Buster Olney recaps all of Tuesday's MLB action, including another milestone for Albert Pujols, the end of Aaron Judge's K streak, and cause for concern in Chicago and Boston.
Bryant injury leads to oddity in Cincy
Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base in the ninth inning of the Cubs' win over the Reds on Tuesday, although he didn't have to field a ball. He's the first left-handed thrower to play third base since Don Mattingly played three games there, including two starts, in Aug. 1986. (Elias Sports Bureau)
Eight of the past 12 Stanley Cups have been won by three teams. With a solid foundation, good salary-cap management and, oh, some pretty talented players, one team stands above the rest as ready to consistently knock off the big boys.
It was a nightmare travel day that ended as a dream, when Zobrist drove in three runs for the Cubs after being too late to start the game.
Kris Bryant says the hand injury he suffered after being hit by a pitch isn't too bad, but expects to hear for a while that Cubs teammate Anthony Rizzo replaced him at third base.
Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9 Tuesday night for their seventh win in nine games.
Giancarlo Stanton says 61 is still the "legitimate" mark for long-ball greatness -- not Sammy Sosa's iconic 66. The true MLB record for homers remains in the eye of the beholder.
Last year's World Series MVP is having a season to forget. But with the Cubs in the hunt again, manager Joe Maddon hasn't lost a lick of faith in him.
Javier Baez has gone nuts at the plate since taking over for the injured Addison Russell at shortstop.
David Kaplan and Jordan Cornette talk with Cubs VP GM Jed Hoyer about Javy Baez's recent play, Kyle Schwarber, an update on Jon Lester and the solar eclipse.
Do fans feel there's a dynasty in the works at Wrigley? Or is there an outbreak of agita on the North Side? Vote now!
Josh Macri recaps all of Sunday's MLB action, including a fun time in Williamsport, an important win for the Cubs, a stellar performance by Justin Verlander, Sox-Yanks & more.
The catcher atoned for a throwing error in the 10th by driving in the winning run and the Cubs enjoyed the sort of luck teams must seize in September.
Alex Avila capped Chicago's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Cubs swept the Toronto Blue Jays with a wild 6-5 victory on Sunday.
What are the remaining schedules, certainties and X factors for the contenders? Here's a closer look.
The Cubs have one of the best defensive right fielders in baseball in Jason Heyward, but he can't carry the group all by himself.
Consistent Davis ties Cubs record
With Saturday's outing, Wade Davis has successfully converted all of his save attempts since joining the Cubs this year, and his 26 straight saves without a blown attempt tied a Cubs record set by Ryan Dempster over the 2005-06 seasons. (Elias Sports Bureau)
Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday to keep up their success against AL opponents.
The Chicago Cubs have claimed veteran catcher Rene Rivera off waivers from the New York Mets.
Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and allowed a run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday.
The Chicago Cubs have placed ace left-hander Jon Lester on the 10-day disabled list with left lat tightness and shoulder fatigue.
Before conversations with Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Royals director of pro scouting Gene Watson, Pedro Gomez chats with Bob Nightengale about the Cubs facing another injury, the NL wild-card race, the phenomenal job done by Mike Scioscia this season and more.