Jon Lester Set To Head To Washington NationalsThe Washington Nationals are turning into the easterly Cubs, with Jon Lester expected to take a one-year deal with the Nats and a mutual option for a second season.
Cubs' Fan Favorite Kyle Schwarber Headed To Washington NationalsKyle Schwarber has found a new home.
Cubs Non-Tender OFs Kyle Schwarber, Albert Almora Jr.Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora Jr. became free agents Wednesday when the Chicago Cubs declined to offer contracts to two key players from their historic 2016 World Series championship.
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.
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 Blank Twins 1-0 For 5th Straight WinKyle Hendricks stuck out 10 and walked one before Jeremy Jeffress worked around two walks in the ninth for his eighth save.
Schwarber Homers Twice As Cubs Pound RedsChicago's starting outfield of Kyle Schwarber, Jason Heyward and Ian Happ each homered twice, and the Cubs pounded the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday for a split of their four-game series.
Darvish Strikes Out 10 As Cubs Beat White SoxYu Darvish struck out 10 in his career-high fifth consecutive victory, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox on Sunday to stop the South Siders' seven-game win streak.
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.
Kyle Schwarber Expected To Be Cubs' Designated Hitter Often This SeasonAt Cubs camp, there is a lot of newness for Kyle Schwarber to get used to, which likely includes a lot of time at designated hitter with it being added to the National League this season.
3-Run Homer For Schwarber As Cubs Beat Reds, Win 5th StraightKyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer and made a diving catch in left field, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night for their fifth straight victory.
Grand Slam For Kyle Schwarber As Cubs Clobber BrewersKyle Schwarber's grand slam capped a five-run sixth inning and powered the Chicago Cubs to a victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night in the opener of a crucial four-game series.
3-Run Triple For Schwarber As Cubs Break Scoreless Drought, Beat MarinersKyle Schwarber had a three-run triple to highlight a five-run seventh, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a 24-inning scoreless streak as they rallied for a victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.
Schwarber, Castellanos, Happ All Hit Homers Against Syndergaard As Cubs Top Mets AgainKyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago's three homers against a stunned Noah Syndergaard, and the Cubs built an early nine-run lead before closer Craig Kimbrel held off the New York Mets in the ninth inning for a victory Wednesday night.
Darvish Strikes Out 10, Phillies Give Up 5, Rizzo And Schwarber Homer -- But Cubs Still LoseBryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs Thursday night for a three-game sweep.