New York Mets

Cubs reliever Travis Wood, right, and catcher Miguel Montero celebrate a win against the Mets. (Getty Images)

Jake Arrieta, Cubs Roll To 6-1 Win To Sweep Mets

Arrieta threw eight strong innings of one-run ball.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2015

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

Preview: Cubs-Mets

Jake Arrieta opposes Jacob deGrom this afternoon at Citi Field.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cubs Score 2 In 11thTo Blank Slumping Mets Again, 2-0

Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning to plate the first run of the game.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Mets

Jon Lester opposes Bartolo Colon tonight at Citi Field.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler hits a single in the third inning against the New York Mets. (Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Hendricks, 3 Relievers Shut Down Mets In Cubs’ 1-0 Win

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Mets

Kyle Hendricks opposes Jonathon Niese tonight at Citi Field.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

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

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 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

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

Credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images

MLB 5 Best, Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

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 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 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 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 left-hander Jon Lester. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Mets-Cubs

Jacob deGrom opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015


Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 27-May 1

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.


White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Alexei Ramirez In High Demand

The Mets, Yankees and Dodgers are all interested in White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the New York Mets  (Credit: (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Castro’s Homer In 9th Lifts Cubs Over Mets, 2-1

Starlin Castro hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the New York Mets 2-1 Sunday.