Adam Greenberg was hit in the head by the first pitch he faced in his 2005 MLB debut. He didn’t return to the majors until 2012.
How concerned should the Chicago Cubs and their fans be about the injuries and productivity of former National League MVP Kris Bryant?
The bats came alive for the Chicago Cubs in their win over the Cincinnatti Reds on Aug. 30 where three players hit multiple home runs.
Teams across multiple sports boycotted games on Wednesday. Cubs star Anthony Rizzo played but had a strong message after the game.
NBC and the NHL called out Mike Milbury after he became the latest announcer to say something regrettable on the air.
A look at the career and post-MLB life of former pitcher Kyle Farnsworth, who was widely regarded as one of baseball’s toughest players.
In addition to beating most of the league, Chicago Cubs veteran Jon Lester also beat cancer. He’s cashed in and stayed healthy since then.
The massive contract extension signed by Mookie Betts could be very good news for Chicago Cubs All-Star shortstop Javier Baez.
Chicago Cubs fans are a notoriously passionate group. For a pretty penny, not even Covid-19 will keep them out of Wrigley Field this summer.
Bobby Murcer was a beloved Yankees outfielder and broadcaster. Even in his final months of life, Murcer kept broadcasting Yankee games.
Chris Bosio turned a lengthy pitching career into a long coaching journey. The Detroit Tigers fired Bosio in June 2018 over alleged bullying. Where is he now?
Believe it or not, Shawon Dunston was once the most highly-coveted prospect in baseball. After hitting an astounding .790 in his senior year at Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, Dunston was taken with the first overall pick in the 1982 MLB draft by the Chicago Cubs, becoming the first player from the New York …
Everyone knows about Sammy Sosa’s 1998 season. That was just the beginning of a crazy stretch where he finished second in homers on his best years and first on his down years.
Sammy Sosa is synonymous with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs, however, have distanced themselves from the former slugger. Sosa expects that will change soon.
Sammy Sosa wanted to play for the New York Yankees in 2000. What would have happened if the Bronx Bombers acquired him that summer?
Mark McGwire may have won the 1998 home run race, but Sammy Sosa earned more money than his heavy-hitting rival.
In 1998, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire and Chicago Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa took baseball fans on a wild ride in pursuit of Roger Maris’ single-season home run record, a season that some still say saved baseball. The story of the legendary home run race is the subject of ESPN’s latest documentary, …
The former Chicago Cubs great Sammy Sosa has stayed firm with his stance on denying steroid use all behind one particular reason.
Sammy Sosa is one of the greatest sluggers in Major League Baseball History, but does he deserve a spot in the Hall of Fame?
A look back at the strange 2004 MLB season of Sammy Sosa, his final season as a member of the Chicago Cubs.
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa both made the 1998 MLB season one to remember. Both Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire have a high net worth too.
Adrian Cardenas achieved a lifelong dream when he played for the Cubs. When that wasn’t enough, he became a filmmaker and CNN contributor.
It’s not uncommon for professional athletes to have been standouts in numerous sports in high school, or even college in some instances. Allen Iverson and LeBron James were both phenomenal football players before focusing on basketball. Tom Brady was a multi-sport star, being taken in both the MLB and NFL drafts. Bo Jackson and Deion …
Sammy Sosa’s life after baseball has been a strange one. What is Sosa up to these days and what is his net worth looking like?
Mel Hall had a negative reputation in baseball as a bully. The ex-Yankees outfielder is now serving a 45-year sentence for sexual assault.
A look back at the career of former Chicago Cubs phenom Mark Prior and where the former MLB All-Star is today.
Alfonso Soriano was a perennial All-Star second baseman and outfielder for nearly 20 years. Why didn’t Soriano earn more Hall of Fame love?
On the anniversary of his 20-strikeout game, here’s a look back at the career of Kerry Wood and where the former Chicago Cubs phenom is today.
Retired MLB outfielder Rick Monday is remembered for a home run in the 1981 playoffs and for grabbing a flag away from protesters.
Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Fernando Valenzuela officially began taking over the baseball world on April 9, 1981. Here’s what happened.
The day Steve Bartman was able to reunite with his Chicago Cubs family and get himself a World Series ring.
Baseball legend Hank Aaron hit his 714th home run on this day in 1974. How did the baseball world react to the milestone?
Baseball fans who saw Sammy Sosa play in a career that included more than 600 home runs might not even recognize the retired Chicago Cubs great today.
Every record needs to start somewhere. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire hit the first of a record 70 home runs on March 31, 1998.
It has been nearly 30 years since the Chicago Cubs made one of the more important trades in franchise history. On March 30, 1992, the Cubs sent All-Star outfielder George Bell to the crosstown White Sox for a young outfielder named Sammy Sosa. While Bell played only two seasons with the White Sox, Sosa turned …
A World Series title wasn’t the only goal on his mind when Justin Verlander arrived at the Detroit Tigers’ spring training facility in Lakeland, Fla, in 2013. If Verlander had his way, he wanted to sign a long-term extension with the Detroit Tigers rather than test free agency after the 2014 season. Verlander got his …
Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds excelled with his bat and his glove. Where is the four-time All-Star now?
Sammy Sosa dueled with Mark McGwire in 1998 in the race to break the MLB record for home runs in a season.
Female coaches in men’s sports leagues has been a thing for years and Major League Baseball is finally catching up.
Turk Wendell was a solid MLB pitcher. Most don’t remember that but instead his many superstitious routines he practiced every time he took the mound.
Can the Chicago Cubs bounce back in 2020? A look at the coaching staff, players, and moves that could be made to get them to the postseason.
With the Astros drawing much heat from around the league, the star first baseman decided to take his own ribbing at the ballclub.
Kris Bryant will hit in the leadoff spot during Cactus League play as the Chicago Cubs prepare for the 2020 season.
Kris Bryant has lost his grievance, meaning the Chicago Cubs star will have to wait an additional year to test the free-agent market.
Nicholas Castellanos is a fine player, but he might be out of luck if he hopes to ink a $100 million contract during MLB free agency in 2019.
Joe Maddon is out as Chicago Cubs manager, and there’s one team ready and willing to make him their new bench boss in 2020.
Nearly everything that could go wrong for the Cubs in September did, and the team had one of the worst September collapses in MLB history.
Take some time to wander the ballpark and see what features and quirks they’ve added for MLB fans. Here are our favorite ballpark additions.
Every once and a while we are reminded that sports are just a game. One of the best reminders of this are when unsuspecting animals involve themselves.
The Chicago Cubs have a solid team, but if they don’t iron out their bullpen issues, then they might not last long in the MLB postseason.