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Felix Doubront

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  • Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015

    Cubs' Epstein to Bryant: Prepare for 7-month season in 2015
    Anthony Rizzo’s extended absence would have cleared more at-bats for slugging prospect Kris Bryant. But the Cubs — despite their recent improvement with a batch of recently promoted prospects — remain in a long-term mode. Rizzo faces...
  • Barnes Pitching With A Major Purpose

    Barnes Pitching With A Major Purpose
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Matt Barnes caught the ball with an angry snatch, a loud pop. The runner had stolen second, reached third on an error, and was dusting himself off there as Barnes smoldered. The 91 mph fastball had worked for Barnes the first...
  • Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse

    Rookies breathe new life into Cubs clubhouse
    ST. LOUIS — Before a doubleheader against the Cardinals on Saturday, Anthony Rizzo gave the Cubs marketing department some unsolicited help. Discussing the impact of rookies Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, along with the promise of top prospect...
  • Saturday's Game 1 recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

    Saturday's Game 1 recap: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1
    The summary The Cubs took the opener of the doubleheader behind the pitching of Felix Doubront and some more long ball from the offense. At the plate Three of the Cubs seven hits were home runs from Logan Watkins, Chris Valaika and Starlin Castro....
  • Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals

    Series preview: Cubs at Cardinals
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Cardinals 7-5. Friday: 7:15 p.m., WGN-9. RH Kyle Hendricks (5-1, 1.78) vs. RH Shelby Miller (8-9, 4.26). Saturday: 1:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., both on CSN. LH Felix Doubront (2-4, 6.07) vs. RH Justin Masterson...
  • Jacob Turner could replace Edwin Jackson in Cubs rotation

    After all the trades, slumps and injuries he has witnessed in his rookie season, manager Rick Renteria didn't hide his satisfaction with the Cubs' 2-1 win over the Giants in the completion of a suspended game Thursday. "I'd be lying to you if I didn't...
  • Cubs satisfied even after protest goes Giants' way

    Cubs satisfied even after protest goes Giants' way
    The Cubs and their fans can take solace that they didn’t have to forfeit Tuesday night’s game. But their victory was erased as the Giants won the first protest in 28 years. Major League Baseball ruled Wednesday that a mechanical failure...
  • Finding playing time for all a challenge for Cubs

    NEW YORK — Jake Arrieta will continue to pitch through September, but finding innings for other Cubs players the rest of the season will be a challenge for manager Rick Renteria. Arismendy Alcantara returned to the leadoff spot Monday for the...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is

    Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is
    NEW YORK — Starlin Castro said he was unaware many Mets fans have targeted him as their shortstop of the future. But as far as Castro is concerned, he prefers to stay with the Cubs and at shortstop, where the organization is well-stocked with...
  • Cubs demote Lake to Iowa

    Cubs demote Lake to Iowa
    NEW YORK – After outfielder Junior Lake was informed after Friday night’s 3-2 loss to the New York Mets that he was being optioned to Triple-A Iowa, there was even more reason for the Chicago Cubs to look ahead to September. That’s...