Lester’s contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball’s winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.
The Mets need an upgrade at shortstop. The Cubs have shortstops in spades. What they don’t have is pitching. So what’s the problem?
Maddon was introduced Monday as Chicago’s fifth manager since the start of the 2010 season, replacing Rick Renteria.
Recently-departed Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be introduced Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.
Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.
Kyle Hendricks and two relievers held New York to four or fewer hits for the fifth straight game, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez hit long homers, and the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Mets on Monday.
Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the free-swinging Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
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The Yankees almost owned all the fireworks over the holiday weekend, but ultimately were left on the outside looking in at the season’s biggest trade.
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Anthony Rizzo hit a tiebreaking homer, Travis Wood went deep and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 7-4 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
For the second straight game, the Mets took an early lead and looked to be in control. For the second straight night, their inability capitalize on opportunities cost them in a one-run game.
Starlin Castro went 3 for 4 with three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs outlasted the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night in a mistake-filled game that featured a combined 13 pitchers.
Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.