The Cubs will try to continue their push upward in the National League Central against the hot hand of Jose Urena as they take on the Marlins on Friday night for the second game of a four-game series at Marlins Park.
The Padres lost their starter in the third inning and struggled to hit in the clutch but overcame all of that on Wednesday.
The ball was flying out of the yard for Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, as Jeimer Candelario, Mark Zagunis and Victor Caratini all hit home runs to power the Cubs past Omaha, 6-4.
Willson Contreras celebrated the one-year anniversary of his first Major League hit by smacking a tying home run leading off the seventh and Javier Baez scored the go-ahead run on an error by Padres left fielder Jose Pirela to lift the Cubs to a 3-2 vi…
The Cubs may have found the perfect leadoff man, even if he doesn’t seem to fit the mold.
The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo thought he hit his third leadoff home run in as many games Friday when he launched the third pitch of the game over the right-field seats. Then it got complicated and Chicago manager Joe Maddon ended up getting ejected.
When the Cubs and Pirates meet on Friday at PNC Park, they will celebrate the Pirates’ annual “Negro Leagues Heritage Game.”
The Cubs targeted pitching in last year’s MLB Draft, but they did so without any first- or second-round selections. This year, they identified the arms they wanted early and went and got them.
Two and a half months after throwing the first perfect game in school history, that name — belonging to right-hander Cory Abbott — added another in a long list of accolades, as he was selected 67th overall by the Cubs, making him the final selection …
The journey begins for the next crop of stars. Live Draft coverage begins Monday at 6 p.m. ET on MLB Network and MLB.com, with the main event at 7. Stay up to the minute with live Draft results, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and …