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MLB announces suspension for Willson Contreras

Things got crazy at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon during the Chicago Cubs win over the St. Louis Cardinals to open a three-game series. After John Lackey appeared to have thrown strike three to Carlos Martinez, it was rule a ball and Martinez recorded a base hit to give the Cardinals the lead. Both Lackey and Willson Contreras didn't like the call and argued with umpire Jordan Baker. Both were tossed but t ...

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VIDEO: John Lackey, Willson Contreras ejected after AWFUL call by umpire

Things got a little heated at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon. With the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals in the middle of a pennant race in the NL Central, the two teams were tied at 1 in the fifth inning. In the top of the fifth inning with two outs, pitcher John Lackey threw what appeared to be strike three to batter Carlos Martinez right down the middle. But home plate umpire Jordan Baker had other ...

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Addison Russell could return sooner than later

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell could be returning to the team sooner than we thought. Just a week after manager Joe Maddon said he had no idea how long Russell would be out, the shortstop spoke to the media and provided good news before Friday's game with the St. Louis Cardinals. Russell told the media that he's very close to making his return from a foot injury that has kept him sidelined since ear ...

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Chicago Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg is latest to join RESTORE roster

It was in 2016 when we got our first look at Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher with hair thanks to his procedure from RESTORE. Soon after, Chicago sports figures Eddie Olczyk, Jim Cornelison, Bryan Bickell and Jason McKie signed on to the RESTORE roster and had the treatment done. They even had a special celebration at Arlington Park back in June to celebrate their new roster. Now the latest legend has of ...

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Cubs call up Jen-Ho Tseng to make first career start

Chicago Cubs prospect Jen-Ho Tseng will make his first career start as they make a shift in the rotation. Manager Joe Maddon announced the move, making the decision to give Tseng a start on Thursday while sending Mike Montgomery to the bullpen. https://twitter.com/sahadevsharma/status/908089188591063040 The 22-year-old was just named the Cubs Minor League Pitcher of the Year and now days later will make his ...

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Chicago Cubs release tentative 2018 schedule

While the Chicago Cubs are still fighting to win the NL Central in 2017, Major League Baseball has released the tentative schedules for the 2018 season. No matter what happens in 2017, the Cubs will open the 2018 season on the road according to the tentative schedule. Chicago will open the year with a four-game series in Miami beginning on Thursday March 29th. They will stay on the road for a two-game serie ...

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VIDEO: Sammy Sosa salutes USA with flag after 9/11

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. Thousands filled up Ground Zero in Manhattan on Monday morning to commemorate the event and the ones we lost on that tragic day. Going back to 2001, the day shocked everyone including pro sports. Major League Baseball postponed games for a week as the nation looked to recover. But when it returned, C ...

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Joe Maddon provides update on Addison Russell

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been out since August 3rd with a strain and plantar fasciitis in his right foot. Most recently, the Cubs announced that Russell would miss another three weeks after suffering a setback in his recovery. In his absence the Cubs have used Javier Baez at shortstop and it's worked out fine. But now the Cubs have no idea when Russell will be back according to manager Joe ...

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Cubs catcher Willson Contreras is “close” to returning

The Chicago Cubs received some good news following Monday's 12-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates and it had nothing to do with the game itself. Catcher Willson Contreras appears close to returning to the Cubs team according to manager Joe Maddon. The skipper was asked about Contreras in the postgame press conference and offered this to say via CSN Chicago: “He’s really close,” manager Joe Maddon said. “That’ ...

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Cubs set new record with home run in Wednesday’s win

Despite the Chicago Cubs struggles early in the season, it appears as if the team is headed into September with another run at the World Series in mind. On Wednesday, the Cubs completed a much-needed sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates, blowing them out 17-3 at Wrigley Field. During the game, the Cubs hitters shelled Pittsburgh pitching including rookie Ian Happ who went 3-5 with 4 RBI's including a historic ho ...

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