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  • Jackson's starting status in jeopardy with Cubs

    Jackson's starting status in jeopardy with Cubs
    Edwin Jackson might have finally pitched himself out of the Cubs rotation, while Javier Baez will return to his original position on a temporary basis. Jackson’s last debacle -- a 8-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants -- was so convincing that he...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 3, Brewers 0

    The summary Kyle Hendricks blanked the first-place Brewers for 71/3 innings in extending his streak of quality starts to five — the longest for a Cubs rookie since Randy Wells from May 16-June 7, 2009. The Cubs beat 14-game winner Wily Peralta...
  • Learning curve for Arismendy Alcantara in center field

    The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez. But...
  • Hendricks among Cubs' elite rookies

    One of the most interesting scouting reports on Chicago Cubs rookie standout Kyle Hendricks was provided Tuesday night by first baseman Anthony Rizzo. “He works well, he works fast,” Rizzo said after Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 shutout innings...
  • Wednesday recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    Wednesday recap: Cubs 4, Brewers 2
    The summary The last-place Cubs showed no fear as left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada blanked the National League Central-leading Brewers for 62/3 innings before allowing home runs to Rickie Weeks and Martin Maldonado. The Cubs scored all four runs in the first...
  • Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2

    Thursday's recap: Brewers 6, Cubs 2
    The summary The Cubs failed to win their fourth series in their last five tries as they struck out 16 times and Edwin Jackson was knocked out after 4 2/3 innings. The Brewers scored five runs in the first four innings in maintaining their lead in the...
  • Baez's 1st Wrigley homer memorable

    Baez's 1st Wrigley homer memorable
    Javier Baez’s first home run at Wrigley Field didn’t travel as far as Glenallen Hill’s rooftop shot in 2000, but Baez’s homer Wednesday night that landed on Waveland Avenue brought extra meaning to many of the 31,191 fans who...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1
    The summary The Cubs snapped a three-game losing streak behind Jake Arrieta's seven innings of two-hit ball and an opposite-field home run by Starlin Castro that snapped a 1-1 tie in the ninth. The Cubs overcame a game-tying single in the eighth by...
  • Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step

     Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step
    KODAK, TENN — The last of the original "Core Four" prospects to make it through the Cubs' system is likely to be center fielder Albert Almora, the initial first-round draft pick of the new regime in 2012. By the time Almora makes it —...
  • Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th

    Cubs' Ruggiano bats 5th
    NEW YORK -- Justin Ruggiano will get the task of batting behind Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro on Saturday night when the Chicago Cubs play the New York Mets. Ruggiano will be batting in place of Luis Valbuena, who is not starting for the second...
  • Cubs' search for leadoff hitter begins in earnest soon

    DENVER — Acquiring power pitching will be at the forefront for the Cubs for the next 24 months. But one area that will merit some serious attention in the next two months is the leadoff spot after the departure of Emilio Bonifacio. Chris Coghlan...