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Chicago Sun-Times 14 hours ago
Could John Lackey return for another year with the Cubs at age 39?

Could John Lackey return for another year with the Cubs at age 39?

The Cubs hadn't lost a Lackey start since June, entering Wednesday. He pitched six strong innings to lower his ERA since the break to 3.06.
Chicago Sun-Times 15 hours ago
Kris Bryant: Team, individual success in ’16 was ‘blessing and curse’

Kris Bryant: Team, individual success in ’16 was ‘blessing and curse’

A near-perfect '16 season created expectations for more of the same among a young Cubs core. Bryant: "This is definitely not a perfect season for us."
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Cubs Kris Bryant calls Reds' Joey Votto 'the best player ever'

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant isn't shy about his admiration of Reds All-Star Joey Votto. "He's the best player ever," said Bryant, who was flattered this week when Votto told him his approach at the plate looked a lot better. "He's my favorite player. I love watching him. I love talking to him...
CBS Chicago 16 hours ago
Levine: Kris Bryant Heats Up As Cubs Need Offensive Production The Most

Levine: Kris Bryant Heats Up As Cubs Need Offensive Production The Most

Since Aug. 7, Bryant leads the NL with a .533 batting average, .622 on-base percentage and 1.522 OPS.
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Be careful counting out Kyle Schwarber as man to make a difference for Cubs

Standing about 100 feet off the ground in a basket at the end of a ladder attached to Chicago Fire Department Truck No. 21, Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber smiled Wednesday as he dared to look down. You might call it a season high for the struggling slugger. "I wasn't afraid of heights," Schwarber...
Chicago Tribune 16 hours ago

Rick Renteria on receiving Cubs World Series ring: ‘A classy gesture’

Amid the hoopla of the City Series between the White Sox and the Cubs last month at Wrigley Field, Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer found some time to meet with Sox manager Rick Renteria. It was there that Hoyer presented Renteria with a 2016 Cubs World Series ring, an acknowledgement of Renteria’s...
Chicago Tribune 17 hours ago

Joe Maddon on Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Reds' Joey Votto

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses Kris Bryant's baserunning, Kyle Schwarber's bat and Reds slugger Joey Votto's two-strike approach on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 17 hours ago

Kris Bryant on life without Willson Contreras

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant discusses adjustments the team is making without injured catcher Willson Contreras on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
MLB 18 hours ago

Count Bryant among Votto's biggest admirers

When the Cubs' Kris Bryant was at first base, he had a chance to chat with his favorite player, the Reds' Joey Votto.
Chicago Tribune 19 hours ago

Rick Renteria got a Cubs World Series ring. Who else deserves one?

Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts apparently has been handing out World Series rings like Tic Tacs, as White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf revealed in a USA Today interview.According to Reinsdorf, Sox manager Rick Renteria received a ring for his one-year stint as Cubs manager, as did his predecessor,...
Chicago Sun-Times 20 hours ago
Inspired by his father, Schwarber gives back to neighborhood heroes

Inspired by his father, Schwarber gives back to neighborhood heroes

Kyle Schwarber is giving back to where he came from. As the son of a police chief and nurse, Schwarber has always been inspired by servicemen and women and their devotion to duty. That’s mainly why he launched “Neighborhood Heroes” in May. The campaign’s sole purpose is to recognize first responders and show appreciation for […]
Chicago Tribune 20 hours ago

Cubs' Jon Jay OK with versatile role

Jon Jay isn’t in the Chicago Cubs’ lineup Wednesday night despite a lifetime .300 batting average against Cincinnati Reds starter Homer Bailey. But Jay has developed into one of the Cubs’ best weapons, from a leadoff hitter to a versatile outfielder to clutch pinch-hitter. “I feel comfortable in...
Muskat Ramblings 20 hours ago

#Cubs Schwarber visits firefighters

Kyle Schwarber stopped by Chicago Fire Department Engine 112 on Wednesday to meet with the firefighters as part of his Neighborhood Heroes program. Besides having lunch with the crew, Schwarber delivered a new 65-inch television and PlayStation for the firefighters.Inspired by the selfless sacrifices of everyday heroes, like his dad — a decorated police chief — and a family filled with first responders, Schwarber’s Neighborhood Heroes campaign honors and assists first responders by providing essential tools and experiences that improve their quality of life and help them better...
Muskat Ramblings 21 hours ago

#Cubs Bryant surprises kids at hospital

Kris Bryant and his wife Jessica visited patients at Advocate Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill., on Wednesday. They kids were surprised to see Bryant — they didn’t know which Cubs player was stopping by. They were greeted with hugs, pictures and even a few marriage proposals.Bryant asked the kids to sign a pair of white cleats and he will wear them this week.#Cubs Bryant surprises kids at hospital was originally published in Muskat Ramblings on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
CBS Chicago 21 hours ago
Cubs’ Jake Arrieta On His Resurgence: ‘Was Just A Matter Of Time’

Cubs’ Jake Arrieta On His Resurgence: ‘Was Just A Matter Of Time’

Arrieta has registered six consecutive quality starts out of the All-Star break, going 4-1 with a 2.09 ERA in that stretch.

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  • 9 John Lackey

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    John Lackey collects a career milestone with first stolen base

  • 8 Kyle Schwarber

    Kyle Schwarber

    Chicago Cubs: Kyle Schwarber showing progression in the field

  • 4 Ben Zobrist

    Ben Zobrist

    Joe Maddon Blows Up On Umpires, Gets Ejected

  • 3 Javier Baez

    Javier Baez

    Rizzo's slam, walk-off WP send Cubs past Reds

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