Rizzo wins 2nd career Player of Week Award

    Anthony Rizzo may have enjoyed his best seven-day stretch of the season during the past week, as the Cubs took series from the Reds and Blue Jays at home. On Monday, the slugger was named the NL Player of the Week for his efforts.

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    Hendricks to start as Cubs eye sweep of Jays

    The Blue Jays and Cubs will meet for the third and final time this season when their series wraps up on Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Right-hander Kyle Hendricks will take the mound for Chicago, while Toronto will counter with right-hander Marco E…

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    Lackey rides 5-0 streak into game vs. Reds

    At a pivotal time of the season, as the Cubs try to remain atop the National League Central, John Lackey has been helping his team rack up wins. Lackey and his club will face the Reds and Homer Bailey on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field.

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    Contreras staying positive after hamstring MRI

    When the Cubs acquired Alex Avila from the Tigers at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, Chicago manager Joe Maddon made a point of saying the catcher was not a backup. Little did the Cubs know Avila would be pressed into regular duty this season because of…

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