Cubs brass wants to add a veteran leader, and Hunter is a free agent with plenty left in the tank.
“We have a really nice relationship with Manny,” Theo Epstein says.
The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.
Welington Castillo drove home the winning run with a long RBI single in the 10th inning.
Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings.
“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.
Rizzo helps run the Anthony Rizzo Foundation that supports cancer research.
Anthony Rizzo hit a walk-off homer Monday night to give the Cubs a 1-0 win.
Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.
An MRI revealed a lower back strain for Anthony Rizzo.
Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months.
It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.
The under belly of the Chicago Cubs’ improved play has been the team’s defense, led by first baseman Anthony Rizzo.
Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 to lead San Francisco to victory.
Tuesday’s game was called after 4 1/2 innings because the field was soaked from 15 minutes of rain.
The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. An unplayable field following a downpour led to the game being called off at 1:16 a.m. The teams had played just enough on Tuesday night for the Cubs to earn a rain-shortened 2-0 victory.
Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cubs topped the Mets, 4-1.
“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.
Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
Javy Baez is already focusing on particular zones better, manager Rickey Renteria said.