| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:21 PM
TORONTO — Manager Rick Renteria showed that he hasn't given up on the Cubs' fifth consecutive non-winning season, and the year's remaining 16 games allow the rookies to respond to Renteria's challenge to display better focus.
"A lot of us are...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:26 PM
PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler.
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,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:24 PM
ST. LOUIS — One of the main reasons the Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum after last season with a year left on his contract was the perception Sveum's tough love approach toward Starlin Castro wasn't working.
So it should come as no surprise the Cubs...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Alexei Ramirez's hugging skills were on full display Tuesday night during his All-Star Game debut.
The White Sox shortstop and Sox left-hander Chris Sale both entered Tuesday night's game in the top of the fourth inning when American...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:40 PM
BOSTON — It seemed like a long time ago that general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the Cubs offense was "frustrating" and in need of improvement in several areas.
That actually occurred early Wednesday night, well before the Cubs unleashed a 19-...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Louis Reinhart -- the 100-year-old Cubs fan who thought he had missed his chance to participate in the team's centennial year celebration – has died, less than three weeks after he stepped onto Wrigley Field for the first time.
His funeral was...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 6:34 AM
The Cubs are winning and I don't know why.
I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting.
One day Jake Arrieta...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:39 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cubs lead 3-1.
Tuesday: 7:40 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV.
LH Travis Wood (7-9, 5.10) vs. LH Brett Anderson (1-3, 3.12).
Wednesday: 7:40 p.m., CSN.
RH Jake Arrieta (6-2, 2.11) vs. RH Jordan Lyles (5-1, 3.52)....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:46 PM
WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch.
But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...