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  • Chicago Cubs will host a Grateful Dead night in August

    Chicago Cubs will host a Grateful Dead night in August

    Dead & Company may have wrapped up their 2018 summer tour last week with a pair of shows at Boulder, Colorado’s Folsom Field, but other cities around the country aren’t quite ready to put their tie-die away for the summer just yet. Deadheads in Chicago will be able to keep on spinning well into...
  • Watch: Eddie Vedder spotted joining busker in playing ‘Corduroy’ outside of Wrigley Field

    Watch: Eddie Vedder spotted joining busker in playing ‘Corduroy’ outside of Wrigley Field

    Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder just can’t help but find new ways to perform inside, and now apparently outside of Wrigley Field in Chicago. Perhaps that’s just the way life is for diehard Chicago Cubs fans, for which Vedder certainly qualifies. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was spotted outside of...
  • 3 things you have to check out on your visit to Wrigley Field

    3 things you have to check out on your visit to Wrigley Field

    At the front entrance of Wrigley Field, a spectacular Ernie Banks statue towers over the crowd, reminding fans of Chicago's rich baseball history. The life-size effigy, located near the ballpark's Will Call ticket window, is a classic spot for a fan photo op. However, more importantly, it's a great...
  • Brandon Kintzler 

    Kintzler has an early impact with the Nationals

    Brandon Kintzler of Las Vegas, Nev. is not the Washington Nationals closer yet, but soon could be. Since being acquired from the Minnesota Twins on July 31 for pitching prospect Tyler Watson, Kintzler has pitched very well in Washington's bullpen.  In three appearances, Kintzler has pitched three...
  • Alex Avila 

    Avila hits first home run with the Cubs

    Alex Avila's first hit with the Chicago Cubs on Saturday was a home run. It came in a key Cubs' 7-4 win over the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.   Avila, a native of Hialeah, Florida, was acquired by the Cubs from the Detroit Tigers at the trade deadline with pitcher...
  • Daniel Murphy 

    Murphy swinging with power for the Nationals

    There is no question that Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy is having a fine regular season in 2017. The native of Jacksonville, Florida represented the National League in his third career Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July, and is becoming an instrumental reason why the...
  • Alex Avila 

    Tigers trade Avila and Wilson to Cubs

    The Detroit Tigers traded catcher Alex Avila of Hialeah, Florida and left handed pitcher Justin Wilson of Anaheim, California to the Chicago Cubs for third baseman Jeimer Candelario of New York, New York, a prospect and a player to be named later. The prospect is shortstop Isaac Paredes of...
  • Jason Heyward 

    Heyward delivers his first game winning home run for the Cubs

    Jason Heyward of Ridgewood, New Jersey might not be meeting Chicago Cubs' expectations. There is no question that the standard was high when he signed an eight-year deal worth $184 million to begin the 2016 Major League Baseball season.  However, one cannot ignore the fact that Heyward does have a...
  • Suter making strong transition to starting pitcher for Brewers

    Suter making strong transition to starting pitcher for Brewers

    The Milwaukee Brewers must like what they see in converted starting pitcher Brent Suter of Chicago, Illinois. Suter had an excellent July and helped the Brewers with a terrific quality start on Friday in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs, his hometown team.  In seven innings, Suter had 82 pitches of...
  • Video: Walking tour of Iowa Cubs' Principal Park

    Video: Walking tour of Iowa Cubs' Principal Park

    There's two things baseball fans can count on seeing every summer in Des Moines: intense heat and top young prospects. The game July 18 at Principal Park in Iowa -- a hotly-contested affair between the Iowa Cubs and Nashville Sounds -- delivered on both fronts. After a scorching hot day that peaked...
  • Jose Quintana 

    White Sox trade Jose Quintana to the Cubs

    Right handed pitcher Jose Quintana of Arjona, Colombia is changing teams and leagues but not cities. On Wednesday, Quintana was traded from the Chicago White Sox to the Chicago Cubs for four prospects. The prospects are corner infielder Matt Rose of Melbourne, Florida, middle infielder and left...
  • Trea Turner 

    Nationals tie franchise record for most stolen bases in a game

    The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record on Tuesday for most stolen bases in a game with seven. The Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 at the Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.  The only other time the Nationals franchise had seven stolen bases in a game came on May 7, 1986. The Nationals...
  • Ichiro Suzuki 

    Suzuki becomes oldest player ever to start in center field

    Ichiro Suzuki of Kasugai, Japan became the oldest player ever to start a Major League Baseball game in center field on Sunday. At the age of 43 years and 246 days, Suzuki broke a record while playing for the Miami Marlins which was previously held by Rickey Henderson of the Boston Red Sox in 200...
  • Photos by Eric Holden

    In photos: Iowa's iconic Principal Park still buzzing over Cubs' World Series win

    If the World Series hangover is indeed a real thing, one would never know it from a visit to Iowa's iconic Principal Park -- home of the Triple-A affiliate of the reigning champion Chicago Cubs. The heart, hunger and desire is all there from the Iowa Cubs athletes as if the Curse of the Billy Goat...
  • Matt Szczur 

    Cubs trade outfielder Matt Szczur to Padres for pitcher Justin Hancock

    The Chicago Cubs traded outfielder Matt Szczur of Cape May Court House, New Jersey to the San Diego Padres for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock of Defiance, Ohio on Monday. Szczur was part of the Cubs team that won the 2016 World Series (and won a World Series ring) despite not playing in a...
  • Travis Wood 

    Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood from Cubs

    The Kansas City Royals signed pitcher Travis Wood from the Chicago Cubs to a two year contract worth $12 million on Wednesday. Wood, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, won a World Series with the Cubs in 2016. It was the Cubs' first World Series since 1908.  Used as a reliever in 2016, Wood pitched...
  • Joe Smith 

    Blue Jays sign pitcher Joe Smith from the Cubs

    The Toronto Blue Jays signed pitcher Joe Smith from the Chicago Cubs on Friday.  The terms of the deal are for one year and three million dollars.  In 2016, Smith shared his time with the Cubs and Los Angeles Angels. In 54 games, all relief appearances, Smith had a record of two wins and five losses...
  • Jason Hammel 

    Royals sign Hammel from Cardinals

    The Kansas City Royals signed right handed pitcher Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs to a contract on Wednesday. The terms of the deal are for two years and $16 million.  In 30 games for the Cubs in 2016, Hammel had a record of 15 wins (a career high) and 10 losses with an earned run average of...
  • Trevor Cahill 

    Padres sign Trevor Cahill from Cubs

    The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Trevor Cahill from the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Cahill signed a one year contract worth $1.75 million.  A right handed pitcher from Oceanside, California, Cahill pitched in 50 games for the Cubs in 2016. He had a record of four wins and four losses with an earned...
  • Cubs claim Dylan Floro off waivers from Rays

    Cubs claim Dylan Floro off waivers from Rays

    The Chicago Cubs have claimed left-handed pitcher Dylan Floro off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays. Floro, a native of Merced, California, is 26 years of age.  Floro pitched 12 games for the Rays in 2016. In 15 innings, Floro had a record of zero wins and one loss with an earned run average of 4.2...
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