Chicago Cubs News

The Behind-the-Scenes Story of Javy Baez, His Sister, and His Ring Bearer

The Behind-the-Scenes Story of Javy Baez, His Sister, and His Ring Bearer

MLB Network produced a short video on the connection between Baez and his ring bearer, and it’s incredibly moving.

by April 19, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Is Unconcerned, Though He Sees Some Sloppiness

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Is Unconcerned, Though He Sees Some Sloppiness

Here in the early going, there have been some hiccups for the Cubs, but they are not necessarily things that won’t course-correct.


Cubs Switch Up the Rotation Again, Optimizing Match-Ups, But Losing Cool Factor

Cubs Switch Up the Rotation Again, Optimizing Match-Ups, But Losing Cool Factor

No Lester in Boston, no Arrieta on the anniversary of his Cincinnati no-hitter.

by April 19, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Just Like That, the Cubs Can Win Another Series Today and Other Bullets

Just Like That, the Cubs Can Win Another Series Today and Other Bullets

How quickly the tide turns after a great win, eh? Also: Anderson’s start, Schwarber employee of the month, Thames’ breakout, much more.

We Haven’t Seen Cubs Baseball Like This Since 2014 (Technically) and Other Bullets

We Haven’t Seen Cubs Baseball Like This Since 2014 (Technically) and Other Bullets

The last time the Cubs were under .500 this “deep” into the season was 2014. Some other “fun” facts …

David Ross Busts Out the Jive on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (VIDEO)

David Ross Busts Out the Jive on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (VIDEO)

Maybe it’s just me, but I think Ross is starting to look like a decent dancer.

by April 18, 2017 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Roster Move: Carl Edwards Jr. Back, Tommy La Stella to the Bereavement List

Cubs Roster Move: Carl Edwards Jr. Back, Tommy La Stella to the Bereavement List

The Cubs’ bullpen increases by one.

Addison Russell Offensive Trends Point to Significant Improvement Ahead

Addison Russell Offensive Trends Point to Significant Improvement Ahead

Good early signs from Addison Russell’s bat.

Looking Back on the Championship Ceremonies of Last Week Should Make You Smile

Looking Back on the Championship Ceremonies of Last Week Should Make You Smile

The Cubs and the fans did it well last week.

by April 17, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
How Bad Has the Cubs’ Bullpen Been, Really? Also Butler Results, Fowler Struggles, and Other Bullets

How Bad Has the Cubs’ Bullpen Been, Really? Also Butler Results, Fowler Struggles, and Other Bullets

Overall, the Cubs’ bullpen has been middle-of-the-pack, and really it’s only a couple guys who’ve struggled. And even those have been just a handful!


The Maybe-Kinda Velocity Plan, Arrieta’s Day, Bullpen Usage, and Other Bullets

The Maybe-Kinda Velocity Plan, Arrieta’s Day, Bullpen Usage, and Other Bullets

There’s at least a suggestion now that the drops in velocity we’ve seen from Cubs starters is not entirely unintentional.

That Strike Zone, Hendricks’ Performance, Rondon’s Return, and Other Bullets

That Strike Zone, Hendricks’ Performance, Rondon’s Return, and Other Bullets

Yeah, that was one of those times where the zone was legitimately bad. Also, are we worried about starter velocity yet?

by April 15, 2017 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Roster Move: Brian Duensing Activated, Carl Edwards Jr. to Bereavement List

Cubs Roster Move: Brian Duensing Activated, Carl Edwards Jr. to Bereavement List

The Cubs’ bullpen effectively swaps out a full-inning righty for a situational lefty. For now.

The Cubs’ Stellar Defense Saves the Pitchers in More Ways Than One and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ Stellar Defense Saves the Pitchers in More Ways Than One and Other Bullets

Almora’s impact, Anderson’s day, the Hall of Fame wants Cubs gear, Rizzo’s beersplosion, and much more.

Five Chicago Cubs Among 100 Most Powerful People in MLB

Five Chicago Cubs Among 100 Most Powerful People in MLB

In baseball, first you get the power, then you get the money, then you get the dingers.

by April 13, 2017 Chicago Cubs News