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Sep 30, 2019

Contreras Pens Emotional Goodbye to Maddon

Contreras Pens Emotional Goodbye to Maddon

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras has only had one manager during his big league career, and as Joe Maddon rides into the sunset, he penned an emotional tribute to the man he called "socio."

Sep 18, 2019

Cubs' Offense Sputters in Extra Inning Loss to Reds

Cubs' Offense Sputters in Extra Inning Loss to Reds

The Chicago Cubs had a chance to gain ground on the Washington Nationals and inch ahead of the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League wild card hunt, but they could only muster four hits in an extra-innings...

Sep 3, 2019

Contreras, Zobrist Return to Cubs' Lineup Tuesday

Contreras, Zobrist Return to Cubs' Lineup Tuesday

The Chicago Cubs will welcome back two key contributors to their lineup on Tuesday night, as Ben Zobrist and Willson Contreras will both start against the Seattle Mariners.

Aug 7, 2019

Lucroy Signs With Cubs, Report Says

Lucroy Signs With Cubs, Report Says

With Willson Contreras on the injured list, the Chicago Cubs made a much-needed addition at their catching positioning, reportedly signing Jonathan Lucroy to a contract.

Aug 5, 2019

Cubs Injuries: Kimbrel on IL, Contreras Out for 4 Weeks

Cubs Injuries: Kimbrel on IL, Contreras Out for 4 Weeks

The Chicago Cubs got more bad news on the injury front Monday with closer Craig Kimbrel being placed on the injured list and catcher Willson Contreras now expected to miss four weeks following a hamstring...

Aug 3, 2019

Willson Contreras Leaves Game With Apparent Injury

Willson Contreras Leaves Game With Apparent Injury

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras was removed from Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers after suffering an apparent leg injury while running the bases.

Aug 2, 2019

Cubs Beat Brewers as Heyward, Báez Power Offense

Cubs Beat Brewers as Heyward, Báez Power Offense

After a tough road trip, the Chicago Cubs got a taste of home cooking on Friday as they beat the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field.

Jul 24, 2019

Cubs Option Addison Russell, Activate Contreras From IL

Cubs Option Addison Russell, Activate Contreras From IL

Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell is heading to Triple-A Iowa after the team optioned him from its 25 man roster on Wednesday afternoon.

Jul 13, 2019

Contreras, Lester Power Cubs to Win Over Pirates

Contreras, Lester Power Cubs to Win Over Pirates

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester picked up his 10th win of the season and hit his first home run of the year as the club beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 at Wrigley Field.

Jun 30, 2019

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant Selected to MLB All-Star Game

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant Selected to MLB All-Star Game

The Chicago Cubs had already landed a pair of MLB All-Stars with Javier Báez and Willson Contreras having been named starters, but teammate Kris Bryant will join them in Cleveland in mid-July.

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Johnson Admits to Having a 'Couple of Drinks'
Johnson Admits to Having a 'Couple of Drinks'

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson admitted to Mayor Lori Lightfoot that he “had a couple of drinks” the night before he was found asleep in his car earlier this week.

Driver Found Guilty in Deadly Indiana Bus Stop Crash
Driver Found Guilty in Deadly Indiana Bus Stop Crash

The northern Indiana woman who struck and killed three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus last year was found guilty on three charges of felony reckless homicide...

No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day
No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day

Chicago Public Schools students officially have off a second day of school as negotiations continue between the teachers' union and the city of Chicago.

Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares
Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares

Uber and Lyft rides in Chicago may soon be more expensive. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday announced a proposal to increase taxes on single rides with ride-share companies, as well as rides that begin or end in...

Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall
Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall

A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall has been indicted on charges of terrorism and criminal damage to property. The Arlington Heights Daily Herald...

Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer
Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer

A bartender in the west suburbs is accused of taking an intoxicated customer to his home in West Chicago and sexually assaulting her.