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2017 NLDS schedule: Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals

The Chicago Cubs are officially going back to the postseason with their NL Central-clinching win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night. Chicago trailed 1-0 heading into the 7th inning before scoring five unanswered runs en-route to a 5-1 victory. The win helped them clinch the NL Central for the second-straight season. Chicago Cubs 2017 NL Central Champs Gear It was also just the second time in fr ...

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Chicago Cubs accomplish rare franchise feat with NL Central win

The Chicago Cubs are going to the playoffs for the third-consecutive season as they look to repeat as World Series champions. They locked up the NL Central on Wednesday night when they beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1. The win eliminated the Milwaukee Brewers from NL Central contention, just two after the Cardinals were eliminated with a loss. With the postseason locked in, the Cubs did something they haven ...

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Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central Division Title

The National League Central Division race is officially over. For the second-straight season, the Chicago Cubs are champions of the NL Central after beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Wednesday night. It was a struggle early on for the Cubs offense as pitcher Michael Wacha was dealing for the Cardinals. The pitcher was locked in until the 7th inning when the Cubs struck. Trailing 1-0, Anthony Rizzo led ...

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St. Louis Cardinals plunk Anthony Rizzo in first at bat

The St. Louis Cardinals were not happy that Tommy Pham was hit by a pitch late in Tuesday's game. The Cardinals went on to win the game and prevented the Chicago Cubs from clinching the NL Central for another day but they didn't forget. Pham expressed his displeasure with the play and he seems to be just an overall angry guy these days. But in the first inning of Wednesday's game, the Cardinals retaliated. ...

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Jake Arrieta admits he’s still not 100 percent

As the Chicago Cubs are on the verge of clinching the NL Central division title for the second-straight year, there are still some concerns. Right now there's no clear choice as to who will start Game 1 of a playoff series against the Washington Nationals as it still seems to be a big debate. Jon Lester has been both good and bad in his last two starts and is one of the candidates. The other? Jake Arrieta, ...

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VIDEO: Kris Bryant hits go-ahead home run for Chicago Cubs

What a game. If the first game of this four game series between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers is any indication of how this series will be, then we are in for a hell of a weekend. The Cubs jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Milwaukee took the lead in the eighth inning. Chicago was down to its final strike before Javier Baez ripped a single to score Ian Happ and tie the game. After Wade Davis got out o ...

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VIDEO: Tampa Bay Rays salute Joe Maddon during Tuesday’s game

The Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays are finishing up a four-game season series with the final two at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg beginning on Tuesday. It will mark the first time former Rays manager Joe Maddon has returned to Tampa Bay since joining the Cubs in 2015. During Tuesday's game, the Rays played a special video tribute for Maddon which was not only very classy but awesome as well. Check it o ...

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Cardinals beat writers are mad at Anthony Rizzo

The Chicago Cubs just finished a three-game sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals to keep their lead in the NL Central and drop their rivals to third place and 6 games back with just 13 to play. It was a fantastic series for the Cubs overall who got good starting pitching and saw their lineup produce runs. The sweep was the second at home for the Cubs against the Cardinals this season, capping off the series wit ...

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VIDEO: Addison Russell hits home run in return to Cubs

Addison Russell was activated off of the disabled list on Saturday afternoon, joining his teammates in a key series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Russell wasn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game but he was available off the bench to pinch hit. And that's exactly what he did. Russell was called upon to pinch hit in the eighth inning with the Cubs up 3-1 over the Cardinals. In his first at-bat bac ...

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Eddie Vedder jams outside of Wrigley Field

Eddie Vedder is awesome, there's no denying that and what he did on Friday night outside of Wrigley Field was pretty damn cool. Following Friday's Chicago Cubs win over the St. Louis Cardinals, Vedder decided to hit Waveland Avenue near Murphy's Bleachers to jam out. The Pearl Jam frontman was busking outside on the street as people were passing by. Some noticed Vedder and others just walked by. Vedder was ...

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