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  • New Cubs hitting coach already at work making rounds with young players

    New Cubs hitting coach already at work making rounds with young players
    Since taking over as the Cubs' hitting coach three months ago, John Mallee has gathered data from the analytics department, watched videotape of his new pupils and traveled to Puerto Rico, Arizona and New York to familiarize himself with selected players....
  • With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world

    With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world
    To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
  • Offense remains priority for Cubs

    The Cubs’ pursuit of impact starting pitchers like Jon Lester is understandable, especially given the fact that ace Jake Arrieta never has pitched at least 200 innings and the rotation’s 927 innings were the second fewest in the National...
  • Anthony Rizzo excited for start of Maddon reign

    Anthony Rizzo excited for start of Maddon reign
    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is only 25, but he’s already on his fourth big league manager in Joe Maddon, who replaced the fired Rick Renteria last month. Rizzo said Friday he’s excited to play for Maddon after the two spoke recently...
  • White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars

    White Sox's Jose Abreu, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo named Sporting News All-Stars
    Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo have been named to the Sporting News All-Star teams that were announced Wednesday. Abreu, who was named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year on...
  • Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez

    Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez
    Madison Bumgarner’s dissection of the Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night was reminiscent of what the Giants’ prized left-hander did to Cubs rookie Javier Baez during an Aug. 20 game at Wrigley Field. At that point,...
  • Cubs safe at first with Rizzo

    Cubs safe at first with Rizzo
    From a technical standpoint, there are no untouchables on the Chicago Cubs’ roster, according to President Theo Epstein. The exception might be first baseman Anthony Rizzo – not Kris Bryant, Javier Baez or Addison Russell. Consider that...
  • Rizzo's expectations for 2015? NL Central title

    MILWAUKEE — After capping a rebound season Sunday with his 32nd home run, Anthony Rizzo quickly responded when asked about the Cubs' expectations for 2015. "To be the National League Central champs," Rizzo said after the Cubs wrapped up a...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 5, Brewers 2

    The summary The Cubs wrapped up a 73-89 season with a 5-2 victory over the Brewers. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run home run in the first, rookie Arismendy Alcantara hit a two-run, tie-breaking double in the sixth, and Hector Rondon converted his 15th...
  • Castro doesn't care where he'll hit in Cubs' order next season

    MILWAUKEE — With a walking boot in his locker serving as a reminder that his rebound season has ended, shortstop Starlin Castro was resigned to looking ahead to the Cubs' promising future. Next season could feature some changes, including the...
  • Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win

    Renteria, Baez don't tap brakes in Cubs' 6-4 win
    MILWAUKEE – Despite the slim prospects of finishing no better than a tie for last place in the National League Central with the Cincinnati Reds, the Chicago Cubs showed they haven’t given up. That was evident Friday night in a 6-4 victory...