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Video: Javier Baez makes incredible play at shortstop

Javier Baez just never seems to disappoint when he's playing in the field. During the month of August, Baez has played shortstop with the absence of Addison Russell and has flashed the leather on more than one occasion. He makes the type of plays that has you wondering how on earth he did that. And on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he did it again. Watch Baez go deep into the hole and make a s ...

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VIDEO: Javier Baez helps begin impressive double play

Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez had a nice weekend series against the Toronto Blue Jays, flashing his leather on a few plays. Baez is currently at shortstop, filling in for the injured Addison Russell and he's doing a damn good job. During Wednesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds, Baez helped start a double play with a great backhanded pick and then throw to Ben Zobrist. Just watch as Javy dazzles ag ...

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An update on Willson Contreras’ injury

It's been just under two weeks since Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras went down with a hamstring injury in San Francisco. Contreras' injury is though to keep him out at least 4-6 weeks, leaving a hole in the Cubs lineup. At the time of the injury, Contreras was the Cubs best hitter and was on a tear. With his bat out of the lineup, Chicago has started to pick things up however. They are 7-3 in the 10 ...

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Javy Baez continues to bring excitement to Cubs fans

Javy Baez really can do it all. He showcased that on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays when he had a RBI bloop single, an awe-inspiring home run to put the game away late and a sliding defensive play that few infielders can make. One day later, it was more of the same from the man they call “El Mago.” Another RBI and a difficult adjustment to make another spectacular play in the field at the end of the g ...

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VIDEO: Cubs walk it off in 10th inning against Blue Jays

After splitting the four-game series with the last place Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs really needed a series win against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Cubs took the first two games of the series on Friday and Saturday, going for the sweep on Sunday. They jumped out to a 3-0 lead but Toronto fought back to tie it, then take a 5-3 lead in the top of the tenth. It seemed as if the Cubs would only get the ser ...

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VIDEO: Javier Baez makes a spectacular defensive play

Javier Baez just keeps on making spectacular defensive plays. For the second-straight game, Baez made a great play at shortstop in the ninth inning to get a big out for the Chicago Cubs. On Friday it was a diving stop to rob Jose Bautista of a hit. Then on Saturday, it was a play on a deflection off of Kris Bryant's glove for the second out of the inning that has everyone talking. Watch Baez rob Ryan Goins ...

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Inconsistency still plaguing the Chicago Cubs bullpen

Inconsistency has been the recent norm when it comes to the Cubs’ bullpen. While the starters have been strong since the All-Star Break, the relievers have caused a big more stress for Cubs fans. Thursday's loss against the Cincinnati Reds is a perfect example of the bullpen’s inconsistencies and general woes as of late. After Jon Lester started, got shelled and eventually injured, Mike Montgomery stepped i ...

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Jon Lester likely headed to DL after leaving Thursday’s game

Thursday got ugly early for the Chicago Cubs as they fell behind 9-0 to the Cincinnati Reds. Despite battling back to tie the game in the fifth, their bullpen allowed four runs as they fell 13-10. But that wasn't the worse news. Starter Jon Lester didn't last past the second inning, giving up seven earned runs. He left the game with left latissimus dorsi tightness and now the injury could cost him some sign ...

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VIDEO: Cubs go back-to-back-to-back in 4th inning

Thursday's game got off to a rough start for the Chicago Cubs. Starter Jon Lester couldn't get out of the second inning, giving up 7 earned runs. He was removed and the Cubs announced he was dealing with left lat tightness. The Cubs fell behind 9-0 but have begun chipping away at that Reds lead. In the fourth inning they did some serious damage. Kris Bryant led off the inning with a home run, then Anthony R ...

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Addison Russell reportedly still far from returning

It’s been about two weeks since Addison Russell played a game for the Cubs, and there’s no end in sight for that trend. According to Comcast Sportsnet’s Patrick Mooney, there’s still no timeline for Russell’s return to the big-league club. He was placed on the 10-day disabled list with plantar fasciitis on Aug. 4, retroactive to Aug. 2. https://twitter.com/CSNMooney/status/897241782613925891 Earlier this we ...

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