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  • Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return

    Starlin Castro, Anthony Rizzo itching to return
    TORONTO — Even with a discolored lower left leg, Starlin Castro hasn't ruled out rejoining the Cubs before the end of the season. "I don't care if it's one game," a determined Castro said Monday, six days after suffering a high left ankle sprain....
  • Cubs' Coghlan to bat third vs. Pirates

    Cubs' Coghlan to bat third vs. Pirates
    Chris Coghlan stabilized the Chicago Cubs' leadoff spot after Emilio Bonifacio injured an oblique muscle in mid-June. But in the time since Bonifacio was traded, rookie Arismendy Alcantara struggled and Anthony Rizzo got hurt, the Cubs have experimented...
  • Cubs' Castro likely out for rest of season

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs' Castro likely out for rest of season CHICAGO -- A high ankle sprain suffered Tuesday apparently has ended Starlin Castro's season. The shortstop suffered a left ankle injury while sliding...
  • With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS

    With Cubs' Castro likely out for season, Baez moves to SS
    Moving Javier Baez to shortstop wasn't what the Cubs had in mind when they stockpiled that position with the acquisition of minor league prospect Addison Russell on July 5. But depth will be a key issue if the Cubs want to embark on their ascent to...
  • Cubs aim for 'something special'

    Cubs aim for 'something special'
    After getting punched for most of five months, the Chicago Cubs would have a reason to gloat after damaging the National League Central title hopes of Milwaukee with their first three-game home sweep of the Brewers in 10 seasons. But even after knocking...
  • Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup

    Valbuena 3rd, Soler 4th in Cubs' lineup
    Injuries to Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have allowed manager Rick Renteria to tinker more with the middle of the Chicago Cubs' lineup. The Cubs will try to complete a three-game sweep of National League Central contender Milwaukee on Wednesday...
  • Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015

    Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015
    Anthony Rizzo’s extended absence would have cleared more at-bats for slugging prospect Kris Bryant. But the Cubs — despite their recent improvement with a batch of recently promoted prospects — remain in a long-term mode. Rizzo faces...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 7, Brewers 1
    The summary The Cubs, seeking to ruin the Brewers' playoff hopes, didn't miss a beat despite first baseman Anthony Rizzo missing his eighth consecutive game and shortstop Starlin Castro suffering a left ankle sprain that could sideline him indefinitely....
  • Rizzo out of Cubs' lineup

    Rizzo out of Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs have won three of their past five games without slugger Anthony Rizzo, who won't start Tuesday night against Milwaukee for his eighth consecutive game. Rizzo, who has 30 home runs, possibly could undergo an MRI to determine the extent...
  • Jorge Soler stays hot despite brief injury scare

    Jorge Soler stays hot despite brief injury scare
    A festive Wrigley Field crowd momentarily turned quiet Monday after rookie sensation Jorge Soler, standing in foul territory off third base, was drilled in the right thigh by a line drive hit by Welington Castillo in the sixth inning. After Soler's...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2
    The summary Inspired by a pregame visit from U.S. Little League champion Jackie Robinson West, the Cubs extended the Brewers' losing streak to six games without first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who didn't start for the seventh consecutive game because of...