The Chicago Cubs have claimed veteran catcher Rene Rivera off waivers from the New York Mets.
Nicky Delmonico lined an inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning, his second go-ahead homer of the game, and the Chicago White Sox stopped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
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.
Josh Macri recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including a potential damaging blow for the Cubs, a Yankee sweep, a big day for Ender Inciarte and much more.
Pair of Braves highlight Thursday's longest HRs
Ian Happ may have hit a 443-foot home run, but the rookie was overshadowed by Freddie Freeman and Ender Inciarte, who each hit home runs more than 430 feet in the Braves' 10-4 win against the Rockies.
Last season's Most Valuable Player might not be in the conversation for this year's award, but Bryant has raised his game when his team needs him most.
Nomar Mazara drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.
Phillip Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie in the seventh inning and had four RBI in his first major league start as the Cincinnati Reds rebounded from blowing a nine-run lead to defeat the Chicago Cubs 13-10 on Thursday.
David Kaplan talks with former Cubs manager Jim Riggleman about his time in Chicago, managing Sammy Sosa and the current Chicago Cubs.
This offseason, Jake Arrieta stands to make big bucks as a free agent. Who else could make themselves more attractive to suitors in the season's final weeks?
Josh Macri recaps all of Wednesday's MLB action, including the end of Giancarlo Stanton's HR streak, a record-breaking performance by Aaron Judge and a slew of walk-offs.
A single on a line drive, a stolen base and a pick-off. Yet John Lackey's performance on the mound was the most important highlight of the Cubs' win.
Yasiel Puig's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday night for their second comeback win in as many games.
Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in the first inning and Javier Baez scored on a wild pitch in the ninth as the Chicago Cubs overcame a late Cincinnati Reds rally to win 7-6 on Wednesday night.
"You can't unretire a Hall of Fame number," Bryant said of his old No. 23, which Ryne Sandberg wore in Chicago. Hence, Bryant went with the number his dad and brother once sported.
It's counterintuitive to be told to arrive late to work, but Joe Maddon has never been one for convention. History proves "American Legion Week" works.
ZiPS was somewhat skeptical of Caratini's hitting profile at first, but his numbers at Triple-A Iowa this year have helped to bump up his projected ceiling.