Cubs prized prospect Kris Bryant hitless in debut

CHICAGO - Kris Bryant had a Chicago Cubs-like start to his major league career.Called up one day after the team ensured he can't be eligible for free agency until...

Cubs, Cardinals have high hopes heading into opener

...Wrigley Field.The 101-year-old ballpark got a high-definition upgrade. So did the team that plays there.The Chicago Cubs will be tested right from the start when they send new ace Jon Lester, a former Augusta GreenJacket, to the mound...

Construction is still ongoing at Chicago's Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs, who have had their share of rebuilding years, open the season with the kind of project that hasn't been seen around Wrigley...

Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

The Chicago Cubs and thousands of fans will honor the late Ernie Banks during the team's season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend...

Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...of the season. BRAVES: Released Left-hander James Russell.Acquired last season at the trade deadline from the Chicago Cubs, the 29-year-old reliever avoided arbitration during the off-season by agreeing to a one-year deal for $2,425...

Cubs send Kris Bryant to minors despite big spring

Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from...

Cubs, rooftop owners battle in court over Wrigley renovation

A lawyer for rooftop clubs around Wrigley Field says the Chicago Cubs are illegally trying to drive his clients out of business by constructing a large video board at the stadium.

The Seattle Mariners are the latest team to leave Venezuela

...80 players.But their exit leaves just four major league teams braving it out in Venezuela ? Detroit, Tampa Bay, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia.The departures from a country that has produced the likes of Miguel Cabrera, Johan Santana, Omar...

Former Miami Hurricanes pitching coach to plead guilty in steroids case

...Pence arrived upbeat in the clubhouse Friday.The outfielder is expected to miss six to eight weeks after a pitch by Chicago Cubs prospect Corey Black fractured his left forearm on Thursday."I heal pretty fast, generally, usually quicker than I'm...

Giants' Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking forearm

...be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.One of the clubhouse leaders for the World Series champions, the quirky Pence has played in 383...