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Anthony Rizzo makes spectacular play in stands

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo just made one of the best defensive plays you will see all season long. During the 6th inning of Wednesday's game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers, Rizzo leaped up on the brick ledge in foul territory to grab a foul ball. As Rizzo made the catch he landed in the stands: Your browser does not support iframes. https://vine.co/v/edd6gruLHEB At first the umpire ruled it a foul ...

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VIDEO: Anthony Rizzo, Theo Epstein sing Karaoke at Lincoln Park bar

The Chicago Cubs are feeling good after a four-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants which propelled them to a 3 1/2 game lead in the NL Wild Card race. They are feeling so good that it lead to Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein hitting up a bar in Lincoln Park to do some karaoke. Rizzo and Epstein joined Bartstool Chicago's Dan Katz and DJ Donte the Don (fil ...

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Dexter Fowler shows off custom Air Jordan VII’s

Today every MLB team will wear special uniforms to celebrate Independence Day in the United States. The uniforms feature red logos and red numbers with stars on them. But with the special jerseys come special kicks. Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler shared his uniform and custom Air Jordan VII sneakers for this special day on Instagram. The custom VII's feature a blue upper with red and white appearing ...

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[VIDEO] Avisail Garcia robs Chris Davis of game-tying HR

Mercy! That's all that needed to be said about Avisail Garcia's game-saving home run in the bottom of the 9th inning on Saturday. The White Sox were leading 3-2 with one out in the ninth when Orioles right fielder Chris Davis hit a deep fly ball to right field. Garcia tracked the ball and leaped up against the fetch to rob Davis of a home run and save the game for the White Sox. Watch the play: Your browser ...

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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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