Cubs owners latest entity threatened by Donald Trump

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

The owners of the Chicago Cubs joined Mexicans, Muslims and Megyn Kelly on the lengthening list of things Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump does not care for on Monday. The voice of America's increasingly angry hordes of half-literates has taken exception to the fact members of the Ricketts family, which owns ...

Cardinals Twitter does not handle Jason Heyward signing too well

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Jason Heyward agreed to a massive, eight-year, $184 million contract with the Chicago Cubs on Friday, as he became the latest domino to fall in baseball's free agent frenzy. Heyward opted for the Cubs over returning to the St. Louis Cardinals, with whom he spent the 2015 season. Cardinals fans were, ...

Chicago Cubs reach two-year deal with John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

As we reported earlier, the Chicago Cubs have been going full-throttle after free agent right-hander John Lackey. Well it appears that hard work paid off, as multiple reports claim that the two sides have reached an agreement. Ken Rosenthal says the contract is worth $32-34 million over two years and should be finalized shortly. ...

Chicago Cubs going hard after John Lackey

Friday, December 4th, 2015

John Lackey may be a 37-year-old with a shaky track record, but he's also one of the most sought-after pitchers on baseball's free agent market. Now the Chicago Cubs are apparently the front-runners to land the 13-year veteran. The Cubs are reportedly "pretty hot" on Lackey right now and are discussing ...

Chicago Cubs interested in reunion with Jeff Samardzija

Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs reached the National League Championship Series in 2015, a full year before they were even expected to be competitive. Now, armed with an incredibly young offensive core and a newly-minted Cy Young Award winner in Jake Arrieta, the Cubs are poised to be National League favorites heading ...

Arrieta’s Cy Young seals his deal as Cubs greatest heist

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

For generations, the Chicago Cubs have been haunted by one particular trade that has been used to highlight the franchise's overall ineptitude: the 1964 trade deadline deal that sent outfielder Lou Brock to the Cardinals for pitcher Ernie Broglio. In two-and-a half years as a Cub, Broglio went 7-19 with a ...

Has Jake Arrieta run out of steam?

Monday, October 19th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs dropped Game 2 of the 2015 National League Championship Series on Sunday night, falling 4-1 to the New York Mets. The Cubs were relying on ace right-hander Jake Arrieta to secure Game 2 for them, and prevent the Mets from taking a 2-0 lead in the series. ...

Cubs vs. Mets: Let It Be

Friday, October 16th, 2015

It was a lesson I learned early. Oddly enough, at least if you find coincidences odd, it was the last time the Mets and Dodgers met in the postseason -- 1988. My dad and I were out playing catch in the vacant lot next to our house when he asked who ...