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Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

CHICAGO — Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday in the ever-tightening NL Central race.

The Cubs Capped Their Comeback As Kris Bryant Sped Around to Score from First (VIDEO)

Bryant scored the winning run from first on what was essentially a single.

CI Recap (7/22/17) – Cubs 3, Cardinals 2: The Cubs Do It For Jonny!

The Cubs tried to bounce back on Saturday from an epic bullpen meltdown on Friday, hoping to even their series with St. Louis.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Cardinals 2 – July 22, 2017

An 8th inning comeback after an 8th inning struggle! Perfect!

Watch: Kris Bryant Flies from First to Score Go-Ahead Run on Rizzo Bloop Hit

"I'm pretty fast," Kris Bryant said following the Cubs 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Ice Cube completely destroys seventh-inning stretch at Wrigley Field

Ice Cube arrived at Wrigley Field on Saturday and performed what should go down as the worst seventh-inning stretch ever.

Kyle Hendricks returning to Cubs rotation Monday

Kyle Hendricks is coming back to the Cubs rotation, and Mike Montgomery is back in the bullpen.

From the Wire: Cubs Recall Felix Pena, Option Tommy La Stella to Iowa

Cubs recall RHP Felix Pena from Triple-A Iowa … Option INF Tommy La Stella to Iowa Cubs The Cubs announced two roster moves prior to Saturday's game against the Cardinals. The Cubs recalled RHP Felix Pena from the I-Cubs.

Cubs Roster Moves: Pena Called Up, La Stella Sent Down, Montgomery to Bullpen

The Cubs bolster the bullpen in the short-term.

Pre-Gamin’: Cardinals at Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Can Jon Lester kick-start the next Cubs winning streak?

Cubs Roster Update: Hendricks Pitches Monday, Montgomery to Pen, Pena Recalled, La Stella to Iowa

In a flurry of announcements and accompanying moves, the Cubs shuffled the rotation, bullpen, and bench Saturday afternoon. In a pair of moves that had pretty much been set already, Kyle Hendricks will be activated from the DL for Monday's start against the White Sox and Mike Montgomery heads back to the bullpen.

Details Announced for Second Annual John Baker Day, Tickets Going Fast

Few sports figures are more beloved than backup QBs and backup catchers, and former Cub John Baker is no exception. Though the seven-year veteran spent only one season on the North Side, his heroics on July 29, 2014 forever cemented him in Cubs lore.

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Bryant Returns as Cubs Try to Bounce Back Against Wainwright

For the second time this season, an awkward play by Kris Bryant at third base had all of Cubdom holding its breath. But just like the first time, when he stepped on bag while fielding a pop-up, the sprained finger he suffered on a headfirst slide hardly affected the MVP's playing time.

Kris Bryant back in Cubs lineup

The Cubs third baseman missed their prior two games with a hand injury.

The Effects of Cubs Management’s Commitment to Young Players

"One of the great ironies of the digital information age is there is so much information out there, so much data, so many statistics, that it's easy to attempt to precisely quantify a player's contribution," Theo Epstein told Yale graduates during their Class Day ceremonies. "But you can never really quantify a human being, can't really …