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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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Chicago Cubs play Pebble Beach on off day

The Chicago Cubs are fresh off a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins and winners of 7 out of their last 8 games. They have a quick three game road trip in California this weekend as they will take on the Oakland Athletics in the Bay. But before the team opened up the series, they had an off day on Thursday and it looks like they had some fun. Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Jon Lester, John Lackey, Miguel Mon ...

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Chicago Cubs appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

Seven members of the Chicago Cubs are soaking up the spotlight at the 2016 MLB All-Star Game in San Diego this week. The National League will have an entire infield of Cubs on Tuesday night, plus pitchers Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta. With the Cubs success in the first half of the season, they are getting a lot of national exposure as well. On Monday's episode of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert", the hos ...

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MLB All-Star Game pleasure could relieve Cubs pressure

If ever there were a team that needed the All Star Break, it would be the Chicago Cubs. After getting off to a blistering 25-6 start, the North Siders limped to a 6-15 record to finish out the first half. While a majority of the team will go their separate ways over the break, seven Cubs are out in San Diego to enjoy the All Star Game. Although many believe this may add to the teams’ struggles to start the ...

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Imagining the Chicago Cubs as the Avengers

One of, if not the greatest, superhero teams of all time meets one of the best teams currently in baseball. That's right, today I'm taking Marvel's Avengers with a Chicago Cubs spin on it. To keep it simple, I'll only stick with Avengers that have appeared in the movies, versus the comics where literally everyone in the Marvel universe has appeared as an Avenger at one point or another. So, without further ...

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MLB All-Star Game: Entire Cubs infield to start

The Chicago Cubs are off to a hot start in the first half of the MLB season and now they will be well represented in the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. Major League Baseball officially announced the rosters for the game to be played in San Diego and seven members of the Cubs will be on the National League team. Of those seven, the entire Cubs infield will start the game. Dexter Fowler will get the start in center ...

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Chicago Cubs Willson Contreras gets first MLB start

The kids are alright. The Chicago Cubs are the best team in baseball, sitting pretty at 47-20, and have the best collection of young talent in baseball with a core of Jake Arrieta, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell, Kris Bryant and more. Yet, the Cubs aren’t done adding to that collection just yet. Catcher Willson Contreras will be making his first start behind the plate tonight against the rival St. Louis Car ...

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Five Chicago Cubs lead MLB All-Star Game voting

The “Second City” is a city that is second to nobody…at least in the MLB All-Star voting thus far. Five Cubs players – first basemen Anthony Rizzo, second basemen Ben Zoberist, shortstop Addison Russell, third basemen Kris Bryant and outfielder Dexter Fowler – are all the leading vote getters at their respective positions. https://twitter.com/MLB_PR/status/743144677835153408 Not only are the Cubs leading in ...

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Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant sing National Anthem on Flag Day

Tuesday marked Flag Day in the United States of America so there was no better way to celebrate than some of America's greatest pastime. The Chicago Cubs were in Washington D.C. for game two of a three game series and before the game, a few players put on a show to honor the country. Sluggers Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant appeared on MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" and they belted out the Star Spangled Ban ...

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Chicago Cubs hang out in D.C. ahead of series versus Nationals

The Chicago Cubs are fresh off a drubbing of the Atlanta Braves on Sunday, taking the series after losing the first game on Friday. Now they are set for a tougher test as they open a three game series with the Washington Nationals. The Cubs will take on ace Max Scherzer and the Nationals Monday night in D.C. in what could be a preview of whats to come in October. But before that happened, members of the tea ...

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