| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The Cubs will have to make room on their 40-man roster once free-agent reliever Jason Motte passes a physical examination, and changes could be coming in the bullpen.
Motte, 32, was one of the hardest throwers in the National League before suffering a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The Chicago Cubs agreed to terms Monday on a one-year contract with left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada.
Wada, 33, was one of the more pleasant surprises of the Cubs' season, posting a 4-4 record and 3.25 ERA in 13 starts. Wada was promoted in July from Triple-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:02 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:29 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Left-hander Felix Doubront performed his early work Monday but left well before his Chicago Cubs teammates took batting practice.
Doubront was headed to Triple-A Iowa to start his minor league rehabilitation assignment Tuesday night. Doubront, 26, hasn'...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:47 PM
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.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES -- In the wake of the trade of Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell to the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs added infielder Chris Valaika and reliever Blake Parker to their 25-man roster in time for Friday night's game against the Los Angeles...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:27 PM
BOSTON — Jon Lester won't pitch for the Red Sox on Wednesday night. He might not be in a Boston uniform when the game begins.
Lester was scratched from his scheduled start in the series finale against the Blue Jays, manager John Farrell...