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Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 06:30 PM CDT

Stint on D.L. 'Likely' for Contreras, Maddon Says

Stint on D.L. 'Likely' for Contreras, Maddon Says

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras has been one of the hottest hitters in all of baseball, but it looks like he’ll be out of commission as the team tries to maintain its division lead.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 04:57 PM CDT
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By James Neveau

Health Inspections Detail Issues at Local Ballparks: Report

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Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 03:09 PM CDT

Cubs Place Koji Uehara on Disabled List

Cubs Place Koji Uehara on Disabled List

After being removed from Tuesday’s game against the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs reliever Koji Uehara has been placed on the 10-day disabled list.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 at 02:58 PM CDT

Cubs, White Sox Unveil Special 'Players Weekend' Jerseys

Cubs, White Sox Unveil Special 'Players Weekend' Jerseys

Major League Baseball will host its first ever “Player’s Weekend” at the end of August, and on Wednesday the league revealed the colorful jerseys that teams will wear for the event.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 06:30 AM CDT

Javier Baez's Inside-the-Park Home Run Helps Arrieta to Win

Javier Baez's Inside-the-Park Home Run Helps Arrieta to Win

As his teammates went crazy celebrating, Javier Baez needed a couple of minutes just to catch his breath after running like mad around the bases.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:08 PM CDT

Woman Gets Angry Letter From Neighbors Over Cubs 'W' Flag

Woman Gets Angry Letter From Neighbors Over Cubs 'W' Flag

A suburban Chicago woman said she received an angry letter from her neighbors asking her take her Cubs "W" flag off her porch because it makes her community "look bad."

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 02:37 PM CDT

Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68

Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68

Former Chicago Cubs manager and Boston Red Sox player Don Baylor died Monday, his wife told ESPN in a statement.

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 10:58 PM CDT

Contreras Makes History Even as Cubs Lose

Contreras Makes History Even as Cubs Lose

Sunday was a tough day for the Chicago Cubs as they fell to the Washington Nationals, but catcher Willson Contreras made some history even in defeat.

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 05:51 PM CDT

Cubs Get Dressed Up for 'Easy Rider' Road Trip

Cubs Get Dressed Up for 'Easy Rider' Road Trip

Despite a tough loss on Sunday, the Chicago Cubs still got into the spirit of things for their "Easy Rider" road trip.

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 04:52 PM CDT

Wieters Grand Slam Dooms Cubs

Wieters Grand Slam Dooms Cubs

Matt Wieters hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Carl Edwards Jr. in Washington's five-run eighth inning, helping the Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Sunday.

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David Ross Goes Skydiving at Air and Water Show

Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross has appeared on “Saturday Night Live” and showed off his moves on “Dancing With the Stars,” but he added another item to his resume this weekend.