Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.
Andrew Cashner went from the Padres’ bullpen to staff ace last season. Can he continue that growth?
Nick Hundley hit a game-ending RBI single in the 15th inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Scott Feldman retired 18 straight on his way to his first career complete game and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of former No. 1 pick Andrew Cashner’s wildness in a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
It’s safe to say this hasn’t been the start to the season Cubs fans were hoping to see from veteran reliever Kerry Wood.
The Cubs acquired first baseman Anthony Rizzo and a prospect from the San Diego Padres Friday in exchange for Andrew Cashner and a prospect.
A bus ride to Wrigley Field this season ends with a recorded public service announcement from a member of the neighborhood. Mike Quade identifies himself as manager of the Cubs and then encourages patrons to take public transportation to the game.
The Cubs’ lone representative in Sunday’s MLB Futures game was Matt Szczur, an outfielder playing for the team’s Single-A affiliate. Szczur is one of a few Cubs draft picks who appears to be showing promise, highlighting an organizational weakness.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Andrew Cashner looked solid in his first career start earlier this season. However, he was lifted from start early with a shoulder issue and was subsequently placed on the disabled list.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Randy Wells will make his first rehab start on Tuesday when he pitches for the Cubs’ Single-A affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs.
Veteran pitcher Doug Davis will make his first start as a Cub, and his first start since October elbow surgery, when the Chicago Cubs take on the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
The Chicago Cubs have been at, or right around the .500-mark for most of the season so far. And luckily for them so has the rest of the National League Central division.
Andre Ethier extended his hitting streak to 28 games with an infield single that capped a three-run fifth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Monday night.
Game 3 in the series was postponed due to the forecast of rain the rest of the afternoon and throughout Wednesday evening. The game has been rescheduled for Monday, June 27th at 1:20 p.m.
Through the fist 18 games of the season, the Chicago Cubs are 9-9, and haven’t won or lost more than two games in a row.
Houston Astros pitcher Brett Myers has had two impressive starts so far this season, but is still without a win, largely due to a lack of run support from his offense.
Ryan Dempster has come away with a loss in each of his first two starts this season, but he’s headed in the right direction.
The Chicago Cubs recalled right-hander Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa after placing starting pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner on the 15-day disabled list because of arm injuries.