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Addison Russell, Albert Almora Jr. make spectacular plays

It didn't take long for the San Francisco Giants to get on the scoreboard Monday night against John Lackey. Joe Panik hit a leadoff home run to give the Giants the 1-0 lead in the top of the first. The Giants could have scored more runs but Chicago's defense shut that door. Shortstop Addison Russell made a great diving play to throw out Christian Arroyo for the first out: Addison Russell.....Too easy pic.tw ...

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Kris Bryant makes Chicago Cubs history

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has added another accolade to his already stellar young career. The 25-year-old hit two home runs in Sunday's win over the Milwaukee Brewers, giving him a total of 10 for the season. But his second one made Chicago Cubs history. According to the MLB Stat of the Day Twitter account, Bryant became the first Cubs third baseman to hit 75 home runs in the first three years ...

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Milwaukee Brewers begin to stir the pot in the NL Central

The Milwaukee Brewers are in first place in the NL Central through the first 40 games of the season. They've hit well, pitched well and have played defense. Now they are starting to feel like they belong in this division and have started to stir the pot. The Brewers took game one of a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Friday and Saturday's game was postponed due to rain. But after the game was called, i ...

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VIDEO: Michael Barrett punches A.J. Pierzynski

It was 11 years ago today, May 20, that Chicago Cubs catcher Michael Barrett escalated a benches clearing brawl. As Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzysnki scored on a sac fly to left field, he plowed over Barrett at the plate. After slapping the plate and angering Barrett, Pierzynski then began walking back to the dugout. That's when it got interesting. Watch as Barrett punches Pierzynski: https://www.yo ...

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VIDEO: Kyle Schwarber makes diving catch against Brewers

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber is putting together his fair share of highlight-reel catches. Just a few weeks after diving into the stands to make a catch against the New York Yankees, Schwarber was back at it again on Friday afternoon. During the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers, Schwarber laid out for a diving catch to rob Keon Broxton of a hit and possibly an RBI. Watch the catch belo ...

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Baseball America scouting report of Kris Bryant is interesting

It's no secret that Kris Bryant has become a star for the Chicago Cubs. Sure, he had a rough debut in 2015 but since then he's been fantastic. At just 25-years-old, Bryant has already been named the College Baseball Player of the Year, Minor League Player of the Year, NL Rookie of the Year and NL MVP. Oh, and he helped end a 108-year World Series drought on the North Side. That's damn impressive. Bryant has ...

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Kyle Schwarber broke the Budweiser sign at Wrigley Field

Chicago Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber just hates the giant right field video board. After hitting a baseball that landed on top of the video board in Game 4 of the 2015 NLDS vs. the Cardinals, Schwarber was back at it again. Except this time it was in batting practice. With the wind blowing out at Wrigley Field and gusts of 40+ MPH, batting practice featured a lot of monster home runs by the Cubs. One of ...

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VIDEO: Brett Eldredge makes his case to join Bryzzo Souvenir Company

Ever since the Bryzzo Souvenir Company launched in 2016, it has taken off. Several commercials have been approved and even official t-shirts have been created. (Seriously, get yours now!) The popularity has increased so much that everyone wants to be included. In 2017 the company added David Ross, Kyle Schwarber, Ben Zobrist and even Eddie Veder. But now, another musician close to the team wants in. Country ...

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Joe Maddon earns his 1000th career win as Cubs beat Reds

The Chicago Cubs opened up a 10-game home stand with a 9-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Not only did the Cubs end a two game losing streak and get back to the .500 mark, but it was a milestone win for Manager Joe Maddon. Maddon earned his 1000th career win, moving his record to 1000-870 over his 14-year coaching career. https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/864681283598917632 His record includes ...

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VIDEO: Ian Happ hits first home run at Wrigley Field

He's only played in three games as a member of the Chicago Cubs, but prospect Ian Happ is leaving a lasting impression. After collecting his first hit, a home run, against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Happ hit another on Tuesday night. The fifth inning home run was his first career home run at Wrigley Field and extended the Cubs lead to 5-3. Watch as Happ connects and sends one into the opposite fie ...

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