| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The Cubs chipped away at a heavily taxed Dodgers pitcher staff that saw 39-year-old Jamey Wright make his first start since Sept. 1, 2013. Wright lasted two innings and 46 pitches, but the Dodgers produced 16 hits — including a four-...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:03 PM
After missing nine weeks with a right hamstring tear and getting traded despite his distinction as the Athletics' top prospect, Addison Russell believes he's ready for anything the Cubs may throw at him.
"This year threw me a curveball," Russell said...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Manager Rick Renteria hasn't ruled out rookie Arismendy Alcantara as a future leadoff batter, and Alcantara will get a chance Tuesday night when the Chicago Cubs face the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field.
Alcantara has started 18 games in the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The Cubs, hoping to post a winning record at Wrigley Field for the first time since 2009, blew a 3-0 lead but rallied in the 10th. Anthony Rizzo double with one out to set up Welington Castillo's game-winning hit off reliever Pat Neshek with...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:04 PM
WASHINGTON — Jake Arrieta pitched admirably Sunday as he moved to the forefront of the Cubs’ staff in the wake of the departures of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
But like Samardjiza and Hammel, he knows the Cubs’ offensive...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:49 AM
CINCINNATI -- The Chicago Cubs' claim that the acquisition of shortstop Addison Russell strengthened their farm system was validated Monday by Baseball America's midseason top 50 prospect list.
Russell, acquired from the Oakland Athletics in the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:59 PM
The Cubs have won 72 games in a season for the first time since 2010 after beating the Brewers 6-4 Friday night at Miller Park.
At the plate
Rookie Javier Baez was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Chris Coghlan led off the game with a home...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:35 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Arismendy Alcantara will start at second base and Ryan Kalish takes over in center field Saturday night as the Chicago Cubs try to extend their winning streak to four games over the Milwaukee Brewers.
But Chris Coghlan, who has stabilized...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching.
"Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:27 AM
From a technical standpoint, there are no untouchables on the Chicago Cubs’ roster, according to President Theo Epstein.
The exception might be first baseman Anthony Rizzo – not Kris Bryant, Javier Baez or Addison Russell.