Astros Exercise Raley's Option, Calls For $2M In MajorsThe Houston Astros exercised an option on left-hander Brooks Raley on Sunday, a deal calling for a $2 million salary in the major leagues and a $250,000 salary in the minors.
Baseball Report: Let The October Baseball Begin, MLB Playoff Field Is SetOctober baseball is here with the Wild Card games getting started on Tuesday.
Baseball Report: NL Central Only Interesting MLB Division RaceWith three weeks left in the MLB regular season, the NL Central, where the Cardinals lead the Cubs, is the only competitive division race.
Attorney: Girl Hit By Foul Ball During Astros Game Suffered Skull Fracture, SeizuresAn attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros said Wednesday that the girl suffered a skull fracture and had seizures.
Safety Netting Issue Back To Forefront In MLB After Child Stuck By Ball, League Says Will 'Keep Examining Its Policy'The girl was hit during Wednesday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, an incident MLB called "extremely upsetting."
Cubs' Albert Amora Jr. Distraught After Hitting Young Girl With Foul Ball In Houston; Child RecoveringA young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder.
Career Minor Leaguer Jack Mayfield Gets First Hit, RBI In Major League Debut In Astros 6-5 Win Against CubsAfter 600 games in seven minor league seasons, Jack Mayfield hit a double in the second and got his first RBI on a groundout in Houston's five-run third inning.
Baseball Report: Cubs Challenging In NL CentralThe Chicago Cubs swept a weekend series with the St. Louis Cardinals, and now sit just half a game out of the National League Central lead.
Baseball Report: Red Sox Suffer Through Early-Season WoesThe Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs, both favored to contend, suffered through long road trips to open the 2019 MLB season.
Rangers Top Cubs 11-10 To Take First Series Win Of The SeasonJoey Gallo scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers outscored the Chicago Cubs 11-10 on Sunday.
Rangers To Face Former Teammates Yu Darvish, Cole Hamels This Weekend"That will be unique," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "It will be a good challenge for our guys because they're both so talented and it's fun to see our guys play against the best."
Rangers Blown Out By Cubs, Fans Frustrated With Long Lines To Get Into Final Opening Day At Globe Life ParkElvis Andrus got things started with a 2-run home run, but it was mostly down hill the rest of the way for the Rangers.
Cubs Exercise Option On Hamels, Trade Smyly To RangersThe Chicago Cubs exercised their $20 million option on Cole Hamels on Friday, solidifying their rotation for next year, and traded fellow left-hander Drew Smyly to the Texas Rangers.
Rangers Hire New Assistant General Manager The Texas Rangers have hired Shiraz Rehman as assistant general manager after he spent the past seven years in baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
Cubs Hire Away Rangers Hitting CoachThe Chicago Cubs have hired Anthony Iapoce as its major league hitting coach, replacing the fired Chili Davis.