Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Angels’ Mike Trout win MVP award

Cubs’ Kris Bryant, Angels’ Mike Trout win MVP award

Mike Trout has won the AL MVP award, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced Thursday, the second time the Los Angeles Angels outfielder has won the award in his six-year career. The Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant has been named National League MVP. The 24-year-old Bryant hit .292 with 39 home runs and 102 RBI in his […]

Cubs force Game 7 after thumping Indians

Cubs force Game 7 after thumping Indians

Addison Russell hit a grand slam and drove in a record-tying six runs, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Cleveland Indians 9-3 Tuesday night and forcing the World Series to a deciding Game 7. Indians ace Corey Kluber, dominant while winning Games 1 and 4, starts again on short rest Wednesday night at home against […]

Chapman’s 8-out save keeps Cubs’ season alive

Chapman’s 8-out save keeps Cubs’ season alive

They have waited 108 years for a championship. So with this World Series on the verge of slipping away, the Chicago Cubs could not wait any longer. Manager Joe Maddon summoned closer Aroldis Chapman from the bullpen in the seventh inning for the first eight-out save of his big league career, needing to hold off […]

The Chicago Cubs are going back to the World Series

For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. The Cubs won the National League pennant Saturday evening by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, in Game 6 of the NLDS. They will face the Cleveland Indians beginning Tuesday in Cleveland for a chance to claim the organization’s first […]

Miguel Montero Thought Cubs Would Release Him

Catcher Miguel Montero’s tie-breaking, eighth-inning grand slam made him the hero of the Cubs’ 8-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday. The 33-year-old didn’t expect to be in that position, however, as he told FanRag Sports’ Jack Magruder after the game that he thought the Cubs might release him […]

Chicago Cubs’ Montero belts game-winning pinch-hit grand slam

Chicago Cubs’ Montero belts game-winning pinch-hit grand slam

The Los Angeles Dodgers thought they’d escaped unscathed. Then Miguel Montero came to the plate. The Chicago Cubs catcher – who almost didn’t make the roster due to a back issue – came off the bench Saturday to deliver a pinch-hit grand slam off Joe Blanton. The blast put the Cubs up 7-3 in the […]

Chicago Cubs stun Giants with 4-run 9th to advance to NLCS

Kris Bryant tossed his glove high in the air, Jake Arrieta jumped over the dugout railing and the rest of the Chicago Cubs rushed to join the celebration. Pure revelry and a sigh of relief, all at once. World Series favorites since opening day, the Cubs took another step in their championship chase Tuesday night […]

Chicago Cubs knock off Giants to take commanding series lead

Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Saturday night for 2-0 NL Division Series lead. Ben Zobrist put Chicago ahead in the first with a run-scoring single off […]