Cubs turn to Lester as they aim to even NLCS

    Game 2 starters Rich Hill, 37, and 33-year-old Cubs southpaw Jon Lester approach their craft with precision and approach the mound with a snarl. They are both as eager as ever to take the ball and the responsibility of getting deep into the game to hel…

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    Maddon: Cubs ‘heartbeat’ leads way to NLCS

    Perhaps reality should have struck the Cubs in the second inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile on Thursday. Perhaps they should have withered when Michael A. Taylor hit a three-run homer to give the Nationals a …

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    Cubs-Nats: Must-win G5 tonight, 7 CT (TBS)

    Win or go home. It’s that simple. The Cubs are hoping to keep their quest alive to become the first repeat World Series champions since 2000, while the Nationals are seeking their first postseason series win since moving to Washington. Thursday night, …

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    Cubs ready as even NLDS shifts to Wrigley

    Following two closely contested games at Nationals Park, the Cubs and Nationals are headed to Wrigley Field in what now comes down to a best-of-three in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. With reigning NL Cy Young Award winner M…

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    Arrieta, Scherzer on collision course?

    Two former Cy Young Award winners cut from the same cloth, Max Scherzer and Jake Arrieta, are on a parallel course. They’re headed for a possible collision in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, provided they can heal quickly fro…

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    Most popular jerseys include 4 Cubs

    MLB and the MLB Players Association jointly announced the latest Most Popular Jerseys rankings on Tuesday, and the rookie slugger topped the list to add another distinction to an historic first full year. The list is based on sales of Majestic jerseys …

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