The National League Central is split by 4.5 games. The Chicago Cubs lead the way at 47-43, the Cincinnati Reds are sitting fifth just five games under .500 at 41-46.
Craig Kimbrel has signed a three-year deal with the Chicago Cubs, as first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Jeff Passan added that Kimbrel will receive $43 million over the course of his three-year contract, including $10 million this season. There is a $1 million buyout on a club/vesting option for the 2022 season. He will receive $16 million in 2022 if the option is picked up.
Chicago Cubs are among the favourites to win MLB's National League Central in 2019 despite an uneventful offseason leaving them with a similar roster.
The Chicago Cubs are reportedly open to trading their MVP.
All set for an historic night of baseball.
Daniel Murphy was traded to the Cubs on Wednesday after being placed on revocable waivers by the Nationals.
Thomas Frost walks us through a decade that changed the game.
For many years there was a monopolistic National League but come the turn of the century a new league was formed: The American League. The AL was originally called the Western League but was changed to the AL in 1900 and was officially founded as a major league in January 1901.
Spring Training is ramping up. Major league starting pitchers have edged their pitch counts higher, with aces now going five innings into games, just as Max Scherzer and Madison Bumgarner did on Tuesday.
Jake Arrieta became the second Scott Boras client to sign in two days when he agreed to a three-year, $75 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.