| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:12 PM
James Russell left the bullpen in the middle of the sixth inning Thursday to use the restroom and thought he was staying with the Cubs after teammate Travis Wood mentioned the 3 p.m. deadline had arrived.
Shortly after, trainer P.J. Manville told him to...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:07 PM
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...
| 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 11, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Cubs' Carlos Villanueva goes to bat for his teammates
As a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association's executive board, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva goes to bat for his Cubs teammates.
Chicago Cubs, Carlos Villanueva, Major League...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:51 PM
General manager Jed Hoyer views many of the Cubs' remaining games against playoff contending teams as an "indoctrination" for rookies who were promoted from Triple-A Iowa in the past month.
But even before rookie phenom Javier Baez launched a home run...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:07 PM
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...
| 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 7, 2014
| 6:18 PM
DENVER — While rookie Kyle Hendricks further solidified his chances of staying in the Cubs' rotation past 2014 on Thursday, team executives already have embarked vigorously on a 24-month mission to acquire premium starting pitching.