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  • Carlos Rodon content with under-the-radar arrival in majors

    Carlos Rodon content with under-the-radar arrival in majors
    Dressed in fresh White Sox gear and sporting a new mustache, 22-year-old left-hander Carlos Rodon shook his head and offered a reluctant smile. The top Sox prospect arrived on the South Side on Monday four days after the Cubs called up Kris Bryant to...
  • Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test

    Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program. McKirahan was the fifth big league pitcher in 25 days disciplined for using...
  • Fan hit in back of head by foul ball at Cubs-Pirates game

    Fan hit in back of head by foul ball at Cubs-Pirates game
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs was delayed 23 minutes Monday night after a female fan behind home plate was hit in the back of the head by a ball off the bat of Starlin Castro. The Pirates said in a...
  • Starlin Castro stays at 6th spot in Cubs' order

    Starlin Castro stays at 6th spot in Cubs' order
    PITTSBURGH -- There isn't any urge to move Starlin Castro back to the cleanup spot even after his recent surge. Castro will remain in the sixth spot Monday night when the Chicago Cubs play the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. Castro is 4-for-10 in...
  • Cubs fans caught foul balls in their beer this weekend

     Cubs fans caught foul balls in their beer this weekend
    Few things better epitomize a Chicago summer than knocking back a couple of belts in the Wrigley Field stands while watching another Cubs attempt at relevancy. But this past weekend, in our storied North Side yard, baseball and beer came together in an...
  • Mike Olt says there's no ligament damage to his fractured right wrist

    Mike Olt says there's no ligament damage to his fractured right wrist
    Mike Olt, placed on the disabled list Friday with a hairline fracture of his right wrist, showed up with a cast on the wrist and arm Saturday. "Nothing structurally wrong with the ligaments," the Cubs third baseman said. Asked why it took so long to...
  • Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon

    Joe Maddon, Cubs trust Jon Lester will be in top form soon
    Trust is paramount between a pitcher and his manager, and Joe Maddon continues to stress the significance of that relationship. His faith in winless free-agent starter Jon Lester remains undeterred after Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Padres. Lester, who...
  • 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...
  • Series preview: Cubs at Pirates

     Series preview: Cubs at Pirates
    All games on WBBM-AM 780. Season series: First meeting. Pirates 14-5 in 2014. Monday: 6:05 p.m., CSN-Plus, CLTV. RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 1.98) vs. RH A.J. Burnett (0-1, 2.25). Tuesday: 6:05 p.m., WGN-9. LH Travis Wood (1-1, 2.31) vs. LH...
  • Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2

    Sunday's recap: Padres 5, Cubs 2
    The summary The Padres took two out of three from the Cubs after a 5-2 victory Sunday. Jon Lester, who gave up a two-run homer to Will Middlebrooks in the second inning, remains winless. Former Cub Andrew Cashner earned the victory. On the mound Lester...
  • Kris Bryant debut an enjoyable day in the sun at Wrigley Field

    Kris Bryant debut an enjoyable day in the sun at Wrigley Field
    If the left field bleachers aren't finished for the May 11 target date, the Cubs have Kris Bryant to blame. When the phenom took his first batting practice session with the Cubs Friday morning at Wrigley Field, several workers stopped working to get a...