Chicago Cubs

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, center. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Metrics Show Cubs’ Offensive Potential

Sabermetrics show how the Cubs can increase their offensive production.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler rounds the bases after hitting a homer. (Getty Images)

Cubs Rally Past Mets For 6-5 Win, 4-Game Sweep

Chicago scored four runs to tie it in the fifth inning and the winning run in the seventh.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, left, and outfielder Jorge Soler celebrate a win. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Learning How To Win Together

“Everybody around here now expects to win,” Welington Castillo says.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Travis Wood. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Preview: Mets-Cubs

Jonathan Niese opposes Travis Wood this afternoon at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Wilmer Flores of the New York Mets forces out Miguel Montero of the Cubs before throwing to first base.   (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Walk Off With Win Over Mets

Chris Coghlan drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Chicago a 2-1 win.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Cubs third-base coach Gary Jones gives a low-five to Anthony Rizzo. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Addison Russell Helped By Unsung Cubs Coach

Give Cub fans three guesses and they mostly would draw a blank on the name of the infield coach on the team.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

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

Preview: Mets-Cubs

Matt Harvey opposes Jason Hammel tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Cubs rookie Kris Bryant slides into third base with a triple. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Kris Bryant Does It All

Bryant’s all-around game was on display Tuesday in a 6-1 win against the Mets.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan hits a home run. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Arrieta, Bryant Lead Cubs Past Mets, 6-1

Kris Bryant had three hits, including a homer, and Jake Arrieta pitched eight strong innings.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Levine: Strikeouts A Part Of The Cubs’ Offensive Growing Pains

Manager Joe Maddon is stressing that the Cubs make adjustments while young.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Watch: Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Partakes In A Hot Wings Challenge

Rizzo’s always good for some fun.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Cubs/White Sox Prospect Watch: Baez Hitting .244, Davidson Hitting .230

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

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (Getty Images)

Joe Maddon: Laying Off Slider Is The Key For Jorge Soler To Break Out

Soler’s had a respectable start but has much room to improve, Maddon says.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

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

Preview: Mets-Cubs

Noah Syndergaard opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Jon Lester (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ Jon Lester Is Finding His Form

“My expectations are more than anybody can put on me,” Lester says.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Fans in the reopened bleachers at Wrigley Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Revamped Wrigley Field Bleachers A Hit For Players, Fans

The left-field and center-field bleachers reopened Monday night to rave reviews.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Cubs rookie third baseman Kris Bryant is greeted by teammates after hitting a home run. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Hits First Homer At Wrigley Field As Cubs Beat Mets, 4-3

The Cubs opened the bleachers in left and center for the first time this season at Wrigley Field, and Bryant provided a stirring welcome with a two-run shot to left.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

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

Levine: Bullpen A Hot Topic For Cubs Management

Is protecting the valuable young bullpen arms more important than win-now mode?

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Wrigley Field Left Field Bleachers

New Look Bleachers In Left, Center Field Debut At Wrigley Field

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez was at the ballpark as Cubs fans began arriving to test out the new bleachers.


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

Grote: Joe Maddon’s Batting Order Keeps Cubs On Their Toes

The Cubs are getting accustomed to Maddon’s unconventional ways.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015