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  • Pirates fall to Cubs

    PITTSBURGH One-run victories in low-scoring games worked for the Pirates during the first two games of their opening series against the Chicago Cubs. Jason Hammel changed that Thursday, and though the Pirates mounted a late charge, the Cubs hung on....
  • Barney squeezed out of Cubs' lineup

    PITTSBURGH -- Darwin Barney has played in an average of 147 games the past two seasons, but he might be hard-pressed to achieve that goal in 2014, even if he stays with the Chicago Cubs. Barney, a 2012 National League Gold Glove second baseman, wasn't...
  • Walker-off homer: Pirates 2B lifts team to 10-inning opener win

    PITTSBURGH Neil Walker hit a walk-off home run off Chicago reliever Carlos Villanueva to give the Pirates a 1-0 victory against the Cubs in 10 innings on opening day at PNC Park on Monday. Walker worked a full count before hitting a changeup into the...
  • Why the 2014 Cubs are like 'The Office'

    I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...
  • Cubs roster

    Cubs roster
    Infielders 1B Anthony Rizzo: Could be key to offense if he produces more with runners in scoring position. 2B Darwin Barney: Doesn't seem long for the ride with platoon system; Javier Baez looming. SS Starlin Castro: Determined to regain...
  • Schlitter earns Cubs' last bullpen spot

    PHOENIX -- Proving that the last week of the exhibition season counts as much as any other week, the Chicago Cubs have opted to add non-roster invitee Brian Schlitter to their opening day roster. Schlitter, 28, a Maine South High School graduate who...
  • Fantasy baseball prospects: White Sox's Marcus Semien

    While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year. The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
  • 9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014

    9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014
    With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"? No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could...
  • Cubs' Samardzija terse on future after final spring tuneup

    Cubs' Samardzija terse on future after final spring tuneup
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — From his performance to his teammates to his personal goals for 2014, Jeff Samardzija expanded on several topics Wednesday. But the status of his future wasn't one of them. Samardzija gave a terse reply when asked whether...
  • Roster moves loom Wednesday for Cubs

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- For one of the few times this spring, the lineup card for the next game wasn’t posted Tuesday on the bulletin board inside the Chicago Cubs’ clubhouse. But there was a merely a note that stated the lineup would be posted...
  • Cubs' Olt provides offense, defense

    MESA, Ariz. -- There are few concerns about Mike Olt's bat, as far as Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is concerned. "He’s seeing the ball well," Renteria said. "He’s putting a charge into the baseball. And he’s looking like the...