Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)
One little doctor's appointment for Kyle Schwarber has turned into an intriguing possibility for the Chicago Cubs. Schwarber is working out in Arizona after major left knee surgery in April, and the Cubs say the injured slugger with the sweet…JAY COHEN (AP Sports Writer)
All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history. The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series and a chance Saturday night to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have hired Lloyd McClendon as hitting coach and Leon Durham as assistant hitting coach.
Once in a while, Gary Matthews relives how close his Chicago Cubs came to reaching the World Series. With his former team just one win from its first World Series trip since 1945, fans everywhere already are envisioning the excitement at Wrigley…BEN WALKER (AP Baseball Writer)