Theo Epstein Expects To Remain With Cubs For 2021, But It Could Be His Last SeasonEpstein's deal expires after next season, and he's always been clear that 10 years the magic number before a change in executive leadership is necessary for any organization.
Season Ends For Cubs, Chicago Falls To Miami 2-0 In Best Of 3 SeriesChicago, the NL Central champion, went 3 for 27 (.111) with runners on base in the series. Javier Báez, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo combined to go 0 for 12 Friday and finished the series 1 for 24. The trio is 19 for 142 (.134) with 52 strikeouts and six walks in the postseason since the 2016 World Series title as Chicago has lost nine of 13.
Cubs-Marlins Game Postponed Due To Incoming Inclement WeatherOn Wednesday, Corey Dickerson hit a three-run homer off a fading Hendricks in the seventh inning, and Miami beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their NL wild-card series.
Cubs Playoff Baseball Begins In Wrigleyville, Under Much Different Circumstances Than UsualPlayoff baseball is back at Wrigley Field, but because of COVID-19, fans are not.
Cubs Work Out At Wrigley Ahead Of Playoff Game 1 Against MarlinsThe Cubs worked out at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, and Jon Lester may have pitched his last game at the Friendly Confines unless the series goes three games.
Cubs Beat White Sox, Who Tumble Out Of Position For Home Playoff SeriesReynaldo López struggled and the Chicago White Sox tumbled out of position for a home playoff series, losing to Kris Bryant and the crosstown Cubs on Sunday.
White Sox End 6-Game Skid With 9-5 Victory Over Cubs, Who Clinch NL Central Title With Cardinals' LossThe White Sox got a sorely needed win and remain a game behind AL Central leader Minnesota, with the Twins beating Cincinnati.
White Sox Reliever Jimmy Cordero Suspended 3 Games For Hitting Cubs' Willson Contreras With Pitch; Manager Rick Renteria Suspended One GameContreras hit a three-run home run off White Sox starter Dylan Cease in the third inning on Friday, then exited the batter's box with a sky-high bat-flip. Four innings later, Cordero hit Contreras with a pitch.
Kuhl Goes 7 Sharp Innings As Pirates Blank Cubs 7-0Chicago’s number for clinching the NL Central remained two. The Cubs’ only other hit was Jason Kipnis’ double in the seventh.
Pirates Cool Off Hendricks, Slip Past Playoff-Bound CubsThe Chicago Cubs are heading to the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. If their offense doesn't pick up soon, it might be a short stay.
Pirates' Win Slows Cubs' Drive In NL CentralJacob Stallings hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates stalled the Chicago Cubs' bid to win the NL Central with a victory Tuesday night.
Lester Cruises, Schwarber Responds As Cubs Shut Out PiratesJon Lester scattered four hits over six innings and the Chicago Cubs inched closer to their first NL Central title since 2017 with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
Cubs Outdueled On Pitcher's Mound As They're Shut Out By TwinsMax Kepler homered, José Berríos threw six shutout innings to outduel Yu Darvish and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs on Sunday night.
Second City? White Sox, Cubs Close In On Division TitlesChicago's major league teams are linked by more than just geography these days. They also share a most enviable position this time of year — first place.
Cubs Lose To Twins As Minnesota Clinches Postseason BerthEddie Rosario, Miguel Sano and Josh Donaldson homered as the Minnesota Twins clinched a second straight postseason berth with an victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.