Yu Darvish Contemplated Retirement During 2017 Season

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish is attempting to work himself back from the disabled list, but today he was at Dodger Stadium in the Los Angeles for the first time since leaving the Dodgers for the Cubs in the off-season, and had a lot to say. Darvish, who inked a six-year, $126 million contractContinue reading “Yu Darvish Contemplated Retirement During 2017 Season”

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Disabled List For First Time in MLB Career

For the first time in his Major League Baseball career, Chicago Cubs star third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant has hit the disabled list. In a flurry of roster moves, Bryant was placed on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, per an official team announcement. Taking Bryant’s place on the active 25-man roster will be infielderContinue reading “Cubs’ Kris Bryant Hits Disabled List For First Time in MLB Career”

Cubs Top Prospect RHP Adbert Alzolay to Miss Remainder of 2018

Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Adbert Alzolay, the top prospect in the Cubs organization according to MLB Pipeline, will miss the remainder of the 2018 season due to a lat injury. The announcement was made official by Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer on Friday. Alzolay sustained his injury pitching against the New Orleans Baby Cakes forContinue reading “Cubs Top Prospect RHP Adbert Alzolay to Miss Remainder of 2018”

WATCH: Cubs’ Jason Heyward Blasts Walk-Off Grand Slam

Jason Heyward picked a pretty good time to hit his first career walk-off homer. With the Chicago Cubs trailing the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 in the bottom of the 9th inning after closer Brandon Morrow gave up his first home run since September 8, 2016 to Dylan Cozens (first career Major League home run), Heyward wasContinue reading “WATCH: Cubs’ Jason Heyward Blasts Walk-Off Grand Slam”

Cubs Superstar Kris Bryant Keeps Getting Better

Chicago Cubs superstar third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant is already a two-time MLB All-Star and a National League MVP, but the best is still yet to come for the 26-year-old. Many outsiders considered Bryant’s 2017 season to be a down year. He wasn’t voted to the all-star team for the first time in his career, andContinue reading “Cubs Superstar Kris Bryant Keeps Getting Better”

Cubs Sign Free Agent SP Yu Darvish to Six-Year, $126M Contract

It took until February 10, but we have our first MLB free agent signing worth $100 million-plus. The signing comes at the hands of the Chicago Cubs, who have agreed to a six-year, $126 million deal with starting pitcher Yu Darvish, per The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Darvish will have the potential to earn up toContinue reading “Cubs Sign Free Agent SP Yu Darvish to Six-Year, $126M Contract”

Addison Russell (Foot) Set to Miss 3 More Weeks

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will be out at least three more weeks due to suffering a setback in his recovery from a foot injury, an MRI revealed on Thursday. Russell, who last played in a game for the Cubs on August 2nd, is dealing with what Jesse Rogers of ESPN described as a ‘severe’Continue reading “Addison Russell (Foot) Set to Miss 3 More Weeks”

Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to $5.5 Million Contract, Avoiding Arbitration

The Chicago Cubs and relief pitcher Pedro Strop have agreed to a one-year, $5.5 million contract for the 2017 season to avoid arbitration, according to┬áMark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune. Cubs, Strop avoid arbitration with $5.5 million settlement — Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) February 12, 2017 Strop will be making an extra $1.1 million this seasonContinue reading “Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to $5.5 Million Contract, Avoiding Arbitration”

Cubs Outfielder Jason Heyward Working to Revive His Swing

The Chicago Cubs had a lot of things go their way in 2016, but the first-year of Jason Heyward‘s eight-year, $184 million contract was not one of them. While Heyward was able to win a Gold Glove Award for his outstanding defense in right field, he struggled majorly at the plate. Across 592 regular seasonContinue reading “Cubs Outfielder Jason Heyward Working to Revive His Swing”

Aroldis Chapman Says Cubs’ Joe Maddon Overused Him in Playoffs

Last week, Aroldis Chapman agreed to a five-year, $86 million deal with the New York Yankees after spending most of the 2016 MLB season with the team until his July trade to the Chicago Cubs. In Chicago, Chapman helped pitched the Cubs to their first World Series title since 1908, but that doesn’t mean heContinue reading “Aroldis Chapman Says Cubs’ Joe Maddon Overused Him in Playoffs”

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