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Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago Cubs: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) Central division. The team plays its home games at Wrigley Field, located on the city's North Side. The Cubs are one of two major league teams based in Chicago; the other, the Chicago White Sox, is a member of the American League (AL) Central division. The Cubs, first known as the White Stockings, were a founding member of the NL in 1876, becoming the Chicago Cubs in 1903.


Wrigley Field Receives National Historic Landmark Status [Video]

Wrigley Field Receives National Historic Landmark Status

The designation, which will preserve the Chicago stadium, was announced by the Cubs on social media.

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Epstein, who joined the Cubs in 2011, helped the club break its 108-year championship drought with a World Series title in 2016. - Published

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MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Cubs, Blue Jays get better while Yankees, Braves strike out

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Anthony Rizzo, first baseman of the Chicago Cubs, said politicians only care about their own agendas and "don't really give a (expletive) about us." - Published

Cardinals have another positive COVID-19 test, Friday's game vs. Cubs postponed

MLB announced Friday's Cardinals-Cubs game at Busch Stadium has been postponed after another St. Louis player tested positive. - Published

Cubs turn questionable, unreviewable triple play in loss to Reds

Replay rules don't allow for infield catches to be reviewed, so Kris Bryant's diving catch vs. Reds turned into Cubs' first triple play since 1997. - Published

Cubs pitching coach emotional discussing virus

An emotional Chicago Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy broke down during a conference call Wednesday as he recovers from a severe case of COVID-19 that quarantined him for 30 days. (July 2) - Published

Cubs using Wrigley Field as food distribution hub

The Chicago Cubs are using Wrigley Field as a food-packing and distribution hub to help support the COVID-19 relief efforts of Lakeview Pantry. (April 17) - Published

Former Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals manager Jim Frey dies at 88

Jim Frey, who managed the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs to postseason berths in the 1980s, died Sunday at the age of 88. - Published

Former Chicago Cubs infielder Glenn Beckert dies at 79

Four-time All-Star and Gold Glove-winning second baseman Glenn Beckert was a mainstay on the Cubs infield from 1965-73. He died at 79. - Published

Kris Bryant unfiltered: Cubs slugger talks about Astros, free agency, trade rumors and new rules

Cubs slugger Kris Bryant sat down with USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale to talk about free agency, trade rumors, new rules and much more. - Published

Chicago Cubs' David Bote helps couple with major news

Chicago Cubs' infielder David Bote helped an Indiana couple with their gender reveal at spring training game. - Published

Be prepared: Scouting's struggle for relevance

A former Leaping Wolf revisits his Cubs pack to see how the Scouting movement is faring in the face of multiple challenges.
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Kris Bryant loses grievance case against Cubs, won't be a free agent until 2021

Third baseman Kris Bryant, as expected, lost his grievance against the Cubs and won't be a free agent until 2021. - Published

Young girl hit by foul ball at Houston Astros game has permanent brain injury, lawyer says

The young girl who was struck by a foul ball from Cubs player on May 29 at Minute Maid Park "remains subject to seizures" her family's lawyer said. - Published

Decade of sports: Cubs winning 2016 World Series was best moment of the 2010s

The Cubs winning the 2016 World Series was the greatest moment in sports this past decade -- ending a 108-year title drought. - Published

Kris Bryant, Mookie Betts on the block? Four marquee MLB franchises ready for crazy winter

The offseason is in full stride and four marquee franchises -- the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs and Mets -- have big decisions to make. - Published

Chicago Cubs hire former catcher David Ross as next manager

The Chicago Cubs have hired David Ross as their next manager. The 15-year MLB catcher spent his final two seasons with the Cubs. - Published

Angels hire Joe Maddon as next manager

Joe Maddon was recently let go as Cubs manager after a five-year stint that included a World Series. He replaces Brad Ausmus, who lasted one year. - Published

With ace Jack Flaherty on the mound, Cardinals rout Cubs to clinch National League Central title

The St. Louis Cardinals are back in the postseason for the first time since 2015, and clinched the NL Central with a win on the season's final day. - Published

Manager Joe Maddon, who led Chicago Cubs to a World Series title, will not return in 2020

Manager Joe Maddon, who led the Cubs to a World Series title in 2016, will not return next season. - Published

Bruce Bochy to ride into the sunset, and despite rumors, he’s not coming back

Bruce Bochy’s retirement could last a matter of only weeks, with the Padres and perhaps the Cubs calling him to gauge his interest. - Published

Cubs manager Joe Maddon dismisses complaints of final weekend lineups: 'I don't give a (expletive)'

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he won't play many of his regulars this weekend in St. Louis, which may dash the Brewers' division hopes. - Published

Agent Scott Boras blasts MLB for wet bases after Kris Bryant injury

Agent Scott Boras tore into MLB for not monitoring wet bases. His client, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant, was injured Sunday after slipping. - Published

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI, Suárez slugs away

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI on sprained ankle, Reds' Suárez takes aim at majors HR lead, Braun still timely for Brewers, A's try to build on lead at home - Published

Anthony Rizzo hits grand slam, Cubs pound Pirates 17-8

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Cubs beat Padres, remain tied with Brewers for 2nd wild card

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Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo returns to lineup after missing 4 games with tight back - Published

Nick Castellanos gets last laugh as he exposes the flaws of analytics in Cubs' deadline coup

Cubs outfielder Nick Castellanos, an impending free agent, has had the greatest impact of any player traded at the July 31 trade deadline. - Published

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 in MLB Little League Classic - Published

Pryce Harper smashes match-winning home run as Philadelphia Phillies beat Chicago Cubs 7-5

Philadelphia's Bryce Harper hits a match-winning grand slam home run against the Chicago Cubs to overturn a 5-3 deficit in the bottom of the ninth innings.
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Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5

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Reds rookie Aquino homers in first 3 at-bats vs Cubs

Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats against the Cubs, then drew a four-pitch walk with nothing close to the plate. - Published

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LEADING OFF: Greinke goes for Houston, Yanks crush at Camden

LEADING OFF: Greinke debuts for Houston, Yankees crush at Camden Yards, Foltynewicz returns to Braves, Cubs minus Kimbrel - Published

LEADING OFF: Morton completes father/son loop, Canó injured

LEADING OFF: Morton completes father/son loop, Canó injured, Cubs in control - Published

Darvish, Heyward help Cubs sweep Brewers with 7-2 win

Yu Darvish, Jason Heyward star as Chicago Cubs sweep Milwaukee Brewers with 7-2 win - Published

Cards beat Cubs 8-0, take over 1st place in NL Central

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LEADING OFF: Traded players join new teams, Salazar returns

LEADING OFF: Traded players join new teams, Salazar makes long-awaited return to Indians vs Cole and Astros, Cubs-Cardinals for 1st place, Wheeler still a Met, Pirates and Reds anticipating.. - Published

Yelich, Hiura HR in 10th off Kimbrel, Brewers beat Cubs 5-3

Christian Yelich and Keston Hiura hit home runs in the 10th inning off Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past Chicago 5-3 - Published

Brewers rally past Chicago 3-2, drop Cubs out of 1st place

Ben Gamel hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat Chicago 3-2 Friday and knock the Cubs out of first place - Published

LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars

LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars; Mets' Canó finds his sweet swing; Price and Red Sox try to sweep Rays; Dodgers unveil renovation plans; Cubs' Contreras set for return from IL - Published

Pablo Sandoval homer in the 13th lifts Giants past Cubs 5-4

Pablo Sandoval homered with one out in the 13th inning, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 5-4 - Published

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5

Javier Báez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and four Cubs relievers combined for one-hit ball over the final four innings, lifting Chicago to a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres - Published

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5

Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam after a 9-year-old named Mateo asked for a homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 - Published

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP Montgomery

The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals - Published

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LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI on right calf, Cubs try to make Cincy a seller, Dodgers head to Philly after late night - Published

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Lester pitches into 7th, Cubs beat Giolito, White Sox 6-3

Jon Lester pitched into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat All-Star Lucas Giolito and the crosstown White Sox 6-3 at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday - Published

Cubs erupt after Maddon's ejection to rip Pirates 11-3

Bryant homers as Chicago Cubs pound Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 after Maddon gets ejected - Published

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