| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES -- In the wake of the trade of Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs added infielder Chris Valaika and reliever Blake Parker to their 25-man roster in time for Friday night's game against the Los Angeles...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:41 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Valaika will make his first start for the Chicago Cubs at third base Saturday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
This marks a special moment for Valaika, 28, who will be making his first major league start since May 7, 2013,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:59 AM
TORONTO -- Jorge Soler was one of several Chicago Cubs players who took early batting practice at the Rogers Centre, and Soler will return to the Cubs' lineup Monday night at Toronto.
Soler, who was given Sunday off to rest his hamstrings after...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:35 PM
The Cubs were limited to three hits by rookie Marcus Stroman and saw their losing streak extended to four games. After allowing a single to rookie Jorge Soler to start the second, Stroman retired 19 consecutive batters before Mike Olt hit...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Newhall Hart keeps turning out top college and pro prospects. Just this week, former Indians outfielder Steve Susdorf made his major-league debut for the Philadelphia Phillies.
James Shields, Chris Valaika and Trevor Bauer reached the majors in recent...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:56 PM
FINAL Braves 2 - Marlins 0
Another home campaign has started for the Marlins, and though the stands are far from full, the roof is open on a stellar night for baseball.
Top 1: Justin Upton singles to left, but Wade LeBlanc retires Evan Gattis to...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
MIAMI — Put this Marlins loss on Juan Pierre, he's willing to take it.
The Marlins had embattled Cubs closer Carlos Marmol on the ropes Thursday, working men onto first and second with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth.
Down 4-3, thanks to...
| May 20, 2012
The Brown-out is over. Dom Brown returned to the IronPigs lineup for Sunday's game with Louisville, his first action since May 7 and only his second start since leaving a game on May 2 with a hamstring strain. "He's chomping at the bit, ready to go,"...
| Mar 28, 2013
Former Newhall Hart infielder Chris Valaika has earned a roster spot on the Miami Marlins. Valaika, 27, was a non-roster invitee to camp after spending most of his professional career in the Cincinnati Reds organization. His younger brother, Pat, is......