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Carlos Villanueva

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  • 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...
  • Wood on loss to Brewers: 'Yeah that was a rough one'

    Wood on loss to Brewers: 'Yeah that was a rough one'
    MILWAUKEE -- Travis Wood let out a big sigh and shook his head after Friday's 11-5 loss to the Brewers at Miller Park. There were no positives he could take out of his 11th start, with lasted less than three innings. "Yeah, that was a rough one," he...
  • Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss

    Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss
    PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Samardzija isn't scheduled to pitch until Tuesday night at Miami, but scouts are keeping busy evaluating other Cubs players. Saturday's 7-4 loss Saturday to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park provided the latest sampling of who...
  • White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1

    White Sox break it open late to top Cubs 5-1
    The Cubs and White Sox are in varying states of development, harboring eclectic groups of transient veterans and emerging young players. In the cases of many of these players, it will be: Now you see them, now you don't. In the meantime, the work-in-...
  • How Cubs might be forced to win arms race

    How Cubs might be forced to win arms race
    In their season-opening series, the Cubs improved from 1-for-lordtheystink with runners in scoring position to 3-for-omigawd. In the final game of a series they just lost to the Phillies at home, they improved from 4-for-lordtheystink to 8-for-omigawd...
  • Zack Greinke leads Dodgers past Cubs, 6-2

    Zack Greinke leads Dodgers past Cubs, 6-2
    And then order was restored. All was calm. They worked counts, came up with some timely hits, made no real miscues. It hardly hurt any that the Dodgers had their hottest pitcher – nope, not Clayton Kershaw – on the mound, but they did more...
  • Hanley Ramirez jams shoulder as Dodgers win 14th straight on road

    Hanley Ramirez jams shoulder as Dodgers win 14th straight on road
    The Dodgers’ winning ways continued Sunday, but so did their hearts skipping a beat. On an afternoon the Dodgers won their 14th consecutive road game with a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Wrigley Field, their thoughts went less to...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 26)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 26)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's shut out for the first time in 49 games, lose to Jays...
  • Orioles match team record with 7 homers in 12-2 win over Blue Jays

    Orioles match team record with 7 homers in 12-2 win over Blue Jays
    With the way the Orioles have mixed and matched this season, bringing in rookies and former All-Stars, once-weres and never-have-beens to form an eclectic group that keeps winning when it's supposed to fall back to reality, perhaps Wednesday's 12-2...