nytimes.com 10 hours agoKeeping up with the rival Cubs, Washington bolsters the back of its bullpen. Each team acquired a pitcher who can be a free agent after the season.Share Tweet
Sale clears air with Ventura, teammatesMLB.com 11 hours agoChris Sale stood in front of his teammates Thursday night following a loss to the Cubs and spoke to them about his actions the previous Saturday that produced a five-game, team-imposed suspension.Share TweetLeonys Martin smacked a two-run go-ahead double off Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning, helping lift the Mariners to a 4-1 victory over the Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Wade Miley held the Cubs hitless through six innings and struck ou…Share TweetMLB.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)Many potential deals are in the works as the non-waiver Trade Deadline -- Monday at 4 p.m. ET -- approaches. Here is a look at the latest news, reports and rumors.Share Tweet
The Next Derek Jeter? The Yankees Are Suddenly Full of Possibilitiesnytimes.com 15 hours agoGleyber Torres, acquired from the Cubs in the Aroldis Chapman trade, is among a number of prospects at shortstop.Share Tweet
Cubs have righted the ship, but need their ace to climb on boardESPN.com 19 hours agoCubs have righted the ship, but need their ace to climb on boardShare Tweet
Five teams with biggest needs at the DeadlineMLB.com Jul 30 (yesterday)In the lead-up to Monday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, teams can upgrade any number of ways. It doesn't have to be as ridiculously obvious as the Cubs taking their need for lefty relief help and turning it into Aroldis Chapman.Share TweetBullpen takes back seat to offense as Cubs break out in win over MarinersShare Tweet
Thunderous bats lead Cubs' rainy win vs. M'sJon Lester got plenty of offensive support and didn't need Aroldis Chapman's 100-mph help on Friday. Jason Heyward smacked a much-needed two-run homer, David Ross added a solo shot and Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double to power a 14-hit onslaught and…Share Tweet
Rain delays Mariners-Cubs game in 7thThe Mariners-Cubs game on Friday was delayed in the middle of the seventh inning because of rain, with Chicago leading, 11-0.Share Tweet
The View From Section 416: Aroldis Chapman overshadows Cubs-Sox rivalryESPN.com Jul 29 (yesterday)The View From Section 416: Aroldis Chapman overshadows Cubs-Sox rivalryShare Tweet
Cubs activate Coghlan, send La Stella downRather than trade for an outfielder, the Cubs were able to make an in-house move on Friday when they activated Chris Coghlan from the disabled list. Infielder Tommy La Stella was optioned to Triple-A Iowa to make room on the roster.Share Tweet
Mariners add Heredia to roster for Cubs seriesGuillermo Heredia, a 25-year-old Cuban outfielder who signed with Seattle in March, was called up from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday as the Mariners looked to add some versatility and speed to their outfield and bench.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 29 (yesterday)Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo pushed Chicago White Sox catcher Dioner Navarro in the back and later threw Navarro’s batting gloves on the ground Thursday night in the finale of a bitter interleague series between the two teams. Normally this …Share Tweet
Nationals Hold Off Giants' Rally in 9th in 4-2 Winnytimes.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)With his team chasing the Chicago Cubs for the best record in baseball, Washington manager Dusty Baker is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Nationals close — even if it means pulling closer Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning.Share TweetMLB.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)Chris Sale was back on the mound Thursday night in a 3-1 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley Field. If the five-time All-Star has his way, the mound is where the focus will remain for the remainder of the 2016 season.Share Tweet
Miguel Montero Excited For New RotationMar 20Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'Mar 8William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
Lester Impressive In First Cubs OutingMar 6Jon Lester got his Cubs career underway with his first appearance on the mound in a spring training game.
Cubs Owner: We're Here To WinMar 1Cubs owner Tom Ricketts talks about the dark days in Chicago and explains why the Cubs are ready to win now with ace pitcher Jon Lester and a stacked farm system.