Baseball is Cruel and Silly and Awesome and Other Bullets

Baseball is Cruel and Silly and Awesome and Other Bullets

Kyle Hendricks was brilliant yesterday, but he didn’t get his shutout because baseball is silly. Also: how about those Mets/Dodgers fireworks?

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Matt Szczur Picks Up a Start

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Matt Szczur Picks Up a Start

Otherwise, the lineup is basically the same as yesterday’s crew.

by May 29, 2016 Cubs Lineups

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

White Sox, Padres Talking James Shields Trade – And If the Padres Start Selling …

If the Padres start to sell off, is there another arm or two that might intrigue the Cubs?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Division Showdowns Coming This Week

Cubs Minor League Daily: Division Showdowns Coming This Week

Some minor leagues have first and second half winners, which means playoff spots are going to be locked up soon. Also: holy offense, South Bend!

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Phillies 1 – May 28, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 4, Phillies 1 – May 28, 2016

That’s four wins in a row for the Cubs, and Kyle Hendricks was so close to something really special. But he was great.

by May 28, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Phillies at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Phillies at Cubs (1:20 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs and Kyle Hendricks go for another win over the Phillies.

by May 28, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Kris Bryant’s Moonshot Homer Was One of the Highest in Baseball This Season (VIDEO)

Kris Bryant’s Moonshot Homer Was One of the Highest in Baseball This Season (VIDEO)

What Bryant has accomplished this year is incredible.

by May 28, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward Back In

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward Back In

The regular crew is back.

by May 28, 2016 Cubs Lineups
The Cubs Have the Best Players in the National League and Other Bullets

The Cubs Have the Best Players in the National League and Other Bullets

How many of the best and how best of the best? How about three at the top?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Jimenez and Candelario Getting Noticed, Contreras Homers

Cubs Minor League Daily: Jimenez and Candelario Getting Noticed, Contreras Homers

Big weeks for big prospects.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Phillies 2 – May 27, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 6, Phillies 2 – May 27, 2016

The Cubs win their third in a row, and got some notable homers.

by May 27, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores

David Ross Hits Career Homer 100, Earns Curtain Call (VIDEO)

David Ross Hits Career Homer 100, Earns Curtain Call (VIDEO)

Calling him “Grandpa Rossy” seems less and less appropriate by the day.

by May 27, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Jorge Soler Just Hit the Video Board with One of the Longest Homers of the Year

Jorge Soler Just Hit the Video Board with One of the Longest Homers of the Year

461 rocket feet on a 1-2 slider. Destroyed.

by May 27, 2016 Chicago Cubs News