Cubs Make "Confines Friendlier" By Constructing Anti-Autograph Barrier

Holy cow! It may be a beautiful day for baseball in Chicago, but for fans seeking a close-up glimpse of their favorite Cubs player these are dark days indeed. That’s because, as reported over on the very essential Wrigley Renovations Twitter account, the club erected a barrier to keep fans from interacting with… » 4/18/15 11:08am Yesterday 11:08am

Cubs Fans Are Already Heckling Kris Bryant With "YOU SUCK!"

Kris Bryant’s major league career batting line as of this writing is 0-3 with three strikeouts. That’s nothing to be ashamed about, given he’s facing James Shields, but the fans at Wrigley are fickle and impatient beasts. Listen to one scream “YOU SUCK!” at Bryant after his third strikeout today. » 4/17/15 4:00pm Friday 4:00pm

Check Out Theo Epstein Lying Shamelessly About Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant will make his debut for the Cubs today, as expected from the moment Chicago sent him to start the season in Iowa. This is due entirely to baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, and while shitty from a player perspective it’s the right thing to do on the business side. Bryant is joining Chicago at the… » 4/17/15 1:00pm Friday 1:00pm

Jon "Doesn't Have The Yips" Lester Airmails Throw To First Base

The Cubs say that the media is making a mountain out of a molehill regarding Jon Lester’s problems throwing over to first base, but all available evidence suggests that the man has the yips. Prior to tonight’s game against the Reds, Lester hadn’t thrown over to first base in 66 games, since 2013. Tonight he (so far)… » 4/13/15 9:41pm Monday 9:41pm

Cubs Postpone Game On Account Of Rain; Rain Doesn't Show Up

After a disastrous opening night that saw fans peeing in cups to avoid enormous lines for the bathroom, the Cubs hauled in portable toilets in an effort to remedy the situation for future games. They didn’t get to try them out, however, because the club skipped their second game Tuesday night, postponing it due to… » 4/08/15 1:55pm 4/08/15 1:55pm

"An Absolute Shit Show": Tales From The Wrigley Field Bathroom Lines

Despite the Cubs’ increasingly emphatic insistence otherwise, Wrigley Field was not ready for opening day. Even beyond the expected absence of bleachers, the stadium’s infrastructure was apparently overwhelmed by the gameday crowd, with bathroom lines stretching through the concourse and back out into the stands. » 4/06/15 8:45am 4/06/15 8:45am

Even The Chicago Cubs Are Owning Darren Rovell

You would think that after a career full of attempts at being clever on Twitter backfiring, living BrandBot Darren Rovell would give up the bantering aspect of the platform and stick to reporting on whichever 8,000 calorie food abomination is being introduced in a minor league ballpark near you. But Rovell is… » 3/18/15 8:18pm 3/18/15 8:18pm

Cool 1930s Home Video Shows A Day Out At Wrigley Field

This is a pretty cool home video of a bunch of guys sitting around in fedoras and smoking cigars while watching a Cubs game at Wrigley Field, shot in either 1937 or 1938. The video belongs to the Chicago Film Archive and has been up on their website since 2012, but was only put on YouTube this week. DNAinfo explains… » 2/03/15 7:31pm 2/03/15 7:31pm