| Apr 29, 2015
| 9:26 PM
General manager Jed Hoyer is aware of baseball’s pendulum, so he’s not about to jump to conclusions and immediately declare the Cubs are aggressively pursuing upgrades.
“We feel it’s pretty early now,” Hoyer said before the...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:52 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals say injured ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season because of a torn left Achilles.
General manager John Mozeliak made the announcement Monday at Busch Stadium. Wainwright will have surgery later this week.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 8:53 AM
CINCINNATI -- Jason Motte personally has witnessed gloomy forecasts for the rival St. Louis Cardinals after severe injuries to him and his former teammates.
That's one reason why Motte, now a reliever with the Chicago Cubs, isn't counting the...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 10:25 AM
CINCINNATI -- One of the biggest no-shows Saturday of the Cincinnati Reds' celebration of the 25th anniversary of their World Series title team was manager Lou Piniella.
Piniella, who also managed the Chicago Cubs from 2007 to 2010 and won two...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 11:42 AM
PITTSBURGH -- There isn't any urge to move Starlin Castro back to the cleanup spot even after his recent surge.
Castro will remain in the sixth spot Monday night when the Chicago Cubs play the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Castro is 4-for-10 in...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:06 PM
DENVER — The Cubs' first small step toward legitimizing themselves as playoff contenders started to crystallize Sunday as Dexter Fowler's drive landed in the right-field seats at Coors Field.
More hurdles await the Cubs, but they took great...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:12 PM
After two games, the Cubs are starting to figure out how to handle each other during difficult situations.
For Starlin Castro, it's a pat on the back from pitcher Jake Arrieta.
For Arrieta, it's some tough love from catcher Miguel Montero.
| Apr 6, 2015
| 2:56 PM
The Cubs have their work cut out for them for more than just their bid to climb up the National League Central division standings.
The Cardinals are encroaching on their home state turf, according to the recent Facebook data.
The Cardinals visited ...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:17 PM
Well before the Cubs signed Jon Lester to a record-setting six-year, $155 million contract, they were aware that he hadn't attempted a pickoff throw to first base since 2013.
Manager Joe Maddon said the issue was addressed in spring training and that...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 8:49 AM
Big day today.
The national championship game in the NCAA tournament and the full rollout of Major League Baseball for 2015. Yes, there was a game on Sunday night in Chicago, but this is really Opening Day.
From RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here's the...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:40 PM
After a stirring rendition of the national anthem by Wayne Messmer and a touching tribute to the late Ernie Banks on Wrigley Field's new video board, the Cubs quickly reverted to their struggling ways against the defending National League...