There are no shortage of people who love Kyle Schwarber within the Cubs organization, but there are plenty of Schwarber fanboys with other teams, too.
Sammy Sosa hit 609 home runs during a career spanning 18 seasons. He smashed 545 of them as a member of the Chicago Cubs, surpassing 60 homers three times and hitting 50 or more in four consecutive seasons from 1998 through 2001. No Cubs batter has hit more home runs while donning the uniform. Despite […]
Patient isn’t the first word you would use to describe Cubs exec Theo Epstein, but he is doing his best to handle this winter’s market.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon admitted during the Winter Meetings that he hasn’t been scribbling different lineup combinations for the upcoming season. Maybe that’s because there haven’t been many changes.
The San Diego Padres apparently didn't like what the Cubs were asking for in return for Javy Baez at the MLB Winter Meetings.
The Chicago Cubs' top brass flew into Dallas on Monday, and a likely destination on the itinerary is a meeting with free-agent starting pitcher Yu Darvish, according to Bruce Levine of MLB.com. Both Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, and Jed Hoyer, general manager, are expected to meet with the 31-year-old right-hander. The Cubs have […]
Tyler Chatwood's contract with the Chicago Cubs contains some unique clauses relating to his placement in Cy Young Award elections, and the writers who make up the award's voting body appear none too pleased. Members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America – who decide the winners of baseball's four major year-end awards, including the […]
The Boston Red Sox may be looking to counter the New York Yankees' power move with one of their own. After the Yankees agreed to a trade with the Miami Marlins for National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton on Saturday, the Boston Red Sox are showing interest in fellow slugger Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs, […]
(CBS) Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is donating $150,000 to his high school in Parkland, Fla., to furnish its baseball field a state-of-the-art lighting system, MLB.com reported. The donation will go to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which Rizzo graduated from in 2007 and which has named the
One of the closest MVP ballots in MLB history saw six players receive first-place votes, but only one of the 30 ballots had Kris Bryant's name at the top of the list. Mark Bowman of MLB.com had the 2016 NL MVP repeating again this season, despite many of his peers putting the Chicago Cubs third […]
As expected, Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis both rejected the Cubs’ qualifying offers on Thursday, although the team was expected to stay in contact with both pitchers’ agents about a possible return.
Rizzo on Friday received the Roberto Clemente Award, which MLB views as its “most prestigious individual player” honor. The Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation, along with its Hope 44 Fund, assists pediatric cancer patients and their families.