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Hendricks outduels Cole as Cubs edge Bucs

A night after scoring a season-high 14 runs and pounding out 17 hits, the Cubs were limited to two hits Tuesday at PNC Park. But they only needed one, compounded by a timely mistake by the Pirates, to escape with a 1-0 win over Gerrit Cole and the Bucs. Read More Here (0)

Lester eager for first visit to Fenway since '14

Jon Lester will return to Fenway Park on Friday for the first time since he was traded in 2014 by the Red Sox to the Athletics, however, the lefty won’t pitch in the Cubs’ Interleague series. He’s starting on Wednesday against the Pirates, which may be just as well. Read More Here (0)

Heyward: No preference for placement in OF

Jason Heyward won his fourth Gold Glove Award last year as the top defensive right fielder in the National League. This season, he’s started seven games in center and on Tuesday, made his 11th start in right field for the Cubs. Would he prefer to play right field? Read More Here (0)

Heyward continues to impress at the dish

If it looks as if Jason Heyward is hitting the ball harder, he is. Read More Here (0)

Blue Monday: Cubs put on show vs. Pirates

The first time the Cubs and Pirates met this season, the Bucs came from behind three days in a row to sweep the series at Wrigley Field. The Cubs ensured there would be no comeback Monday night, running up a big lead in the first two innings and cruising to a 14-3 win at PNC […]

Hendricks hoping for bounceback start

When the Pirates and Cubs met at Wrigley Field earlier this month, Pittsburgh won all three games, and outscored Chicago, 18-10. Could they set the tone for the Central Division matchups between these two teams the rest of the season? Read More Here (0)

Maddon sticking with Schwarber in left field

Kyle Schwarber started in right field at PNC Park during the 2015 National League Wild Card game, and Cubs manager Joe Maddon hinted in Spring Training that may happen during the regular season as well. But Schwarber made his 10th start in left field on Monday as the Cubs opened a three-game series against the […]

3 HRs in 3 days? Simply business for Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo says that, for him, the components of a sizzling hot streak pretty much resemble the components for any other day at the office. Read More Here (0)

Cubs out to avenge sweep in Pittsburgh

The Cubs regained first place Friday and are on a roll, despite missing a sweep in Cincinnati, as they come into a three-game series vs. the Pirates — who swept Chicago at Wrigley Field earlier this month — that begins Monday night at PNC Park. Read More Here (0)

Cubs outmuscled as Cincy sweep bid denied

It’s been a rough first few weeks of the season for Reds right fielder Scott Schebler. But pitcher Bronson Arroyo was fortunate to have Schebler’s contributions supporting his strong start in a 7-5 victory over the Cubs as Cincinnati salvaged one game from its three-game series at Great American Ball Park on Sunday. Read More […]