Video: Kris Bryant hits first career walk-off home run

Monday, July 27th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs were swept by an awful Philadelphia Phillies team over the weekend and appeared to be heading into the tank. On Monday night things looked bleak again against the Colorado Rockies, but rookie phenom Kris Bryant turned that narrative on its head with one swing. The Cubs led 7-4 ...

Cubs need to punt on 2015 at trade deadline

Monday, July 27th, 2015

In a way, this feels better than a September collapse, because they presumably got it out of the way before mistakes could be made and real heartbreak could be suffered. But this weekend's home sweep at the hands of the woeful Philadelphia Phillies, which included getting no-hit for the first ...

Video: Kyle Schwarber hits two clutch home runs

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Kyle Schwarber has finally arrived in the majors after touted as one of the best hitting prospects in baseball ever since he was selected fourth overall in the 2014 MLB Draft. The Chicago Cubs have been eagerly awaiting his arrival to the big leagues, and Tuesday night the young catcher ...

Video: Kris Bryant launches huge home run

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

I think it's fair to say that Chicago Cubs rookie phenom Kris Bryant has lived up to expectations. The 23-year-old third baseman was at it again Tuesday night as he launched a mammoth home run off of Wrigley Field's new video board beyond the left-center field bleachers. The solo shot ...

Kris Bryant hits first home run into new Wrigley Field bleachers

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs opened their new left- and center-field bleachers on Monday and, fittingly, super-rookie Kris Bryant greeted the fans early. The 23-year-old phenom launched a two-run home run to left in the bottom of the first inning to christen the newly rebuilt bleachers. Monday was the first day fans were ...

KYLE FARNSWORTH IS PLAYING FOOTBALL

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

  Some of us take a bit longer than others to find our true calling in life. Perhaps Kyle Farnsworth fits that bill. Farnsworth, who spent 16 years in the Major Leagues pitching for 11 teams -- 10 if you count his two separate stints with the Braves as one team, but ...

Kris Bryant off to strong start in first week

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Last Friday, Kris Bryant made the most hyped debut in Major League Baseball since pitcher Stephen Strasburg was called up by the Nationals in 2010. (Must be something about playing your college ball in San Diego). From an offensive standpoint, Bryant's first game was a flop -- he went 0-for-4 with ...

Here’s some rain for the Kris Bryant call-up celebration parade

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Much-ballyhooed prospect Kris Bryant is receiving his big-league call-up from the Cubs on Friday. Bryant is so ballyhooed, in fact, that he is making people remember that ballyhooed is a word. The arrival of arguably the most hyped prospect since Bryce Harper is a cause for celebration on the North Side. ...