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Carlos Villanueva

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  • Former Cubs infielder Bonifacio was ready for anything

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Emilio Bonifacio entered the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday with bags packed but no clue if he was going on a Chicago Cubs road trip or to a new destination via trade. The 29-year-old...
  • A day later, Cubs C Baker savors pitching win

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- John Baker normally isn't the sentimental type, but the veteran catcher had to snap a picture when he went out onto to the Wrigley Field playing surface Wednesday afternoon and discovered...
  • Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (16 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Brian Hedger, The Sports Xchange Cubs 4, Rockies 3 (16 innings) CHICAGO -- Catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless top of the 16th inning, and he scored the winning run in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly as the Chicago Cubs beat...
  • Cubs are prepared to make another deal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Despite making a big splash earlier this month by trading away two stalwarts of their rotation, the Chicago Cubs could be diving into the trade market yet again. Just two days away from...
  • Renteria not concerned with trade possibilities

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- If president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer can find takers for any of the team's few remaining veterans, the Chicago Cubs figure to be sellers before the non-waiver trade...
  • Cubs versatile bullpen coming together nicely

    Cubs versatile bullpen coming together nicely
    MIAMI — Carlos Villanueva politely declined to talk about his gradual success since moving to the bullpen six weeks ago, and it had nothing to do with the fact his talents could attract playoff contending teams searching for versatile veteran...
  • Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty

    Cubs ponder using relievers in outfield spot duty
    Cubs fans who have grown restless with Rick Renteria's incessant pitching changes can feel somewhat relieved to hear the Cubs' manager has considered preserving some of his relievers by putting them in the outfield for one or two batters before bringing...
  • Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals

    Game 1: Cubs' Beeler impressive in 3-0 loss to Nationals
    “Let’s play two” is more than a familiar refrain by Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. The Cubs and Nationals will play a doubleheader Saturday. It is the first scheduled doubleheader for the Cubs since July 4, 1983, against the...
  • Opportunity knocks for Cubs pitchers

    The trades of Scott Feldman and Matt Garza last July created opportunities for the Cubs' Chris Rusin and Jake Arrieta. This season, it appears at least three pitchers will get chances to prove their value to the Cubs in the wake of the trade that sent...
  • Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters

    Cubs' veterans hope to lead youngsters
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva wasn't informed that he would be starting Saturday's game until 11 a.m. - five hours before the first pitch. But he hopes there will be more opportunities to show the Chicago Cubs' younger players how to make the most...
  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...