For years National league 2013 MVP Andrew McCutchen was pitched around. It certainly is a common practice too pitch around a teams best hitter or two too win a ballgame.
The Cubs left 19 runners on Wednesday and have gone 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first two games. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria is remaining positive.
Can Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu be the baseball stars this city craves?
A starting rotation of Sale-Samardzija-Quintana-Wood-Danks is solid.
Mike Olt and Ryan Kalish have made the Opening Day roster for the Cubs.
What were athletes thinking when they typed their first tweet?
The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.
CBS Local Sports breaks down potential sleepers and busts for your fantasy baseball draft.
The Cubs are stocked with young position players, while the White Sox have more youthful arms.
Anthony Rizzo didn’t hit as many line drives last year as he did in 2012.
The team’s veterans spoke of how stockpiling talent allows you to hit the jackpot with someone.
After a disappointing 2013 season, 2014 looms large for Starlin Castro.
With confidence in his young players, Tom Ricketts believes the Cubs’ win total will improve this season.
Anthony Rizzo has breakout potential, but not much is expected from the rest of the squad.
By Scott Lindholm- (CBS) My first piece previewing the 2014 Cubs analyzed their financial status. This one reviews the Cubs’ offense, while the next will be on their pitching. Beginning at catcher, the platoon of Dioner […]
Asking Girardi to manage the Cubs now is like asking Warren Buffett to manage a Waffle House.
I’d argue that the bigger problem with the Cubs – and the regressions of the 23-year-old Castro and 24-year-old Rizzo, as well as the 27-year-old Darwin Barney – was the lack of any consistent veteran on-field leadership or reliable stability with the Cubs big league roster
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.
Until a true winning mentality emerges in the front office at Clark & Addison, changing managers on the field doesn’t much matter.
Donovan Solano had three hits, including a two-run double, and the Miami bullpen combined for 4 2-3 hitless innings to lead the Marlins to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.