Tseng’s start was more about moving Mike Montgomery to the slumping bullpen. And closer Wade Davis is on notice to expect four-plus-out assignments.
Hovering near .500 at the end of August and trading veterans with a look toward 2018, the Cardinals somehow have become the division’s hottest team.
Winning pitcher Jon Lester called the Cubs’ 2016 season an anomaly and stressed the focus on the final 17 games of this season.
Because of the aftereffects of Hurricane Irma, this weekend’s series between the Marlins and Brewers has been moved from Miami to Milwaukee.
The right-handed command pitcher starts against the Mets in a surprise pitching-staff shuffle just ahead of a division showdown against the Cardinals.
The hamstring cost Arrieta a start against the Brewers, and he’s been ruled out against the Cards this weekend. Can he get back for one or two starts?
The Cubs are trying to join the 2009 Phillies as one of only two teams in the last 15 years to follow a World Series title with a division title.
The Cubs’ home opener is April 9 against the Pirates, and the 2018 schedule includes a pair of weekend series against the White Sox.
Fourteen of the Cubs’ final 22 games are against the two teams closest in the standings — which include the motivated young Brewers.
Javy Baez has been exceptional replacing Addison Russell at shortstop. Manager Joe Maddon now wants to test the gamut of his second base options.
Michael, who died Thursday at 79, was renowned for building the most recent Yankees dynasty, but hiss fingerprints are also on Cubs’ 2016 title.
The lefty dueled Pirates ace Gerrit Cole for six scoreless in a 1-0 victory, but his October status is uncertain if the rotation is at full strength.
Injuries mount and tough stretches persist, but the Cubs say the last two seasons have taught them how to handle adversity this year.
Baseball families in professional clubhouses across the country turn their eyes toward the Atlantic basin and Hurricane Irma’s path.
Barring a setback overnight, the big-hitting catcher could be scheduled Wednesday for a brief minor-league rehab stint.