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Chicago Cubs call up Jorge Soler

Another prospect will be joining the Chicago Cubs. The team has called up prospect Jorge Soler, who will make his major league debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati according to reports. The outfielder was pulled from his Triple-A game earlier Monday night with speculation of a move. Now it's official and another part of the future is joining the team. Soler has played in rookie league, Double-A and Triple-A ...

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Reports: Giants Win Appeal

Last night's game which featured the San Francisco Giants against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field was definitely unusual. Anthony Rizzo blasted a 2 run homer out to Sheffield in the bottom of the 1st inning and that would end up being the only runs scored for the remainder of the game. The bottom of the 5th inning approached when a sudden downpour at Wrigley began. The rain lasted around 15 minutes but th ...

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MLB graphic shows what team each state loves

We have seen a few graphics circling the internet of states liking or disliking certain teams. Today a MLB one appeared from Reddit user Kmhokies35 showing which teams each state loves the most. Living in Chicago, it's a choice. You either like the White Sox or Cubs. You can't like both, you just cant. The graphic shows that the Cubs are loved the most in Iowa, Illinois in Indiana. But for the White Sox, it ...

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Next to join the Cubs: Outfielder Matt Szczur

The Chicago Cubs are expected to call up outfielder Matt Szczur after the game, according to reports. Before today's game, the Cubs optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Triple-A Iowa and called up starting pitcher Dan Straily. Straily was called up for a spot start to give the other starters an extra day of rest. After the game, the Cubs will option Straily back to Triple-A Iowa and are expected to call up Sz ...

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Brett Jackson’s tenure with the Chicago Cubs has come to an end

The Chicago Cubs announced last night that former first round draft pick outfielder Brett Jackson was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for relief pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was once the Cubs top prospect after being drafted in the first round, 31st overall in the 2008 draft. Jackson was a Jim Hendry draft pick. The Cubs cleared a spot on the 40-man roster by trading Jackson as Cooper was not needed to ...

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Potential free-agent pitchers Cubs can court in 2015

Fans at Wrigley Field are getting a little taste of the future here lately with the call-ups of Arismendy Alcantara, Kyle Hendricks and the latest being Javier Baez. The Chicago Cubs still have plenty of talent awaiting in the minor league organizations, with Kris Bryant being the one Cubs fans want to see now. Other top prospect's on their way up are Addison Russell, Albert Almora, Jorge Soler and Kyle Sch ...

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Fan Makes Great Catch At Chicago Cubs Game

Perhaps one of the best defensive plays we have seen in a while at Wrigley Field. It wasn't from Rizzo, Valbuena, Baez, or even a player from the opposing team. It was a Chicago Cubs fan in the last row of the bleachers who made a big stretch and a fantastic grab as Milwaukee's Mark Reynolds smashed a homer into the left field bleachers. https://vine.co/v/MY7LgQubd2a I have a feeling we will be seeing this ...

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Baez makes debut at Wrigley Field

Fans lined up early outside of Wrigley Field this morning in anticipation of Chicago Cubs prospect Javy Baez's Wrigley debut. Baez's Cubs debut came on Tuesday and he started out with the game winning home run in the 12th inning. Yesterday in Colorado Baez went three-for-four with four RBI's and two home runs. Javy Baez's Wrigley debut... I'm guessing 3 HR's. Maybe 4. — Adam Schro (@AdamTSchro) August 8, 20 ...

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Cubs get Jacob Turner in trade with Marlins

A source told ESPN Insider Keith Law Friday that the Chicago Cubs have acquired right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner from the Miami Marlins. The Cubs are sending a couple of minor league relievers to Miami. The Cubs offense is on its way up but the pitching still needs help. Turner, drafted with the ninth pick in the 2009 draft by the Detroit Tigers and is 4-7 this season with a 5.97 ERA. He is 9-21 with a 4.7 ...

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Cubs Designated Outfielder Nate Schierholtz for Assignment

According to Cubs insider Patrick Mooney, the Chicago Cubs designated outfielder Nate Schierholtz for assignment on Wednesday and activated relief pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa from the disabled list. Schierholtz struggled this year with the Cubs hitting .192 with six home runs and 33 RBI's. Last season he hit a career high 21 home runs with 68 RBI's but just couldn't get it going this season. He is an outstanding ...

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