Cubs Complete Second Sweep of Redbirds to Keep Pace in Central Division

Following last weekend's sweep in St. Louis, the Chicago Cubs fell into second place in the NL Central Division behind the Milwaukee Brewers, but were able to regain a toehold on first place following a win in the Monday makeup game against the Los Angeles Angels as well as a series victory over the visiting…

Jon Lester, MLB’s Most Dependable Postseason Starter Among Active Pitchers

Cubs SP Jon Lester has enjoyed a long and successful career before and after joining the Northsiders prior to the 2015 season. While he has not been a Cub long enough to make his mark on some of the franchise pitching leaderboards, his dependability has made him one of the top postseason starting pitchers in…

Rockies, Yankees Advance in MLB Wild Card Round

Following the NL division tiebreaker games held on Monday which crowned the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers as NL West and NL Central division champs, respectively, the losers of the tiebreakers, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies, faced off in the NL Wild Card game on Tuesday. The Cubs were eliminated in an agonizing…

On This Day in 2008: Hard Slide Leads to Bench-Clearing Brawl at Fenway

Here is a story from 2008 that may be of interest to fans who have followed the Anthony Rizzo slide controversy¬†in the Cubs series in Pittsburgh last week, since some familiar names are involved. On June 4, 2008, the Tampa Bay Rays were visiting the Boston Red Sox when Red Sox OF Coco Crisp took…