jake arrieta

Chicago Cubs

Cubs DFA Catcher One Day after He Criticized Jake Arrieta

Miguel Montero blamed the Cubs ace for allowing seven stolen bases last night.
Sean Newell
6.28.17
mlb

Stop Whining, Chicago, the Cubs Are Going to Be Fine

At least until October.
Rian Watt
6.5.17
GIFs

Jake Arrieta Hit the Longest Home Run Ever (For a Pitcher)

Jake Arrieta hit a home run 465 feet. That's a lot of feet!
Sean Newell
3.24.17
san francisco giants

Madison Bumgarner Looks Human and Somehow the Giants Still Win

The Giants are a pretty weird team, winning in pretty weird ways.
Robert O'Connell
10.11.16
mlb

Cubs Fan Joins Jake Arrieta's No-Hitter Celebration, Promptly Gets Arrested

The fan got close enough to touch the Cubs ace's hat after Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds, 16-0, in the first no-hitter of the season.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.22.16
hot stove things

Exorcising the Failures and Fishmongers of Chicago Cubs Past

The Chicago Cubs haven't won a World Series since William Howard Taft was President, and came by their failures honestly. Now that all seems to be changing.
Steven Goldman
12.16.15
raise the w

The Chicago Cubs Are Still the Future

The Cubs might have gotten swept out of the NLCS, but they're young, talented, rich, and poised to dominate the National League.
Matthew Kory
10.22.15
them's the breaks

The Happy, Scary Cubs and the Rough Justice of the Wild Card

There's nothing fair about a system that makes the second- and third-best teams in baseball play a one-game playoff, but the injustice makes it that much more fun.
Robert O'Connell
10.8.15
MLB playoffs

Pirates Hit Jake Arrieta, Benches Clear, Sean Rodriguez Loses His Shit

Tempers flared in Pittsburgh and Sean Rodriguez went real crazy.
Sean Newell
10.8.15
unwinnable debates

There Is No Right Answer to the National League Cy Young Debate

Three pitchers dominated the National League in 2015, each in different ways. But only one of Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, and Jake Arrieta can win the Cy Young.
Matthew Kory
10.7.15