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Scoreboard Watching: Gaining Ground in the Wild Card Race, Topping 2014 Win Total

Scoreboard Watching: Gaining Ground in the Wild Card Race, Topping 2014 Win Total

The Cubs didn’t lose that much ground to the Giants over the course of their West Coast swing.

by August 31, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Weekend Catch-Up: Castro Waivers, Baez Coming, Cubs Get New Exec, Arrieta No-Hitter

Weekend Catch-Up: Castro Waivers, Baez Coming, Cubs Get New Exec, Arrieta No-Hitter

Last night’s game was the big moment of the weekend, but there were several other things you need to know.

by August 31, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
WATCH: Jake Arrieta Lock Up His First No-Hitter, and the Ensuing Celebration

WATCH: Jake Arrieta Lock Up His First No-Hitter, and the Ensuing Celebration

The strikeout, the celebration, and the joy.

by August 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Kris Bryant Gives the Cubs an Early Lead with a Bomb to Left (VIDEO)

Kris Bryant Gives the Cubs an Early Lead with a Bomb to Left (VIDEO)

A rope to left on a pitch Alex Wood probably wishes he had back.

by August 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Javier Baez Makes an Incredible Sliding Snag, Twirl, and Throw (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Makes an Incredible Sliding Snag, Twirl, and Throw (VIDEO)

A crazy play up the middle for Baez, who brings a glove, not just a bat.

Discussing Jon Lester’s Season in a Meaningful Way and Other Bullets

Discussing Jon Lester’s Season in a Meaningful Way and Other Bullets

His start last night was not as bad as the final result, which seems to often be the case with Lester this year.

Javier Baez Expected to Join Big League Team This Week

Javier Baez Expected to Join Big League Team This Week

What will Baez’s role look like? Will he have a chance to contribute significantly?

Scoreboard Watching: The Damaging Effects of a Four-Game Losing Streak

Scoreboard Watching: The Damaging Effects of a Four-Game Losing Streak

The Cubs get no quarter from their competitors when they go on a losing streak.

by August 30, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
The Bright Spot: A Monster Anthony Rizzo Homer Off Clayton Kershaw (VIDEO)

The Bright Spot: A Monster Anthony Rizzo Homer Off Clayton Kershaw (VIDEO)

The Cubs didn’t do much against Kershaw last night, but Rizzo absolutely crushed one.

by August 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Reportedly Snag Red Sox Pro Scouting Director Jared Porter

Cubs Reportedly Snag Red Sox Pro Scouting Director Jared Porter

Porter has been a rising star with the Red Sox, and sounds like a fantastic addition.

by August 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Getting Worked Over By the Best Starting Pitchers and Other Bullets

Getting Worked Over By the Best Starting Pitchers and Other Bullets

There’s probably some value in how the Cubs have been held down by the best of the best this week.

Scoreboard Watching: The Cardinals Finally Lost, But … Um …

Scoreboard Watching: The Cardinals Finally Lost, But … Um …

It was against the Giants. Thanks, Cardinals. Also: Pirates win. Yesterday was awesome!

by August 29, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
For Future Information and Posterity Only: Starlin Castro Reportedly Cleared Waivers

For Future Information and Posterity Only: Starlin Castro Reportedly Cleared Waivers

That suggests Castro’s contract, in the view of all other teams, has negative value.

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Deals in August, Javier Baez, Joe Maddon, More

Jed Hoyer Speaks: Deals in August, Javier Baez, Joe Maddon, More

The Cubs’ GM gets into what’s coming down the stretch, and how exciting these times are.

Re-Thinking the Fernando Rodney Addition and Other Bullets

Re-Thinking the Fernando Rodney Addition and Other Bullets

It’s hard to know what you’re going to get with Rodney, and it’s also hard to know whether it should engender strong opinions.

by August 28, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Scoreboard Watching: Get Ready to Be a Little Annoyed

Scoreboard Watching: Get Ready to Be a Little Annoyed

Actual standings and what-could-have-been standings.

Cubs Acquire Reliever Fernando Rodney from Mariners for PTBNL or Cash

Cubs Acquire Reliever Fernando Rodney from Mariners for PTBNL or Cash

Rodney takes Zac Rosscup’s spot in the bullpen, and Brian Schlitter’s spot on the 40-man roster.

Now Back at Shortstop, Addison Russell Keeps Making Fantastic Plays (VIDEO)

Now Back at Shortstop, Addison Russell Keeps Making Fantastic Plays (VIDEO)

He’s looked good there so far, and he made another wickedly smooth play last night.

by August 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Kris Bryant in Right, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate, Matt Szczur in Center

Kris Bryant in Right, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate, Matt Szczur in Center

Today’s lineup looks crazy, but it all makes sense.

by August 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Rafael Soriano Begins Rehab Outing at AAA Iowa

Rafael Soriano Begins Rehab Outing at AAA Iowa

Soriano threw a scoreless inning last night.

by August 27, 2015 Chicago Cubs News

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