Chicago Cubs

Sounds Like Everyone Should Lay Off That Cubs Fan Who "Stole" A Baseball From A Kid

Sunday outrage gives way to Monday fact-checking. If you were one of the people who (reasonably) got very angry at a short video clip appearing to …

Baseball

If your son were a multimillionaire pitcher, would you work side jobs? Kyle Hendricks' dad does

A golfer at Sunset Ridge Country Club approached John Hendricks and remarked excitedly: “I understand you’re the dad.”<p>“Older brother,” Hendricks shot back as the two laughed.<p>Hendricks really did spawn Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks. But suffice to say he’s like no other father of a …

NL Central

Taking a ball from a little kid is a bad look. But did social media get it wrong?

Is it possible the social media world, incensed that an adult fan snagged a baseball obviously thrown to a little kid in the Wrigley Field crowd at Sunday's Cubs-Cardinals game, may have gotten it wrong?<p>The Cubs made it up to the child, giving the youngster a ball signed by All-Star Javier Baez and …

Social Media

Cubs Have To Intervene After Fan Steals Ball From Child

A Cubs fan stole a baseball meant for the little boy in front of him — and the team decided to make it right<p>Sometimes adults are truly fricking …

Chicago Cubs

Viral video of Cubs fan ‘stealing’ ball from kid doesn’t tell whole story

Here’s a scenario from this weekend: Cubs first base coach Will Venable tried to give a ball to a child sitting along the first-base line and, when …

Sports

Cubs Step In After Adult Fan Steals Kid’s Foul Ball

When a jackass fan snags a foul ball meant for the kid in front of him, the team makes good with a ball signed by Javy Baez.<p>Every baseball fan dreams …

NL Central

Chicago Cubs deliver signed baseball after fan steals foul ball from child

Major League Baseball outfit Chicago Cubs have given a signed baseball to a child after a man was caught on camera snatching up a game ball the young …

Baseball

Why the Cubs should not go all-in on a Jacob deGrom trade

Eighth inning. Two outs. 3-2 Cubs lead in Game 2 of Saturday's day-night doubleheader.<p>That's when it became clear the Cubs were not going to be …

Baseball

Daniel Poncedeleon, the Cardinals pitching prospect who was hit in head by Victor Caratini, will make his MLB debut tonight

Daniel Poncedeleon, hit in the head by a line drive from then-Cubs prospect Victor Caratini in 2017, will make his major league debut for the Cardinals on Monday in the opener of a series at Cincinnati.<p>The right-hander underwent surgery last year to relieve pressure around his brain after the …

Baseball

Cubs Give Young Fan 2 Baseballs After Middle-Aged Man Steals Foul Ball

Going to a baseball game comes with some unwritten rules. One of the biggest is that you don't steal balls from kids in the stands.<p>An adult fan forgot this rule during the Chicago Cubs' 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday at Wrigley Field:<p>A throw into the stands from Chicago first base …

Middle Age

Fear Machado in L.A.? Cubs focused on own deadline pursuits

CHICAGO -- The biggest domino of trade season fell last week when the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired All-Star Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles. …

Baseball

Commentary: Relax Cubs fans

As the designated voice of reason for all you Chicago Cubs fans and the senior sunshine and roses correspondent for CubsHQ.com, I want to reassure …

Joe Maddon

The baseball fan who tried to ruin a kids' day

Make no mistake: young cubs will always be fiercely protected by the pack, even when it comes to baseball.<p>When a greedy adult robbed one tiny …

St. Louis

Dave Martinez confident a 2nd-half surge is in the works for the Nationals: 'I think we’re in a good position. I really do.'

Nationals manager Dave Martinez picked Bryce Harper up off the ground last week after watching his slugger stage a buzzer-beating comeback win over Kyle Schwarber in the final of the Home Run Derby in Washington.<p>“It was uplifting,” Martinez said. “They’ve embraced him here, and I just hope they …

Baseball

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Diamondbacks series preview

The Cubs haven’t played the Diamondbacks in a regular-season game since last August, so I asked Jim McLennan, manager of our SB Nation D-backs site …

Arizona Diamondbacks

Jiménez Named IL Batter of the Week

Jiménez, 21, hit .429 (12-for-28) with six runs scored, six extra-base hits, 24 total bases, three doubles, three home runs, and six RBIs over seven …

Baseball

South Bend Cubs announce upcoming game/promotion schedule

<b>SOUTH BEND, Indiana</b> - The South Bend Cubs have announced their next homestand of the season. Highlights of this series include special Christmas in …

Christmas in July

Update: Laughing Chicago Cubs Guy Previously Helped Little Kid Get a Ball, Actually

Sunday’s game at Wrigley Field saw Chicago Cubs First Base Coach Will Venable toss a baseball to a little boy seated in the first row—and what …

News (U.S.)

Cubs are smart to not offer top prospect for Zach Britton

With the MLB Trade Deadline approaching, the Chicago Cubs might not be involved in a big deal after all.<p>In what seems to be an annual tradition, the …

Baseball

Recap: CHC 7, STL 2 | 07/22/2018 | MLB.com

Daily Recap: Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run to give the Cubs the lead in the 6th and Willson Contreras drove in a two in the 7-2 win

Willson Contreras

Monday's sports TV listings

These are the live sports TV listings for Monday, July 23. All times are p.m. unless noted. Games are subject to change.HORSE RACING4: Saratoga Live, …

Horse Racing

Chicago Cubs: Jose Quintana battles to save bullpen in series finale win

With a bullpen that has worked incredibly hard lately, Chicago Cubs starter Jose Quintana put forth a big effort to help his teammates Sunday …

NL Central

Chicago Cubs get it right for a young fan

After trying to give a ball to a young fan and having someone take it away, the Chicago Cubs made things right.<p>There are certain things that seem …

Sports

Monday’s sports on the air

BASEBALL<p>6:10 p.m. Cardinals at Reds, FSM, KMOX (1120 AM)<p>7 p.m. Diamondbacks at Cubs, ESPN<p>10 p.m. White Sox at Angels (joined in progress), MLB Network<p>…

Barbasol Championship

Chicago Cubs: 3 bold predictions for the trade deadline

The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is less than two weeks away on July 31st, and Chicago Cubs rumors are swirling. Here are three …

Sports

SPORTS: Adult Stole A Ball From A Kid, Cubs Hooked Him Up + More

1 hour ago<p>1. The Cubs Intervened After an Adult Fan Stole a Ball From a Kid<p>Read more here.<p>2. Tom Brady Showed That He's Ready for Training Camp by …

Tom Brady

Podcast: Main takeaways from the 5-game Cubs-Cardinals series

The Cubs showed up to the ballpark Sunday morning knowing they were going to have to get creative with their pitching staff.<p>Sure, they just had the …

NL Central

Cubs in 60: Schwarber homers as Cubs take series from Cards

Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead home run as the Cubs won their third game of the weekend against the rival Cardinals.

Kyle Schwarber

Epstein checks in on major topics for Cubs

• “<i>Pitching is our main need</i>” heading into the trade deadline, Theo Epstein told 670 The Score’s Bruce Levine and other reporters. The Cubs were known …

Baseball

Cardinals' Carpenter left his mark on series vs. Cubs

It's got to be the salsa.<p>That seemed as good an explanation as any for Matt Carpenter's sensational performance at Wrigley Field this past weekend.<p>"I …

Joe Maddon