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  • Two Javier Baez homers fuel 6-2 Cubs victory

    Two Javier Baez homers fuel 6-2 Cubs victory
    DENVER — Javier Baez doesn't know where he is going to live for the duration of the season, but Cubs fans can look forward to seeing their 21-year-old phenom settle in the batter's box Friday when he makes his Wrigley Field debut. Baez fueled...
  • Series preview: Rays at Cubs

    Series preview: Rays at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Rays 4-2 all time. Friday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Chris Archer (7-6, 3.42) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1, 3.32). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Jake Odorizzi (7-9, 4.09) vs. RH Edwin Jackson (6-11, 5.66)....
  • Cubs turn attention to acquiring top pitchers

    DENVER — While rookie Kyle Hendricks further solidified his chances of staying in the Cubs' rotation past 2014 on Thursday, team executives already have embarked vigorously on a 24-month mission to acquire premium starting pitching. Although one...
  • Cubs strike out 15 times in 4-0 loss to Rays

     Cubs strike out 15 times in 4-0 loss to Rays
    In a survey the business department sent out recently, the Cubs asked season-ticket holders to "describe yourself as a Cubs fan." The mostly one-word choices from which fans had to choose were casual, hopeful, serious, knowledgeable, loyal, part of a...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12 inn.)

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 3, Rays 2 (12 inn.)
    The summary: Anthony Rizzo's walk-off single against a five-man infield in the 12th inning gave the Cubs the win, avoiding a sweep. It was their sixth extra-inning game in their last 12 contests. Ryan Sweeney's leadoff double set up the rally. At the...
  • Major league education for Baez continues

    Major league education for Baez continues
    Javier Baez doesn't know where the phrase "Javy time" came from, but he definitely knows it didn't come from him. "Somebody made that up," he said. But six games into his major league career, the phrase has already become part of the Cubs fans'...
  • Latos, Reds send Marlins to third straight loss in Cosart's debut

    Latos, Reds send Marlins to third straight loss in Cosart's debut
    MIAMI Tempting as it may be to pin Friday's loss on some post-catcher collision rule replay hangover, the reason is much simpler. Blame the Broward kid. Coconut Creek High School and Broward College product Mat Latos became the fourth straight starter...
  • Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers' Dan Haren drops fifth straight start in 8-2 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: The Cubs broke a 1-1 stalemate in a disastrous third inning for the Dodgers. Ryan Sweeney singled to right field to drive in Anthony Rizzo and move the Cubs in front, 2-1. Matt Kemp fielded Sweeney's hit and made a throw to third base that...
  • Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch

    Bosio believes Cubs have a lot to play for down stretch
    LOS ANGELES — From owner Tom Ricketts to pitching coach Chris Bosio, the Cubs collectively acknowledge the franchise has a long way to go in achieving its goal of sustained success. But Bosio pointed to a perk that could be used as a measuring...
  • Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk

    Cubs' Jackson doesn't worry about trade talk
    LOS ANGELES — The only time Edwin Jackson showed signs of weariness Sunday was when he was asked if he thought he could be traded before the end of the season. "I don't know how many times I can say it," Jackson replied after pitching six...
  • Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory

    Javier Baez home run gives Cubs 6-5 victory
    DENVER — Amid the hoopla surrounding Javier Baez, the Cubs' megaprospect wasn't about to change a style that produced impressive numbers but left him vulnerable at times. "I always swing big, hard," Baez said. And after going hitless with...