Joe Maddon makes only one change to his wild card game roster.
For the first time in history, the Cubs and Cardinals will square off in the postseason. Let's break it down.
The Cubs will start Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber in the corner outfield spots in Wednesday's NL Wild Card game.
Here are the rosters for the NL wild card game. No other players can appear in the game, but the roster can change for the winning team before next round.
The visiting Cubs send Jake Arrieta to the hill against the home Pirates and Gerrit Cole. Let's break it down.
Even though they lost Friday, the Cubs clinched their first postseason berth since 2008 because the Giants lost to the Athletics.
The Cubs won their fifth straight game Saturday afternoon. They're now only a half-game behind the Pirates for the first wild-card spot.
Cubs rookie Kyle Schwarber homered on the first two pitches he saw Friday night, and on the second one he fell down rounding first base. Here it is.
The Mets, Royals, Twins, Cubs and other contenders made last minute trades before the August 31 deadline. Players had to be acquired by midnight to be eligible for the postseason roster.
Looking at the Cubs present and future as well as news and notes from around Major League Baseball this week.

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