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Jhonny Peralta #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals attempts to turn a double play over Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs in the second inning at Busch Stadium on August 29, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Soler’s 2 HRs, Baez Double Send Cubs Past Cards

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.

08/29/2014

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Harris: Stay Away From The Wild West In Fantasy Football

The NFC West defenses limit the value of the division’s offensive weapons.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

From left, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wisch: 5 Thoughts From A Weekend In Cooperstown

White Sox fans turned out in full force to support Frank Thomas.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Preview: Cardinals-Cubs

Joe Kelly opposes Travis Wood this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Adam Wainwright places his glove on the mound as a sign of respect to Derek Jeter as the latter received a standing ovation prior to his first at-bat in the All-Star Game. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wainwright Backtracks, Says He Didn’t Groove A Pitch To Jeter

This is yet another reason the All-Star Game shouldn’t count for anything.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 18: Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 18, 2014 in San Diego, California.

Wainwright, Hernandez Will Start All-Star Game

Felix Hernandez is the first Venezuelan pitcher to start the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Reds’ Hamilton Has Speed Never Seen In Baseball

There’s no one quite like Billy Hamilton.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Alexei Ramirez.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Ramirez Top Trade Chip For White Sox

Alexei Ramirez has been the complete package this season and has a fair contract.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Ryne Sandberg. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Listen: Home Run Calls From ‘The Sandberg Game’

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.

06/23/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Says There’s More Than One Way To Handle Kris Bryant

Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Michael Wacha hits a two-run single against the Cubs. (Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

Wacha’s Bat, Arm Lead Cardinals Past Cubs

Michael Wacha pitched seven innings of two-run ball and added a two-run single.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Jason Hammel opposes Michael Wacha in the series finale this afternoon at Busch Stadium.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Jason Hammel opposes Michael Wacha tonight at Busch Stadium.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Jake Arrieta opposes Adam Wainwright at Busch Stadium at 7:15 tonight.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Travis Wood opposes Tyler Lyons tonight at Busch Stadium.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

Hector Rondon. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Castillo Lead Cubs Past Cardinals

Anthony Rizzo homered and had three RBIs in the win, while Welington Castillo added two RBIs.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Cubs' Starlin Castro, left, and Cardinals' Matt Holliday. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Aspire To Match Cardinals’ Winning Model

The stock-the-farm system model the Cardinals have used is being mimicked by the Cubs nowadays.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Preview: Cardinals-Cubs

Adam Wainwright and Travis Wood oppose each other at Wrigley Field this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox fans

View: Breakdown Of Cubs-White Sox Fandom Lines By Chicago Neighborhoods

The New York Times has created a fascinating map of the geography of baseball fandom.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Castillo’s 3-Run HR In 11th Lifts Cubs Over Cards

Chicago Cubs closer Jose Veras stumbled first. Then it was Trevor Rosenthal’s turn to fail — at the plate and on the mound.

04/12/2014

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