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  • Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler

    Cubs will try not to put too much pressure on Jorge Soler
    CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds....
  • Rizzo will miss rest of Cardinals series

    Rizzo will miss rest of Cardinals series
    ST. LOUIS -- Anthony Rizzo's back tightened up while running on Saturday morning and he said he won't be available to play this weekend in St. Louis. Rizzo hasn't played since Tuesday, when he left the game in Cincinnati with back soreness. He tried...
  • Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse

    Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse
    ST. LOUIS — Before a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Saturday, Anthony Rizzo gave the Cubs marketing department some unsolicited help. Discussing the impact of rookies Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, along with the promise of top prospect...
  • Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1

    Sunday's recap: Cubs 2, Orioles 1
    The summary The Cubs swept the American League East-leading Orioles with a 2-1 victory Sunday at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada took a no-hitter into the seventh inning against his former organization. Miguel Gonzalez took the loss. The Orioles were...
  • Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback

    Cubs' Straily suffers sixth-inning setback
    Dan Straily retired 12 batters in a row in his Chicago Cubs’ debut. Unfortunately for Straily, that streak ended when he drilled New York Mets slugger David Wright behind the left shoulder with a pitch that led to four runs and turned a...
  • Finding playing time for all a challenge for Cubs

    NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria. Arismendy Alcantara returned to the leadoff spot Monday for the...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 2, Giants 0 (5 inn.)
    The summary The Cubs, playing the first of their 38 final games against playoff contenders, leaned on a two-run home run in the first inning by Anthony Rizzo, his 29th of the season and his second in as many games. Tsuyoshi Wada put a runner on base...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...