The Cubs may have found the perfect leadoff man, even if he doesn’t seem to fit the mold.
All Kyle Hendricks can do is wait. The Cubs pitcher, on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right hand, needs the pain to go away before he can resume throwing.
On Sunday, Kris Bryant got a day of rest. The Cubs third baseman, who is 0-for-8 in his last three games with six strikeouts, did not start against the Pirates. Bryant is batting .208 in 15 games in June and .264 overall.
Clayton Richard will be in familiar territory Monday when the Padres visit Wrigley Field to take on the Cubs in a three-game series.
The Cubs arrived at PNC Park on Sunday morning in need of a better start from John Lackey and a road series victory. They packed up their bags and headed home Sunday afternoon with both in tow and a .500 record. Lackey pitched six strong innings, leading the Cubs to a 7-1 win and their […]
John Lackey will try to get back on track on Sunday in the Cubs’ series finale against the Pirates. Pittsburgh starter Jameson Taillon is happy to be back.
A day after the Pirates’ bullpen decisions backfired, manager Clint Hurdle seemingly pushed all the right buttons. Specifically, the one several Bucs players have referred to as the “easy” button: Felipe Rivero. The left-hander escaped a jam in the eighth and enjoyed a perfect ninth, and his five-out save sealed the Bucs’ 4-3 win over […]
Jake Arrieta’s problem on Saturday night wasn’t a cut on his thumb, but the humidity. The pitcher had trouble gripping the baseball, and it showed in the fifth inning of the Cubs’ 4-3 loss to the Pirates.
The Cubs have joined Major League Baseball in its efforts to raise awareness about prostate cancer and raise funds for research to fight the disease. As part of Father’s Day weekend, Cubs players and coaches are wearing a blue ribbon on their uniforms, plus blue wristbands. Players also are wearing specially designed uniforms and caps.
Ian Happ has gone from the upper-deck cheap seats to the starting lineup of a Major League team. On Friday, instead of watching the Pirates play, the Pittsburgh native was starting at second base for the Cubs, who rallied to score six runs in the ninth inning and post a 9-5 victory. Happ singled in […]
Ben Zobrist’s left wrist simply wasn’t healing as quickly as he had hoped, so the Cubs placed the versatile player on the disabled list Friday, retroactive to Tuesday.