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Nov 1, 2018

Baez, Zobrist Get Into Halloween Spirit

Baez, Zobrist Get Into Halloween Spirit

Halloween is a time for scary costumes and eating up gobs of candy but for Chicago athletes, it’s also a time to show off their creativity and their adorable kids.

Oct 18, 2018

Zobrist Releases Funny Video, Emotional Letter to Fans

Zobrist Releases Funny Video, Emotional Letter to Fans

It’s been a few weeks now since the Chicago Cubs were eliminated from the postseason, but infielder Ben Zobrist is already pining for next season.

Sep 28, 2018
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By James Neveau

Chicago Cubs Playoff Flashback

The Chicago Cubs have reached the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season, and...View gallery

  • 2015 Wild Card Game: Jake Shines, Kyle Slugs vs. Pirates
  • 2015 NLDS: Hated Rivals Go Home at Cubs’ Hands
  • 2015 NLCS: Cubs’ Bats Go Cold Against Mets’ Power Arms
Aug 29, 2018

Zobrist Walk-Off Single Gives Cubs 7th Straight Win

Zobrist Walk-Off Single Gives Cubs 7th Straight Win

It took an extra 13 hours, but the Chicago Cubs finished off their seventh straight victory on Wednesday with a walk-off win over the New York Mets.

Aug 10, 2018

Series Preview: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs

Series Preview: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs, who have a two-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central, have a critical stretch of games coming up, starting with a three-game set against the Washington Nationals.

Aug 9, 2018
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By James Neveau

Chicago Cubs Reveal Players' Weekend Nicknames

For the second year in a row, the Chicago Cubs will don special "Player's...View gallery

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Jul 18, 2018

MLB Says It's Willing to Loosen Rules on Cleat Colors

MLB Says It's Willing to Loosen Rules on Cleat Colors

Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes.

May 16, 2018

Contreras Told to Stop Wearing Arm Sleeve: Report

Contreras Told to Stop Wearing Arm Sleeve: Report

Just days after Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist was told that he would not be allowed to wear black cleats, catcher Willson Contreras was also issued a warning by the league about his uniform choices.

May 14, 2018

Zobrist Defies MLB Again With Black Spikes

Zobrist Defies MLB Again With Black Spikes

Ben Zobrist was joined by Chicago Cubs teammates Kyle Schwarber and Steve Cishek in wearing black spikes on Monday despite a warning from Major League Baseball that he was in violation of the sport's uniform...

May 12, 2018

Zobrist Blasts MLB After Fine Threat Over Cleats

Zobrist Blasts MLB After Fine Threat Over Cleats

Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist is fighting back after Major League Baseball threatened to fine him for his choice of footwear.

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