It appears Cubs fans have almost no issue at all with yanking Schwarber off the field. That doesn’t mean they’re all on board with the idea of having the DH in the National League even temporarily.
by: Madeline Kenney — Chicago Sun-Times 23 May
Joe Maddon will be discussing Game 7 of the 2016 World Series on a live stream with Bob Costas to help raise funds for COVID-19 relief.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Sun-Times 21 May
The union said Thursday it addressed: protections for high-risk players, access to pre- and postgame therapies, testing frequency, protocols for positive tests, in-stadium medical personnel and sanitization procedures.
by: Steve Greenberg — Chicago Sun-Times 16 May
Does one major pro sport stand to lose more than the others, in terms of the TV viewing experience, if fans are barred from attending? That’s question No. 1 in your weekly home for Sun-Times sports polls on Twitter.
by: Rick Morrissey — Chicago Sun-Times 15 May
Owners and players are giving baseball a black eye by haggling over money during COVID-19.
by: Sun-Times staff — Chicago Sun-Times 15 May
According to a story published by The Athletic, Ricketts said the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and continuing negotiations between the owners and players could combine to prevent the start of the season.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Sun-Times 13 May
Gov. J.B. Pritzker criticized players for not being willing to cut pay further.
by: Bob Nightengale | USA Today — Chicago Sun-Times 13 May
The biggest concern he hears from his players, agent Scott Boras says, is not for their safety and welfare but their rights. The players trust that MLB will have plenty of testing and safety measures but, considering they are taking the health risk,...
by: Daryl Van Schouwen — Chicago Sun-Times 13 May
Players and owners reportedly discussed health, safety and economics but held off on discussing the owners’ proposal for a 50/50 revenue split.