page contents

Tag Archives: Cubs

Cubs go to their past to hire a new hitting coach to replace Chili Davis

The Cubs‘ season came to an abrupt end after a 13-inning loss to the Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game. They had the best record in the NL less than a week before they were done. Why? Well, the Brewers winning eight straight had a lot to do with it. Being in the wrong division didn’t … CBSSports.com ...

Read More »

Cubs fire hitting coach Chili Davis after offensive downturn

The Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis following a disappointing finish to their 2018 season, according to multiple reports. Davis was hired last year after spending three seasons in the same role with the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/te… MLB | theScore

Read More »

Epstein says Maddon will return to Cubs in '19

President of baseball operations Theo Epstein told reporters on Wednesday afternoon that Joe Maddon will return as the Cubs’ manager in 2019 despite uncertainty stemming from Chicago’s early postseason exit. The Cubs, who lost Monday’s National League Central tiebreaker game to the Brewers, were eliminated with Tuesday night’s 2-1, 13-inning loss to the Rockies in the NL Wild Card Game ...

Read More »

Epstein unsure if Russell will play for Cubs again following suspension

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is unsure if Addison Russell will play another game for the organization after he violated Major League Baseball’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. “Clearly we support MLB’s findings and Addy’s decision … MLB | theScore

Read More »

Could Joe Maddon be moving on from Cubs?

Joe Maddon’s tenure with the Cubs has been unquestionably successful. The Cubs have made the postseason in all four years with Maddon as manager, winning 90-plus games each season. They, of course, won the World Series under Maddon in 2016, the team’s first in 108 years. But in the wake of Chicago’s early exit from this year’s postseason — it ...

Read More »

Rockies reach NLDS with epic 13-inning victory over Cubs

Tony Wolters waited and waited as the NL wild-card game went deep into Tuesday night. He stretched a couple of times and tried to figure out when he might get a chance to play. When that opportunity arrived, he was ready. Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Colorado Rockies outlasted the Chicago ...

Read More »

Cubs look to grow from early postseason exit

The Chicago Cubs lost twice in two days in their home confines of Wrigley Field, and their season is now finished. Tuesday’s 2-1 extra-innings loss to the Colorado Rockies in the National League wild-card game has Cubs players realizing they need to become more consistent on offense next year. … MLB | theScore

Read More »

Cubs cap brutal collapse with punchless wild-card game defeat

Of all the songs to choose from, the Wrigley Field game ops crew went with AC/DC’s “Have a Drink on Me” after Tony Wolters poked Kyle Hendricks‘ changeup into center field in the top of the 13th inning, shattering a 1-1 tie that seemed destined to persist into November. What cruel irony. In that harrowing moment, with the Cubs suddenly ...

Read More »