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Monday, May 8, 2017 at 08:03 PM CDT

Cubs Trade Szczur to Padres

Cubs Trade Szczur to Padres

After designating him for assignment last week, it appeared that Matt Szczur’s time with the Chicago Cubs had come to an end, and on Monday the team made it official as they traded him to the San Diego Padres.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 07:54 PM CDT

Cubs Place Heyward on 10-Day Disabled List

Cubs Place Heyward on 10-Day Disabled List

After missing two straight games against the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward will be out a while longer, as he was placed on the disabled list.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 11:53 AM CDT

Rizzo, Baez Suffer Injuries in Cubs' Loss vs. Yankees

Rizzo, Baez Suffer Injuries in Cubs' Loss vs. Yankees

The Chicago Cubs ended up losing in an 18-inning marathon on Sunday night against the New York Yankees, but perhaps more importantly several players from the team are dealing with bumps and bruises after the...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 11:02 AM CDT

Moncada Wins Minor League Batter of the Week Honors

Moncada Wins Minor League Batter of the Week Honors

Chicago White Sox prospect Yoan Moncada is tearing up the International League, winning Batter of the Week honors last week. With the big league team struggling, when will the Sox call up their top prospect?

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:50 AM CDT

Rizzo's Foundation Announces Big Donation to Lurie Hospital

Rizzo's Foundation Announces Big Donation to Lurie Hospital

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has gained a well-earned reputation as a philanthropist during his time in the Windy City, and on Monday morning his foundation announced yet another massive charitable...

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 09:02 AM CDT

Ross to Hold Book Signing at Suburban Shop Next Month

Ross to Hold Book Signing at Suburban Shop Next Month

Grandpa Rossy is coming back to the Chicago area next month.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 05:47 AM CDT

Cubs Fall to Yankees 5-4 in 18-Inning Thriller

Cubs Fall to Yankees 5-4 in 18-Inning Thriller

In one of the longest games in Chicago Cubs history, the home side fell as the New York Yankees won 5-4 in 18 innings.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 01:31 AM CDT

Cubs Set Trio of MLB Records in Marathon Game

Cubs Set Trio of MLB Records in Marathon Game

The Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees played for over six hours on Sunday night, and in the process they set a trio of big league records.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 07:49 AM CDT

Schwarber Makes Insane Catch vs. Yankees

Schwarber Makes Insane Catch vs. Yankees

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber is certainly known more for his bat than his glove, but that didn't stop him from making a jaw-dropping catch against the New York Yankees.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 09:12 PM CDT

Javier Baez Home Run Baffles Aaron Hicks

Javier Baez Home Run Baffles Aaron Hicks

Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez smacked a home run against the New York Yankees Sunday, but at least one person in the stadium had no clue where the ball ended up.

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