Chicago Cubs

1st NL Central | 58-38
  • Batting Avg
    .254 AVG
  • Runs
    488 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    3.27 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    99 HR
  • Minor League Players’ Wage Suit against Major League Baseball suffers a huge setback
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    Minor League Players’ Wage Suit against Major League Baseball suffers a huge setback

    A judge handed minor leaguers looking to hold Major League Baseball liable for underpaying and exploiting them a huge setback today, ruling that the case cannot go forward as a class action. Minor leaguers who want to sue over their pay and treatment still can, but they’ll have to do it individually. The ruling saps the minor leaguers of their leverage, as Major League Baseball would likely be able to fend off individual cases which, by themselves, might only amount to several thousand dollars per claim. The background: in 2014, former Miami Marlins player Aaron Senne sued Major League Baseball, Bud Selig, and three major league clubs claiming that minor leaguers are underpaid and exploited in

  • Frustrated John Lackey after Cubs lose in Milwaukee: ‘This is the big leagues’
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    Frustrated John Lackey after Cubs lose in Milwaukee: ‘This is the big leagues’

    MILWAUKEE – The White Sox would never trade Chris Sale to the North Side and give the Cubs this year’s potential American League Cy Young Award winner to pair with the National League’s reigning Cy Young Award winner (Jake Arrieta), the game’s most entertaining manager (Joe Maddon) and one of the most iconic venues in sports (Wrigley Field), making the biggest story in baseball ever bigger. Silly season is already in full swing with reports that the White Sox sent Sale home from U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday…because their all-world pitcher cut up throwback jerseys he didn’t want the team to wear during his scheduled start against the Detroit Tigers. You can’t make this stuff up. But it’s yet