Addison Russell

Cubs' Addison Russell hospitalized briefly in Denver for allergic reaction

CLEVELAND – Cubs shortstop Addison Russell stayed behind overnight in Denver Sunday night after the team’s victory over the Rockies because of an …

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Willson Contreras and Addison Russell sit as Cubs try to win series finale at Colorado

Willson Contreras and Addison Russell will not start Sunday as the Cubs try to win the third and final game of their three-game series against the Rockies at Coors Field.<p>Victor Caratini will start at catcher for the third time in place of Contreras. Russell, who is 5-for-24 with no extra base hits, …


Chicago Cubs: At this point, Addison Russell is what he is – nothing more

It’s time the Chicago Cubs quit expecting Addison Russell to turn into some superstar-caliber player and accept that this is who he is as a …


Addison Russell on playing in the unusually cold weather: 'Everyone has to play in these conditions'

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Russell's two-run homer |

Addison Russell knocks a two-run home run to deep left field, extending the Cubs' lead to 5-2 in the top of the 3rd inning


Cubs 14, Braves 10

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Gamethread: Trevor Williams goes for series win in Wrigley

Trevor Williams will try to extend his social media dominance to Wrigley Field as the Pirates try for a series win. The Cubs will counter with Kyle …

Kyle Hendricks

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Addison Russell walked up to the plate to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”

I have been watching the Pirates-Cubs game at Wrigley Field this afternoon and noticed something odd. When Cubs shortstop Addison Russell walked up …

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Anthony Rizzo placed on disabled list

Anthony Rizzo placed on disabled list<p>Even an extra day off won't help Cubs star first baseman Anthony Rizzo get ready to rejoin the lineup.<p>The Cubs …

Yu Darvish

Cubs' Addison Russell Guest Stars On 'Superior Donuts'

VIDEO: The Chicago shortstop's TV appearance wasn't delayed Monday even if the team's home opener was.<p>CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago Cubs' 2018 home …

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Quintana shuts down Brewers, Cubs head home after 3-0 win

Addison Russell #27 and Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate a victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on April 8, 2018 in …


Cubs vs. Brewers, Zobrist to leadoff

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Friday, April 6, 2018 3:37 PM<p>Friday night's batting lineup for game two of the four-game series between the …


Can Cubs shortstop Addison Russell live up to his performance on 'Superior Donuts'?

No pressure, <b>Addison Russell</b>. You just have to hit a grand slam Monday during the Cubs home opener to live up to your performance on TV that night.<p>The 24-year-old Cubs shortstop plays himself in a cameo on Monday’s episode of the CBS sitcom “Superior Donuts.” Chicago doughnut shop owner Arthur …


Contact, OBP, and an Early Slump

Monday evening, the Reds shut out the Cubs and allowed only two hits in the process. Sunday afternoon, the Marlins shut out the Cubs and scattered …

Ben Zobrist

Chicago Cubs: It’s taking some time with Chili Davis

<b>The Chicago Cubs are struggling at the plate as they go scoreless in their first two games of April.</b> <b>Can Chili Davis find the cure for Chicago’s weak</b> …

Theo Epstein

Cubs' offense sets National League record, but it's not one to celebrate

Was this the craziest game you’ve ever been a part of?<p>“The craziest, absolutely.”<p>Kris Bryant didn’t even need to go through his memory banks to find …

Joe Maddon

Cubs fans shouldn’t rush to panic after slow start

Off to a slow start, the Chicago Cubs are wasting no time in allowing panic to settle in — but don’t be fooled.<p>Things have changed for the Chicago …


Chicago Cubs: Addison Russell making strides early this season

The Chicago Cubs’ season-opening series in Miami can be safely chalked up as a disappointment. But one of the positives? A resurgent Addison …


Cubs shutout again, set mark for K's through 5 games

CINCINNATI -- Newcomer Tyler Chatwood made his debut for the Cubs in Cincinnati, and despite allowing only one run, earned the loss in a 1-0 …

Ian Happ

Cub Tracks’ sanity claws

— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 2, 2018<p>Previously on Cub Tracks, we played it again, ‘it’ in that case being some old A-sides by the Sweet. I don’t mind …

Joe Maddon

Cubs lineup vs. Reds, Happ to start

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Monday, April 2, 2018 12:08 PM<p>Monday's batting lineup for the Chicago Cubs (2-2) vs. the Miami Marlins (0-3) at …


After marathon game, how will Cubs respond in Yu Darvish's debut?

After marathon game, how will Cubs respond in Yu Darvish's debut?<p><i>NBC Sports Chicago has all the coverage of Saturday's game for Darvish's debut,</i> …

Yu Darvish

2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 3

Saturday night’s game was a frustrating one. A Marlins pitcher on 0 days rest throws a perfect top of the first. Yu Darvish hits the first batter he …

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October 9, 2016 | Susan Slusser<p>Baez is 3-for-6 with a home run - the difference in Game 1 - and his baserunning skills were on display Saturday in Game 2, when he took off from second so quickly on Kyle Hendricks' bloop to right-center that ...<p>July 11, 2016 | John Shea<p>You just try to call the game …


Castellanos scores three in comeback win

Nicholas Castellanos scored three runs in an 11-10 extra-innings victory over the Pirates on Friday.<p>Castellanos also drove in a run, and he drew a …


Royals sign Kyle Lohse to minor league deal

Royals signed RHP Kyle Lohse to a minor league contract.<p>The 39-year-old hurler has decided to attempt a comeback. He hasn't pitched professionally …


Cubs lineup vs. Marlins, Zobrist to start

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Friday, March 30, 2018 2:49 PM<p>Friday's batting lineup for the Cubs (1-0) vs. Marlins (0-1) at 6:10 p.m. CT at …

Ben Zobrist

Game 1 Recap: Cubs 8, Marlins 4

And the pig has been kicked! Not the cleanest effort, but it didn’t have to be.<p><b>What You Need To Know:</b> This Cubs offense is going to be a problem for …


The wild adventures of Kyle Schwarber in the outfield (Volume 1)

Left field is always going to be an adventure when Kyle Schwarber takes the field. The Chicago Cubs outfielder had an ugly start to the 2018 …