Chicago Cubs

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Reds

Jon Lester opposes Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ball Park.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

The Pirates' Josh Harrison slides home with go-ahead run Thursday in front of Cubs catcher Welington Castillo. (Getty Images)

Cubs Fall 5-4 To Pirates

Gregory Polanco hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Javier Baez. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Javier Baez Headed To Extended Spring Training

Baez has missed the start of the Triple-A season while on bereavement leave.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Starlin Castro and teammates celebrate a win. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

DiCaro: 5 Things The Cubs Are Doing Better Than In 2014

The Chicago offense is humming.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Anthony Rizzo, center, celebrates with Cubs teammates. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs May Be Ahead Of Schedule

The concept is no longer abstract. It’s at work.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Kyle Hendricks opposes Jeff Locke this afternoon at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Pedro Alvarez crosses home plate to score in the second inning in front of Miguel Montero (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Pirates Hold Off Cubs, 4-3

Gregory Polanco hit his first home run of the season and Vance Worley got through 5 2-3 shaky innings.


Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Jason Hammel opposes Vance Worley tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Starlin Castro hits an RBI single in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Cubs Ride Castro To 9-8 Comeback Win Over Pirates

Starlin Castro went 3 for 5 with 4 RBIs, including a game-tying two-run single in the ninth.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Addison Russell, right. (Getty Images)

Cubs Officially Call Up Addison Russell, Send Down Arismendy Alcantara

Mike Olt’s been moved to the 60-day DL to make room on the 40-man roster for Russell.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Cubs infielder Addison Russell. (Getty Images)

Joe Maddon: Addison Russell Is ‘Up Here To Play Second,’ Will Likely Bat 9th

The Cubs are committed to Starlin Castro at shortstop.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Why We Need Kris Bryant To Succeed

In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.


Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Travis Wood opposes Francisco Liriano tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Cubs shortstop prospect Addison Russell, left. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Calling Up Top Prospect Addison Russell

Russell, 21, can play second base as well as shortstop.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Cubs right-hander Jakke Arrieta. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jake Arrieta, Kris Bryant Lead Cubs Past Pirates, 5-2

Arrieta tossed seven innings of one-run ball, and Bryant had three RBIs.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Carlos Sanchez. (Getty Images)

Cubs/White Sox Prospect Watch: Carlos Sanchez Off To Hot Start

Stay up to date on how the Cubs and White Sox prospects are faring in the farm system.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Kris Bryant signs autographs at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Watch: Kris Bryant Stars In Red Bull Ad With A Billy Goat, Mike Ditka & Chickens Down On The Farm

How did Bryant bide his time at Triple-A?

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Pirates

Jake Arrieta opposes A.J. Burnett tonight at PNC Park.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

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Behind The Plate: Wrigley Field’s New Video Board

(CBS) — It stands 95 feet high and is 42 feet wide and this season, it’s Wrigley Field’s crown jewel. The Chicago Cubs new video board has been a long time in the making. “This […]


Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Levine: Jon Lester Still Winless As A Cub

Cause for concern? Lester is 0-2 with a 6.89 ERA and 1.79 WHIP this season.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2015