| Apr 12, 2015
| 7:37 PM
Despite a limited bench because of injuries, the Cubs rallied for three runs in the ninth Sunday to seize a 6-5 win against the Rockies. The bullpen pitched 42/3 scoreless innings and was rewarded when Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer off...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:19 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 10:14 PM
DENVER -- Dexter Fowler received a warm welcome by the Coors Field fans after spending five seasons with the Colorado Rockies.
But Fowler was quickly reminded about the thin Denver air while snapping out of a slow start after hitting two triples in...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:32 PM
It looked so promising in 2009 when Dexter Fowler broke into the majors as a rookie center fielder and helped the Rockies earn their second playoff berth in three seasons while playing with future National League All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:47 AM
The leadoff men
Cubs: Dexter Fowler
The repertoire: Two scouts believe Fowler hasn't played up to his potential but think he's in a good spot in his final year before free agency. One National League coach observed the switch-hitting Fowler hits...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 11:02 AM
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:...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:40 PM
Before a crowd of 13,375 that increased Sloan Park home attendance to a major-league spring record 222,415, the Cubs pulled away to an 11-7 victory over the Brewers on Wednesday behind home runs from Tommy La Stella, Anthony Rizzo, Dexter...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 2:07 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- It's back to outfield basics for Chicago Cubs top prospect Kris Bryant.
In an effort to increase his versatility and perhaps his chances of strengthening the lineup, the 6-foot-5 Bryant worked on taking proper routes and his footwork with...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 6:07 AM
MESA, Ariz. — The mundane drills usually reserved for the first two weeks of spring training are still in full force for the Cubs two weeks before opening day.
Despite the addition of veterans such as Miguel Montero and Dexter Fowler to supplement...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:57 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The brief appearance of actor-comedian Will Ferrell as an opponent just diverted attention from the early struggles of Jason Hammel.
"It's hard to get pissed off at myself because you have Will Ferrell running around the field,"...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:35 PM
MESA, Ariz. — The roll call of forgettable pitchers getting major-league starts with the Cubs since Theo Epstein took over as president includes Chris Volstad, Justin Germano, Jason Berken, Randy Wells and Scott Baker.
When you're looking to start...