Chicago Cubs

Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates watches his home run against the Chicago Cubs.  (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Pirates Hit 4 Homers In 10-4 Victory Over Cubs

Andrew McCutchen hit one of Pittsburgh’s four homers, and the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 10-4 on Sunday to move into the second wild-card slot in the National League.

09/07/2014

Arismendy Alcantara.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Leadoff Man/Center Fielder An Offseason Priority

The top of the batting order is where all offense begins.

09/07/2014

Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores on an RBI single by Chris Stewart as catcher Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs waits for the throw during the eighth inning at Wrigley Field on September 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Pirates Get 2 Big Wins Against Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Lots of positive news for the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on Saturday. They collected two wins over the Chicago Cubs, and then there was an optimistic report on the status of […]

09/07/2014

Arismendy Alcantara slides safely as Russell Martin of the Pittsburgh Pirates make a tag during the third inning. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Pirates Win Suspended Game Against Cubs

Josh Harrison hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday in the conclusion of the series opener that was suspended due to rain.

09/06/2014

Hector Rondon. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Closer Rondon Stepping Up His Game

A large part of the Cubs’ arrow pointing upward has been the improvement of the pitching staff.

09/06/2014

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Best Fall Sporting Events In Chicago

The coming of fall conjures images of leaves changing, pumpkins and apple cider, but if you’re in a sports-heavy city like Chicago, it undoubtedly also brings to mind the beginning of football season and other sporting events. Here are a few of the best ones to catch this fall in Chicago.

09/06/2014

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

Soler Drives In Two More Runs As Cubs Beat Brewers

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Jorge Soler had a two-run double to become the second player in Cubs history with as many as 10 RBIs in his first seven games as Chicago beat Milwaukee 6-2 on […]

09/03/2014

Welington Castillo checks on teammate Starlin Castro after he suffered an injury sliding into home plate to score a run in the first inning Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro’s Injury Will End His Season

Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2014

Luis Valbuena slides in to score a run before the tag attempt of Jonathan Lucroy #20 of the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Arrieta, Cubs Send Brewers To 7th Straight Loss

Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.

09/02/2014

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

Epstein Confirms Plan For Bryant

There’s a chance Bryant will spend the “vast majority” of 2015 with the Cubs, says Theo Epstein.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Rizzo’s Back Injury Could End His Season

An MRI revealed a lower back strain for Anthony Rizzo.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Renteria Ready To Move New Chess Pieces

Despite being out of the playoff race, the Cubs can affect the pennant chase.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Jorge Soler  hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Castillo, Valbuena Help Cubs Beat Brewers, 4-2

Welington Castillo and Luis Valbuena each homered.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

JRW Little League Champs Saluted At Wrigley Field

The Jackie Robinson West little league champions of the United States were honored guests of the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday.

09/01/2014

Chris Coghlan  two-RBI single in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Overcome 5-Run Deficit To Beat Cubs 9-6

Matt Holliday hit his third home run in two games and broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run single, rallying the St. Louis Cardinals past the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Sunday.

08/31/2014

Logan Watkins rounds third base after hitting a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Hit 3 More HRs, Beat Cards 5-1 In DH Opener

Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago’s three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

08/30/2014

Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs returns to the dugout after hitting a home run in his first Major League at bat. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Reds Beat Cubs 7-5, Soler Homers In First At-Bat

Skip Schumaker drove in a pair of runs and the Cincinnati Reds withstood Jorge Soler’s first-at-bat homer and an RBI single for a 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler addresses the crowd at Millennium Park, at a rally to celebrate the team's national title in the Little League World Series. (Credit: CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Players To Chicago: “Thank You, We Love You”

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.

08/27/2014

Starlin Castro swings at a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Wood Helps Cubs Beat Reds, 3-0

Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Javier Baez, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Finding Faith In A Very Watchable, Bad Cubs Team

It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

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