Steve Bartman received an official Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series championship ring as a special gift from the Ricketts family and the Chicago Cubs organization.
According to MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs dipped into their farm system again to acquire left-handed reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila from the Tigers. The clubs have not confirmed the report.
Willson Contreras had been using rookie Victor Caratini’s bats after the All-Star break, and they seemed to help the second-year Cubs catcher get on a hot streak. So, when Caratini hit his first Major League home run on Sunday, whose bat was he using?
In a week during which the Cubs went 5-2 and overtook the Brewers for the top spot in the National League Central, Chicago’s bullpen was key in continuing a post-All-Star break surge.
Kris Bryant drove home the tying run in the seventh inning and Jason Heyward smashed a solo home run in the 11th, giving the Cubs a thrilling 2-1 win over the Brewers on Saturday night at sold-out Miller Park.
On Friday night, Jason Heyward made the defensive play of the game when he robbed Ryan Braun of a possible home run with a leaping catch at the wall. On Saturday, it was Heyward’s bat that shined for the Cubs.
Javier Baez, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ combined for eight of the Cubs’ 17 strikeouts on Saturday night and the trio was not in the Cubs lineup on Sunday, but manager Joe Maddon said that was not a punitive move. However, Maddon is not pleased with what he’s seen lately as far as the Cubs’ […]
If the Cubs make a move before Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, manager Joe Maddon said it would most likely be for someone in their Minor League system and they would not lose a player from the 25-man roster.
Kris Bryant drove home the tying run in the seventh inning and Jason Heyward smashed a solo home run in the 11th, giving the Cubs a thrilling 2-1 win over the Brewers on Saturday at sold-out Miller Park.
The Brewers have an opportunity to turn the page on a tough road trip, while the first-place Cubs will look to continue their second half success when they face off for Game 2 of a three-game series at Miller Park on Saturday.
Ryan Braun may want to consider hitting the ball somewhere other than right field when he’s facing the Cubs and Jason Heyward.