Schwarber powers Cubs; magic number at 5 (Sun, 23 Sep 2018)
Kyle Schwarber smacked a 444-foot homer and an RBI double to back Kyle Hendricks and carry the Cubs to their 91st win of the season with one week of games to go. Both teams tipped their caps to retiring White Sox broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson on the field after the game. It was Harrelson's last broadcast after a 42-year career and 33 years with the White Sox.
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Cubs pleased with Gore's speed, prep work (Sun, 23 Sep 2018)
Terrance Gore has exceptional speed, and the Cubs would like to take advantage of it as they push toward October.
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These are the 2018 second-half All-Star teams (Sun, 23 Sep 2018)
Baseball's All-Star Game is our annual opportunity to pause the hustle and bustle of the 162-game schedule and appreciate those who have defined the season, to date. But that date, of course, comes at a point in which so much of the season story is still unwritten. And even though the 2018 Midsummer Classic came especially late (teams had played nearly 100 games by that point), there are plenty of players whose performance since the break is worth appreciating, too.
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Hamels opens vs. Bucs as hunt continues (Sun, 23 Sep 2018)
Cole Hamels (4-1, 2.42 ERA with Cubs) will make his 11th start for Chicago in the series opener Monday night, facing the Pirates' Jameson Taillon (13-9, 3.24). Hamels is coming off a loss to the D-backs in which he gave up seven runs over six innings. He's been charged with 14 earned runs over 24 1/3 innings over his past four starts. Hamels has beaten the Pirates twice this year, including a start of seven shutout innings on Aug. 17 in Pittsburgh. The Cubs enter their final week of games with a 2 1/2-game lead over Milwaukee to clinch the NL Central. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. CT from Wrigley Field.
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Baez steps in at shortstop, smashes 34th HR (Sat, 22 Sep 2018)
There aren't many teams who can lose a position player and slide an MVP candidate into that spot like the Cubs will do at shortstop with Javier Baez.
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Sister Mary Jo pitches, poses with Bulls' Parker (Sat, 22 Sep 2018)
Sister Mary Jo pitches, poses with Bulls' Parker

Cubs recall Freeman for shortstop depth (Sat, 22 Sep 2018)
The Cubs added some infield depth on Saturday, selecting the contract of Mike Freeman from Triple-a Iowa. Freeman, who joined the Cubs on Saturday, has been working out since the Minor League season ended but also has been preparing for his first child.
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Cubs' Top 30 Prospects list (Thu, 23 Feb 2017)
Who do the Cubs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
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Cubs roll on South Side, magic number at 6 (Sun, 23 Sep 2018)
MVP candidate Javier Baez drove in three runs to raise his National League-leading RBI total to 110 and Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking RBI double to lead the Cubs over the crosstown-rival White Sox on Saturday night in front of the first sellout crowd of the season at Guaranteed Rate Field. Jon Lester worked five innings for his 17th win, tying for the NL lead, while Tim Anderson homered off him to become the first White Sox shortstop to record a 20-HR, 20-steal season.
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30 best games of '18 -- 1 player from each team (Sat, 22 Sep 2018)
Every team, all 30 of them, has remarkable moments. From bunches of home runs to bunches of strikeouts, from household names to players you may not have heard of before, these become part of the fabric of a season. Here we go with 30 special individual performances for 30 teams.
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