1. Ian Happ's Spring Breakout Means Cubs' Next Top Rookie Could Arrive in 2017

    When spring training began, one of the big burning questions was how creative Joe Maddon would need to be to fit Kyle Schwarber ’s bat into his Chicago Cubs lineup...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 day ago 21,169 reads 0 comments

  2. Jake Arrieta Blasts Home Run off Zack Greinke in Spring Training Game

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is apparently ready to step into the box once the regular season begins. In the top of the third inning of Thursday's spring training game vs...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 days ago 4,758 reads 0 comments

  3. Chicago Cubs: Final Predictions for Each Key Spring Position Battle

    As one would expect from a defending World Series champion, the Chicago Cubs arrived in spring training with few questions to answer. With no major injuries suffered, not a whole lot has changed since then...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 9,354 reads 0 comments

  4. Shoes, Roommates and Tattoos: The Birth of the Cubs' Championship Family

    MESA, Ariz. — Over boxes stacked like skyscrapers and through tightening bonds that would lead to roommate arrangements, you could see the seeds beginning to sprout toward an eventual path to glory...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 days ago 37,028 reads 0 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 20,176 reads 0 comments

  6. Cubs' Willson Contreras Ready to Become the Gary Sanchez of 2017

    Don't expect to see any catcher do exactly in 2017 what Gary Sanchez did in 2016. That's the kind of lightning that's unlikely to strike twice in two years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 21,323 reads 0 comments

  7. Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs Reportedly Agree to Record $1.05M Contract

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has reportedly become the highest-paid second-year player in MLB history by agreeing to a $1.05 million contract for 2017. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the details of the deal Thursday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 18 days ago 74,994 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    Out of all the players trying to earn major league roster spots this spring, nobody has it tougher than the guys at Chicago Cubs camp. As you would expect, the defending champs showed up to spring training with very few roster spots to fill...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 20,591 reads 0 comments

  9. Eloy Jimenez: Cubs' New No. 1 Prospect is Already Reaching Phenom Status

    The Chicago Cubs are baseball's most complete team. They're the defending champs, with stars littered around the diamond. Now, they've got another stud streaking across the firmament...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 days ago 69,085 reads 0 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    It's relatively easy for a fringe prospect or a veteran on the roster bubble to fly under-the-radar in Chicago Cubs camp these days with so much star power mulling around the team's facility...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 27 days ago 10,527 reads 0 comments

  11. Kyle Schwarber as 2017 Chicago Cubs Leadoff Man Brings More Problems Than Good

    Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter. As far as the Chicago Cubs seem to be concerned, that's the genius of it. Somebody needs to pump the brakes on this idea...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 33,603 reads 0 comments