National League

Ian Happ’s hot spring start demands attention, playing time
  • March 7th, 2018
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It takes a particularly impressive stretch for an established major league player to drum up any added interest during spring training. This year, that’s exactly what Ian Happ is doing for the Chicago ...
It takes a particularly impressive stretch for an ...
The Chicago Cubs don’t need a traditional closer to have a successful bullpen
  • February 17th, 2018
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For the first time in several years, the Chicago Cubs do not have a well-established closer going into the season. Hector Rondon was lights out for most of 2015 and into 2016, Aroldis Chapman took over ...
For the first time in several years, the Chicago C ...
Yu Darvish addition solidifies Cubs rotation as one of baseball’s best
  • February 12th, 2018
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The Chicago Cubs finally added a marquee starting pitcher when they acquired free agent Yu Darvish on Saturday afternoon. With Darvish in the fold, Chicago can roll out one of the most formidable rotati ...
The Chicago Cubs finally added a marquee starting ...
Javy Baez continues to bring excitement to Cubs fans
  • August 21st, 2017
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Javy Baez really can do it all. He showcased that on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays when he had a RBI bloop single, an awe-inspiring home run to put the game away late and a sliding defensive play ...
Javy Baez really can do it all. He showcased that ...
Inconsistency still plaguing the Chicago Cubs bullpen
  • August 18th, 2017
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Inconsistency has been the recent norm when it comes to the Cubs’ bullpen. While the starters have been strong since the All-Star Break, the relievers have caused a big more stress for Cubs fans. Thur ...
Inconsistency has been the recent norm when it com ...
Addison Russell reportedly still far from returning
  • August 16th, 2017
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It’s been about two weeks since Addison Russell played a game for the Cubs, and there’s no end in sight for that trend. According to Comcast Sportsnet’s Patrick Mooney, there’s still no timeline ...
It’s been about two weeks since Addison Russell ...
Jake Arrieta has been the Cubs best pitcher of late
  • August 14th, 2017
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Jake Arrieta isn’t back to his 2015 Cy Young award-winning form. However, he’s in the midst of his best stretch in some time. The Chicago Cubs starters as a whole have been strong since the All-Star ...
Jake Arrieta isn’t back to his 2015 Cy Young awa ...
Willson Contreras’ huge month boosts the Cubs in July
  • August 1st, 2017
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July was a strong month for the Chicago Cubs, specifically after the All-Star Break. The club put together a 16-8 record in the month, going 13-3 after the midsummer classic. While many factors had to c ...
July was a strong month for the Chicago Cubs, spec ...
Starting pitching has been the key to the Cubs’ hot streak
  • July 25th, 2017
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The Chicago Cubs have played some of their best baseball of the season since the All-Star Break, putting together an 8-2 record since the midsummer classic. One of the biggest reasons for the hot streak ...
The Chicago Cubs have played some of their best ba ...
Jose Quintana shines in first start for Chicago Cubs
  • July 16th, 2017
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Three days after leaving the Chicago White Sox for the Cubs, Jose Quintana dominated the Baltimore Orioles in his first start with the North Siders on Sunday. Quintana went seven innings, allowing three ...
Three days after leaving the Chicago White Sox for ...