Jason Heyward

Game Thread: Nova vs. Lester

The Pirates and Cubs are set to square off tonight at 7:05pm EDT in game one of the four game set.The Bucs will be sending Ivan Nova to the hill to …

Ian Happ

Ryan Braun exits due to rib cage tightness | MLB.com

CHICAGO -- A day after he smashed a pair of home runs in a shutout victory over the Cubs, Ryan Braun departed Wednesday's series finale at Wrigley …

Ryan Braun

Joe Maddon, Kyle Hendricks, Anthony Rizzo, Albert Almora and Jason Heyward on Cubs’ win vs. Brewers

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, Kyle Hendricks, Anthony Rizzo, Albert Almora Jr. and Jason Heyward discuss the Cubs' 8-4 win against the Brewers on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)<p>Cubs manager Joe Maddon, Kyle Hendricks, Anthony Rizzo, Albert Almora Jr. and Jason Heyward discuss …

Joe Maddon

Game Thread #123: Milwaukee Brewers (68-54) @ Chicago Cubs (68-50)

The Milwaukee Brewers (68-54) can pull within a game of the Chicago Cubs (68-50) by winning today’s game, and take their second straight series from …

Milwaukee Brewers

Brandon Crawford leaves game after collision in left field

LOS ANGELES–Every member of the Giants infield has spent significant time on the disabled list this season except their starting shortstop.<p>The Giants …

Major League Baseball

Javier Baez voted most exciting player and best infield arm in Baseball America’s Best Tools survey

Javier Baez was voted as the league’s most exciting player and possessing the best infield arm in Baseball America’s annual Best Tools survey.<p>The Cubs infielder finished second to DJ LeMahieu of the Rockies in the top defensive second baseman category. Baez also finished third in the best …

Joe Maddon

Watch: David Bote hits walk-off grand slam to give Cubs win over Nationals

The Nationals appeared on their way to a victory over the Cubs on Sunday night. Until they weren’t.<p>Washington led 3-0 heading into the bottom of the …

David Bote

Jeremey Hellickson taken out with no-hitter going in sixth inning

Washington Nationals starter Jeremy Hellickson was not as sharp as a tack today — he walked four guys — but he had no-hitter going against the …

Baseball

Heyward's 2-run single | 08/10/2018 | MLB.com

Jason Heyward laces a two-run single to right field, breaking up a no-hitter and tying the game at 2 with two outs in the 6th inning

Jason Heyward

Cubs lineup vs. Nationals, Almora Jr. returns to CF

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Saturday, August 11, 2018 12:27 PM<p>Saturday's batting lineup for the second game of the series between the Cubs …

Anthony Rizzo

WATCH: Highlights of action-packed clash between Cubs, Nationals

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Friday, August 10, 2018 8:17 PM<p>CHICAGO — Tabbing their 36th comeback victory of the season, the Chicago Cubs (67-48) …

Joe Maddon

WATCH: Heyward breaks up no-hitter with two-run single

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Friday, August 10, 2018 4:41 PM<p>CHICAGO — Entering the bottom of the sixth on Friday, the Chicago Cubs were being …

Jeremy Hellickson

Heyward's single, Rizzo's walk lift Cubs over Nationals 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo walked the Cubs to a wild victory.<p>Rizzo walked with the bases loaded in the seventh inning after Jason Heyward broke up a no-hitter with a two-run single in the sixth, and Chicago beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Friday.<p>In the first meeting between the teams since …

Baseball

WATCH: Baez makes two beautiful over-the-shoulder grabs in OF

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:51 PM<p>'El Mago' can play some beautiful defense.<p>Cubs second baseman Javier Baez had a …

Javier Baez

WATCH: Bote comes up clutch with his first career triple, gives Cubs early lead

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Tuesday, August 7, 2018 8:42 PM<p>KANSAS CITY — Living up to his billing as Mr. Exit Velocity, hard-hitting Chicago …

Kansas City

Royals lose series opener to Cubs

(Kansas City) -- Javier Baez homered and doubled in a run, and the Chicago Cubs took a 3-1 win over Kansas City on Monday.<p>Baez's home run in the …

Los Angeles

Javier Baez's HR, double vault Cubs to 3-1 win over Royals

Javier Baez smacked his 25th home run to lead off the sixth inning Monday night, and he added an RBI double in the eighth that enabled the Cubs to pull away to a 3-1 victory over the Royals at Kaufmann Stadium.<p>The game was delayed by rain for 22 minutes in the top of the fourth.<p>Baez’s homer came on …

Sports

WATCH: Heyward discusses Cubs' hot start to win over Padres

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Saturday, August 4, 2018 6:36 PM<p>CHICAGO — Speaking with NBC Sports Chicago reporter Kelly Crull after the Chicago …

Baseball

WATCH: Highlights of Cubs' shellacking of Pirates, featuring solid debut by Hamels

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:39 AM<p>PITTSBURGH — With a 9-2 romp on Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs (62-45) earned a series …

Texas Rangers

Jason Heyward has faith in Cubs' current roster ahead of Tuesday's trade deadline

The Cubs moved into first place in the National League Central before the arrivals of pitchers Cole Hamels and Jesse Chavez from the Rangers.<p>Jason Heyward believes that should serve as sufficient faith that the current core can reach the playoffs regardless of what transpires up to Tuesday’s 3 p.m. …

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Cardinals offense flounders in loss to Cubs

After going homerless for over a month, Marcell Ozuna hit his second dinger in as many days Sunday. It wasn’t enough for the Cardinals, who fell 5-2 …

Anthony Rizzo

Cubs lineup vs. Cardinals, Russell returns

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Sunday, July 29, 2018 6:13 PM<p>Sunday's batting lineup for the third game of the series between the Cubs (60-44) and …

Anthony Rizzo

WATCH: Heyward makes best throw of season to gun down runner at third base

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Saturday, July 28, 2018 5:09 PM<p>ST. LOUIS — Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward has made a bevy of outstanding …

Ian Happ

WATCH: Baez with sweet swing on opposite-field blast

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Saturday, July 28, 2018 5:34 PM<p>ST. LOUIS — For the second game in a row, Javier Baez homered for the Chicago Cubs to …

Javier Baez

WATCH: Highlights of Cubs-Cardinals matchup with wacky play involving Heyward

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Saturday, July 28, 2018 1:00 AM<p>ST. LOUIS — Falling 5-2 against the St. Louis Cardinals (52-51), the Chicago Cubs …

Anthony Rizzo

Lester strong as Cubs get past D'Backs late

Ace left-hander Jon Lester worked 6-plus strong innings Wednesday for the Chicago Cubs, who took advantage of 2 late throwing errors by the Arizona …

Joe Maddon

Cubs lineup vs. Diamondbacks, Bryant and Baez out again

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Thursday, July 26, 2018 11:10 AM<p>Thursday afternoon's batting lineup for the final game of the series between the …

Baseball

WATCH: Highlights of Cubs' clash with D-backs, including Chavez's first bullpen dance

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Wednesday, July 25, 2018 2:05 AM<p>CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs (58-42) were fairly innocuous at the plate in their …

Arizona Diamondbacks

WATCH: Heyward bashes solo home run to put Cubs on scoreboard against Diamondbacks

by Cole Little - Senior Writer - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 10:19 PM<p>CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward earned his seventh home run of the …

Arizona Diamondbacks

Photos: Cardinals vs. Cubs, Saturday, July 21, 2018

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game …

Ian Happ