Chicago Cubs

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ricketts Family Buys 3 More Rooftops Across From Wrigley Field

The Cubs are gaining further control of how their product is consumed.

CBS Chicago–13 hours ago

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Kyle Hendricks opposes Odrisamer Despaigne tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–17 hours ago

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Wada Whiffs 9, Bryant Drives In Go-Ahead Run In 3-2 Cubs Win

Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.

CBS Chicago–23 hours ago

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Plenty Of Moving Parts To Consider In Any Cubs-Mets Deal

A shortstop-pitcher deal is plausible, but there’s more to consider than just the match of talent.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber. (Getty Images)

Cubs/White Sox Prospect Watch: Kyle Schwarber’s Hitting .310 With A 1.047 OPS

Here’s our weekly look at how the prospects are faring for the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Cubs left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Tyson Ross tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Yangervis Solarte of the San Diego Padres hits an RBI single during the fifth inning against the Cubs. San Diego won 4-3 on Tuesday night. (Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Norris’ 2-Run Double In 8th Lifts Padres Over Cubs, 4-3

Derek Norris hit a two-run double with one out in the eighth, and James Shields struck out 11 in seven innings.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Wrigley Field's scoreboard.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Wrigley Field Commemorative Bricks Found In Landfill Near Pontiac, Ill.

A number of personalized pavers from Wrigley Field have been found in a landfill near Pontiac, Illinois, according to the Pontiac Daily Leader.


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

Watch: Kris Bryant Shows Off His Downtown Chicago Apartment

Bryant has quickly settled into his new home.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Padres

Jason Hammel opposes James Shields tonight at Petco Park.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Welington Castillo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Trade Welington Castillo To Mariners For Yoervis Medina

Castillo, 28, was hitting .163 with two homers and five RBIs.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Cubs reliever Pedro Strop. (Getty Images)

Grote: The Story Behind Pedro Strop’s Crooked Hat

Strop has been fined before for his off-to-the-side hat, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon is cool with it.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo receives congratulations from his teammates. (Getty Images)

Chicago Baseball By The Numbers: 5 Key Statistical Measures

We turn to numbers to help measure the early successes and failures of the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Obama Twitter

Guess Who President Obama Is Not Following On Twitter

The president quickly followed all major professional Chicago sports teams, but one.


President Barack Obama. (Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama Gets Own Twitter Account, Follows All Major Chicago Sports Teams Except The Cubs

Obama launched his own Twitter account on Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. (Getty Images)

Heyman On Cubs-Mets Trade Talks: New York Not Easiest Team To Deal With

Each team has what the other needs, but a trade hasn’t materialized yet.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

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

Pirates Prevail 3-0 To Snap Cubs’ Winning Streak

A.J. Burnett tossed seven scoreless innings.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2015

Manager Joe Maddon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Levine: Manager Factor A Key Element Of Cubs’ Winning Streak

Riding the wave of a six-game winning streak, the Cubs have been the talk of baseball as of late.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2015

Kris Bryant, left, is greeted by Cubs teammate Chris Coghlan after scoring a run. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Lester Helps Cubs To 6th Straight Win, Beats Cole, Pirates

Jon Lester outpitched Gerrit Cole with seven gutsy innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Saturday for their sixth straight win.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Mental Toughness Being Taught At Wrigley

The Cubs prevailed in 12 innings, but at what cost to an overexposed and battered bullpen?

CBS Chicago–05/16/2015