Zobrist explains his approach to leading off

    Ben Zobrist said moving to the leadoff spot can be harder for some players because it can be difficult facing a pitcher before seeing any pitches to get the timing down. There’s also a mental aspect that comes into play — a dilemma every hitter faces …

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    Heyward likely to return, Arrieta starts vs. Crew

    After Saturday’s game was postponed due to inclement weather, the National League Central leaders will conclude a rain-shortened two-game set against the 2016 World Series champions at Wrigley Field on Sunday afternoon. While one player is expected to …

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    Cubs ride 5-run 2nd to win over reeling Reds

    On Wednesday night, the Cubs didn’t need to take advantage of the hitter-friendly 24-mph south wind at Wrigley Field. Kyle Schwarber and Anthony Rizzo each hit two-run singles to spark a five-run second inning and lift the Cubs to a 7-5 victory over th…

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    De La Cruz goes seven strong for Pelicans

    There’s a reason the MLB Pipeline named Atlanta as having the best farm system in baseball prior to the 2017 season. The Braves’ affiliates are littered with talented prospects, and that reality was on display once again Sunday as Ronald Acuna (Double-…

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    Wawrzyniak an unsung hero for many Cubs

    There’s a joke that’s told in the English classes for Cubs Minor Leaguers about two men being robbed, but one of them doesn’t understand what the thief is saying. The joke is intended to illustrate how important it is to learn English.

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