MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell apologized Friday for the "hurt" and "pain" he caused his ex-wife but didn't detail what prompted a 40-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The last time the Cubs went to the postseason three straight years was in 1906-08...
BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernandez's hustle paid off in a big way for the Boston Red Sox.
Hernandez scored the go-ahead run on Pedro Strop's wild pitch in Boston's four-run eighth inning, helping the Red Sox beat the sloppy Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Sunday night.
Let's talk about the strange case of Byron Buxton.
First, let's discuss how strange it is.
A first-round draft pick (in this case, very high first round, the second player chosen in 2012) has the expected success in the minor leagues but struggles in his first stint in the majors and goes back down.
Combined projected WAR: 27.5Top five everyday players:-3B Kris Bryant (5.6 WAR)-1B Anthony Rizzo (4.6)-SS Addison Russell (3.5)-RF Jason Heyward (2.9)-UT Ben Zobrist (2.6)Who else but the champs? Including Willson Contreras (2.5 WAR) and Kyle Schwarber (2.5), the Cubs have seven players pegged for 2.5 WAR 2017 seasons or better.