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Chris Coghlan

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  • Offense remains priority for Cubs

    The Cubs’ pursuit of impact starting pitchers like Jon Lester is understandable, especially given the fact that ace Jake Arrieta never has pitched at least 200 innings and the rotation’s 927 innings were the second fewest in the National...
  • Cubs make free agents of catcher John Baker and reliever Wesley Wright

    Cubs make free agents of catcher John Baker and reliever Wesley Wright
    The Cubs tendered contracts to eight of their 10 arbitration-eligible players before the 11 p.m. deadline Tuesday. However, backup catcher John Baker and left-handed reliever Wesley Wright weren't tendered contracts and now become free agents. Baker,...
  • Jonny Gomes fits Cubs' leadership mission

    SAN DIEGO — Getting marquee left-hander Jon Lester to commit to an eye-opening six-year, $155 million contract late Tuesday night put a stamp on the Cubs’ Plan A this offseason. That plan also includes adding complementary parts to fortify...
  • Cubs sign outfielder Chris Denorfia for $2.6 million

    Free-agent outfielder Chris Denorfia has signed a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Cubs on Wednesday, adding another veteran to the mix. Barring another acquisition, Denorfia is likely to platoon in left field with left-handed hitting Chris Coghlan....
  • Yasiel Puig shares thoughts on training partner Jorge Soler

    Yasiel Puig shares thoughts on training partner Jorge Soler
    Yasiel Puig made a spectacular diving catch in left-center field Saturday on a would-be extra-base hit by Jorge Soler and doubled off Chris Coghlan at second base to end a fifth-inning threat by the Chicago Cubs. The play, which preserved the Dodgers&...
  • Dodgers lose an absolute crusher as bullpen gives it away, 8-7

    Dodgers lose an absolute crusher as bullpen gives it away, 8-7
    About that bullpen start. This is a good idea? Things were looking good for the Dodgers on Saturday afternoon. Powered by a pair of Adrian Gonzalez home runs, they led 6-1 after three innings and carried a 7-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh. At...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 8, Dodgers 7

    The summary The Cubs came back from a five-run deficit in the seventh and won on Chris Coghlan's two-run homer off Brian Wilson in the eighth. On the mound Felix Doubront allowed six runs in 21/3 innings as his ERA with the Cubs rose from 1.50 to 3.98....
  • Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers

     Chris Coghlan has career game -- 4-for-4, 2 homers
    Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is like one of those stand-ins at Oscars rehearsal who sit in the stars' chairs so the camera crew can practice their cues for the big telecast. By the time the youth movement is in full bloom, Coghlan is likely to be one...
  • Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs

    Dodgers squander five-run lead in 8-7 loss to Cubs
    KEY MOMENT: J.P. Howell allowed his first home run of the season, a three-run blast by Arismedy Alcantara that reduced what was once a five-run lead for the Dodgers to 7-6. The Cubs completed their comeback an inning later when Chris Coghlan hit his...
  • Dodgers' bullpen lets one get away in Chicago

    Dodgers' bullpen lets one get away in Chicago
    On a day Adrian Gonzalez belted a couple of home runs and drove in five runs to become baseball's leader in runs batted in, the Dodgers couldn't win. The 8-7 defeat Saturday to the last-place Chicago Cubs was crushing, not only because of how or when it...
  • Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs

    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 9-7. Monday: 7:05 p.m., WGN-9. RH Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.45) vs. LH Travis Wood (8-12, 4.86). Tuesday: 7:05 p.m., WCIU-26. RH Shelby Miller (10-9, 3.68) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (7-2, 2.28)....