Stories tagged: Chicago Cubs
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs exercised their $20 million option on Cole Hamels on Friday, solidifying their rotation for next year, and traded fellow left-hander Drew Smyly to the Texas Rangers.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has accepted a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. MLB had been investigating domestic violence allegations against Russell made by his …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Tony Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 in an epic NL wild-card game. Wolters, a …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Lorenzo Cain hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Christian Yelich collected three more hits and the Milwaukee Brewers took their first N.L. Central title since 2011 by …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 9:10 p.m.
Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. October baseball is about to begin with Game …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will sit out the rest of the regular season while Major League Baseball investigates domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. MLB and the players’ association …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Unusual scheduling spawned even more atypical travel attire for Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. The three-time All-Star wore a uniform, complete with a blue jersey and gray pants, on …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Rookie David Bote struck again, connecting in the 10th inning for a game-ending home run that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Friday for their third …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 11:44 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record by turning seven double plays Friday night, including a game-ending effort by rookie third baseman David Bote on a grounder by David …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 7:50 p.m.
Left-hander Mike Montgomery has been placed on the 10-day disabled list by the Chicago Cubs, and Tyler Chatwood will return to the rotation and start Saturday night against the Pittsburgh …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:16 p.m.
Fri., July 27, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs acquired veteran left-hander Cole Hamels from the Texas Rangers on Friday for right-hander Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy and a player to be named. The …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
The Chicago Cubs have placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day disabled list because of an inflamed left shoulder. This is Bryant’s second stint on the DL. The injury …
Fri., July 20, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Matt Carpenter hit three home runs and two doubles in just six innings for the St. Louis Cardinals, then was pulled from the game against the Chicago Cubs. Carpenter went …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, Ian Happ belted a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 in baseball’s first game after the …
Fri., July 6, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged the Cubs 3-2 on Friday for their fifth straight victory over Chicago.
Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:36 p.m.
Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Oscar De La Cruz has been suspended 80 games under Major League Baseball’s drug program. The 23-year-old right-hander tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic and masking …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Yu Darvish won’t be rejoining the Chicago Cubs’ rotation this weekend after sustaining a setback during a bullpen session on Thursday.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Jon Lester combined with two relievers on a one-hitter, and the Cubs took advantage of a first-inning slip by center fielder Starling Marte in a 2-0 victory Saturday over the …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes Anthony Rizzo’s slide that upended Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz at home plate on Monday is still perfectly legal. So does Maddon’s superstar first …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
Major League Baseball has warned Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs against wearing black cleats.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon hopes slugger Kris Bryant will return to Chicago’s lineup for Saturday’s game against Milwaukee.
Wed., April 11, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
The New York Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball at an estimated value of $4 billion, according to Forbes.
Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too. The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports and threw out a first …
Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Mariners beat Cubs as Felix Hernandez goes 3.2 innings in final spring start and Jean Segura gets three hits
Hernandez allowed one run in 3.2 innings as the Mariners went on to blow out a split-squad Cubs team.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 1:44 p.m.
After last week’s deadly shooting rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo knew he must immediately go home. “Numb” is how he …