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  • Cubs rookies come up big in 6-0 victory over Padres

    General manager Jed Hoyer's feelings Tuesday night regarding Arismendy Alcantara's immediate future were clear. "It's time for Mendy to play," Hoyer said before Alcantara hit his second home run in nine games since being promoted from Triple-A Iowa....
  • Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney

    Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney
    General manager Jed Hoyer was hopeful the Cubs could trade second baseman Darwin Barney to a playoff contender despite his .230 batting average and diminished playing time. “He’s a Gold Glove defender,” Hoyer said Tuesday after Barney,...
  • Bonifacio, Alcantara in Cubs' lineup

    Bonifacio, Alcantara in Cubs' lineup
    The Chicago Cubs wasted little time adding speed to the top of their batting order Tuesday night by placing Emilio Bonifacio at the leadoff spot against San Diego. Bonifacio, who has missed five weeks because of a right oblique strain, batted .261...
  • Dejected Cubs 'spit out a bad ballgame'

    WASHINGTON — After learning late Friday that Jeff Samardzija had been traded to the Athletics, Cubs reliever James Russell had a final moment with his longtime teammate. "We shared a beer and a cigarette and sent him on his way," Russell said a...
  • Game 1: Wood, Cubs lose 4-2 to Reds

    Game 1: Wood, Cubs lose 4-2 to Reds
    CINCINNATI - The Chicago Cubs were recipients of back-to-back home runs by Chris Coghlan and Ryan Sweeney in the sixth inning off Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto. But that wasn't enough, as left-hander Travis Wood allowed three runs in the first and...
  • Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start

     Cubs fall apart in nightcap after strong start
    CINCINNATI — The Cubs tried to dispel any suggestions late Tuesday night that their struggles are related to the departure of ace Jeff Samardzija. But after surging to a five-run lead behind three home runs and the crafty pitching of left-hander...
  • Young Cubs fall to Reds as streak reaches 6 games

    CINCINNATI — Youth is being served on the Cubs' roster. But latest arrivals Arismendy Alcantara, Dallas Beeler and Kyle Hendricks would like to be more than appetizers before the likes of Kris Bryant and Javier Baez arrive. Alcantara displayed...
  • Cubs' Alcantara makes debut at second

    Cubs' Alcantara makes debut at second
    CINCINNATI -- It will be a two-day audition, at most, for Arismendy Alcantara. But this could be the start of more than just a peek at what could be a special piece to the Chicago Cubs' future. Alcantara will make his major league debut Wednesday...
  • Cubs rookies carry day in comeback victory

    Cubs rookies carry day in comeback victory
    CINCINNATI — Arismendy Alcantara earned three more days in the major leagues and fellow rookie Kyle Hendricks left a more than credible impression in his debut start. In the process, the Cubs sustained their pride Thursday in an emotionally...
  • Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor

     Anthony Rizzo appreciative of All-Star honor
    Anthony Rizzo will not soon forget the process of the fans voting him onto the National League All-Star team in the MLB.com Final Vote. "I thanked all of the front office and the people who were working behind the scenes to pump it up and promote it,"...
  • Cubs' Barney deals with reduced role like a pro

    Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney has gone about his business quietly and professionally, despite a reduced role this season. "We know that he is a former Gold Glover. We know that he carries himself defensively on the field very well," manager Rick...