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Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

Schwarber Leads Off as Cubs Set Lineup vs. Cardinals

Schwarber Leads Off as Cubs Set Lineup vs. Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs will kick off their World Series title defense on Sunday when they battle the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium, and Joe Maddon has set his first lineup of the regular season.

Saturday, Apr 1, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 1 Day to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 1 Day to Opening Day

Opening Day is nearly upon us, and we wrap up our Cubs Countdown with one final post celebrating the number "one" in Chicago Cubs history.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 2 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 2 Days to Opening Day

With just two days remaining until the Chicago Cubs begin their World Series title defense, we're taking a look at some of the remarkable "2's" in Cubs' history.

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Video: Bryant, Rizzo Bring Back "Bryzzo" Souvenir Company

Video: Bryant, Rizzo Bring Back "Bryzzo" Souvenir Company

After combining for 71 regular season home runs and a World Series championship last season, Chicago Cubs stars Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant had to hire new "employees" for their fictional souvenir company.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 3 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 3 Days to Opening Day

While it may not feel like baseball season in the Windy City yet, Opening Day is rapidly approaching for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as we are just three short days away from the first game...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 4 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 4 Days to Opening Day

Opening Day for the Chicago Cubs is just four days away, and we have our latest installment of the Cubs Countdown to celebrate.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017

Szczur, La Stella Both Make Cubs Opening Day Roster

Szczur, La Stella Both Make Cubs Opening Day Roster

The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day roster in preparation for the first day of the season on Sunday, and two familiar faces have both made the cut.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 5 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 5 Days to Opening Day

While it may not feel like baseball season in the Windy City yet, Opening Day is rapidly approaching for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as we are just five days away from the first game...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017

Cubs Countdown: 6 Days to Opening Day

Cubs Countdown: 6 Days to Opening Day

While it may not feel like baseball season in the Windy City yet, Opening Day is rapidly approaching for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as we are just six days away from the first game...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Video: Rizzo Blasts Lead-Off Home Run

Video: Rizzo Blasts Lead-Off Home Run

Before Sunday's game, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo asked if he could bat lead-off. It took him one pitch to make that idea look like a brilliant one.

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