Put it on your calendar — crosstown foes play from July 10-12 at Wrigley and Aug. 14-16 at The Cell.
Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.
The NFC West defenses limit the value of the division’s offensive weapons.
White Sox fans turned out in full force to support Frank Thomas.
Joe Kelly opposes Travis Wood this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
This is yet another reason the All-Star Game shouldn’t count for anything.
Felix Hernandez is the first Venezuelan pitcher to start the All-Star Game.
There’s no one quite like Billy Hamilton.
Alexei Ramirez has been the complete package this season and has a fair contract.
Monday marks the 30th anniversary of what has been dubbed “The Sandberg Game” for the late-inning heroics of Cubs second baseman and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.
Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.
Michael Wacha pitched seven innings of two-run ball and added a two-run single.
Jason Hammel opposes Michael Wacha in the series finale this afternoon at Busch Stadium.
Jason Hammel opposes Michael Wacha tonight at Busch Stadium.
Jake Arrieta opposes Adam Wainwright at Busch Stadium at 7:15 tonight.
Travis Wood opposes Tyler Lyons tonight at Busch Stadium.
Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs in the win, while Welington Castillo added two RBIs.
The stock-the-farm system model the Cardinals have used is being mimicked by the Cubs nowadays.
Adam Wainwright and Travis Wood oppose each other at Wrigley Field this afternoon.
The New York Times has created a fascinating map of the geography of baseball fandom.