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  • Cubs' Coghlan to bat third vs. Pirates

    Cubs' Coghlan to bat third vs. Pirates
    Chris Coghlan stabilized the Chicago Cubs' leadoff spot after Emilio Bonifacio injured an oblique muscle in mid-June. But in the time since Bonifacio was traded, rookie Arismendy Alcantara struggled and Anthony Rizzo got hurt, the Cubs have experimented...
  • Cubs downplay hype, Javier Baez hits game-winner

    DENVER — Before Javier Baez's game-winning home run in his first game in the majors Tuesday night at Coors Field, the Cubs tried their best to persuade the media not to overhype the event. Manager Rick Renteria said the reporters were "more...
  • Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez

     Anthony Rizzo counsels patience with Javier Baez
    PITTSBURGH — The Cubs cautioned there would be some growing pains for Javier Baez, who previously struggled at the start of each rung on the minor league ladder. But Baez's struggles may have been exacerbated by being a centerpiece in a lineup...
  • Rizzo returns to Cubs' lineup

    Rizzo returns to Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs aim for their first sweep of the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field in five seasons with the return of slugger Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo, who hit a walk-off home run Monday night, returns after receiving Tuesday night off to preserve his...
  • Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke

    Cubs without Rizzo, Castillo vs. Greinke
    The Chicago Cubs have stuck by their plan of giving Anthony Rizzo a rest every other day as he recovers from lower back stiffness. But they will field a lineup Thursday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers with very little or no experience against Zack...
  • Kershaw faces Cubs in search of 20th win

    Kershaw faces Cubs in search of 20th win
    The Cubs decided not to take batting practice on the field Friday morning before facing Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher in the game. Kershaw (19-3, 1.70 ERA) will be going for his major league-leading 20th win against a Cubs lineup that...
  • Rizzo not expected back by Monday

    Rizzo not expected back by Monday
    PITTSBURGH — Manager Rick Renteria has Chris Coghlan in the No. 3 hole this afternoon in the series finale against the Pirates, with Luis Valbuena as the clean-up hitter.  “He’s been swinging the bat pretty good,” Renteria said...
  • Rizzo, Soler return to Cubs' lineup

    Rizzo, Soler return to Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs' lineup Monday night will be fortified by the return of first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler when they play host to the Cincinnati Reds at cloudy Wrigley Field. Rizzo, who has missed the past 18 games because of lower back...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 1, Reds 0

    The summary The Cubs had lost eight of their last nine and were looking for a spark after a 1-5 road trip. Anthony Rizzo, who missed 18 games because of lower-back stiffness, provided it in dramatic fashion by leading off the bottom of the ninth with...
  • Cubs not ready to lock Kris Bryant in at 3rd base

    Cubs not ready to lock Kris Bryant in at 3rd base
    For now, Kris Bryant is a Cubs third-base prospect who will be honored before Wednesday night's game as the organization's minor league player of the year. But where Bryant will end up remains a topic team officials will discuss as they sculpt the...
  • Cubs' Rizzo proves he's back

    Anthony Rizzo said he would send a text message Tuesday morning, presumably to the Chicago Cubs’ medical staff to let him know how his back was feeling. But in the ninth inning of Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds, Rizzo showed...