Category Archives: MLB News

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs Trophy Stop: Bloomington/Normal (Twin Cities)

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs Trophy Stop: Bloomington/Normal (Twin Cities)

(Photo By Flickr User Eric)   State Farm® and the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs today announced the Cubs Trophy Tour presented by State Farm will stop next week at Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center and Illinois State University’s Redbird Arena on Wednesday, January 18th. The trophy will be at the Shirk Center from 10am…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Road Trip Tour

WVEL Sports Scope: Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Road Trip Tour

(Photo by Flickr User Eric)   “Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready…….” The Chicago Cubs’ World Series trophy is hitting the road to a city near you! In a news release, the team announced that the tour that began at Cubs Team Store on Michigan Avenue (last Friday, December 9th and at City Hall on…MORE

WVEL News/Holiday Watch: FBI + Chicago Cubs Holiday Shoppers

WVEL News/Holiday Watch: FBI + Chicago Cubs Holiday Shoppers

(Photo By Flickr User eric molina)   The FBI has a suggestion and warning for anyone looking to buy the perfect holiday gift for their favorite Cubs’ fan: Be careful! According to WAND-TV (wandtv.com), the FBI says in a news release that counterfeiters just might be getting ready to take advantage of the skyrocketing demand…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope: Ben Zobrist, World Series MVP

WVEL Sports Scope: Ben Zobrist, World Series MVP

(Photo By Flickr User Arturo Pardavila III)   Eureka, IL native and MLB All-Star Ben Zobrist, was named World Series MVP on Wednesday night after the Cubs’ historic win. According to cinewsnow.com and mlb.com, the Chicago Cubs won 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians in the 10th inning, ending a 108-year long World Series drought. Zobrist delivered…MORE