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Jon Lester completes another glove throw to first

Jon Lester is back at it again with the glove throws to first base. The Chicago Cubs pitcher threw his entire glove to Anthony Rizzo at first base in a game at Wrigley Field against the San Diego Padres in 2015, and he just did it again. During Wednesday's game in Pittsburgh, Lester couldn't get the ball out of his glove again. So what did he do? He threw the entire glove to Rizzo. Your browser does not sup ...

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Anthony Rizzo officially joins BODYARMOR team

First baseman Anthony Rizzo is joining a new team this year but don't panic Chicago Cubs fans, it's not what you think. Rizzo is officially the newest athlete of the fast-growing sports drink BODYARMOR. The partnership was officially announced Wednesday morning. "I'm really excited about it," Rizzo said in an interview with ChiCitySports.com. "They approached my agent Marc Pollack about it in Spring Trainin ...

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Jake Arrieta wins NL Pitcher of the Month award

Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta wins Pitcher of the Month Jake Arrieta is the National League Pitcher of the Month, again. After going 5-0 with a 1.00 ERA and 0.78 WHIP, Arrieta was named the NL Pitcher of the Month for April on Monday. The right-hander picked up right where he left off his 2015 season, dominating hitters. Arrieta's month included his second no-hitter in nine starts as he accomplished the fea ...

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Chicago Cubs head to Pittsburgh in style

After splitting with the Atlanta Braves in a rain-shortened series, the Chicago Cubs are headed to Pittsburgh. And they are doing it in style. Manager Joe Maddon is hosting his first themed road trip of the season as the team heads into a big series against the Pirates. It's the first time the two teams will meet since the Cubs beat the Pirates in Pittsburgh in the NL Wild Card Game. The theme is "Minimalis ...

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John Lackey goes with all camo suit before start against Atlanta Braves

John Lackey is ready to roll. The Chicago Cubs starting pitcher arrived at Wrigley Field in style on Sunday as he prepared for his start against the Atlanta Braves. Lackey arrived in a unique suit that will make some hunters happy. Check out Lackey's camo suit: https://twitter.com/kiwialski/status/726783744833515520 That's also closer Hector Rondon wearing a unique suit that features bubbles with words such ...

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The unsung excellence of the Cubs bullpen

Will the Chicago Cubs bullpen be a bright spot in 2016? After an expectation-shattering 2015 season for the Cubs, the team headed into the offseason with a relatively short list of important needs. A certain group of media members and fans alike thought that one of the club’s most pressing needs would be to work on their bullpen, but frankly the bullpen was, and still is, one of the team’s best assets. As a ...

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Jake Arrieta responds to Stephen A. Smith, critics

It was just under a week ago when Jake Arrieta threw his second no-hitter in his last 9 starts. Arrieta dominated the Cincinnati Reds hitters as the Cubs cruised to a 16-0 win. The next day rumors of Arrieta using steroids, prompted by a meme shared by Ozzie Guillen Jr., started to surface. On Tuesday, Arrieta addressed those ridiculous rumors by laying it down on the critics. "I think it's funny," Arrieta ...

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Kris Bryant teams up with Stouffer’s to promote Fit Kitchen

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is already a star. He had a tremendous rookie season with the Cubs in 2015, helping them to the NLCS. Now Bryant is starting to rack up the endorsements. Just a month after he helped surprise a college baseball team in Arizona and made his modeling debut for EXPRESS, he's back at it again with Stouffer's. Bryant and Kansas City Royals slugger Mike Moustakas teamed up w ...

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Dan Vogelbach hits home run off scoreboard

Chicago Cubs prospects just keep doing incredible things. Iowa Cubs first baseman Daniel Vogelbach just might be Kyle Schwarber's twin. They both have a similar build and bat left-handed. And now both can say they have hit a video board with a home run. Watch Vogelbach destroy a baseball that bounces off a video board: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkpsxsti42A The ball caused some damage as it knocked out ...

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Chicago Sports Power Hour — Episode 10

In a new weekly feature on ChiCitySports.com we will produce a podcast discussing the latest happenings in Chicago sports. The show will be hosted by Zack Pearson, Joey Minutillo and Nick Fisch as they offer their insight on the world of Chicago sports. The guys are back for the 10th episode of the Chicago Sports Power Hour. In this episode they discuss the Blackhawks playoff run, how the Cubs and White Sox ...

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