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Ian Happ Will Be In Lineup For Cubs On Consistent BasisWhen the Cubs do get back on the field, you can expect to see Ian Happ in the lineup on a consistent basis.
Entire Cubs-Cardinals Series Postponed After More Positive Tests For St. LouisThe Chicago Cubs' game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night in St. Louis has been postponed, after another Cardinals player tested positive for COVID-19.
Cubs Win-Streak Over As They Get Clobbered By RoyalsThe Kansas City Royals stopped a six-game slide by pounding the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
Yu Darvish Pitches Cubs Past Royals For Sixth Straight WinYu Darvish pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the skidding Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Cubs Hold Off Royals Again For 5th Win In A RowJason Heyward, Jason Kipnis and Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs overcame another shaky outing by closer Craig Kimbrel to beat the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
Kris Bryant Homers, Alec Mills Shines As Surging Cubs Beat RoyalsKris Bryant homered in his return to the lineup and Alec Mills pitched seven effective innings, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals on Monday night for their fourth consecutive win.
Javy Báez's Single In 11th Gives Cubs Victory Over PiratesJavier Báez singled through a drawn-in infield in the 11th inning, scoring David Bote from third base and giving the Chicago Cubs a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Chatwood Fans 11, Cubs Hit 3 Homers To Beat PiratesTyler Chatwood matched a career high with 11 strikeouts in another terrific performance, and the Chicago Cubs used the long ball to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.
Darvish Shines As Chicago Cubs Beat Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3Chicago also got a solo home run from Jason Kipnis in its fourth win in five games. It was the first homer of the season for the veteran second baseman, a suburban Chicago native who agreed to a minor league deal with the Cubs in February.
Cubs' Rizzo Says They're Working To Keep COVID-19 At Bay; 'We All Want To Play'"We all want to play and the guys here in our clubhouse know that the importance of sticking together and being as prudent as possible away from the field and on the field."
'We Love Baseball': Wrigley Field Ballhawks Stay On Patrol During PandemicWhile Major League Baseball is beginning this season without fans in its stadiums, the famed ballhawks of Wrigley Field remain at their post amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Grand Slam For Former Cub Nick Castellanos As Cubs Lose To RedsMike Moustakas and Nick Senzel homered in their returns from a COVID-19 scare, Nick Castellanos added a grand slam, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a four-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs Wednesday night.
Javy Báez Homers Twice, Cubs Stay Hot As They Top Reds AgainJavier Báez homered twice, doubled and scored on a deft dive to the plate, Alec Mills went six solid innings, and the Chicago Cubs extended their strong opening surge, beating the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Rizzo Homers Again As Cubs Beat Virus-Unsettled Cincinnati RedsAnthony Rizzo homered for the third time, and the Chicago Cubs let most of a seven-run lead slip away Monday night before Jeremy Jeffress closed out an victory over a Cincinnati Reds team coping with coronavirus uncertainty.
Cubs, White Sox Follow Tight Protocols As MLB Sees First COVID-19 Crisis Of SeasonThe 2020 Major League Baseball season has just begun, but with two games postponed and 13 members of the Miami Marlins having tested positive for the coronavirus, baseball is on the brink.
Cubs, White Sox Taking Strict Precautions On Road Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe White Sox travel to Cleveland this week, and will be taking extra precautions for life on the road during a global pandemic. So will the Cubs, who will be in Cincinnati, where multiple members of the Reds are currently sidelined with coronavirus protocols.
Tyler Chatwood Dominates As Cubs Clobber Brewers, Take 2 Of 3 In Opening SeriesTyler Chatwood pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Willson Contreras homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday to take two of three in their opening series.
In Pandemic Year, Wrigley Rooftops Give Rare Opportunity To Watch Major League Baseball In PersonIn Chicago, tickets to the 16 rooftops come at a hefty price — about $300 to $440 compared to the usual $150. They can seat at about 200 to 250, but a 20% capacity limit has them selling 40 to 50 per game.
Darvish, Cubs Bullpen Struggle As Brewers Power Way To 8-3 WinChristian Yelich and Justin Smoak hit long home runs, umpires intervened before a shouting match between the teams got too serious and the Milwaukee Brewers powered past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Saturday.
Hendricks Goes 9; Rizzo HRs, Sanitizes; Cubs Beat Brew 3-0Ian Happ also had a two-run drive and Ross got his first victory as a big league manager as the Cubs opened this pandemic-shortened 60-game season without fans at Wrigley Field.
Opening Day Arrives For Cubs, White Sox; But The Only Fans In The Stands Will Be Cardboard, And Only On The South SideUsually the lots outside Guaranteed Rate Field would be filling up with tailgaters a couple hours before a game, but for the opener of the shortened 2020 season, there won’t be any tailgating, because fans aren’t allowed in the stadium for now.
MLB, Players Agree To Expand Playoffs To 16 Teams For 2020The decision to expand the playoffs makes it likely teams with losing records will reach the postseason.
Cubs, White Sox Announce 30-Man Opening Day Rosters For FridayJust one day before their Opening Day, the Cubs and White Sox announced their 30-man rosters Thursday.
Anthony Rizzo To Play In Cubs' Thursday Exhibition Game Against Twins; Expectations Growing For White SoxOpening Day for Major League Baseball is coming up Friday.
White Sox Beat Cubs Again, Sweep Summer Crosstown Scrimmage Series Ahead Of SeasonThe Cubs and White Sox squared off Monday night in the second of two exhibition games, this time at Guaranteed Rate Field.
White Sox Top Cubs In Sunday Night Exhibition Game At WrigleyThe games will start counting when the 2020 Major League Baseball season begins on Friday, but this weekend was just about fun.
Kyle Hendricks On Being Selected As Opening Day Starting Pitcher For Cubs: 'I Want To Be That Guy For My Team'In front of the other starting pitchers, Cubs Manager David Ross let Kyle Hendricks know he would be the Opening Day starter.
Chicago Cubs Name Kyle Hendricks The Opening Day StarterIt was quite a moment for Kyle Hendricks and David Ross. Of course, the affable Ross was a bit more excited than the reserved Hendricks.
Aldermen Advance Agreement To Allow Cubs To Host 11 Weekend Night Games In Shortened 2020 Season“We’re excited to be playing baseball again. It’s good to be back on the field, even without fans in the ballpark,” Cubs executive vice president Mike Lufrano said.
Cubs' Anthony Rizzo Hopes To Be Off Injured List Before Season StartsAnthony Rizzo is hopeful he won't have to start the season on the injured list. The Cubs' first baseman has been a spectator the last week of camp due to his back issues.