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.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 5, 2020
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 27, 2020
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. The Age - Published on January 30, 2020
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 29, 2020 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.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 8, 2020
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 20, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on November 12, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 23, 2019 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.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 16, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 29, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 29, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 28, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 27, 2019 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.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 24, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on September 16, 2019 Anthony Rizzo hits grand slam, Cubs pound Pirates 17-8 Baseball Capsules
USATODAY.com - Published on September 14, 2019
Cubs beat Padres, remain tied with Brewers for 2nd wild card Baseball Capsules
USATODAY.com - Published on September 13, 2019 Cubs' Rizzo returns after missing 4 games with tight back Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo returns to lineup after missing 4 games with tight back
USATODAY.com - Published on August 31, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 29, 2019 Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 in MLB Little League Classic
USATODAY.com - Published on August 19, 2019
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. BBC News - Published on August 16, 2019 Harper hits grand slam in 9th, Phillies rally past Cubs 7-5 Baseball Capsules
USATODAY.com - Published on August 16, 2019
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.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 11, 2019 Smokey Bear, tarantula trek, censoring Adam and Eve: News from around our 50 states ‘Field of Dreams’ site in Iowa to host White Sox-Cubs game, event combining kids and goldfish draws criticism in Ohio, and more
USATODAY.com - Published on August 9, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on August 6, 2019 LEADING OFF: Morton completes father/son loop, Canó injured LEADING OFF: Morton completes father/son loop, Canó injured, Cubs in control
USATODAY.com - Published on August 5, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on August 4, 2019 Cards beat Cubs 8-0, take over 1st place in NL Central Baseball Capsules
USATODAY.com - Published on August 2, 2019
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.. USATODAY.com - Published on August 1, 2019 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 28, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 27, 2019 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 24, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 24, 2019 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 20, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 20, 2019 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 16, 2019
LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 15, 2019 Cubs edge Pirates 4-3 on Heyward's hit, Bryant's baserunning Jason Heyward hits tiebreaking RBI single in 8th as Chicago Cubs top Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3
USATODAY.com - Published on July 12, 2019
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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 7, 2019 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
USATODAY.com - Published on July 4, 2019
Cubs minor league team mocks Colin Kaepernick on Twitter The Double-A Tennessee Smokies drew the Betsy Ross American Flag on their infield Wednesday and tweeted CBS News - Published on July 4, 2019 Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 4, 2019
LEADING OFF: Angels, MLB community mourn death of Skaggs LEADING OFF: Angels, MLB community mourn death of Skaggs, Harper on cusp of 2 milestones in NL East showdown, Yankees and Mets open Subway Series, Hendricks off IL for scuffling Cubs
USATODAY.com - Published on July 2, 2019 Bell mashes 3 home runs, Pirates thrash Cubs 18-5 Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby after mashing 3 home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 18-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 2, 2019
Cubs pitcher calls Yasiel Puig 'stupid as (expletive)' following benches-clearing incident Benches emptied in the game between the Reds and Cubs after Cincinnati's Yasiel Puig was hit by a pitch. There were more strong words postgame.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019 Baez hits grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 6-0 behind Quintana All-Star shortstop Javier Baez hit his first grand slam of the season, and Jose Quintana went six innings for his first victory since May 5, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 win over the Cincinnati.. USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019
Cookie Monster dominates 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' during Cubs game The Cookie Monster likes two things: cookies and baseball. So, the Sesame Street character sang 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' at a Cubs' game.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019 Hamels leaves after 1 inning, Reds beat Cubs 6-3 to end skid Cole Hamels left after only one inning because of discomfort in his side _ another setback to the Chicago Cubs' rotation _ and the Cincinnati Reds snapped their four-game losing streak with a 6-3.. USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019
LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yanks in London, 2-way McKay debuts LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Yanks in London, Rays' two-way McKay debuts, Cubs evaluating Hamels injury
USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019 Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves after 1 inning vs Reds Left-hander Cole Hamels was pulled after only one inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night because of discomfort in his side, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle.. USATODAY.com - Published on June 29, 2019