| Apr 12, 2015
| 7:37 PM
Despite a limited bench because of injuries, the Cubs rallied for three runs in the ninth Sunday to seize a 6-5 win against the Rockies. The bullpen pitched 42/3 scoreless innings and was rewarded when Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer off...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:02 PM
The Cubs tweaked their lineup Saturday night at Coors Field in an effort to create more opportunities for Anthony Rizzo by batting Miguel Montero in the cleanup spot and dropping Starlin Castro to fifth. The offense responded with 12 hits in...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 7:18 PM
DENVER — Manager Joe Maddon believes the lack of clutch hitting has been an industry-wide problem that isn't limited to his Cubs.
But the Cubs have struggled with runners in scoring position since well before Maddon's ballyhooed arrival last...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:51 PM
The lines at the portable bathrooms were short, and fans were entertained by the three-hit pitching of Jake Arrieta during 46-degree weather under foggy conditions. The Cubs caught a break when Lance Lynn, who retired the first 10 batters,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:05 PM
CHICAGO On opening night, the Cardinals roared to a win by taking advantage of the extra bases and added help that the wobbly Cubs offered.
After two off days, it was the Cubs' turn.
A hit batter and an error by pitcher Lance Lynn was all it took to...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:40 PM
After a stirring rendition of the national anthem by Wayne Messmer and a touching tribute to the late Ernie Banks on Wrigley Field's new video board, the Cubs quickly reverted to their struggling ways against the defending National League...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Cubs: Anthony Rizzo
The repertoire: "There's nothing to worry about this guy," one major league scout said. Rizzo performed remarkably well despite a lack of protection last season. Rizzo mastered the art of hitting the ball where it's...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:02 AM
CF Dexter Fowler: Much-needed leadoff batter entering a contract year.
RF Jorge Soler: A healthy season could result in rookie of the year honors.
1B Anthony Rizzo: Could be destined for more All-Star seasons.
SS Starlin Castro:...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Before a crowd of 13,375 that increased Sloan Park home attendance to a major-league spring record 222,415, the Cubs pulled away to an 11-7 victory over the Brewers on Wednesday behind home runs from Tommy La Stella, Anthony Rizzo, Dexter...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:10 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- Jason Hammel wasn't gloating Friday after hitting a single off former Chicago Cubs teammate Jeff Samardzija.
"It took me three seconds to get out of the box," Hammel said after contributing to a nine-hit attack that paced the Cubs to a 6-...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 9:49 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- A little joking turned out to be a reality for Anthony Rizzo, as the Chicago Cubs' first baseman will bat leadoff Saturday in a split squad game against the Colorado Rockies at Sloan Park.
"It was more of a joking around thing," Rizzo...