| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:24 PM
It's no secret the Cubs don't plan to bring up Kris Bryant this season, preferring to let their top-hitting prospect progress at Triple-A Iowa while Luis Valbuena and Mike Olt man third base in the majors.
They haven't veered from their plan for any...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:19 PM
We're so much better than this, Chicago.
Sitting around like the jilted lover, waiting for the phone to ring. Please call, Carmelo!
Well, he won't. And let me just say: To all you spurned girlfriends, mistresses and side dishes, let me apologize. I...
| Jul 11, 2014
Now that gigantic signs have been approved for Wrigley Field — and the Cubs begin their inevitable march to World Series glory — there is but one question:
What words of wisdom should be plastered all over those humongous signs that will...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:42 PM
There are 29 first-time All-Stars on the American League and National League rosters, including injured players who won't participate in Tuesday's Midsummer Classic in Minneapolis. Some, you know. Many, you don't.
Let's scroll through some of the first-...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:53 AM
The Jeff Samardzija-Jason Hammel trade had the desired effect of getting the Cubs back to their losing ways. But here’s the problem:
Even in losing eight of their last 10 games heading into the All-Star break, the Cubs still rank as only the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Chicago viewers might have to get up to speed on what a multicast station is to watch Cubs games next year.
As the Cubs sort out what to do with the WGN-9 portion of their 70 to 75 television games in 2015, the team is considering an option that is...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:20 PM
MIAMI — While ace Jeff Samardzija can control his future after the 2015 season, Jake Arrieta is making the Cubs feel better about their own.
Arrieta took another step toward becoming a more reliable part of the Cubs' future with his latest...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:40 AM
MIAMI -- Before a major league scout left the press dining room Monday night at Marlins Park, he looked at two tables occupied by representatives from other clubs.
"I think I'm the only guy here not to watch (Jeff) Samardzija," the scout joked.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:36 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A few hours before Monday's game at Regions Field, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler engaged in an intense game of Ping-Pong in the visitor's clubhouse.
The game was broken up before they could finish, but the two Cubs prospects...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:10 PM
WASHINGTON — Near the end of Saturday's conference call, President Theo Epstein stressed the crux of the Cubs' six-player trade with the Athletics.
"This trade had nothing to do with Starlin Castro," said Epstein, who called agent Paul Kinzer to...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch.
But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...