Of the 1,052 players in MLB history born in Illinois the one with the most home runs is… Jim Thome with 612. But the player who’s second; the player who had the “record” prior to Thome was Gary
Bryce Harper rumors: Why you shouldn't count out the Cubs despite supposed budget crunch - CBSSports.com
by: Matt Snyder — CBS Sports 17 Nov
There's a report from a Chicago radio host that the Cubs are in on Harper
by: Larry Brown — Larry Brown Sports 17 Nov
Bryce Harper free agency negotiations are underway according to a report, and the Chicago Cubs are among the teams involved. Dan Bernstein, a host on The Score in Chicago, said on his show Friday that Harper negotiations are picking up steam and the Cubs.
by: Doug Glanville — NBC Sports Chicago 17 Nov
Doug Glanville reflects on the offseason where he dealt with the emotions not only from being traded, but losing his grandfather on the same day.
by: N/A — MLB: Cubs 17 Nov
On Monday, Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna Jr. were named Rookie of the Year in the American and National Leagues, respectively. But they were far from the only first-year players to make an impact in the big leagues in 2018. It would be difficult to find.
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by: Phil Thompson — Chicago Tribune 16 Nov
The Chicago Sports Alliance, a collective formed by the Bulls, Blackhawks, Bears, White Sox and Cubs, announced that it will donate $1 million in grants to support an anti-violence initiative.
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by: Jonah Keri — CBS Sports 16 Nov
Two years removed from a historic title, the Cubs suddenly have a lot of question marks
by: Bill Thompson — Baseball Prospectus: BP Wrigleyville 16 Nov
Thursday, December 13th is not a day that many Chicago Cubs fans have marked on their calendars. Chances are a few of the ones I listed will be picked up by other teams.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Sun-Times 16 Nov
Baez had no first-place votes and finished with 250 points. The Brewers' Christian Yelich, who won the award, had 415 points.
by: FOX Sports — Fox Sports 16 Nov
Bryce Harper tells TMZ that Chicago has the best food of any city. Will that be enough to lure him to the Cubs?
by: Tony Andracki — NBC Sports Chicago 16 Nov
Brewers star Christian Yelich took home the 2018 NL MVP, beating out Javy Baez for the yearly accolade.
by: N/A — MLB: Cubs 16 Nov
As part of his explosive breakout 2018 season, Javier Baez didn't just give the Cubs elite hitting numbers and indispensable versatility around the infield -- he also added an element of thrill to everything he did, whether in his free-swinging approach,.
by: Paul Sullivan — Chicago Tribune 16 Nov
Outfielder Christian Yelich, whose strong finish helped the Brewers overtake the Cubs for the division title, was the runaway winner for the National League Most Valuable Player Award. Cubs do-it-all infielder Javier Baez finished a distant second.