| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:13 AM
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MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- If president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer can find takers for any of the team's few remaining veterans, the Chicago Cubs figure to be sellers before the non-waiver trade...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Emilio Bonifacio will make his second start at third base Monday night as the Chicago Cubs try to snap a two-game losing streak against the Colorado Rockies.
Rookie Arismendy Alcantara will start at second base as Bonifacio, who has played mostly center...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:20 PM
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,...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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'...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:34 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:44 PM
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,"...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Arismendy Alcantara appears to be as agreeable as he is versatile in his first several games in the big leagues.
The rookie second baseman was deployed in center field Saturday. He handled himself confidently defensively and collected a pair of hits,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:33 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Now that Jeff Samardzija has his first win, the Chicago Cubs will try to provide more offense Sunday to try to get him more victories.
Catcher Welington Castillo and third baseman Mike Olt, whom each have struggled as this 10-game trip...