Chris Emma

Cubs' Jorge Soler, left, and Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ 2015 Hopes Rely Primarily On Internal Growth

The Cubs start the second half with a 47-40 record.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, left, and White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

Emma: 5 All-Star Break Metrics For Chicago Baseball

We take a look at a first half of Chicago baseball with five key statistical points.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2015

Andrew Shaw, left, Jonathan Toews, center, and Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Depth Chart: New Faces Dot Chicago’s Roster

Already, six players who skated in Chicago’s Game 6 title-clinching win have departed.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

Trevor Daley. (Credit: Getty)

Trevor Daley, Ryan Garbutt Thrilled To Bolster Blackhawks’ Roster

Two of the Blackhawks’ new additions are thrilled to join the defending champions.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Hopes Are Bleak, But White Sox Playing Better Baseball

The White Sox went 9-3 entering the All-Star break.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Sharp. (Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images

Patrick Sharp: ‘It’s Been A Special 10 Years’

Patrick Sharp was traded to Dallas on Friday night.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2015

Patrick Kane, left, and Patrick Sharp celebrate after beating the Lightning to win the Stanley Cup. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Patrick Sharp Guided Blackhawks To Dynasty Days

The Blackhawks traded the 33-year-old Sharp to Dallas.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Tyler Saladino of the White Sox tags out Kris Bryant of the Cubs. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Buzz Is Back In Crosstown Classic

Baseball between the Cubs and White Sox carries genuine meaning once again.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

White Sox’s Jeff Samardzija Returns To Wrigley Field, Jokes Cubs Don’t Get Any Attention

The Cubs traded Samardzija last July to the Athletics before he was shipped to the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Cubs’ Jason Hammel Expected To Make Next Start

Hammel suffered a hamstring injury Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Cubs reliever Jason Motte, left, high-fives catcher Miguel Montero after a win. (Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Keep Closing Simple

The Cubs are 32-0 when leading after eight innings.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Emma: Rizzo, Bryant Enjoying All-Star Success Together

Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo are Cubs friends and All-Stars.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. (Getty Images)

Emma: MLB’s All-Sabermetrics Team

The metrics reveal who in baseball is really deserving of the All-Star game.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

From left, Blackhawks Duncan Keith, Marcus Kruger and Andrew Desjardins in the 2015 Western Conference Final. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Emma: Blackhawks’ Roster Reconstruction Nearing Completion

Stan Bowman his stocking the Blackhawks’ roster with quality depth.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Blackhawks forward Andrew Desjardins battles for the puck. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Re-Sign Andrew Desjardins

The Blackhawks have re-upped with the 28-year-old forward.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Artem Anisimov. (Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Artem Anisimov Thrilled By Trade To Blackhawks

Anisimov will likely center a second line that includes Patrick Kane.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Artem Anisimov. (Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Emma: 5 Takeaways From Blackhawks’ Brandon Saad Trade

What’s next for the Blackhawks in the wake of their Brandon Saad trade?

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, left, and general manager Stan Bowman. (Getty Images)

Emma: Believe In Stan Bowman

The Blackhawks will once again rework their roster around a championship core.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Brandon Saad is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Stan Bowman On Brandon Saad Negotiations: ‘I Don’t Think We Came Close’

The sudden surprise came on Tuesday afternoon when Bowman dealt Saad to Columbus in exchange for four forwards and a 2016 fourth-round selection.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 17: David Ross #3 Starlin Castro #13 and Kyle Schwarber #12 celebrate with Chris Denorfia #15 of the Chicago Cubs after Denorfia hit a three run home run during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 17, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** David Ross; Starlin Castro; Kyle Schwarber; Chris Denorfia

Emma: Cubs’ Success Is Ahead Of Schedule, So What’s Next?

Important decisions loom for the Cubs’ present and future.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

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