New York Mets

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

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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.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.



5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.


PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.


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Best Minor League Baseball Stadiums To Catch A Game

If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.



Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.