Cub Tracks Avoids Being Weighed Down
Being a Cub prospect comes with a heavy burden. But enough "cautionary tales"-let's look forward to what we all hope are good times ahead. That means learning the zone, harnessing talent, being man of the year, and maybe a dust mop with a sword.
Look out! Gordo trap ahead!
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Cubs 1, Reds 0: Welcome Back, Anthony Rizzo
The Cubs first baseman came back from nearly three weeks away with an injury and won a game for his team.
So I guess Anthony Rizzo's back is better.
Rizzo, playing for the first time since August 26, hit a walkoff home run off the
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Cubs Open Final 2014 Homestand Against Reds
If you seek Monday's game threads, you have come to the right place.
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Cubs vs. Reds Preview, Monday 9/15, 7:05 CT
The Cubs open their final homestand of 2014 with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds.
The Cubs have just 10 more home games and then the 2014 season at Wrigley Field will be put in the history books. Beyond still having a chance at a winning season at home (they'd have to go 6-4 to do so, not impossible), this will be the last chance for anyone to see Wrig...
Umpire Tom Woodring is having a conversation with Javier Baez and Cubs first-base coach Eric Hinske....
Cubs Name Kris Bryant, Jen-Ho Tseng Minor League Player, Pitcher Of Year
You voted for them in the BCB poll, and the Cubs agree with your choices.
A couple of weeks ago, you voted here for the Cubs' minor-league Player of the Year and ...
On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Reds Series Preview
The Cubs come back to Wrigley Field for the final homestand of the 2014 season, starting out with three games against the Cincinnati Reds.
Thirteen games left. The next 10 of which are at home. It still doesn't seem that long ago that the season just started.
With only 13 games remaining, it seems almost certain that the
The MLB Postseason Schedule Is... Confusing
You'll need a channel guide to follow the playoffs this year. Herein, you have one.
While the Cubs sit home and watch the MLB playoffs on television for the sixth straight year, I know that many of us are also interested in watching postseason baseball.
Remember the days when al...
Cubs Heroes and Goats: Games 148 & 149
Javier Baez completes a good weekend, making the Hero podium in each of the final two games against Pittsburgh.
Well, at least the Cubs squeezed one win out of the road trip. Hey, it's better than none.
The quick Saturday recap (Game 148 - Cubs 6,¬†Pirates 4)...
MLB Bullets Has A Lovely Parting Gift For You
An Oriole is suspended. A Phillies pitcher got ejected. Things keep going wrong for the Brewers. Another Cuban is coming to MLB. The strike zone keeps getting bigger. A team once literally had to play for their lives and Derek Jeter got a gift in Baltimore.
Pirates 7, Cubs 3: Tripling Their Pleasure
If you thought you hadn't seen a triple play in a Cubs game in a while, you're right.
It was stated both on the TV and radio broadcasts, and I concur: The Pirates' triple play, turned in the fourth inning, changed the entire complexion of
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Cubs Look For Series Win In Pittsburgh
Sunday's game threads are all right here.
Bonifacio CF, Lake LF, Rizzo 1B, Castro SS, Valbuena 3B, Castillo C, Schierholtz RF, Barney 2B, Samardzija P
Bonifacio CF, Lake LF, Rizzo 1B, Castro...
Cubs vs. Pirates Preview, Sunday 9/14, 12:35 CT
The Cubs haven't won a road series since August at Colorado... but they can do so with a win today.
ON THE ROAD TO CHICAGO -- As you read this, I'll be somewhere on the road between Grand Rapids (where a downtown 5-K race had speakers blaring close to my hotel room at 7 a.m.) and Chicago, ready to return home.
The Cubs will be doing the same after this a...
Cubs 6, Pirates 4: Streak Over!
The Cubs ended their long losing streak in fine fashion Saturday evening.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan -- If only it were that easy to do just about anything.
Just hours after I wrote in the recap to Friday night's loss:
It's entirely possible the Cubs won'...
Cub Tracks Trims Down
It's a fairly light Sunday edition as the season winds down. There are pitching puzzles, pitches for Stanton, ripping Rick, Javy's automatic swing, and a very happy baby fox.
Pittsburgh fans can focus on the Pirates today while the Cubs will serve as a Bear warm-up for many Chicag...