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Eloy Jimenez takes crown as new Cubs top prospect

The Chicago Cubs farm system has been one of the best over the last few years. They saw prospects like Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and more come up and excel at the major league level. Those players were key pieces in the Cubs 2016 World Series run. Now with the farm system looking a little different, there's a new top prospect No. 1 on the list. Outfielder Eloy Jimenez is now ...

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White Sox sign pitcher Derek Holland

After spending the Winter Meetings making moves to acquire players to help the team down the road, the White Sox made a move for next season on Tuesday afternoon signing pitcher Derek Holland to a one year deal. https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/809091955238076416 Holland is a 30-year-old left hander, who has spent his entire career with the Texas Rangers.  He compiled a 62-50 record with a 4.35 ERA o ...

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Theo Epstein celebrated winning the World Series by eating a goat

Put Theo Epstein in the Hall of Fame now. The Chicago Cubs president of Baseball Operations has officially ended two of the longest droughts in sports, one in Boston and one in Chicago, to claim stake to greatest MLB executive ever. So how did Theo celebrate bringing a title to a franchise that hasn't had one in 108 years? Well he belted out "Go Cubs Go" atop Murphy's Bleachers, which was cool. But this, th ...

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Chicago Cubs, Bill Murray appear on Saturday Night Live

It's been one hell of a week for the Chicago Cubs. They broke a 108 year title drought by beating the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday, had a hell of a parade/rally on Friday and then followed it up with a TV appearance. David Ross, Anthony Rizzo and Dexter Fowler all appeared on Saturday Night Live, hosted by Benedict Cumberbatch. The trio appeared in a skit in which they were m ...

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Nike releases special Chicago Cubs World Series Champions commercial

November 2, 2016 will go down in history as the greatest day in Chicago sports history. The Chicago Cubs ended their 108-year title draught by beating the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series. It wasn't easy, as the two teams battled to go to extra innings but eventually the Cubs prevailed thanks to a two-run top of the tenth. Right after the game ended, Nike aired a special commercial to celebra ...

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Addison Russell crushes grand slam in Game 6

The Chicago Cubs are attempting to keep their season alive and force a winner take all Game 7 in Cleveland on Wednesday. To do that, they have to win Game 6. The Cubs jumped out with 3 runs in the first inning to take a 3-0 lead, but the big blow came from Addison Russell. The 22-year-old shortstop hit a grand slam to put the Cubs ahead 7-0: https://twitter.com/Cubs/status/793623307241127936 It was the firs ...

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The Chicago Cubs are going back to the NLCS

For the second-straight season the Chicago Cubs are going to the National League Championship Series. The Cubs rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth inning to stun the San Francisco Giants and win Game 4 6-5 and advance. After Giants starter Matt Moore held the Cubs to just two hits in eight innings, the bullpen imploded. Kris Bryant started off the ninth inning with a single, Anthony Rizzo followed ...

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MLB Playoffs: Javier Baez home run lifts Cubs over Giants

Javier Baez is a bad, bad man. The young infielder showed off his stuff both offensively and defensively on Friday night as the Chicago Cubs grabbed a 1-0 series lead in the NLDS. Baez hit a home run in the bottom of the eighth inning off of Johnny Cueto for the game's only run, giving the Cubs a 1-0 win. Check it out: https://twitter.com/Atlantasportguy/status/784597316288258048 It was a pitcher's duel for ...

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adidas Kris Bryant “celebration pack” cleats to release

Remember those awesome adidas baseball cleats the company made for Chicago Cubs' slugger Kris Bryant? Well now you have the chance to purchase the entire pack. adidas Baseball revealed the new "Celebration Pack" of cleats that celebrate the teams advancing to the 2016 MLB Playoffs. That includes Bryant and the Cubs, who wrapped up the NL Central and home field advantage in the NL Playoffs recently. The pack ...

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Chicago Cubs extend Theo Epstein with five-year deal

Theo Epstein joined the Chicago Cubs in 2011, agreeing to a 5-year-contract with the ball club. Now, he will be here at least another five more. The Cubs have reached a deal to extend Epstein's contract as President of Baseball Operations for another five years in excess of $50 million. https://twitter.com/MLBBruceLevine/status/781222693379018752 Here's what owner Tom Ricketts said in a statement: “In the f ...

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