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It’s Time to Change MLB’s Replay System: Abolish ‘Call Stands’

There have been objectively incorrect calls from umpires since the beginning of baseball. The number of blown calls across Major League Baseball now in comparison to the rest of the sport's history isn't better or worse, but our society's endless coverage of the sport ensures that we specifically hear about each and every one. The more people see the calls, the more people clamor for reform. It starts to fe ...

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Cubs fan makes catch in front of Adrian Gonzalez with baby in arm

Catching a baseball with a baby in your other arm is tough to do. But don't tell that to this Cubs fan who essentially stole a baseball away from Adrian Gonzalez with his son in the other arm. Check it out: https://twitter.com/DEvanAltman/status/613508418490363905 That's just a spectacular catch and we will be seeing that one for a while. The only down part was it was fan interference and the Dodgers were a ...

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WLS AM 890 to broadcast White Sox games next season

WLS AM 890 has won the right to broadcast Chicago White Sox baseball games starting next season, according to Chicago media reporter Robert Feder. The White Sox current deal with WSCR 670 The Score expires this year and WLS has beat out the current home for the Sox as well as WGN. A deal is expected to be finalized this week with financial terms not available. Feder writes: Peter Bowen, vice president and C ...

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Chicago’s Kris Bryant named NL Rookie of the Month

It's likely the first recognition of many for Chicago Cubs rookie Kris Bryant. Today he was named the NL Rookie of the Month for May, the team announced. https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/606190769011965952 Bryant hit .265 with 7 home runs, 22 RBI's, 16 BB's and 20 runs in the month of May. He hit his first home run of his career during the month at Miller Park and has been on a tear every since. Bryant has p ...

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Chicago Cubs show support for the Chicago Blackhawks

It's always nice when Chicago sports teams decide to support each other. When the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, we saw both the Cubs and White Sox honor the team during the Crosstown Classic. We've seen Derrick Rose, Michael Jordan as well as other current and former Bulls players sporting Blackhawks gear throughout the years. And yes, even the Bears have been known to support the team. The latest ...

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WATCH: Cubs Addison Russell hits first career homerun

Raise your hand if you had Addison Russell hitting a home run before phenom Kris Bryant. Okay, the one person put it down. That's exactly what happened at Wrigley Field during Friday's 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. That one run came from Russell who hit a solo home run in the third inning. Russell has struggled since being called up on April 21, but this could help him get on track as he finds himself ...

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Kris Bryant appears in new Red Bull video featuring Chicago celebrities

The call up of top prospect Kris Bryant by the Chicago Cubs on Friday has been the talk of baseball. Bryant, rated the top prospect in the MLB by several publications, is expected to be the future of the Cubs and help finally lead them to a World Series. So it's safe to say the pressure is on. When the 23-year-old didn't make the roster out of Spring Training it created some conversation and criticism, desp ...

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Adam Eaton makes one of the best catches you will see all year

Khris Davis of the Milwaukee Brewers made a spectacular catch against the Colorado Rockies last night, but he was just one-upped by Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton. During the fifth inning of Thursday's loss in Kansas City, Mike Moustakas looked like he had extra bases for sure until Eaton laid out and robbed him. This has to be the catch of the year so far. https://twitter.com/MLB/status/5862672206 ...

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Tom Ricketts reassures Cubs fans on plan for future

Renovation delays, Kris Bryant's monster Spring Training start and the Cubs future were the topics of conversation Monday night with owner Tom Ricketts spoke to The Executives Club of Chicago. Ricketts did his best to reassure fans and media in attendance that this season will be different despite the storylines surrounding the team. He did it in a way that should get Cubs fans excited for the upcoming seas ...

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While Bryant tempts Cubs fans, management should hold off on Opening Day debut

Kris Bryant will not be clanging home runs off the empty right center field void where bleachers should be against the Cardinals on Opening Day. He won’t even be in the same state. If the Cubs can restrain themselves from inserting Bryant right into the middle of their lineup to start the season, just by waiting a few weeks, they will be able to gain an entire extra year of contractual control through the y ...

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