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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • Cubs manager comfortable with 8-man bullpen

    PITTSBURGH — In another sign that the Cubs are protecting their young arms, manager Rick Renteria said Thursday there are no current plans to trim the eight-man bullpen they have carried since April 24. "It gives us an opportunity to make sure...
  • 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,...
  • Cubs' top prospects should learn from Futures Game

    Welington Castillo has first-hand experience that being selected to the All-Star Futures Game will be a worthwhile moment for Cubs top prospects Kris Bryant and Javier Baez. "It's a good experience for young guys," said Castillo, who played for the...
  • 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...