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Chicago Cubs wear onesies as road trip ends in Los Angeles

The Chicago Cubs themed road trips continued on Sunday as the team heads home from the West Coast. The Cubs left Los Angeles after a 5-4 road trip that ended in a series-ending loss to the Dodgers on Sunday. They decided to do a "onesie" theme as they come back to Chicago. Here are a few images from that onesie theme: https://www.instagram.com/p/BJrHTyhjxL5/?taken-by=javy23baez&hl=en https://www.instagram.c ...

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Kris Bryant hits monster home run in win over Rockies

Kris Bryant is on a tear. The second-year third baseman is currently in one of the best runs in his career over the last 13 games, helping the Cubs to a 10-3 record in that span. On Saturday, his tear continued as he hit the longest home run by a Cubs player this season: Your browser does not support iframes. The home run measured at 471 feet. It was the 31st of Bryant's season as he continues to be a serio ...

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Chicago Cubs: John Lackey, Hector Rondon to the DL

On Thursday night rumors swirled that the Chicago Cubs had purchased two contracts from Triple-A Iowa, causing some speculation as to what moves were coming. Now on Friday we know exactly what's going on. Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat is reporting that starter John Lackey and reliever Hector Rondon are headed to the 15-day DL: https://twitter.com/CarrieMuskat/status/766677834177720320?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw L ...

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Kris Bryant reaches milestone(s) in Cubs win over Brewers

The Chicago Cubs may have two MVP candidates in Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant this season. On Thursday, Bryant may have taken the lead as he went 5-for-5 and drove in 5 RBI's in the Cubs 9-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The third baseman reached a milestone on his big day. With his perfect day, Bryant became just the second player in MLB history to have TWO five-hit, two home run games in a single season ...

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Tommy La Stella to report to Double-A Tennessee

The Tommy La Stella drama looks like it's coming to an end. After the Cubs optioned the infielder down to Triple-A Iowa a few weeks back, he never reported and instead stayed at his home. The 27-year-old was upset that he was optioned as the Cubs brought back struggling outfielder Chris Coghlan. Now that drama is over. According to manager Joe Maddon, La Stella is expected to report to Double-A Tennessee as ...

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Anthony Rizzo makes incredible grab near tarp

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is a hell of a baseball player. The lefty is an MVP candidate for the best team in baseball, posting some impressive offensive numbers. But on Tuesday night it was Rizzo's defense that was on display. In the fifth inning, Rizzo chased down a foul ball as he climbed on the ledge near first base in foul territory. He then made a spectacular catch to record the out: htt ...

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Jon Lester vouches for Jonathan Papelbon to join Cubs

On Sunday it was reported that the Chicago Cubs would give a look at reliever Jonathan Papelbon. Now at least one player is vouching for that to happen. According to ESPN, Jon Lester is endorsing the move of getting Papelbon on the Cubs. The two were former teammates in Boston and won a World Series together with the Red Sox. Here's what ESPN wrote: “He is crazy,” Lester said with a smile. “But he’s no craz ...

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Chicago Cubs make error with Aroldis Chapman song over PA

The Chicago Cubs brought in closer Aroldis Chapman to save games and make a legit run at a World Series title in 2016. Even with Chapman's past involving domestic violence, the Cubs put that aside. It hasn't been the smoothest transition with many not being pleased with the move and some comments Chapman made upon arriving in Chicago. Sunday night it got even worse. Whoever was controlling the Cubs audio sy ...

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Will Cubs go after Jonathan Papelbon?

The Chicago Cubs made the move to improve their bullpen when they acquired closer Aroldis Chapman in July. After a few injuries and struggles from newly acquired relievers Mike Montgomery and Joe Smith, the Cubs could be looking to booster that bullpen again. That could come in the form of a former World Series closer for the Boston Red Sox. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Cubs are expected to be one ...

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Javier Baez is a damn wizard

If you stayed up late Friday night to watch the Chicago Cubs 7-2 win over the Oakland Athletics, you saw something incredible from infielder Javier Baez. Again. With the Cubs up late in the game, Baez made another spectacular play at third base with a diving stop. It was another one of those "how did he do it?" moments: https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/761788795448549380 The diving stop itself was pretty imp ...

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