Bryant, Rizzo, Contreras No-Shows At Plate For Cubs In NLCSKris Bryant wore a crimson T-shirt that said "Better Days" in the Chicago Cubs' hushed clubhouse Sunday night.
Former Tigers Pitcher Justin Wilson Left Off Cubs NLCS RosterJon Morosi of MLB Network reported on Saturday that Wilson will be replaced by Hector Rondon on the Cubs roster for the NLCS.
Rested Dodgers Welcome Weary Cubs In Compelling NLCS RematchThe Cubs and Dodgers are back for a rematch of last season's NLCS, which Chicago won in six games after Los Angeles took a 2-1 lead.
Russell Makes Food Run, Cubs Beat Cards To Near Clinch [VIDEO]Addison Russell and the Chicago Cubs were all smiles after moving within a victory of another division title Monday night.
Avila Delivers In 9th, Cubs Top Pirates Despite Cole's GemOn a tough night for hitters in both lineups, Alex Avila didn't need to hit the ball hard to get the Cubs on the board.
Avila Homers As Cubs Top Nationals 7-4"It felt really good," said Avila, who was acquired on Monday to back up Contreras. "I glad to get it over with and out of the way."
Wilson, Avila Excited To Play For Contending CubsJustin Wilson took a flight from New York to Detroit on Monday morning. He said hello to his family, put his two suitcases in his car and drove to Chicago.
Justin Wilson Has Dance Party With His New Teammates [VIDEO]Who knew Justin Wilson had such good moves?
Tigers Continue To Talk Verlander, Avila With CubsThe Cubs had a scout in attendance for Verlander's start versus the Royals on Monday night.
Kahn: Questions for MLB's Second HalfWhat will transpire in the rest of the regular season?
Keidel: Cubs Suffer Through World Series HangoverThe Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, and entered this season as favorites. But nearing the break, the team is a mess.
Report: Cubs Inquire About Verlander, AvilaJon Morosi of MLB Network tweeted on Monday night that the reigning World Series champions are interested in both Verlander and catcher Alex Avila.