Arrieta, Cubs can’t contain cycle-hitting Jaso

    Nearly a year ago, Jake Arrieta crushed the Pirates’ postseason hopes before they could truly begin, tossing a shutout in the Cubs’ National League Wild Card Game victory. On Wednesday night, John Jaso led Pittsburgh’s recent revenge tour against the C…

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    One outing won’t determine postseason rotation

    Hammel, who took the 10-4 loss on Saturday in an abbreviated start at Wrigley Field, may find himself as the odd man out when manager Joe Maddon sets the rotation for the National League Division Series. But the Cubs’ manager said “the greater body of …

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    5 days in 2016 that set Cubs on their path

    How did the Cubs win the National League Central? Good pitching, defense, having two NL Most Valuable Player Award candidates in Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant and some wizardry by manager Joe Maddon certainly helped. Here are five moments during the se…

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    Epstein, Cubs join together for belated celebration

    Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein had made a deal with his staff that the day after they clinched the National League Central: they would watch a game from the bleachers at Wrigley Field. And that’s what the club’s architect did in Chi…

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