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  • Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss

    Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss
    PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler. No chance. The Cubs couldn't overcome the loss of their top three offensive threats Friday, losing 7-3 to the Pirates for their season-high seventh straight defeat. For the kids in the Cubs' clubhouse,...
  • Jake Arrieta posts 1st shutout, a 7-0 one-hitter

    Jake Arrieta posts 1st shutout, a 7-0 one-hitter
    After Brandon Phillips' drive barely eluded the outstretched glove of diving center fielder Matt Szczur on the warning track Tuesday night, Jake Arrieta resumed his mastery. Losing a no-hit bid in the eighth inning for the second time this season wasn't...
  • Anthony Rizzo already sizing himself up for 2015

    Anthony Rizzo has too much on his mind to take an extra look at Wrigley Field before the renovations start immediately. "I think it's great with the renovations, and I know Wrigley is very historic," Rizzo said Wednesday night. "But it's still going...
  • 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....
  • Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss

     Rick Renteria stresses focus after ugly loss
    TORONTO — There's more to solving Mark Buehrle than not allowing him to jam you with his cut fastball or fool you with his pedestrian speed pitches. You also can't let him pitch at his preferred quick tempo. But the Cubs fells short in several...
  • 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...
  • Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez

     Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez
    PITTSBURGH — The Cubs cautioned there would be some growing pains for Javier Baez, who previously struggled at the start of each rung on the minor league ladder. But Baez's struggles may have been exacerbated by being a centerpiece in a lineup...
  • Rizzo returns to Cubs' lineup

    Rizzo returns to Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs aim for their first sweep of the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field in five seasons with the return of slugger Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo, who hit a walk-off home run Monday night, returns after receiving Tuesday night off to preserve his...
  • Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke

    Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke
    The Chicago Cubs have stuck by their plan of giving Anthony Rizzo a rest every other day as he recovers from lower back stiffness. But they will field a lineup Thursday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers with very little or no experience against Zack...
  • Kershaw faces Cubs in search of 20th win

    Kershaw faces Cubs in search of 20th win
    The Cubs decided not to take batting practice on the field Friday morning before facing Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher in the game. Kershaw (19-3, 1.70 ERA) will be going for his major league-leading 20th win against a Cubs lineup that...
  • Rizzo not expected back by Monday

    Rizzo not expected back by Monday
    PITTSBURGH — Manager Rick Renteria has Chris Coghlan in the No. 3 hole this afternoon in the series finale against the Pirates, with Luis Valbuena as the clean-up hitter.  “He’s been swinging the bat pretty good,” Renteria said...