2018 World Series. But we recent postseasons have given us a pretty good clue as to what MLB...

WATCH: U.S. Military parachutes in during Cubs’ National Anthem

There's almost nothing more American than daytime baseball at Wrigley Field during the summer. A tradition unlike anything else in the sports world, baseball itself is uniquely...

Ranking 10 best bullpens among MLB playoff contenders

When you look across the MLB landscape, one important aspect often sets teams apart. Contenders separate themselves from the fringe ball clubs in large part due to the...

Burning questions for remainder of 2018 MLB season

With less than two months to go in the MLB regular season, much remains unsettled. Many questions need to be answered. So, what are those questions? The Boston...

Fatal flaw facing each MLB contender

Even with the July 31 deadline in the rear-view mirror, the MLB postseason picture is crowded. Realistically, we can say that 17 teams are still in the...

Yu Darvish completes 35-pitch bullpen session with no pain

The Chicago Cubs received some good news about the possible return of pitcher Yu Darvish. The right-hander threw 35 pitches in a recent bullpen session. When it...

Report: Cole Hamels traded to Cubs

After initial reports on Thursday that they were front-runners for starting pitcher Cole Hamels, the Chicago Cubs have now reportedly agreed to a deal with the Texas...

WATCH: Cubs hit back-to-back home runs in walkoff win over Diamondbacks

For nearly all of Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, it seemed certain that the Chicago Cubs would lose. Then, the bottom of the ninth happened. At one...

Report: Cubs are front-runners for Cole Hamels

The Chicago Cubs entered the second half of the season in search of pitching help. After exploring multiple options, it appears Chicago has its sights focused one...

Cubs place Kris Bryant on disabled list

After holding out hope a few days of rest would do the trick, the Chicago Cubs have placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the disabled list with...

WATCH: Cubs fan takes foul ball from a child

There are bad people in the sports world. Whether it's those who decide to troll players from inside the stadium or something completely different, we see it...

Cubs reportedly ‘deeply involved in discussions’ to acquire Zach Britton

It was noted earlier on Saturday that as many as eight teams had interest in landing Baltimore Orioles All-Star reliever Zach Britton. Among those teams, it now...

WATCH: Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter homers in fifth consecutive game

There is no hitter in baseball hotter than St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter. A day after he hit three home runs and two doubles, the...

WATCH: Cubs use three position players to pitch against Cardinals

Any time a position player is set to take the mound in a MLB game, fans across the globe get excited. When two position players pitch in...

20 MLB stars facing the most pressure in the second half

While a lot of baseball has already been played, the 2018 MLB season still has a long way to go. The remaining season will be a bright...
Cubs second baseman Javier Baez

WATCH: Cubs turn faux pas into unorthodox double play

Sometimes it's much better to be lucky than good, which is something Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez can certainly attest to after a faux pas Sunday...
Bryce Harper

Ranking the 2018 Home Run Derby contestants

During the All-Star Break, the All-Star Game gets some attention, but everyone's attention tends to be focused on the Home Run Derby. This year's group of eight participants...
Max Scherzer

15 MLB stars who are defying Father Time

Baseball is a young man's game. We've seen this in 2018, with guys like Gleyber Torres, Ronald Acuna Jr., Juan Soto, and countless other young players (who...
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Zack Greinke replacing Jon Lester on NL All-Star team

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke will now have to clear his schedule for All-Star weekend. On Thursday, Greinke learned he is replacing Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon...
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino

Top 25 MLB players 25 and under

MLB is experiencing a major youth movement. We are seeing more 19- and 20-year-old players called up to the majors. As a result, some of them start...
Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras exited Wednesday's game with a hamstring injury.

WATCH: Cubs’ Willson Contreras takes foul ball off the groin

Playing catcher can be rough enough with all of the hits taken behind home plate. It's made even worse when a foul ball comes up and hits...

Report: Cubs no longer interested in Manny Machado

Throughout much of the season, the Chicago Cubs were one of the teams most linked to Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. Now one of the league's favorites...
Justin Verlander

Ranking MLB title contenders halfway through 2018 season

While a lot of baseball remains to be played in the 2018 MLB season, we're at a point where we can start looking forward to the playoffs....

Report: Cubs interested in acquiring J.A. Happ from Blue Jays

The Chicago Cubs are looking to upgrade their starting rotation at the trade deadline. To get that upgrade, they're reportedly interested in Toronto Blue Jays lefty, J.A....

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