| May 28, 2015
| 8:02 PM
Dan Vogelbach's holding pattern isn't limited to his placement Wednesday on the seven-day disabled list at Double-A Tennessee.
There are no plans to move Vogelbach from first base, a position Anthony Rizzo currently occupies at the major-league level....
| May 27, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Adrian Gonzalez may seem reserved, but that hardly means he’s going unnoticed.
In the first round of results for the National League All-Star team released Wednesday, Gonzalez easily leads all first basemen.
Gonzalez is a four-time All-Star, but...
| May 27, 2015
| 1:07 PM
In addition to the National League Central standings, the Chicago Cubs are second to the St. Louis Cardinals at two positions in the latest All-Star voting.
Rookie Kris Bryant is behind Matt Carpenter at third base, and Starlin Castro trails Jhonny...
| May 25, 2015
| 5:28 PM
The thinnest margin for error gave the Cubs a reference point for how they can climb closer to the Nationals.
Despite a respectable pitching effort by left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada against one of the National League's most formidable lineups, the Cubs...
| May 23, 2015
| 11:36 PM
PHOENIX – Anthony Rizzo quipped late Saturday night that he needed better aim after he barely missed hitting a grand slam and had to settle for a three-run double off the left field fence in the fifth inning.
But Rizzo left little doubt about...
| May 22, 2015
| 7:06 PM
Paul Konerko wasn't hard to replace in the White Sox lineup because he seldom played during his final season.
But replacing Konerko in the Sox clubhouse has been more problematic, especially for a team that needs someone to stand up during the rough...
| May 19, 2015
| 8:32 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Manager Joe Maddon admitted that it's "kind of crazy" for Chicago Cubs slugger Anthony Rizzo to crowd the plate without wearing any kind of padding on his right elbow.
But Maddon said he hasn't cringed during each of the 11 times Rizzo...
| May 15, 2015
| 6:29 PM
Cubs' players wore bubble gum containers on their heads as rally caps in the 12th inning Friday, a fashion statement that may catch on.
"Just had to do something," Anthony Rizzo said, referring to the buckethead gang that included Jason Hammel, Kris...
| May 14, 2015
| 3:05 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Dexter Fowler scored the tiebreaking run on a passed ball in the seventh inning and also homered, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the New York Mets 6-5 on Thursday, completing a four-game sweep.
| May 14, 2015
| 8:02 AM
The Chicago Cubs will aim for a four-game sweep Thursday of the New York Mets with a lineup tilted against left-hander Jon Niese.
Welington Castillo will bat fifth and start at catcher, and Matt Szczur will start in left field and bat seventh.
| May 12, 2015
| 9:21 PM
The Cubs welcome the chance to take their youthful act on a bigger stage, such as nationally televised games.
"We need the attention," Anthony Rizzo said. "It's good for us. Just by watching (the postseason), I don't know what it's like. But being at...