The Chicago Cubs opened their 2021 season series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a three-game set in St. Louis. The series was tied at one game apiece heading into … Continue Reading Cubs Take Series Finale in St. Louis with Dramatic Finish
The Chicago Cubs’ #1 starting pitcher, Kyle Hendricks, posted a vintage performance in Sunday’s 5-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers. The “Professor” allowed just one run on eight hits with … Continue Reading Kyle Hendricks Has Been Consistently Inconsistent to Begin 2021
The Chicago Cubs are the defending NL Central Division champions but are not favorites to repeat heading into the 2021 season. The Colorado Rockies paid the St. Louis Cardinals to … Continue Reading Cubs Question Marks for 2021
Jake Arrieta made his much-awaited Spring Training debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks in his second go-round with the Chicago Cubs during Sunday’s Spring Training action (box score). Arrieta pitched two innings, allowing … Continue Reading Arrieta Allows No Runs in Spring Debut
After losing Game 1 of the Wild Card Series by a score of 5-1 on Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs faced elimination for the third postseason since their 2016 World Series … Continue Reading Cubs Shut Out in Elimination Loss
The second day of the MLB Wild Card series kicked off in the early afternoon on the east coast of North America in a March Madness-type atmosphere of daylong competition. … Continue Reading Blue Jays Eliminated, Cubs Lose Game 1 in Wednesday Wild Card Action
MLB’s expanded postseason format for 2020 meant the final day of regular season action was meaningful for postseason hopefuls, with two NL slots and the AL Central division crown remaining … Continue Reading Cubs and Jays Finalize Postseason Matchups on Final Day of Regular Season
After an improbable 9th inning comeback on Saturday, 22nd round draft pick Alec “#NerdAlert” Mills took the mound for the Chicago Cubs in Sunday’s rubber match against the Milwaukee Brewers … Continue Reading Nerd Alert! Alec Mills Throws First Cubs No-Hitter Since 2016
On Sunday night, Long Gone Summer, the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary about the 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, aired on ESPN in the United … Continue Reading Long Gone Summer: Sloppy Filmmaking Detracts from Viewing Experience
Following the success of The Last Dance, the hit documentary detailing the history of Michael Jordan’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-98, ESPN will be airing Long … Continue Reading ESPN Sosa/McGwire Documentary to Drop June 14
Kerry Wood began his MLB career with a Rookie of the Year campaign and a record-tying 20 strikeout game in 1998 in just his fifth career start. He would record … Continue Reading On This Day in 2012: Kerry Wood Records Final K
Former Cubs first baseman Mark Grace was a mainstay for the Northsiders over 13 seasons, securing a place among the all-time franchise greats with a .303/.386/.445 slash line and four … Continue Reading On This Day in 1999: Mark Grace’s First Grand Slam
Since there is no current baseball news to discuss, let’s take another look back into the past. Over a century ago, on this day in 1916, the Chicago Cubs played … Continue Reading On This Day in 1916: Cubs Play First Game at Wrigley
Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo are two young vets who have risen to the top of the National League’s first base rankings, with multiple All-Star Game appearances. Freeman is widely … Continue Reading Who’s Your 1B – Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rizzo?
Javier Báez and Carlos Correa are two premier young stars from Puerto Rico who played a role in a long-awaited championship for their respective teams, the Chicago Cubs (2016) and … Continue Reading Who’s Your Shortstop – Javier Báez or Carlos Correa?
Current Chicago Cubs starter and 2017 World Series goat Yu Darvish opened up to reporters at Spring Training on Sunday with his thoughts about the Houston Astros cheating scandal. The … Continue Reading Yu Darvish’s Comments on #AstrosCheat Scandal Speak for Fans Everywhere