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  • Young Cubs such as Anthony Rizzo are almost giddy with early success

    Young Cubs such as Anthony Rizzo are almost giddy with early success
    When he came into the Cubs' clubhouse Saturday after a victory over the Padres, Kris Bryant was greeted to a light show with club music blaring, a smoke machine blasting and a disco ball spinning overhead. It wasn't a welcome mat for Bryant, but a new...
  • Cubs' Jorge Soler returns to 2nd spot vs. Pirates

    Cubs' Jorge Soler returns to 2nd spot vs. Pirates
    PITTSBURGH -- It doesn't seem to matter where Jorge Soler and Anthony Rizzo bat in the Chicago Cubs' batting order. That's because the No. 2-4 spots in the Cubs' order has been productive recently. Soler will return to the second spot Wednesday night...
  • Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo brimming with confidence over offense

    Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo brimming with confidence over offense
    PITTSBURGH — These aren't the Cubs of your older siblings. "We're not going to win (a game like this) that game last year or the year before," Starlin Castro said Tuesday night after helping the Cubs rally to a zany 9-8 victory over the Pirates....
  • Kris Bryant seems prepared to win the Cubs' great expectations game

    Kris Bryant seems prepared to win the Cubs' great expectations game
    Operating on three hours of sleep before his first major-league game probably wasn't the best way for Kris Bryant to introduce himself to Chicago. But Bryant made up for his shaky debut Saturday, walking three times, delivering a game-tying, RBI...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon cultivates his youthful exuberance

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon cultivates his youthful exuberance
    The core of the Cubs roster is becoming younger and younger, and manager Joe Maddon embraces the challenge of relating to players nearly 40 years his junior. After the Cubs blew a four-run lead in the ninth to the Padres Saturday, Maddon said he was...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 7, Padres 6 (11 innings)

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 7, Padres 6 (11 innings)
    The summary The Cubs blew a four-run lead in the ninth as the game went into extra innings Saturday at Wrigley Field before Starlin Castro delivered an RBI single in the 11th for a 7-6 victory. At the plate Kris Bryant recorded his first major-...
  • Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4

    Friday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 4
    The summary The major-league debut of Kris Bryant saw him strike out his first three at-bats while going 0-for-4 Friday at Wrigley Field. In the end, the Padres prevailed 5-4 when Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the seventh, right after Myers had...
  • Wednesday's recap: Cubs 5, Reds 0

    Wednesday's recap: Cubs 5, Reds 0
    The summary The Cubs tagged Jason Marquis for four runs in the first two innings Wednesday night and coasted to a 5-0 victory over the Reds. Anthony Rizzo pulled a belt-high pitch for a two-run home run in the first to support left-hander Travis Wood,...
  • Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself

     Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself
    While the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was put under the microscope last week for failing to hold runners in his debut, the team president threw a ceremonial first pitch at the mascot and got off scot-free. "He was crowding the plate," Theo Epstein said...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 6 (10 innings)

    Monday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 6 (10 innings)
    The summary The Cubs overcame two three-run deficits and a shaky start by Jon Lester to pull out a 7-6 win Monday night. Jorge Soler hit a pair of two-run homers. Arismendy Alcantara snapped an 0-for-16 slump with a bases-loaded single with one out in...
  • Billy Hamilton out of Reds' lineup vs. Cubs, Jon Lester

    Billy Hamilton out of Reds' lineup vs. Cubs, Jon Lester
    Jon Lester caught a break before taking the Wrigley Field mound Monday night. The Cincinnati Reds' lineup does not include speedster Billy Hamilton, who has seven stolen bases. That should bode well for Lester, who hasn't attempted a pickoff throw since...