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Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Jon Lester Won't Pitch in MLB All-Star Game

Jon Lester Won't Pitch in MLB All-Star Game

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester will not pitch in the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday, and has been replaced on the National League roster for the contest.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Report: Baez, Schwarber to Hit in Home Run Derby

Report: Baez, Schwarber to Hit in Home Run Derby

For the second time in the last four years, the Chicago Cubs will have not one but two stars participating in the Home Run Derby, according to a report.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Bryant Back in Cubs' Lineup After D.L. Stint

Bryant Back in Cubs' Lineup After D.L. Stint

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant will return to the lineup on Wednesday as the team completes its series against the San Francisco Giants.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018

Unable to Find His Own All-Star Jersey, Lester Calls Out MLB

Unable to Find His Own All-Star Jersey, Lester Calls Out MLB

Being named to the MLB All-Star game is a major achievement in the baseball world -- and that wasn't lost on the Chicago players who made the cut this year.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018

See Chicago Players' Reactions to All-Star Game Selection

See Chicago Players' Reactions to All-Star Game Selection

Being named to the MLB All-Star game is a major achievement in the baseball world -- and that wasn't lost on the Chicago players who made the cut this year.

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018

Chicago Stars Heading to D.C. For MLB All-Star Game

Chicago Stars Heading to D.C. For MLB All-Star Game

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras will make his first career start in the MLB All-Star Game later this month.

Sunday, Jul 8, 2018

Kris Bryant Set to Begin Rehab Assignment

Kris Bryant Set to Begin Rehab Assignment

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant will begin a rehab assignment in Tennessee this week, the team announced on Sunday.

Saturday, Jul 7, 2018

Javier Baez, Cubs Storm Back and Beat Reds

Javier Baez, Cubs Storm Back and Beat Reds

Javier Baez homered and had four hits — including a game-tying infield single in the eighth — and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit for an 8-7 victory over Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018

Cubs' Winning Streak Snapped in Loss to Reds

Cubs' Winning Streak Snapped in Loss to Reds

Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged the Cubs 3-2 on Friday for their fifth straight victory over Chicago.

Friday, Jul 6, 2018

Cubs Prospect Oscar De La Cruz Suspended for PED Use

Cubs Prospect Oscar De La Cruz Suspended for PED Use

Chicago Cubs prospect Oscar De La Cruz has been suspended by Major League Baseball after testing positive for an illegal substance.

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Agencies Searching for Man Who Fell Overboard From Boat
Agencies Searching for Man Who Fell Overboard From Boat

The Chicago Fire Department and United States Coast Guard are responding to reports of a man going overboard off a boat in Lake Michigan.

Barricaded Suspect at LA Trader Joe’s Taken Into Custody
Barricaded Suspect at LA Trader Joe’s Taken Into Custody

A police pursuit ended in the Silver Lake area at a Trader Joe's with shots fired and a suspect inside on Saturday afternoon. One woman was killed in the hourslong standoff before the suspect surrendered.

Chicago Named 'Rat Capital' of America in New Ranking
Chicago Named 'Rat Capital' of America in New Ranking

Chicago has found itself at the top of a ranking that residents likely won’t be too thrilled to read about.

Kane County C.O. Faces Sexual Assault Charges
Kane County C.O. Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A Kane County correctional officer is facing felony charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted an inmate.

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'
Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney...

Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer
Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer

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