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  • Resourcefulness pays off for Cubs

    Resourcefulness pays off for Cubs
    Dexter Fowler was asked by a reporter if the Chicago Cubs' 6-5 comeback win at Colorado on Sunday was overblown. "No," Fowler said. After going 0-79 in 2014 in games in which they entered the ninth inning with a deficit, the Cubs are quickly...
  • Monday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 6 (10 innings)

    Monday's recap: Cubs 7, Reds 6 (10 innings)
    The summary The Cubs overcame two three-run deficits and a shaky start by Jon Lester to pull out a 7-6 win Monday night. Jorge Soler hit a pair of two-run homers. Arismendy Alcantara snapped an 0-for-16 slump with a bases-loaded single with one out in...
  • Cubs get jolt from Dexter Fowler, Starlin Castro in 9-5 win vs. Rockies

     Cubs get jolt from Dexter Fowler, Starlin Castro in 9-5 win vs. Rockies
    DENVER — Aside from a tweak in the middle of the order, Cubs manager Joe Maddon wasn't about to revamp the lineup Saturday night despite their lack of clutch hitting. And after scoring only three runs in the first three games, the offense rewarded...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 9, Rockies 5

    Saturday's recap: Cubs 9, Rockies 5
    The summary The Cubs tweaked their lineup Saturday night at Coors Field in an effort to create more opportunities for Anthony Rizzo by batting Miguel Montero in the cleanup spot and dropping Starlin Castro to fifth. The offense responded with 12 hits in...
  • Dee Gordon's celebratory dunk an instant hit

    Dee Gordon's celebratory dunk an instant hit
    Dee Gordon showed all the skills that prompted the Marlins to trade for him in providing the impetus for their first victory of the season Friday. It was the one he showed after he scored four runs, stole two bases and knocked out three hits in the 10-...
  • Cubs vow to address Jon Lester's inability to hold runners

     Cubs vow to address Jon Lester's inability to hold runners
    Well before the Cubs signed Jon Lester to a record-setting six-year, $155 million contract, they were aware that he hadn't attempted a pickoff throw to first base since 2013. Manager Joe Maddon said the issue was addressed in spring training and that...
  • Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots

    Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots
    Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players. He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
  • Breaking down the Cubs for 2015

    Breaking down the Cubs for 2015
    Here's how the Cubs rate in five key areas on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the highest. Starting pitching The addition of Jon Lester gives the Cubs an established ace with postseason experience and an impressive resume that includes six 200-inning...
  • Cubs: 2015 opening-day roster

    Cubs: 2015 opening-day roster
    Projected lineup CF Dexter Fowler: Much-needed leadoff batter entering a contract year. RF Jorge Soler: A healthy season could result in rookie of the year honors. 1B Anthony Rizzo: Could be destined for more All-Star seasons. SS Starlin Castro:...
  • Jorge Soler batting second and Jon Lester eighth? Don't be surprised

    Jorge Soler batting second and Jon Lester eighth? Don't be surprised
    PHOENIX — Joe Maddon isn't afraid to employ unconventional moves, and the Cubs' manager indicated he could have a few eye-opening surprises for Sunday night's season opener against the Cardinals. Maddon confirmed Friday night he's very...
  • Chris Coghlan scratched from Cubs' lineup

    Chris Coghlan scratched from Cubs' lineup
    MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Joe Maddon said last week he believed that Chris Coghlan was emerging as a strong No. 2 hitter in the Chicago Cubs' batting order. But Coghlan was scratched from the Cubs' lineup Wednesday against Milwaukee because of a stiff...