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  • Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience

    Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience
    MESA, Ariz. — Shortly after front-line pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to the Athletics two weeks ago, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva spoke of the importance of veterans in mentoring young players being promoted from the...
  • Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs

    Rookies making strong bids to stick with Cubs
    PHOENIX — Arismendy Alcantara made a brief stop in Iowa over the All-Star break to pick up some more clothes for his stay in the big leagues, and Kyle Hendricks will start Tuesday night with a chance to stick in the fourth spot in the Cubs'...
  • Olt, Lake get rare starts

    Olt, Lake get rare starts
    PHOENIX — Cubs manager Rick Renteria wasn't about to speculate on the futures of left fielder Junior Lake and third baseman Mike Olt in the wake of their rough seasons combined with the progress of players at Triple-A Iowa and Emilio Bonifacio close...
  • Kris Bryant belts another home run for Triple-A Iowa

    Kris Bryant belts another home run for Triple-A Iowa
    Kris Bryant remains 340 miles from Wrigley Field, but his instant production with Triple-A Iowa has given Cubs fans a sense that their highly touted third base prospect is around the corner. Bryant has hit four home runs in his first five games,...
  • Jake Peavy has been in Jeff Samardzija's shoes

    Jake Peavy has been in Jeff Samardzija's shoes
    BOSTON — Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy has been traded twice to contending teams, so he understands what Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija is experiencing with the July 31 trade deadline looming. "It's a crazy time in your life," said Peavy, who spoke with...
  • Starlin Castro helps Jake Arrieta to 2-1 victory

    Starlin Castro helps Jake Arrieta to 2-1 victory
    PHILADELPHIA — The loss of Emilio Bonifacio and the presence of lurking scouts will test the Cubs' focus leading up to at least the July 31 trade deadline. And they could learn Saturday whether they could be without the services of closer Hector...
  • Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss

    Teams scouting for trades plentiful at Cubs loss
    PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Samardzija isn't scheduled to pitch until Tuesday night at Miami, but scouts are keeping busy evaluating other Cubs players. Saturday's 7-4 loss Saturday to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park provided the latest sampling of who...
  • Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal

    Too soon to say if Cubs will make early July deal
    BOSTON — Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the trade that brought pitcher Jake Arrieta and reliever Pedro Strop to the Cubs from the Orioles for pitcher Scott Feldman, with the Cubs being accused of "jumping the market." Although...
  • Cubs' Darwin Barney making most of increased playing time

    WASHINGTON — It took more than one-third of the regular season, but Darwin Barney is making the most of regular playing time. That was made possible mostly by an injury to Emilio Bonifacio and the struggles of Mike Olt, but Barney recently has...
  • Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot

    Cubs' Villanueva takes Samardzija's spot
    WASHINGTON -- Carlos Villanueva took the place of injured Jake Arrieta in April, and now Villanueva will take the spot of the traded Jeff Samardzija when the Chicago Cubs play the Washington Nationals on Saturday. This also could serve as an audition...
  • With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote

    With Cubs fans, Rizzo likes his chances in Final Vote
    CINCINNATI — In his quest to win the Final Vote for the last spot on the National League All-Star team, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo believes he might have a trump card. That's the universe-wide legion of Cubs fans. "The Cubs have been a big...