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Major League Baseball Lockout Officially In ProgressA Major League Baseball lockout has officially begun after the players’ union’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night.
Pitcher Marcus Stroman Signs With Cubs With Hours To Go Before LockoutMarcus Stroman, arguably the top free agent starting pitcher left on the market, tweeted Wednesday that he is joining the Cubs.
MLB Teams Snatch Up Free Agents Ahead Of CBA Expiration: Cubs Get Yan Gomes And Clint Frazier, White Sox Get Pitcher Kendall GravemanMajor League Baseball teams are snatching up free agents while they can, ahead of the collective bargaining agreement with the players’ union expiring on Wednesday night and the lockout of players.
Wrigley Field Crews Getting Grounds Ready For Northwestern Wildcats Game With PurdueThere are still limited tickets available in a wide range of prices, from $60 on up.
Chicago Cubs Hire Carter Hawkins As New General ManagerThe Chicago Cubs have hired Carter Hawkins as the new general manager. 
Cubs Edge Cardinals In Rain-Shortened FinaleMatt Duffy extended his hitting streak to a career-high 13 games with a pair of run-scoring singles to help the Cubs to a victory over the Cardinals on Sunday in a game that was halted after seven innings.
Happ Drives In 2-Run Homer, Cubs Top St. Louis CardinalsIan Happ drove a two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning to sour what could be Jon Lester's final career start, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Justin Steele Cruises As Cubs Shut Out PiratesJustin Steele breezed through seven shutout innings and the Chicago Cubs scored six runs in the second inning Thursday night, beating Pittsburgh and sending the Pirates to their 100th loss of the season.
Contreras Has 3 RBIs, Cubs Beat Pirates And End 7-Game Losing SkidWillson Contreras drove in all of the Cubs’ run as Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night to end a seven-game losing streak.
Cubs Lose To Pirates As Skid Reaches Seven GamesColin Moran hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates dealt the Cubs their seventh straight loss, rallying to beat Chicago on Tuesday night.
Cubs Drop Sixth Straight Game As They Lose To Cardinals; Record At Wrigley This Year Is 39-42Andrew Knizner scored the go-ahead run on Codi Heuer's wild pitch in the ninth inning, and the Cardinals beat the lowly Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Cardinals Set Team Record With 15th Straight Win, Beat CubsThe Cardinals set a franchise mark with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center fielder Bader helped pull off a wild double play Saturday in an 8-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Cards Match Record With 14th Straight Win, Rip Cubs 12-4Patrick Wisdom launched his 28th homer and fellow Cubs rookie Frank Schwindel extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double and a single.
Goldschmidt Helps Cardinals Beat Cubs 8-5It’s the longest win streak for St. Louis since it set a team record with 14 in a row in July 1938.
Cubs Drop Another Game To Twins For Ninth Loss In 11 GamesMax Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs Wednesday night.
Cubs Fall To Twins For Fifth Loss In Six GamesNick Gordon hit a two-run homer and two singles, Josh Donaldson and Max Kepler each had three hits and two RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Wisdom Sets Cubs Rookie Record With 27th HR As Cubs Beat BrewersPatrick Wisdom set a Cubs rookie record with his 27th homer, hitting a three-run drive that capped a five-run comeback in the eighth inning and sent Chicago over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
Cubs Lose And Brewers Clinch Playoff BerthManny Piña homered twice, Eduardo Escobar and Jace Peterson also connected, and the Milwaukee Brewers clinched their fourth straight postseason berth with a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
Cubs Take 7-0 Lead In Third, But End Up Getting Clobbered By PhilliesBryce Harper doubled to start a seven-run, game-tying rally in the fourth inning, drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth and sealed the Philadelphia Phillies’ win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night with a three-run home run in the seventh.
Frank Schwindel Hits 2-Run Homer, But Cubs Lose To PhilliesAndrew Knapp scored on a passed ball in the ninth inning to bolster the Philadelphia Phillies’ tenuous playoff push with a win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
Wisdom, Rivas Homer As Cubs Beat PhilliesPatrick Wisdom and Alfonso Rivas hit back-to-back homers for the Chicago Cubs in a win over a Philadelphia team running out of time to make a serious run in the NL playoff race.
Cubs Have Tying Run On Base In 9th, But End Up Losing To GiantsThe San Francisco Giants hung on to beat the Chicago Cubs on Sunday for their season-high seventh straight win.
La Stella, Belt Lead Giants Past Cubs 15-4 For 6th StraightTommy La Stella and Brandon Belt each hit three-run homers, and the San Francisco Giants pounded the Chicago Cubs 15-4 on Saturday for their sixth straight win.
Now In A Giants Uniform, Kris Bryant Gets Choked Up Returning To Wrigley"We were on the road, and Rizz got traded. We didn't get to say proper goodbyes to a lot of guys who made my life special here. That's been tugging at me."
Kris Bryant Cheered In Return To Wrigley Field, As Giants Top Cubs 6-1The 29-year-old got a standing ovation from the crowd of 29,439 during a pregame video tribute and again before his first inning at-bat.
Heyward’s Walk-Off HR In 10th Gives Cubs Win Over RedsJason Heyward hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night for their eighth victory in nine games.
Contreras, Ortega, Happ Homer, But Cubs Lose To RedsWade Miley pitched seven effective innings, Nick Castellanos homered and the Cincinnati Reds got a sorely needed victory, topping the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Schwindel Hits Tiebreaking Single As Cubs Beat RedsFrank Schwindel hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs topped the Cincinnati Reds on Monday for their season-high seventh straight win.
Frank 'The Tank' Schwindel Is A New Cubs Fan Favorite, Having Led The Team To 6 Straight WinsCubs fans have had to say goodbye to some team legends this season – Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, and Javy Baez of course among them – but a new addition to the roster is now being called the Mayor of Wrigley Field.
Schwindel's Grand Slam Lifts Cubs Over PiratesFrank Schwindel hit a go-ahead grand slam, Matt Duffy homered twice, including a grand slam, and the Chicago Cubs outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for a win.