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  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 6, Rockies 5

     Sunday's recap: Cubs 6, Rockies 5
    The summary 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...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 9, Rockies 5

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 9, Rockies 5
    The summary 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...
  • Cubs believe they just need to keep plugging away at the plate

    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...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 2, Cardinals 0

    Wednesday's recap: Cubs 2, Cardinals 0
    The summary 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,...
  • Jake Arrieta dominates Cardinals as Cubs win, 2-0

    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...
  • Sunday's recap: Cardinals 3, Cubs 0

    Sunday's recap: Cardinals 3, Cubs 0
    The summary 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...
  • Bragging rights: the sluggers — Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu

    Bragging rights: the sluggers — Anthony Rizzo or Jose Abreu
    The sluggers 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...
  • Cubs: 2015 opening-day roster

    Cubs: 2015 opening-day roster
    Projected lineup 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:...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 11, Brewers 7

     Wednesday's recap: Cubs 11, Brewers 7
    The summary 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...
  • Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power

    Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power
    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-...
  • Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b

    Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b
    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...