Jake Arrieta

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

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 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

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

Preview: Cubs-Cardinals

Jake Arrieta opposes John Lackey at Busch Stadium this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Jake Arrieta lays down a bunt. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: A Designated Hitter Seems Inevitable In The National League

The debate continues on as to whether the Senior Circuit should add a designated hitter.

04/27/2015

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

Levine: Jake Arrieta Shows He’s Human In Rare Home Loss

Arrieta allowed three runs in a Cubs loss to the Reds on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

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

Preview: Reds-Cubs

Anthony DeSclafani opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Jake Arrieta (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Arrieta Keeps Business-Like Approach

Arrieta threw seven scoreless innings Wednesday to lead the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

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

Levine: Joe Maddon Savors His 1st Victory With Cubs

“Wonderful feeling,” Maddon said after a 2-0 win against the Cardinals.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

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

Preview: Cardinals-Cubs

Lance Lynn opposes Jake Arrieta this evening at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2015

Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers a pitch during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.(Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Jake Arrieta Not Concerned About Bad Outing

Arrieta is aiming to carry a big innings load in 2015.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

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

Levine: Jake Arrieta Looks For Complete Season Of Excellence

“I have learned a lot about myself,” Arrieta says.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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

Levine: Cubs Want Jake Arrieta To Be Innings-Eater In 2015

The goal is for Arrieta to hit the 200-inning mark this upcoming season.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Jake Arrieta. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Report: Jake Arrieta, Cubs Reach 1-Year, $3.6M Deal

Arbitration has been avoided after Arrieta posted a 2.53 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Levine: Predictions Of Cubs’ 2015 World Series Title Are Premature

Chicago still has too many holes to think quite that big.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Jon Lester: ‘Couldn’t Be More Excited’ To Be A Cub

Lester also thanked the Red Sox for his run in Boston.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Reports: Cubs Sign Jason Hammel

Hammel had a 2.98 ERA for the Cubs in 2014 before being traded to the Athletics.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Wesley Wright. (Getty Images)

Cubs Non-Tender Wesley Wright, John Baker

Wright and Baker will become free agents.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Cubs left-hander Travis Wood. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Likely To Tender Travis Wood By Deadline

Wood was 8-13 with a 5.03 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Chris Sale Takes 3rd In AL Cy Young Voting

Sale was 12-4 with a 2.17 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

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