Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant is 5 for 5 with 3 HR's and two doubles tonight settling a franchise record (16) for total bases in a game. He has 21 home runs and 57 RBI on the season,

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Are Jake Arrieta's control issues becoming a legitimate concern? While he's alternated good outings with some mediocre ones of late, he's walked 19 batters in his past 35 innings, including five tonight in five innings. He finally paid the price, giving up five runs as well.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta has said he wants in on HR derby this year. He's making his case after hitting his second of the season on Monday night against the Reds. It was an opposite field shot and his second hit of the night. He's being overshadowed at the plate by Kris Bryant who has 2 home runs and a double. The Cubs are pouring it on the Reds.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses being reunited with reliever Joel Peralta who was called up on Monday.

No All-Star starters for White Sox?

In the AL's final ballot update, Melky Cabrera remains the only White Sox among the top vote-getters at his position, and he's No. 14 among outfielders. Voting ends June 30.

Hoiberg mixes up the Lopez twins (1:06)

White Sox keep the No. 19 spot in rankings

Despite eventually losing the game, Chicago tied an MLB record by blasting seven home runs on Saturday, as six players in the starting lineup went yard, including Brett Lawrie, who did so twice. Power Rankings

Who should start for Team USA? (1:19)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

With four days to go until all star balloting closes all four Cub infielders continue to lead at their respective positions. Anthony Rizzo leads all first baseman by a large margin while Ben Zobrist, Addison Russell and Kris Bryant all have an approximately 300,000 vote lead on their next competitor.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

New Cubs reliever Joel Peralta discusses rejoining Joe Maddon and being back in the big leagues.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Worth noting that Forman did say that Bulls think "very highly" of E'Twaun Moore. Out of all Bulls' free agents, Moore is most likely the one to re-sign but Bulls will have competition.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs catcher Tim Federowicz cleared waivers and is reporting back to Triple-A Iowa.

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Pau Gasol rated No. 10 free agent

Kevin Pelton still likes how Gasol, who will turn 36 on July 6, rebounds. It's Gasol's defensive issues that could prevent him from receiving the kind of contract offers that he'd like. NBA's 25 best free agents (Insider)


The NFC North's disdain for Rodgers

Some around the division believe Aaron Rodgers is too arrogant. Is the criticism well founded, or just sour grapes? Dan Graziano answers.

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Two Cubs pitchers could be left behind

The field of players in the mix for the All-Star starting pitcher roles is full of huge stars. And while Jason Hammel and Kyle Hendricks can pull their weight on the mound for the Cubs, they might be just on the outside of the All-Star level this year. Olney: Potential All-Star snubs (Insider)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Tre Demps, son of Pelicans GM Dell Demps, will play for the Chicago Bulls in summer league, his management firm, Priority Sports, announced. The younger Demps, an undrafted free agent, averaged 15.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game as a senior at Northwestern this past season.

Elias Stein

Vote: Cubs Confidence Meter

Despite a rough patch, it's been a special season for the Cubs. But will it be 1908 special? Let us know what you think in our weekly poll.