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Cubs Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale

CHICAGO — Cubs single-game tickets went on sale Friday, and to spark excitement for the upcoming season, the "IN-forcement" team is handing out 162 free tickets. The street team will be at CTA stations and downtown looking for fans who display Cubs pride.


Tipsheet: Baseball Prospectus dumps on the Cubs, too

As BenFred points out elsewhere on the site, Baseball Prospectus damaged its credibility by blasting the Cardinals for mistreating Dexter Fowler last season. We don't want to beat a dead horse, er, a downtrodden outfielder last season, but Fowler was arguably the worst position player in baseball la


After a longer offseason, Anthony Rizzo ready to help the Cubs rebound from quick playoff exit

MESA, Ariz. — Despite having the earliest ending to a season since 2014, it was still one heck of a break for Anthony Rizzo. Of course, it mainly had to do with everything away from baseball.


Anthony Rizzo Says Cubs Have to Play Better After Falling Short Last Season

For Anthony Rizzo, spring training sure has a different feel this year. The three-time All-Star showed up cracking jokes and slinging one-liners as he set out to help the Chicago Cubs bounce back from a disappointing finish last season.


Cubs, White Sox return to WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 for 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 will once again serve as the local home of the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox for the 2019 Major League Baseball season. WISH-TV and MyINDY-TV 23 will broadcast 130 Cubs and White Sox games.


Cubs' Rizzo calls for urgency from teammates in 2019

Since winning the World Series in 2016, and ending a century-old drought in the process, the Chicago Cubs have been bounced from the last two postseasons in the NLCS and wild-card game, respectively.


With tickets on sale Friday, Cubs roll out a redesigned app to help fans make the transition to the digital-only format

Single-game tickets for 2019 Cubs games go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, and fans unaccustomed to the new digital-only format can familiarize themselves quickly. A redesigned version of the MLB Ballpark app is available for fans to learn how to access their tickets because the Cubs no longer use the pr


Zobrist reports to Chicago Cubs camp ready to provide leadership

MESA, Ariz. -- To watch Chicago Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist go about his day is to watch a professional at work. Zobrist arrives each day, gets after his pregame routine and then plays. After the game, it's into the weight room for more work.


Chicago Cubs agree to work with terror-linked CAIR over owners father’s leaked emails

CHICAGO — The family that owns the Chicago Cubs was doing damage control Tuesday after a web site published a series of emails from patriarch Joe Ricketts that revealed racist and anti-Muslim sentiments.


Chicago Cubs open Cactus League play Saturday vs. Brewers

MESA, Ariz. -- Ready or not, the Cactus League season begins Saturday for the Chicago Cubs as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Sloan Park. Another day of rain Friday limited the Cubs to mostly indoor work. There was even some snow in the northern extremes of the Valley of the Sun.


Sports media: Mick Gillispie is Cubs’ webcast voice of spring

Cubs fans undoubtedly are looking forward to their team returning to the airwaves this weekend with the opening of the Cactus League season. Len Kasper will hold the fort for Pat Hughes and be joined by Ron Coomer and Zach Zaidman for broadcasts Saturday and Sunday on The Score. The first televised


Zobrist in camp, ready for leadership role

MESA, Ariz. -- Standing in front of his locker on Friday afternoon, Ben Zobrist opted not to divulge the details of the personal matter that kept him away from Cubs camp for the previous four days. His focus was on reuniting with his teammates and looking only at spring and the season ahead.


Trade Retrospective: Cubs trade Matt Garza to the Rangers

For the fourth straight offseason, BtBS is looking back on some of the biggest trades from years past. Check out all the entries here. This series was first started in 2016 by Spencer Bingol, who has been part of the Red Sox Baseball Operations department for the past two years. Congratulations to S


VIDEO: Cubs Are Pranking Fans and Giving Them Tickets to Games

Spring Training is currently underway down in Florida and Arizona, which means we are that much closer to Opening Day. It's never too early to celebrate as a baseball fan, but the ​Chicago Cubs are rewarding their fans for their continuous support.


5 things to be angry about — including 'Crazy Bernie' Sanders, sex robots and the Cubs

In an age of perpetual fear and outrage, I want to make your life easier. So here are today’s five things you should be terrified and angry about:. 1) Sex robots are going to kill us all. (Assuming we all decide to have sex with robots.)


Rizzo: Cubs Have To Play Better After Falling Short

(AP) — For Anthony Rizzo, spring training sure has a different feel this year. The three-time All-Star showed up cracking jokes and slinging one-liners as he set out to help the Chicago Cubs bounce back from a disappointing finish last season.


Cubs partner with Muslim organizations in wake of emails

MESA -- On the same day the Cubs announced a partnership with several Chicago area Muslim organizations, team owner Tom Ricketts expressed surprise over his father's association with racist and bigoted emails while continuing to distance his team from the controversy.


Why didn't the Cubs go after Bryce Harper or Manny Machado? Owner Tom Ricketts says the team is out of money

The Chicago Cubs were rumored for years to be a potential suitor for free-agent outfielder Bryce Harper. Even this winter, the expectation was that the Cubs would eventually surface in the bidding. Yet Harper remains unsigned here in mid-February, and the Cubs are still out.


Bryant revisits St. Louis chatter at Cubs camp

MESA, Ariz. -- It did not take long for Kris Bryant's comments inside a packed Sheraton Grand Chicago last month to make their way to St. Louis. His audience of blue-and-white-clad Cubs fans was laughing and cheering, but the Cardinals players who caught wind of his remarks most certainly were not.


Cubs' Ian Happ Looks To Learn From 2018

MESA, Ariz. (670 The Score) -- The ability to make adjustments often determines the success that MLB players have in their careers. In the case of Cubs infielder/outfielder Ian Happ, he hopes to grow from and eventually be defined by his adjustments that he has made coming out of 2018, when he strug