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  • Cubs seek more magic after 1-0 win

    Cubs seek more magic after 1-0 win
    Matt Szczur didn’t want to get too close to Simon Winthrop as the Las Vegas-based magician loosened the rest of the Cubs’ players with his array of tricks. “That stuff makes me nervous,” Szczur said. “I don’t want him...
  • What did the trick for Cubs? Matt Szczur's double good for 1-0 victory

     What did the trick for Cubs? Matt Szczur's double good for 1-0 victory
    NEW YORK — Manager Joe Maddon was joking Tuesday night after his Cubs got a great laugh following the clubhouse performance of Simon Winthrop before the game as the magician was called in to alleviate tension from a five-game losing streak. "We'll...
  • Cubs concerned as top-tier pitching prospect Duane Underwood Jr. gets MRI

    Cubs concerned as top-tier pitching prospect Duane Underwood Jr. gets MRI
    The Cubs' thin pitching depth is bracing for another organizational hit. Duane Underwood Jr., whom Baseball America rates as the Cubs' 10th best prospect, underwent an MRI on Tuesday in Chicago to determine the seriousness of discomfort in his right...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 1, Mets 0

    Tuesday's recap: Cubs 1, Mets 0
    The summary A pregame visit from a magician loosened the mood Tuesday night, but the Cubs offense didn't break through until the seventh inning when Matt Szczur's two-out double scored Kris Bryant to help snap a five-game losing streak with a 1-0...
  • Trying to make hitting skid disappear, Maddon hires magician

    Hoping to make a hitting slump disappear, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon tried a trick. Presto! He hired a magician. Known for his unusual, motivational and tension-cutting clubhouse activities while with the Tampa Bay Rays, Maddon thought a five-...
  • Hendricks, 3 Relievers Shut Down Mets In Cubs' 1-0 Win

    Hendricks, 3 Relievers Shut Down Mets In Cubs' 1-0 Win
    NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs snapped a five-game skid with a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets. Hendricks (3-...
  • Anthony Rizzo back to 2nd spot vs. Mets

    Anthony Rizzo back to 2nd spot vs. Mets
    The run-starved Chicago Cubs will put Anthony Rizzo back in the second spot Tuesday night against the New York Mets as they try to snap a five-game losing streak. Rizzo batted third on Sunday, but the Cubs were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring...
  • Preview: Dodgers at Marlins Sunday, 1:10 p.m.

    Preview: Dodgers at Marlins Sunday, 1:10 p.m.
    Dodgers at Marlins When/where: 1:10 p.m., Marlins Stadium On the mound: RHP Jose Urena (1-3, 4.34) vs. RHP Zack Greinke (5-2, 1.70): Urena has allowed 18 earned runs in 37 1/3 innings this season, recording 15 strikeouts. Greinke is 3-0 with a 3.51...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 6/28 log (updated Saturday PM with baseball doubleheaders)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open final round(in Munich, Germany).--Golf 8 a.m.    Fishing: Bassmasters (d. at Kentucky Lake).--ESPN2 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv....
  • Wacha sharp as Cardinals romp over Cubs, 8-1

    ST. LOUIS The Cardinals posted two four-run innings on their way to an 8-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. The Cubs struck first in the second inning, scoring a run off Cardinals starter Michael Wacha. It would end up being the only...
  • Is center-field scoreboard still relevant in Wrigley Field's video era?

    Is center-field scoreboard still relevant in Wrigley Field's video era?
    When the center-field scoreboard at Wrigley Field was modernized during a bleacher renovation project in 1937, one of the first things the Cubs did was remove the Doublemint Twins from its crest. Owner P.K. Wrigley decided there would be no...