10:44 AM EDT, Fri May 26, 2017
MLB 14 hours ago
Heyward's offseason swing work paying off

Heyward's offseason swing work paying off

The Cubs' Jason Heyward knew all the work he did on his swing this offseason paid off in the eighth inning Wednesday night. The Giants had called on lefty Steven Okert to face Heyward, who fouled off the first pitch, then tripled to right. That good feeling continued Thursday when Heyward hit a solo homer in Chicago's 5-1 win over San Francisco.
Cubs Insider 1 hour ago

The Rundown: Heyward Looks Good, Bryant Leading Off Too Much, Schwarber’s Golden Sombrero

It’s only 129 plate appearances, but I think that’s still enough for us to say with reasonable certainty that we know what Jason Heyward is going to be able to give the Cubs this year. And, unlike last year, that’s more than just a great glove and a fiery...
Cubs Insider 21 mins ago

Cubs Quick Hits: Heyward’s Numbers at This Point Last Year

Jason Heyward overhauled his swing during the offseason and is reaping the rewards of his efforts. With his hands starting much lower before the pitch is thrown, Heyward seems more capable of turning on the ball. So what did Heyward’s numbers look like at this...
CBS Chicago 15 hours ago

Emma: Jason Heyward Trusting Swing Technique, Hitting Balls Hard

After a disappointing 2016 season, Heyward is hitting the ball hard.
CBS Chicago 15 hours ago
Levine: Jeff Samardzija Is A Quality Fit For Cubs’ Needs

Levine: Jeff Samardzija Is A Quality Fit For Cubs’ Needs

The Cubs remain on the hunt for reliable, contract-controlled pitching, and Samardzija fits the bill.

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Chicago Tribune 13 hours ago

Boy who played catch with Cubs' Willson Contreras cherishes memory

On the way to a Wrigley Field parking lot after the best day of his life, 11-year-old Brodie Case stopped smiling last Friday only long enough to focus on the screen of a smart phone his stunned father asked him to read. "On the ESPN App, the headline said 'Young Cubs fan plays catch with Willson...
Chicago Tribune 13 hours ago

Giants' Jeff Samardzija allows rare walk, three homers in 'normal' start at Wrigley

Jeff Samardzija sat alone in his Giants uniform on the top step of the tunnel next to the visitor's clubhouse at Wrigley Field on Thursday. The 32-year-old right-hander was collecting his thoughts after his team's 5-1 loss. Samardzija, a fifth-round pick of the Cubs in 2006 out of Notre Dame, walked...
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Kris Bryant on Cubs' 5-1 win over Giants

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant reacts after the 5-1 win over the Giants on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery on his 4-inning save vs. Giants

Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery reacts after his four-inning save against the Giants on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Chris Kuc/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija on his outing in 5-1 loss to Cubs

Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija reacts after his outing in the 5-1 loss to the Cubs, his former team, on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Paul Skrbina/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Cubs leave for first themed trip of 2017 in 'Anchorman' attire

The Cubs depart Wrigley Field in "Anchorman" attire for their first themed trip of the season after the 5-1 win over the Giants on Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Terrin Waack/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Cubs' 'Anchorman'-themed trip

The Cubs participated in their first themed trip of the 2017 season as they departed for Los Angeles on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The team based the trip off the movie "Anchorman."
CBS Chicago 16 hours ago
Whammy! Cubs Travel To Los Angeles Dressed For ‘Anchorman’ Theme

Whammy! Cubs Travel To Los Angeles Dressed For ‘Anchorman’ Theme

The Cubs held their first themed road trip of the year, an homage to Anchorman.
Chris Kuc / Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Addison Russell patiently working, waiting to get his stroke back

Addison Russell had a scheduled day off as the Cubs wrapped up their nine-game homestand against the Giants on a sunny Thursday at Wrigley Field. But even if it already hadn't been determined the 23-year-old shortstop would take a seat on the bench in favor of Javier Baez, manager Joe Maddon would...
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Series preview: Cubs at Dodgers

All games on WSCR-AM 620. Season series: Cubs 2-1. Friday: 9:10 p.m., ABC-7. RH Jake Arrieta (5-3, 4.80) vs. LH Alex Wood (5-0, 1.88). Saturday: 6:15 p.m., Fox-32. RH John Lackey (4-4, 4.82) vs. RH Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 3.76). Sunday: 3:10 p.m., CSN. LH Jon Lester (3-2, 3.19) vs. LH Clayton Kershaw...
CBS Chicago 17 hours ago
Cubs Conclude Strong Homestand With 5-1 Win Against Giants

Cubs Conclude Strong Homestand With 5-1 Win Against Giants

Mike Montgomery threw four scoreless innings of relief, and the Cubs homered three more times.
MLB 17 hours ago

Cubs crack three HRs in finale W over Giants

The Cubs picked up the home run pace on Thursday as Kris Bryant, Jason Heyward and Ben Zobrist each hit solo shots to post a 5-1 victory over the Giants and Jeff Samardzija for their seventh win in the past nine games.
MLB 17 hours ago

Arrieta faces Dodgers, returns to site of no-no

The Cubs' most recent meeting with the Dodgers carried higher stakes, but that doesn't mean the current matchup won't provide a solid litmus test.

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