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Javier Baez makes another jaw dropping play

Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez is becoming a treat to watch. It seems like almost every game he's making a spectacular play that makes you wonder how on earth he did that. During Wednesday's win against the Cincinnati Reds, Baez did it again. Watch as he someone makes the tag and then throw to record the double play: Your browser does not support iframes. First off, the recognition of knowing the runner ...

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Report: New York Yankees want Kyle Schwarber for Andrew Miller

The New York Yankees have their eyes set on trading reliever Andrew Miller. But the asking price might be a little to high. ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting that the Yankees are "fully expected" to trade both Aroldis Chapman and Miller before the deadline hits. Chapman is in the last year of his deal as he was acquired by trade from Cincinnati in the offseason. Miller will be owed $9M for two years after th ...

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Kris Bryant sets new Chicago Cubs record

Kris Bryant had himself a game against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday. The 24-year-old went 5-5, with 3 home runs, 2 doubles, 6 RBI and 4 runs as the Chicago Cubs beat the Reds 11-8. Bryant's incredible night put him in the record books as well. Bryant became the first player in Major League history to hit three home runs and two doubles in the same game. But that's not all. He became the youngest player in ...

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Chicago Cubs go short shorts for road trip to Miami

The Chicago Cubs are just coming off a 3-3 home stand that ended with them being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals. But their trip to Miami might help get the spirits up. The latest road trip theme comes at the hands of first baseman Anthony Rizzo. The "Anthony Rizzo short shorts" road trip calls for players to wear their shortest shorts and their shortest sleeves on the trip. Flip flops are allowed but your ...

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Jon Lester reacts to Jake Arrieta in ESPN Body Issue

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta is going to be one of the athlete's featured in ESPN's annual body issue, where pro athletes pose naked. He won't be the only Chicago athlete in the issue however. Chicago athletes Elena Della Donne (Chicago Sky) and the Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars) will also be featured in the issue that hits news stands soon. Chicago native Dwyane Wade also makes an appearance. Here ...

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Chicago Cubs: Dexter Fowler goes to DL

Another Chicago Cubs outfielder is headed for the disabled list. On Monday, the Cubs put center fielder Dexter Fowler on the disabled list and recalled reliever Carl Edwards Jr. from Triple A Iowa. Fowler injured himself running to first base during the first inning of Saturday's win over the Pirates. Your browser does not support iframes. The good news, if there's any, is that the Cubs don't think the inju ...

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Chicago Cubs: Javier Baez ‘not a trade chip’

Chicago Cubs utility infielder Javier Baez can probably rest easy. According to a report by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal on Monday states that the Cubs likely won't include Javier Baez in any future trades. The Cubs have been linked to a few different relievers with Baez, Jorge Soler and even Kyle Schwarber as names being mentioned as trade assets. But not so fast. Rosenthal writes: Javier Baez is not as matur ...

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Chicago Cubs Willson Contreras gets first MLB start

The kids are alright. The Chicago Cubs are the best team in baseball, sitting pretty at 47-20, and have the best collection of young talent in baseball with a core of Jake Arrieta, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Kris Bryant and more. Yet, the Cubs aren’t done adding to that collection just yet. Catcher Willson Contreras will be making his first start behind the plate tonight against the rival St. Louis Car ...

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VIDEO: Willson Contreras hits home run in first major league at bat

Welcome to the big leagues Willson Contreras. The Chicago Cubs prospect had his first at bat of his career Sunday night at Wrigley Field and he took full advantage of it. Contreras launched a two-run home run in the sixth inning to help extend the Cubs lead to 6-1 over the Pittsburgh Pirates: Your browser does not support iframes. Contreras hit the first pitch he saw in the at-bat and was fired up rounding ...

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Report: Chicago Cubs to call up Willson Contreras

Wilson Contreras promoted to Chicago Cubs Another prospect will make his debut with the Chicago Cubs. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, catcher Willson Contreras is being promoted to the Cubs and will join the team on Friday. The corresponding move is likely Tim Federowicz being designated for assignment. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/743481087196815360 https://twitter.com/MDGonzales/status ...

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