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Merryweather steps up for Cubs bullpen

September 25, 2023

This story was excerpted from Jordan Bastian’s Cubs Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. CHICAGO -- There is no worrying about workloads when the calendar flips to October and the win-or-go-home reality of the postseason arrives. And with

Cubs win final home game, eye October return to Wrigley

Wisdom's go-ahead blast keys sweep as North Siders 'give back some of the love' to fans
September 24, 2023

CHICAGO -- It hit Patrick Wisdom as he was trotting around the bases on Sunday afternoon. As he heard the Wrigley Field crowd roar and saw his teammates in the third-base dugout celebrating, the Cubs' slugger felt the importance of the homer he just sent deep into the left-field bleachers.

Injuries & Moves: Candelario, Alzolay, Burdi making progress

September 24, 2023


Watch Horton pitch for Double-A Smokies with a shot at title

September 25, 2023

New for the 2023 season, MLB.TV and MLB app subscribers can watch their favorite team's Minor League affiliates in the app. All MiLB games are also available on MiLB.TV on the web and the First Pitch app. But with or without a subscription, you can watch select, curated Minor League

Assad proves value, versatility with scoreless relief outing 

September 23, 2023

CHICAGO – The sinker that left the fingertips of Cubs righty Javier Assad did precisely what the pitch is intended to do. It appeared headed beyond the outer edge of the plate and Kris Bryant, understandably, opted not to swing at the two-strike offering. And then there was an explosion

Even-keeled Taillon gets Cubs back on track: 'We needed that start'

September 22, 2023

CHICAGO -- When asked ahead of Friday afternoon’s game what Jameson Taillon brings to the Cubs, manager David Ross was quick to point out the right-hander's unwavering confidence. Ross praised Taillon’s even-keeled approach to his starts, viewing it as an essential trait for the multiple peaks and valleys that occur

'We've got 9 left': Cubs on outside looking in after latest loss

Chicago drops out of final NL Wild Card spot after seventh defeat in past eight games
September 22, 2023

CHICAGO -- The Cubs have nine games left to breathe life back into their October aspirations. That is the reality that the North Siders are facing following another gut-punch of a loss at Wrigley Field. Two weeks ago, Chicago was still thinking about overtaking the Brewers for first place in

Alcántara, Triantos, Canario headed to Arizona Fall League

September 22, 2023

Feel the crispness in the air. Fall is on our doorstep, and you know what that means: We'll see you in the desert. The Arizona Fall League announced its 2023 rosters Friday with several of baseball's top young talents scattered across the six rosters in the Grand Canyon State's Valley

VOTE: Stroman named Cubs’ nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

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September 8, 2023

All 30 nominees for the 2023 Roberto Clemente Award were announced by Major League Baseball on MLB Network on Friday. Considered baseball's most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers, the Clemente Award annually recognizes the MLB player who best represents the game through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive

Each team's prospect whose stock improved most in '23

September 21, 2023

There have been some amazing performances by prospects in 2023. Many have come from high-ranking players living up to expectations. Others have exceeded them, jumping more firmly onto the prospect radar with breakout campaigns. Jim Callis recently highlighted some with his own All-Breakout Prospect Team, but that squad doesn’t provide

Steele's Cy Young pursuit, Cubs' playoff push take hit

September 21, 2023

CHICAGO -- For three innings on Wednesday night, Cubs lefty Justin Steele looked like the pitcher who has earned a place in the National League Cy Young Award conversation this season. He was running through the Pirates’ order, looking the part of the rotation leader who has helped keep Chicago

Cubs rout Bucs to end skid with postseason push in focus

September 20, 2023

CHICAGO -- Cubs manager David Ross reiterated on Tuesday that looking too far ahead at a finish line can be dangerous. He has repeatedly stressed the importance of having his players break each day and game into a series of objectives, with the focus concentrated on the task directly in

Canario has memorable night by belting grand slam for first HR

September 20, 2023

CHICAGO -- Alexander Canario was not sure what his future held last offseason. He was recovering from a pair of serious injury setbacks sustained in winter ball in the Dominican Republic, facing a long road back to a baseball field. On Tuesday night, Canario trotted around the bases at Wrigley

Cubs prospect makes Midwest League All-Stars team

September 20, 2023

Award season is in full swing in the Minors. On Wednesday, Minor League Baseball announced the High-A end-of-season award winners and All-Star rosters, as voted on by the managers of the three leagues. In the Midwest League, MVP went to Twins outfielder Kala'i Rosario, Ian Bedell of the Cardinals locked

'You've got to clear it': Cubs look to shake off sweep

September 18, 2023

PHOENIX -- If the season ended today, the Cubs would be watching the playoffs from the comfort of their own homes. When Chicago began a crucial 10-game stretch on Sept. 7, it sat in the second NL Wild Card spot, with a three-game cushion over the D-backs. It trailed the

Stroman's community contributions go beyond measurement

September 18, 2023

This story was excerpted from Jordan Bastian’s Cubs Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox.

Cubs outlasted in marathon as Wild Card race tightens

September 17, 2023

PHOENIX -- A somber feeling loomed over the Cubs’ clubhouse at Chase Field after a frustrating 7-6 loss in 13 innings to the D-backs on Saturday night. The loud postgame silence in the clubhouse has been all too familiar lately. The Cubs suffered their seventh loss in the past nine