Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Posted on May 1, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will have to wait a little longer to return to the big leagues when his 40-game suspension is complete. The Cubs announced Tuesday that Russell will be optioned to triple-A on Thursday when he’s first eligible to be activated. The club sees […]

Posted on March 14, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine In some ways, the Chicago Cubs are a forgotten team heading into 2019. They didn’t make a lot of moves this winter. They also ended 2018 by losing the NL Central tiebreaker and the Wild Card Game. But just a few seasons removed from a World Series […]

Posted on January 24, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have been awfully quiet this offseason, especially for a team looking to contend in 2019. But they took a short break from their winter slumber on Thursday to add to their bullpen. The Cubs have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with reliever Brad […]

Posted on December 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It took a while, but the Baltimore Orioles have finally filled the last remaining managerial vacancy in Major League Baseball. On Friday, the club formally announced Brandon Hyde as their new skipper. Hyde has been a member of the Chicago Cubs’ organization since 2013, most recently as […]

Posted on November 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Without a doubt, outfielder Bryce Harper is the star attraction of this year’s free agent class. Manny Machado may be a close second, but Harper’s free agency has been talked about practically since he made his big league debut. Obviously, it’s early in the offseason and a […]

Posted on October 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it all comes down to this. Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies had a chance on Monday to claim a division title and a spot in the NLDS, but both fell a little short. Now, their season is on the line during Tuesday’s National League […]

Posted on October 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It may be October, but the MLB regular season lives for one more day. In addition to the Dodgers and Rockies playing to decide the N.L. West, the N.L. Central will also require a 163rd game to determine a champion between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers. […]

Posted on September 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has placed Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell on administrative leave. The move was made Friday in response to allegations of abuse from Russell’s wife, Melisa Reidy-Russell. Earlier this week, Reidy-Russell published a blog called “You no longer have a secret, you have a story” that […]

Posted on September 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are starting to lose their grip on the NL Central and now it appears as if they’ve lost closer Pedro Strop to injury. Strop hurt his hamstring during Thursday’s win over the Nationals. With the Cubs leading in the top of the 10th, Cubs […]

Posted on August 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine What was initially supposed to be a short stint on the DL for Chicago Cubs starter Yu Darvish has turned into a more than two-month absence. However, Darvish now says that he’s able to pitch pain-free and is “very optimistic” that he’ll return to the team’s rotation before […]

Posted on July 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have jumped on the bandwagon of contending teams acquiring starting pitchers. Late night Thursday, the Cubs agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers for starter Cole Hamels. The Rangers will receive pitcher Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy, and a player to be named […]

Posted on June 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As they chase another division title, the Chicago Cubs have been struck with another injury to a key player. Tuesday night, the Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation. Bryant insists the issue is a minor one. Nevertheless, the Cubs are […]

Posted on May 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time this season, the Chicago Cubs have placed Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL. The Cubs made the move prior to Saturday’s game against the Giants, sending Darvish to the DL because of triceps tendinitis. The injury is yet another setback in what has […]

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