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Felix Doubront

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  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 8, Dodgers 7

    The summary The Cubs came back from a five-run deficit in the seventh and won on Chris Coghlan's two-run homer off Brian Wilson in the eighth. On the mound Felix Doubront allowed six runs in 21/3 innings as his ERA with the Cubs rose from 1.50 to 3.98....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss

    Renteria sees progress in Cubs' seventh straight loss
    PITTSBURGH-- No Rizzo, no Castro, no Soler. No chance. The Cubs couldn't overcome the loss of their top three offensive threats Friday, losing 7-3 to the Pirates for their season-high seventh straight defeat. For the kids in the Cubs' clubhouse,...
  • On The Fly: One More Chance For Kory Sheets

    Former Manchester, Bloomfield and Purdue running back Kory Sheets, who rushed for nearly 2,900 yards the past two seasons in the CFL, is in the Oakland Raiders camp. He told ESPN: "This is my last shot. As a 29-year-old unproven running back in the NFL,...
  • Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?

    Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?
    Show of hands:  Do you love and hate Theo Epstein because of Edwin Jackson? Do you love and hate Edwin Jackson because he’s Edwin Vexing Jackson? I hate Jackson because he stinks and represents an egregious Epstein decision, his first big-...
  • Cubs ship Bonifacio, Russell to Braves

    Cubs ship Bonifacio, Russell to Braves
    The Chicago Cubs have traded utility player Emilio Bonifacio and left-handed reliever James Russell and cash considerations to the Atlanta Braves for Class-A catcher Victor Caratini. The deal was completed during the sixth inning of the Cubs' game...
  • Up next: Pirates at Cubs

     Up next: Pirates at Cubs
    All games on WGN-AM 720. Season series: Pirates 9-4. Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9. RH Vance Worley (6-4, 3.01) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.79). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN. LH Francisco Liriano (3-10, 3.91) vs. LH Felix Doubront (3-4, 5.56). Sunday:...
  • 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...
  • 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...