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Chicago Cubs head to Pittsburgh in style

After splitting with the Atlanta Braves in a rain-shortened series, the Chicago Cubs are headed to Pittsburgh. And they are doing it in style. Manager Joe Maddon is hosting his first themed road trip of the season as the team heads into a big series against the Pirates. It's the first time the two teams will meet since the Cubs beat the Pirates in Pittsburgh in the NL Wild Card Game. The theme is "Minimalis ...

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John Lackey goes with all camo suit before start against Atlanta Braves

John Lackey is ready to roll. The Chicago Cubs starting pitcher arrived at Wrigley Field in style on Sunday as he prepared for his start against the Atlanta Braves. Lackey arrived in a unique suit that will make some hunters happy. Check out Lackey's camo suit: https://twitter.com/kiwialski/status/726783744833515520 That's also closer Hector Rondon wearing a unique suit that features bubbles with words such ...

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The unsung excellence of the Cubs bullpen

Will the Chicago Cubs bullpen be a bright spot in 2016? After an expectation-shattering 2015 season for the Cubs, the team headed into the offseason with a relatively short list of important needs. A certain group of media members and fans alike thought that one of the club’s most pressing needs would be to work on their bullpen, but frankly the bullpen was, and still is, one of the team’s best assets. As a ...

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Jake Arrieta responds to Stephen A. Smith, critics

It was just under a week ago when Jake Arrieta threw his second no-hitter in his last 9 starts. Arrieta dominated the Cincinnati Reds hitters as the Cubs cruised to a 16-0 win. The next day rumors of Arrieta using steroids, prompted by a meme shared by Ozzie Guillen Jr., started to surface. On Tuesday, Arrieta addressed those ridiculous rumors by laying it down on the critics. "I think it's funny," Arrieta ...

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Kris Bryant teams up with Stouffer’s to promote Fit Kitchen

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is already a star. He had a tremendous rookie season with the Cubs in 2015, helping them to the NLCS. Now Bryant is starting to rack up the endorsements. Just a month after he helped surprise a college baseball team in Arizona and made his modeling debut for EXPRESS, he's back at it again with Stouffer's. Bryant and Kansas City Royals slugger Mike Moustakas teamed up w ...

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Dan Vogelbach hits home run off scoreboard

Chicago Cubs prospects just keep doing incredible things. Iowa Cubs first baseman Daniel Vogelbach just might be Kyle Schwarber's twin. They both have a similar build and bat left-handed. And now both can say they have hit a video board with a home run. Watch Vogelbach destroy a baseball that bounces off a video board: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkpsxsti42A The ball caused some damage as it knocked out ...

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Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter versus Reds

He did it again folks. Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has thrown a no-hitter against the Reds in Cincinnati. It's the second no-hitter for Arrieta in the past 8 months after he accomplished the feat in Los Angeles last August. Your browser does not support iframes. Much like that one, the reigning NL Cy Young winner was just flat out dominant on Thursday night from the start. He also helped his cause with th ...

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John Lackey dominates in his first game against the St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago Cubs pitcher John Lackey returned to St. Louis for the first time since the 2015 season when he was a member of the Cardinals. Last season Lackey was sent out on three days rest by manager Mike Matheny in game four between the Cubs and Cardinals at Wrigley Field. He took the loss, marking it the last time he'd pitch for the Cardinals and the last time the two teams met. On Monday, Lackey dominated a ...

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MLB releases special holiday jerseys for 2016

Get ready to watch the Chicago Cubs in some unique uniforms this season. On Wednesday, Major League Baseball released new uniform combinations for holiday games and the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. In all, there are four holiday jerseys announced plus two more for the All-Star Game being held in San Diego this season. Cubs hats (via SportsLogos) White Sox hats (via SportsLogos.net) Take a look at the rest of the ...

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Chicago Cubs players react to new locker room

After completing an opening week with a 5-1 record, the Chicago Cubs are finally coming home to Wrigley Field for a home stand. The Cubs completed their road trip with a 7-3 victory over Arizona on Sunday. They then headed home to Chicago to prepare for a three game set with the Cincinnati Reds. After arriving to Chicago in the early hours of the morning, the Cubs were introduced to their new locker room wh ...

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