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  • Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot

    Jorge Soler just latest prospect to stir Cubs' pot
    Besides headline writers, nobody enjoyed the Cubs' latest move more than their loyal fans, who understandably get more puffy-chested with each promotion. Soler powers Cubs. Soler energy sparks rally. Soler eclipses 30-home-run mark. Word-play...
  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • Rizzo will miss rest of Cardinals series

    Rizzo will miss rest of Cardinals series
    ST. LOUIS -- Anthony Rizzo's back tightened up while running on Saturday morning and he said he won't be available to play this weekend in St. Louis. Rizzo hasn't played since Tuesday, when he left the game in Cincinnati with back soreness. He tried...
  • Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse

    Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse
    ST. LOUIS — Before a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Saturday, Anthony Rizzo gave the Cubs marketing department some unsolicited help. Discussing the impact of rookies Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, along with the promise of top prospect...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1
    The summary The Cubs swept the American League East-leading Orioles with a 2-1 victory Sunday at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against his former organization. Miguel Gonzalez took the loss. The Orioles were...
  • Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?

     Getting a whiff of Cubs' future?
    NEW YORK — Cubs followers flustered by the offense's recently high strikeout rate might have to get accustomed to this shortcoming as more highly-touted prospects arrive. "I think we're going to be a really high strikeout team going forward,"...
  • Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback

    Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback
    Dan Straily retired 12 batters in a row in his Chicago Cubs’ debut. Unfortunately for Straily, that streak ended when he drilled New York Mets slugger David Wright behind the left shoulder with a pitch that led to four runs and turned a...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 4, Mets 1

    The summary After being blanked for five innings by Carlos Torres, who started after Bartolo Colon left to attend to his ill mother, the Cubs pulled away. Anthony Rizzo hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth, and rookie Javier Baez hit a two-run homer...
  • Finding playing time for all a challenge for Cubs

    NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria. Arismendy Alcantara returned to the leadoff spot Monday for the...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)
    The summary The Cubs, playing the first of their 38 final games against playoff contenders, leaned on a two-run home run in the first inning by Anthony Rizzo, his 29th of the season and his second in as many games. Tsuyoshi Wada put a runner on base...
  • Good chemistry between Cubs veterans, rookies

    No rookie hazing. No jealousy. That's the current mission of Cubs veterans who welcome the balancing act of trying to finish the season strong while aiding rookies who could end up taking their positions in the near future. "I think everything that...