Cubs cleanup man Addison Russell wreaked havoc in the heart of the order Thursday, going 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored. Along with Ian Happ’s three single and a double, the game marked the first time since at least 1913 that the Cubs have had two players aged 23 […]
The Cubs were hoping Jason Heyward’s left hand would heal more quickly than it has, but ultimately the injury was too severe to avoid a disabled list stint.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon has preached the need to be patient with some of the young players on the roster, but apparently the team decided it was time to make a move regarding struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber.
The Cubs announced Thursday they have signed left-handed pitcher Brendon Little, the 27th pick overall in the Major League Draft. MLB.com’s Jim Callis reported that Little signed for $2.2 million.
Trailing the Brewers in the National League Central Division by a slim margin, the Cubs and Jake Arrieta take on the Marlins for the first of four on Thursday in Miami. Miami has won five of the last six against Chicago in South Florida.
The Cubs have reportedly signed their first-round Draft pick, left-handed pitcher Brendon Little, for $2.2 million. The pick had a slot value of $2,373,300. The club did not confirm that a deal is in place.
How long will Anthony Rizzo lead off for the Cubs? Manager Joe Maddon isn’t sure but as long as it works, he’s going to stay with it.
The Padres lost their starter in the third inning and struggled to hit in the clutch but overcame all of that on Wednesday.
The ball was flying out of the yard for Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, as Jeimer Candelario, Mark Zagunis and Victor Caratini all hit home runs to power the Cubs past Omaha, 6-4.
Now that the Major League Draft is over, teams turn their focus to the non-waiver Trade Deadline. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said the phone traffic with other GMs has picked up since the Draft ended last week.
Upon their return to Wrigley Field this week, Padres pitchers Clayton Richard and Trevor Cahill had 14 karats of white gold and 108 diamonds awaiting them.