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CUBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Teammates mock Rizzo for swinging at pitches that hit him

Your browser does not support iframes. Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is enjoying quite the season in his fourth year in the big leagues. After a disappointing 2013, the 24-year-old has rebounded to hit .284 with a National League-leading 25 home runs so far this season. Rizzo was also the winner of the NL’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Cubs Catcher Pitched A Scoreless Inning To Win The Longest Game In Cubs History

Your browser does not support iframes. A game which lasts a whopping six and a half hours will feature some oddities. The biggest one of all may be seeing catcher John Baker show up in the pitching stat sheet. Baker, the backup catcher for the Cubs, had to come onto the mound in relief duty in the sixteenth inning of what turned into an early Wednesday morning game against the Colorado...
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago close to trading Emilio Bonifacio

The Chicago Cubs are close to trading Emilio Bonifacio, reports Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com. Teams that are currently in on Bonifacio include the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, and San Francisco Giants, according to Cotillo and Bruce Levine of 670 The Score.Hank Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Giants were...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Add Felix Doubront; Close to Trading Bonifacio

The Cubs, led by Theo Epstein, have acquired another player that he knows from his time with the Red Sox. Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront http://t.co/pPr4X6VG82 — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) July 30, 2014 Felix Doubront is a left-handed pitcher who has had some success in the Red Sox rotation the past couple of years, but is struggling to find consistency in 2014.  At 26...
Via World Series Dreaming
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Cubs Fan Has A Cubs Mohawk To End All Cubs Mohawks

Here's some team spirit at tonight's game, courtesy of #Cubs fan Kevin Jackson. pic.twitter.com/5RWDfsj5pT — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 30, 2014 Kevin Jackson’s Cubs mohawk was so great that he got a shout out from Cubs’ Twitter account. Granted, he probably impeded the view of everyone behind him when he turned his head to the left or right but at least they’d be...
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Was The Incredible Hulk At The Cubs Game Last Night?

WGN I think it’s awfully unprofessional of The Hulk to skip out on saving the world to catch foul balls at a Cubs game. Like, aren’t the Avengers waiting for him or something? Isn’t he late to some intergalactic war staged in NYC? The nerve of that guy. And then look at him, hitting on hot chicks and stuff. Bro, this isn’t Hulk-Harmony.com. You’re a goddamn superhero,...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baker, Cubs beat Rockies in epic marathon

This wasn’t your traditional beer shower that the Chicago Cubs’ players performed early Wednesday morning to commemorate the first major league victory for backup catcher John Baker. “Beer, chocolate milk, hair gel, shampoo, body wash, and I got some more beer,” Baker said in describing the liquids his teammates doused him with. “It was great. Best shower I’ve ever taken...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Baker, Cubs backup catcher, scored the game winning run AND got the W after pitching the top of the 16th

John Baker, Chicago Cubs backup catcher, scored the game winning run AND got the win against the Colorado Rockies, 4-3, after pitching the top of the 16th. The longest game in Cubs history.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Injury Update: Neil Ramirez to DL

The Chicago Cubs entered Tuesday night's game in last place in the National League Central with a record of 43-61. At 27th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 19th in ERA, the Cubs have struggled in most phases of the game this season. One bright spot has been the emergence of rookie pitcher Neil Ramirez, who has been dominant out of the bullpen. The bad news is that Ramirez...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago may trade James Russell, Wesley Wright, Emilio Bonifacio

The Chicago Cubs have struggled in nearly every aspect of the game this season and are sitting at 43-61, last in the National League Central. With the team looking towards the future, they already made their big deal, trading Jeff Samardzija to get one of the best prospects in baseball, shortstop Addison Russell. But what other potential moves are out there for the Cubs?#452855528...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OUCH! Cubs trade Darwin Barney for player to be named

The Chicago Cubs today traded infielder Darwin Barney and a cash consideration to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a player to be named later. OUCH BABE! Remember when he was relevant? When he was possibly considered “a piece” in “the rebuild?” At least defensively, he was thought to be something, Now this is his fate.    The one AAA leader hits once gave Cubs fans such high...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eye On The Minors: Cubs Prospects & Call-Ups Review

  A Pack of Cubs On The Farm The Cubs’ prospects situation has been one of the most interesting stories to follow this MLB season. While the Major League club lumbers through another losing season, the guys on the farm are beginning to offer a glimpse into what should be a bright future on the […]
Via RotoBaller
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Are the Cubs done?

After starting the trading season with a bang by trading their two best trade assets in Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the Chicago Cubs have since been relatively quiet. This year was thought to be yet another very active trade deadline for the Cubs, but aside from the initial trade the Cubs have not been able to strike anymore deals. There have been rumblings of many of the...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  2 Comments

WATCH: Eddie Vedder leads 7th-inning stretch at Cubs game

Your browser does not support iframes.Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder (and his niece and nephew) led the traditional singing of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" as part of the 7th-inning stretch during Thursday night's Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field.With the Cubs losing to the visiting San Diego Padres 12-1 at the time, Vedder sang the song well and did his best...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack White doesn't look happy to be at Cubs game

The Chicago Cubs added an official mascot, Clark the Cub, this offseason. But we’re pretty sure no one has more accurately summed up the Cub fan experience than rocker Jack White, who took in Tuesday night’s game at Wrigley Field the night before his own show in the Windy City. I believe the dictionary definition for this particular look is “bemused.” And I’m fairly...
Via Rumors and Rants
8 days ago  |  1 Comment
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